Taiwan to assist refugees in Marawi conflict in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese government will carry out relief efforts to assist the city of Marawi in the southern Philippines after a five-month-long armed conflict destroyed the place...

Japanese man cycles around Taiwan 4 times as thanks for quake aid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Japanese man cycled around Taiwan for the fourth time to express his gratitude for Taiwanese aid in the wake of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, reports said S...

US State Department tweets gratitude for Taiwan’s Harvey donation

The U.S. State Department’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP) recently conveyed via its official Twitter account gratitude for the Republic of China (Taiwan) government’s US$5...

390,000 PET bottles collected from Universiade Athletes' Village

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Volunteers from the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation organized for 390,000 PET bottles to be collected for recycling from the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade A...

Taiwan's Tzu Chi distributes food aid in Sierra Leone after deadly mudslide

Taiwan’s Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation is distributing 5,000 hot rice meals per day in Sierra Leone following a deadly mudslide that struck the West African nation Aug. 14 killin...

So I See - Philippine ambassador's view on Taiwan

Last Monday, I motored from Taipei for an hour to the town of Loudong in Yilan County in Taiwan’s northteastern tip. I was asked to sign as witness to a Memorandum of Understanding between St...

Photo of the Day: Thanking Buddha and Mom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than 500 young volunteers from Taiwan and abroad rehearsed a drum show on the steps of Taipei's Chang Kai-shek Memorial Hall on May 8. held by the Buddhist Compas...

Cities, counties in Taiwan clean up rivers, beaches on Earth Day

Taipei, April 22, Braving damp and cold weather conditions, people in cities and counties around Taiwan held clean-up activities on Earth Day on Saturday. In Taipei, 1,000 people helped clean up a ...

Tzu Chi Foundation receives Philippines Presidential Award

Taipei -- The Taiwan-based Buddhist charity Tzu Chi Foundation was presented with the Philippines Presidential Award in Manila on Monday in recognition of its service to Filipino migrant workers in Ta...

Taiwan donates 5 million pesos to Philippines for typhoon relief

Taiwan on Wednesday donated 5 million pesos (US$100,568) and food supplies to the Philippines for relief and reconstruction in Cagayan province, which was battered by a super typhoon in October. Ga...

Taiwan emerges as top winner at Tokyo's world invention competition

A Taiwan delegation received 28 gold medals, 24 silver, and four special awards at the World Genius Convention and Education Expo 2016 held July 2-3 in Tokyo, the delegation leader said Monday. The...

Taiwan wins 78 medals at Paris invention fair

Paris, May 7 (CNA) Taiwan was awarded 78 medals --eight gold, nine silver and 61 bronze -- at one of the world's most prestigious invention fairs Saturday in Paris. One of the gold medal winn...

Taiwan should help Middle-East refugees: DPP chairwoman

Taipei, Sept. 6 (CNA) Opposition Democratic Progressive Party chairwoman and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (???) urged the government Sunday to take a proactive role in the Middle East refugee...

Israeli diplomat celebrates bilateral relations

Taipei, Aug. 2 (CNA) In July, Simona Halperin, who recently ended her five-year tenure as Israel's top diplomat in Taiwan, was awarded medals by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Econo...

Kinmen again looking to bolster image by supporting filmmakers

Taipei, July 17 (CNA) The Kinmen County Cultural Affairs Bureau is offering subsidies to filmmakers for the second time this year to produce movies, TV series, commercials or short films that promot...