Philippines student holds cardboard cutout of mother at graduation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipino graduate Paulo John Alinsog went viral after posting a series of photos of himself with a life-size image of his mother at graduation. At the ceremony held at ...

Filipinos from Visayas, Mindanao stage cultural fiesta in Hsinchu

Taipei, July 21 (CNA) Hundreds of Filipinos from the Visayas and Mindanao island groups gathered in Hsinchu on Sunday to celebrate their culture with presentations of live music, dance and food, accor...

US State Department condemns continued Chinese provocation in S. China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department expressed its concern yesterday (July 20) over China's disruption of its neighbors' gas and oil operations in the South China Sea, coming a da...

Filipinos from Visayas, Mindanao stage cultural fiesta in Taiwan's Hsinchu

Hundreds of Filipinos from the Visayas and Mindanao island groups gathered in Hsinchu on Sunday to celebrate their culture with presentations of live music, dance and food, according to the organizers...

Taiwan team takes a drubbing at hands of Philippines at Jones Cup

The Taiwan men's basketball team was defeated by the Philippines in a closeout game on Sunday that virtually gave the latter the title at the Jones Cup in New Taipei. In packed stadium, with th...

Rare bird spotted on Taiwan's Matsu Islands

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Chinese crested tern (Thalasseus bernsteini), a rare bird on the brink of extinction, has been spotted again this year on the Taiwan-held Matsu Islands -- its original habitat -- r...

Pacquiao has plenty to say while he prepares for Thurman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has had a whole lot more to say about boxing ever since he became a politician. The 40-year-old Filipino senator who once understandably shied away ...

Philippine team at Taiwan basketball tournament lauds migrant workers

Taipei (CNA)-- The Mighty Sports-Go For Gold Philippines, undefeated so far at the annual Taiwan-hosted William Jones Cup (Jones Cup) international basketball tournament, expressed their appreciation ...

Taiwan still expects heavy rain after departure of Tropical Storm Danas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Even though Tropical Storm Danas left Taiwan relatively unscathed and sea alerts were lifted early Thursday (July 18) evening, especially southern parts of the island shou...

Heavy rain alert issued in 15 counties, cities as Tropical Storm Danas dances around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Danas has shifted east and no longer poses a direct threat to Taiwan, but a heavy rain alert has been issued for 15 counties and cities as its periphery lashes t...

Tropical Storm Danas to move further east off Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The threat posed to Taiwan by Tropical Storm Danas was less serious than assumed earlier as the Central Weather Bureau said Wednesday (July 17) evening that its route was ...

Tropical Storm Danas spawns evil 'twin' that could menace Taiwan soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as Taiwan braces for impact from Tropical Storm Danas, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warns that a "twin" storm that broke off from it could form a tropical st...

Taiwan's CWB issues land warning for Tropical Storm Danas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 11:30 a.m. this morning (July 17) has issued a land warning for Tropical Storm Danas, while a second tropical storm is in the works...

Philippines issues national alert against dengue threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the surge of dengue fever reports, the Philippines declared a national alert on Monday (July 15) to increase public awareness of the mosquito-borne disease. The So...

Fall armyworms spread to 10 Asian countries, threaten 20% of crops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fall armyworms (Spodoptera frugiperda) have spread to 10 Asian countries and are expected to affect as much as 20 percent of the continent's crops, the Liberty Times r...