Enjoy fireflies in Taipei’s Tsuei Lake in Muzha Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Warm weather in the early summer heralds the coming of the firefly breeding season as well as the season of firefly viewing. Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (P...

Danes rush to see pandas on loan from China

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Thousands are queuing at Copenhagen Zoo to see two giant black-and-white bears on loan from China under Beijing's popular "panda diplomacy" initiative. Den...

Taiwan Coast Guard seizes Chinese fishing boat near Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese Coast Guard in Penghu seized a Chinese fishing boat this morning that crossed into Taiwan’s territorial waters, and which refused to obey commands of c...

Dead piglet found on New Taipei beach amid fears of African Swine Fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid the continuing fear over a possible outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) virus reaching the shores of Taiwan, another dead pig, this time a piglet, was discovered on...

Chinese character for 'turn over' voted most representative for Taiwan in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The results are in for an online contest to determine the most representative Chinese character for Taiwan in 2018 (台灣 2018 代表字大選). Among 53 submissions selected as pos...

China building boom uncovers buried dinosaurs, makes a star

YANJI, China (AP) — China's rapid city building has churned up a motherlode of dinosaur fossils, and no one has seized the scientific opportunity more than one paleontologist. Xu Xin...

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

YULONGXUESHAN, China (AP) — The loud crack rang out from the fog above the Baishui No. 1 Glacier as a stone shard careened down the ice, flying past Chen Yanjun as he operated a GPS device. ...

Pakistan urges China to ease pressure on Muslims minority

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan is urging China to ease pressures on the country's Muslim minority amid warnings by rights groups that the Uighurs in China face restrictions on religious activities and mass...

US policy drives Russia, China together ahead of summit

MOSCOW (AP) — When Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet this week, they will have plenty to talk about thanks to U.S. President Donald Trump. Xi is ...

Late French-Taiwanese Father commended by President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Father Maurice Poinsot, commonly known by Taiwanese people as Pan Shi­-guang (潘世光), who died in March at the age of 86, was commended by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen ...

Singapore minister: Major cyberattack may be state-linked

SINGAPORE (AP) — A cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records in Singapore has been attributed to sophisticated attackers who may be state-linked, a Cabinet minister said Monday. ...

MAXON kündigt Cinema 4D Release 20 an

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Deutschland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Im Vorfeld der SIGGRAPH 2018 kündigt MAXON heute mit Release 20 (R20) die nächste Version seiner bekannten professionellen 3D-Anwendung Cinem...

MECO laments Philippines' listing as 2nd most hated country in Taiwanese survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Many Taiwanese and Filipino netizens alike are perplexed by the results of a survey by the Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released on June 17, which listed the Philippines as...

Baby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes media appearance

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A baby panda born in a Malaysian zoo five months ago has made her first media appearance. The female panda, which has not yet been named, is the second ...

2018 Waimushan sea swimming race in northern Taiwan begins accepting registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 Waimushan (外木山) sea swimming race in Taiwan's northern port city of Keelung will take place on June 10, and registration for the race is open from now to May 4,...