Taiwan’s Taipei ranked 5th most high-tech city in the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Taipei has been ranked as the fifth most high-tech city in the world, surpassing its Asian competitors such as South Korea and Singapore to be ranked at the top f...

Weather: Hot day with afternoon thunderstorms expected in the mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Stay in the shade or stay in air-conditioned environments today, as hot weather is expected to persist throughout Taiwan over the weekend, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said ...

Carrefour Taiwan rolls out deep discounts for Zhongyuan Ghost Festival

As the annual Zhongyuan Ghost Festival is fast approaching, Carrefour supermarket chain is launching a month-long sale, offering up to 60 percent off on more than 40,000 items.   Besides the r...

Schools, offices to close across Taiwan due to typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - All schools and offices across Taiwan except for those in the offshore Penghu, Kinmen and Lienchiang counties will be closed Saturday evening due to typhoon Nesat, according to ...

Typhoon Nesat to strengthen, bring torrential rain to eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) announced today that this year's no.9 typhoon Nesat is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan by late Saturday, which would bring torre...

Power consumption reaches new high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Electricity consumption in Taiwan reached a new high for the year on Friday, as temperatures remained high across the nation. With the mercury rising above 37 degrees Celsius...

Guatemalan foreign minister visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foreign Minister of Guatemala, Carlos Raul Morales Moscoso, arrived in Taiwan on Thursday on a two-day visit aimed at bolstering bilateral relations. During his stay in the n...

Taiwan President meets with Reporters Without Borders delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday met with a delegation from the Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a French-based international NGO promoting and defending press freedom and freed...

Taiwan, Poland sign MoU on agriculture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan and Poland have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on agricultural cooperation, said Lin Chia-rong, deputy director of the Ministry of Agriculture Intern...

Taiwanese pilot dies after plane crashes at El Monte Airport in California

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese pilot and adventurer Jeffrey Ying was killed on Friday morning after his small plane crashed during takeoff at San Gabriel Valley Airport in El Monte, California, Unit...

Taiwan Representative to UK visits Liverpool to promote trade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s representative to the United Kingdom David Lin (林永樂), and cultural division director Cheryl Lai (賴秀如) visited Liverpool City on July 12 and 13 as part of the gove...

Tuvalu parliament speaker visits Taiwan’s I-Mei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Tuvalu Parliamentary Speaker Otinielu Tauteleimalae Tausi on Friday led a delegation of Senators to I-Mei Foods Co., one of Taiwan’s largest food companies and store chain...

Taiwan passport world’s 30th most powerful: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese hold the world's 30th most powerful passport, down two spots from the January ranking, according to the latest Passport Index report. Financial advisory firm Ar...

Taiwan-Paraguay 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties celebrated with special stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In celebration of 60 years of diplomatic relations between the Republic of China and the Republic of Paraguay, the Paraguayan government has released a special edition stamps to...

Public transport market share highest in Taipei, lowest in Chiayi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan recorded its highest market share of public transport in eight years in 2016, with Taipei City ranked top among all cities and counties with 40 percent, while Chiayi City...