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Singapore rejects Taiwan's request for DNA of couple who dumped baby in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese prosecutors last week issued a warrant for a Singaporean couple for the murder of their baby, but a request for DNA has been rejected by the Singaporean authorit...

Night market in New Taipei's Xindian shutters unexpectedly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The two-year-old Anhe International Sightseeing Night Market in New Taipei’s Xindian District unexpectedly shuttered Sunday night (Feb. 21). The canopied night ma...

People moving out of Taipei due to high cost of living

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s population fell under the 2.6 million mark in January, according to the Taipei Department of Civil Affairs. The decrease in the number of inhabitants was...

List of Taiwan targets for China's bombers revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid China's show of force last weekend featuring eight bombers and reports that this is a "dress rehearsal" for war, China affairs analyst Ian Easton has pr...

New Taipei mobile library distributes Southeast Asian books

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City’s mobile library will soon distribute books and newspapers from Vietnam, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Myanmar, reports said Fr...

Remembrance of democracy movements past in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition highlighting the role of the international groups and individuals who promoted the cause of democracy in Taiwan opened this week at the the Jing-Mei White Te...

Convicts in dismemberment of Canadian brought back to Taiwan crime scene

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Friday (Sept. 11) brought the four convicted in the gruesome murder of an alleged Canadian drugs dealer in 2018 back to the scene of the crime to ...

New Taipei launches Moovo dockless bike-sharing platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest dockless bike-sharing platform, Moovo, hit the road in New Taipei City's Tamsui District Monday afternoon (Aug. 24), offering a new option for local commute...

Iranian man handed 2-year sentence for cheating 4 Taiwanese women out of NT$1.35 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Iranian man married to a Taiwanese woman has been convicted of fraud after posing as a Norwegian and Canadian man and conning four single Taiwanese women into lending h...

IKEA food now available via Uber Eats Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Customers in Taiwan can now order food from IKEA restaurants through Uber Eats, the food delivery service announced Monday (July 20). In just a few clicks, Uber Eats us...

Taiwanese driver charged for striking and killing drunken man lying in road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors on Wednesday (June 3) brought a charge of involuntary manslaughter against a driver whose car ran over and killed a drunken man who was lying in the road. A...

Taipei to reduce frequency of MRT trains during weekends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As fewer passengers travel by Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the frequency of trains on four lines will be reduced...

Greater Taipei students, teachers barred from overseas travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After nearly a dozen new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported over the weekend, both Taipei and New Taipei City on Monday (March 16) announced that all K-12...

Taipei man murders motorist after argument with wife over dinner plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man is facing murder charges after fatally stabbing a man seated on his scooter after getting into an argument with his wife over where to go to eat. At about ...

Kinmen has worst air quality in Taiwan: IQAir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kinmen has the worse air quality in Taiwan followed by Kaohsiung, according to a new report covered by the Liberty Times Net on Wednesday. 48 out of the world’s 1...