Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Female psychiatrist in bikini waves Taiwan flag at Everest base camp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of a female Taiwanese psychiatrist clad only in a bikini waving the national flag at Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC) was posted on a photographer's Facebook page...

Han says he will hoist flag poles on Taiwan mountains over 3,000 meters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and erstwhile mayor of Kaohsiung, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), on Wednesday (Oct. 23) said that if elected president, he would see to it t...

China throws tantrum over former Canadian PM's visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China complained on Monday (Oct. 14) about a visit former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper made to Taiwan last week. On Oct. 8, Harper joined a delegation of for...

Japan fully supports Taiwan’s accession to CPTPP: Japanese MP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Diet member Keiji Furuya voiced Japan's full support for Taiwan’s accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Japanese Diet member to mention Pacific security safeguards at 2020 meet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Diet member Keiji Furuya said Wednesday (October 9) that he would broach the topic of Pacific security guarantees at a conference with Pacific nations scheduled f...

US deputy assistant secretary of state visits Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior official of the United States Department of State, Sandra Oudkirk, visited the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Tuesday (October 8) before meeting with Preside...

Taiwan second most popular investor in Vietnam: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Taiwanese businesses are the second most popular investors in Vietnam after the Japanese, a survey revealed Wednesday (October 9). The Taiwan-Asia Exchange F...

Indian academic proposes regional security framework including Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Countries in the Indo-Pacific region, including Taiwan, should form a security framework to oppose China’s military efforts, a strategy expert from India told the Yu...

President Tsai meets former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A delegation of foreign representatives visited the Office of the President on Tuesday (Oct. 8) morning to meet Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), including the former Prime Minister of ...

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Oudkirk to attend Yushan Forum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A senior official at the United States Department of State, Sandra Oudkirk, will attend the October 8-9 Yushan Forum, which this year is devoted to the theme of “Dee...

Taiwan boy takes mother's photo to Yushan to fulfill promise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An eight-year-old boy from Yilan took his mother’s photo to the top of the highest mountain in Taiwan on Aug. 19 to fulfill a promise he made to her before she died ...

Taiwan to unveil new eID card in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While the Cabinet approved plans for the new e-identity card on Thursday (August 22), the final design will only be unveiled in April or May next year, with the changeover...

Taiwan's highest cell tower activated on Jade Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The highest cell tower in Taiwan was officially activated today (Aug. 2) on the Northern Peak of Jade Mountain (玉山). Chen Yao-hsiang (陳耀祥), the deputy director of the N...

One-stop mountain permit application portal in Taiwan goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mountaineering enthusiasts will now enjoy a fast-tracked application process for their planned adventures to the mountainous areas in Taiwan. A one-stop mountain permit...