Son takes on Taiwan businessman’s charitable giving to Philippines' indigenous Aeta people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan businessman Ting Chin-huang (丁金煌) has been providing aid to the Philippines’ indigenous Aeta people from Pampanga Province for a decade, and this charitable g...

Photo of the Day: Award-winning image by Filipino photographer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The image above showing a field of cabbage roses in bloom under a violet sky was the third-place winner of a recent photo contest held by the Manila Economic and Cultural Offic...

MECO laments Philippines' listing as 2nd most hated country in Taiwanese survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Many Taiwanese and Filipino netizens alike are perplexed by the results of a survey by the Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released on June 17, which listed the Philippines as...

The Philippines and UNICEF work together to protect children

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Philippine government’s Council for the Welfare of Children and the United Nations’ UNICEF have joined together to create “The Philippine Plan of Acti...

Taiwan's first female MMA fighter heads to the Philippines for bout in Manila

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s first professional female MMA fighter Jenny “Lady Gogo Huang (黃偵玲) is preparing to face Gina “Conviction” Iniong of the Philippines on Apr...

Taiwan police officer helps Filipino sisters swiftly retrieve missing camera

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A pair of tourists gained back their missing camera in one hour thanks to a local police station in Northern Taiwan, reported Chinese-language newspaper Apple Daily. Th...

China concerned after Taiwan and Philippines sign deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Friday China's Foreign Ministry said the country was seriously concerned about the nature of the bilateral investment agreement between Taiwan and the Philippines as it ...

Canada promises to get rid of its rotten trash preserved for years in the port of Manila

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised to the people and government of the Philippines that the 103 containers stuffed with household waste and soiled diapers that have bee...

Marawi is militant free, says Philippines President Duterte

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has openly declared the city of Marawi militant free, although the fighting continues. The Philippine army said there were about 30 mili...

Taiwanese man arrested in Manila airport for causing disturbance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese passenger was arrested Tuesday for creating a public disturbance at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, who might be banned from entering the southea...

ISIS threat looms in the Philippines as Marawi battle rages on

Camalia Baunto cries softly as she recalls her last phone conversation with her husband. He has now been trapped in the fighting zone in besieged Marawi City in the southern Philippines for a month. ...

Pinoy in Taiwan Next Top Model contest coming to Tainan July 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Pinoy in Taiwan Next Top Model 2017 contest will be held on July 2 in Tainan to select the most talented male and female models among the Filipino migrant community in Taiw...

Filipinos celebrate Independence Day with race, KZ Tandigan concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 2,000 migrant workers and immigrants from the Philippines took part in a race, concert, and other festivities to celebrate Philippine Independence Day yesterday in New Tai...

Visa-free entry for Filipino citizens may be postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s offer of visa-free access for Philippine citizens may have to be postponed by one to two months due to “technical problems,” Chairman of the Manila Ec...

Philippine visitors to Taiwan up nearly 24% in 2016

Taipei (Taiwan)—The number of visitors from the Philippines in Taiwan reached over 170,000 in 2016, nearly a 24 percent annual increase that resulted from Taiwan’s streamlined visa procedu...