2 Vietnamese tourists admit to working in sex trade in NE. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Vietnamese women, aged 25 and 37, are suspected of traveling to Taiwan under the guise of "sightseeing" to engage in prostitution, reported UDN. Two Vietnamese...

Many theme parks across Taiwan offer special prices during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many theme parks across Taiwan offer visitors special prices or discounts during the Lunar New Year holiday, Tourism Bureau said in a news release on Wednesday. In nort...

New Taipei suffers steepest fall in urban land prices in Taiwan

New Taipei saw the steepest fall in urban land prices in the six months from April to September 2018 among the 22 cities and counties in Taiwan, according to data released by the Ministry of the Inter...

New Taipei suffers steepest fall in urban land prices in Taiwan

New Taipei saw the steepest fall in urban land prices in the six months from April to September 2018 among the 22 cities and counties in Taiwan, according to data released by the Ministry of the Inter...

Convicted 'pretty boy' sex offender nabbed in NE Taiwan after fleeing 300km

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A convicted sex offender, who preys on teen girls by disguising himself to look like an effeminate K-pop idol, was captured today in northeast Taiwan after breaking his ankle m...

Porsche overturns on Taiwan road, two women out of danger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Porsche overturned on a road between Taipei City and Yilan County Thursday, but both women inside escaped without severe injuries. The accident occurred in the early aftern...

Taipei Zoo welcomes four black-faced spoonbills as new immigrants from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four black-faced spoonbills took a four-hour flight operated by China Airlines from Tokyo Monday afternoon, and arrived at Taipei Songshan Airport in the evening, where st...

Booking for TRA's LNY train tickets available on Jan 9, Jan 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Booking of Lunar New Year (LNY) holiday train tickets for the island's East Line, which include the South-link Line, will start at midnight (00:00) on Jan 9, while LNY...

Taiwan to see cold weather until Thursday, first tropical storm near Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first day of the new year 2019 also saw its first tropical storm, but Pabuk will head for Thailand, why Taiwan should worry more about cold and humid weather until Thu...

Drivers can expect NYE traffic delays on Taiwan's Nat. Highways

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Freeway Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation is cautioning drivers in northern Taiwan against possible delays and traffic jams as people head out of the city to...

Taiwan prepares for wet weather over the New Year holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau says residents ought to expect continued rain and cold weather over the holidays. A report from the bureau states conditions in the north wil...

Three scenic areas from Taiwan make ITB Top 100 of Green Destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Three scenic areas from Taiwan made the Top 100 Green Destinations for the ITB travel fair in Berlin, tying with the Philippines for the highest number of an Asian country, repo...

Cold wave to push mercury down to 11 degrees in N. Taiwan, snow possible over New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The last cold wave of the year is pushing south and will cause the mercury to steadily drop until reaching as low as 11 degrees Celsius by this weekend and snow could start fal...

Cold, wet weather in Taiwan to continue into New Year's Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The cold, wet weather brought by a northeast monsoon today will intensify well into New Year's Day in Taiwan, due the arrival of a cold wave right after Christmas, accordin...

87% of Taiwanese support making English the second official language: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As high as 87 percent of respondents support making English as a second official language for Taiwan, according to a survey conducted by The Professor Huang Kun-huei Educa...