Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom to forge 500-strong AI workforce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s telecommunications giant Chunghwa Telecom announced that the company is recruiting new talent that will see its artificial intelligence (AI) workforce expan...

Tsai pushes pro-China Taiwanese TV show off air after anti-red media rally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A controversial TV show by pro-China Kuomintang (KMT) Taiwan TV commentator Huang Chih-hsien (黃智賢) is being yanked off the air reportedly due to pressure from Taiwan President ...

German academy opens Asia's first 'Water Sommelier' course in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kaiping Culinary School (開平餐飲學校) in Taipei has joined with the German Doemens Savour Academy in Munich to launch Taiwan’s first “Water Sommelier” tra...

Eswatini jogger has run-in with police on Taiwan's National Freeway 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Eswatini man was taken in by police at 6 a.m. this morning (June 26) for running on National Freeway 3. The man, who was identified as Zwane, was spotted at 6:15 a.m jogg...

Under Armour to close store in Taipei’s Gongguan, signals decline for commercial circle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese financial and real estate expert known by the nickname "Sway" is predicting that Gongguan Commercial Circle near National Taiwan University (NTU) w...

Beijing accidently gave Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen two ‘political gifts,’ said former US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has received two unexpected “political gifts” from Beijing, said former Deputy Assistant Secretary of ...

Taiwan to amend Medical Law which may affect med students studying abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) plans to amend the Physicians Act by implementing a screening test and lowering the quota for dental clinical practicums for fore...

Taiwanese cop said he kept firing at Vietnamese man because of his 'black skin'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a trial for the killing of an unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant worker, the police officer accused of using excessive force claimed he fired nine shots because he could...

Former Taiwan premier willing to serve KMT nominee as vice president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Current independent presidential candidate and former premier of Taiwan Chang San-cheng (張善政), who served under the outgoing Ma administration in 2016, has stepped forward to i...

Landslide cuts off community in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A landslide brought on by heavy rains over the weekend hemmed in residents of a community in New Taipei City this morning (June 24). At 8 a.m. this morning as the Central We...

Spanish judges 'disgusted' with suspects' claim 'I'm Taiwanese, not Chinese': GT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As over 200 Taiwan telecom fraud suspects were extradited to China, a Chinese police officer claims that Spanish judges were "disgusted" by the alleged fraudsters'...

Taiwan sees over 1,000 same-sex couples marry, 2 divorce since May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since Taiwan became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage in Asia on May 24, 1,173 same-sex couples have wed, including 28 transnational couples, and two have already...

Taiwanese businessman guilty of N. Korea sanctions violations commits suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The owner of a Taiwanese ship implicated in 2017 for illegally providing oil to North Korea committed suicide on Saturday (June 22), it was confirmed by authorities in Kao...

Spectacular cloud formation stuns residents of Taiwan’s Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shortly after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday (June 22) people around Keelung in northern Taiwan began to notice a spectacular cloud formation in the sky just over the city. The ...

Taiwan Premier’s proposal to mobilize military jets amid EVA Air strike ‘ridiculous’: KMT figure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Su Tseng-chang's idea (蘇貞昌) to commission military jets to provide transportation assistance in response to the more than one hundred flight cancellations brou...