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Four teens honored for saving woman from drowning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Four teenagers were recognized with certificates of appreciation by New Taipei Fire Department Monday for rescuing a woman from drowning in Tamsui River back in June. The fou...

Taiwan is Philippines’ sixth largest source of foreign arrivals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During the first five months of this year, Taiwanese tourist arrivals to the Philippines increased by 20 percent and ranked as the sixth largest source of foreign tourist arriva...

Three fields in Taiwan where women earn more than men

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In pretty much every industry, women are paid less on average than men for doing the same work. But that is not true in every field. According to data released by the Directo...

Freedom House mulls setting up office in Taiwan’s Taipei

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - Freedom House, a U.S.-based non-governmental organization that advocates democracy, political freedom, and human rights, is considering setting up an office in Taiwan’s cap...

Taiwan, Philippines sign partnership for educational exchange

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A delegation of nine universities from the Southern Taiwan Universities Alliance (STUA) visited the Philippines and established partnership with their Philippine counterparts la...

Taiwan exports up for ninth straight month in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News ) - Taiwan’s exports grew for a ninth consecutive month in June, reporting a 13 percent increase year-on-year to US$25.83 billion, according to the latest report released by ...

Taiwan sees increase in its ‘super-rich’ population

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- According to the 2017 wealth report released by REPro Knight Frank, a property agency in Taiwan, the “super-rich” population in the nation increased 5 percent year-on-...

First Hualien-Bangkok direct flight takes off today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following the Hong Kong-Hualien direct flight initiated in December, 2016, Taiwan’s Hualien County will see another international arrival with the first scheduled direct f...

Taiwan’s Taichung City reports this year’s first avian flu outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The first case of avian influenza outbreak this year has been reported at a chicken farm in Taichung’s Da-an District, which left over 1,000 chickens dead last month, Taic...

Paraguay President to visit Taiwan to mark 60 years of diplomatic relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes is slated to visit Taiwan between July 11 and 13 as part of the celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of Taiwan-Paraguay diplomatic r...

CDC urges caution on visits to Thailand as it confirms 11 cases of Zika infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As the summer travel season revs up, Taiwan is urging its citizens to use caution when traveling to Thailand, one of the most popular destinations among Taiwanese travelers, as ...

Taiwanese visits to Vietnam up 23 percent in first half of 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - According to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the number of foreign tourists visiting the Southeast Asian country in the first half of 2017 surged 30 percent year-on-...

Honduran Congress president visits Taiwan, meets with Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President of the National Congress of Honduras, Mauricio Oliva Herrera, is visiting Taiwan from July 2 to July 7 at the invitation of Taiwan’s government. The president...

Cross-county same-sex partnership registration opens today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Starting Monday, cities and counties in Taiwan that offer same-sex partnership registration will also start to accept cross-county applications. According to the Ministry of ...

President Tsai takes to twitter to thank U.S. for arms sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday took to twitter to express her gratitude to the United States in the wake of an announcement from the U.S. State Department that it has approved...