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Gold and jade masterworks from Taiwan on exhibit in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 44 delicate artworks from Taiwan are now on display at the Bowers Museum in California until Sept. 5, celebrating the mastery of the art of carving using the me...

Japan orders record 6,000 tons of Taiwan pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's ban on imports of Taiwan-grown pineapples, Taiwan has found a welcome market for the tropical fruits in Japan, which has already pre-ordered ove...

Taipei owner of pit bull that fatally attacked poodle faces hefty fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of a pit bull that fatally attacked a poodle in a Taipei park on Sunday (Sept. 13) is facing a hefty fine for violating the Animal Protection Act, the Taipei Cit...

Taiwanese Eslite Gallery relocates after decades in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Eslite Gallery opened its new location in Taipei with a contemporary art exhibition titled "Artivate" last Saturday (May 23). One of Taiwan's...

Tea might inhibit proliferation of coronavirus: Taiwan study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A chemical compound prevalent in tea might be able to inhibit the proliferation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the human body, according to the latest findings of a Taiw...

Human rights groups claim Taiwan's NIA starves migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Human rights groups yesterday staged a protest in front of the National Immigration Agency (NIA) accusing the agency of starving migrant workers in its temporary detention cent...

Taiwan’s SYM inks e-scooter MOU with CPC Corp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese motorcycle company Sanyang Motor Co. (SYM, 三陽工業) inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with state-owned oil refiner CPC Corp. to solidify joint development o...

Taiwan’s SYM to use CPC Corp.’s e-scooter charge system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese motorcycle company Sanyang Motor Co. (SYM, 三陽工業) will partner with state-owned oil refiner CPC Corp. to allow SYM e-scooters to link with CPC’s battery cha...

Taiwan's KMT chickens out on winning mascot design

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) yesterday (Sept. 6) announced that the party will not adopt the controversial winning design from a mascot contest, which has become ...

KMT defends comical 'charging chicken man' mascot, designer comes forward

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After many Taiwanese netizens mocked the odd looking "charging chicken man" Kuomintang (KMT) mascot design, and many questioned that they party was being trolled, KMT...

Taiwan's state-owned companies hiking pay by average 3.2 percent

Four state-run enterprises are raising wages by an average 3.2 percent this year, retroactive to January, taking a cue from the government's 3 percent salary increase for public servants at the st...

'Chinese Taipei' team name change denied for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan's Olympic team will continue to compete under their current name "Chinese Taipei", and not change it to “Team Taiwan,” at the 2020 Tokyo Ol...

Fulong sand sculpture festival coming to New Taipei April 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 11th edition of the annual Fulong International Sand Sculpture Arts Festival is coming to New Taipei on April 21. For the first time in the history of the festival, ups...

Chiayi launches indie music festival over holiday weekend in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiayi will hold its first-ever Tomb Sweeping weekend music festival, oo-hî-tsí 2018 (東石烏魚祭), from April 4 to April 7, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day. The festi...

Taiwanese weightlifters Chen and Lu receive their 2008 Beijing Olympic Medals

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Taiwanese weightlifters Chen Wei-ling(陳葦綾) and Lu Ying-chi(盧映錡) is awarded the women's 48kg category gold medal and women's 63-kilogram category silver medal for the 2008 ...