Taiwanese jam master wins Double Gold at World’s Original Marmalade Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese entrepreneur Ke Ya (柯亞) won big at the World Marmalade Awards 2019 in Penrith, the UK, Central News Agency (CNA) reported on Tuesday. “These quirky awar...

U-Theatre brings drum performance to Taiwan’s highland lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Renowned Taiwanese drum group “U-Theatre” (優人神鼓) announced plans to stage performances against the backdrop of mountains and a highland lake at the Mingchi For...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled residents of northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 12:01 p.m. today, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of t...

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake shakes Yilan in northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At 8:44 p.m. on Sunday, a magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Taiwan's northeastern county of Yilan, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temb...

Taiwanese driver crashes NT$12-million Lamborghini rental car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After crashing a Lamborghini costing NT$12.58 million (US$407,500), the driver who had rented the car said it would have to be written off completely. The driver, surnamed Ch...

Taiwan launches military test ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST, 中科院) on Friday launched a ship which will function as a testing platform for new weapons. The ceremony to...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jarred eastern Taiwan's Hualien County this afternoon at 12:32 p.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tembl...

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocks New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.1 earthquake awoke residents of New Taipei City early this morning at 4:19 a.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor wa...

A natural outdoor hot spring in Taiwan’s Yilan for all to enjoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If you like hot springs, you should not miss Fanfan Hot Spring (梵梵溫泉), which is an undeveloped outdoor hot spring on the bank of the Fanfan River that flows past Yingshi V...

Man sentenced for shooting neighbor's pit bull in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man in northeast Taiwan has been sentenced to 40 days in jail and fined NT$200,000 (US$6,480) for shooting his neighbor's American pit bull terrier, which survived the in...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake jars NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattled residents of Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan this morning at 9:33 a.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter o...

Dead piglet on Taiwan beach tests negative for ASF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A piglet found on a beach of New Taipei, Saturday, March 2, has tested negative for the Animal Swine Fever (ASF) virus, according to the New Taipei Animal Protection and H...

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...

Taiwan Rail under fire for sending train to pick up 7 passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) came under fire Saturday after reports emerged it had sent a special train to pick up seven passengers who had failed to get off at the ...

Taipei Maokong Gondola offers region-based specials: NT$50 per ride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Maokong Gondola has launched a hot deal program, offering rides on the recreational aerial lift system at what is billed as the “coin price”-- NT$50 a ride...