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Japanese student dies 45 days after scooter accident in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of a Japanese student who died 45 days after a scooter accident in Taiwan has decided to donate his cornea for transplant, reports said Saturday (April 10). ...

British man dies after mountain bike crash in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British man lost all vital signs on Sunday (April 4) and was later declared dead after crashing his bicycle on a mountain path in eastern Hualien County. On Sunday, a...

Taiwan thanks global community for condolences following deadly train derailment

Updated April 6 at 9:30 a.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government has thanked friends and allies throughout the world for their support following the deadly train accident that cla...

Taiwan lowers flag to honor victims of fatal train accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet has ordered all government agencies and public schools to lower the national flag to half-staff for the next three days in honor of the 50 lives lost Friday (A...

(Update) Reported death toll in Taiwan train derailment is 50

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The death toll in the train derailment near a tunnel in Hualien County was given as 50 after the last passengers trapped inside were rescued, the Taiwan Railways Administr...

Taiwanese man in coma after falling on passing scooter from 5th floor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man living in New Taipei City on Monday (Nov. 2) suffered serious injuries after he fell from the fifth floor of his apartment building and landed on top of a passing sc...

Family hopes to receive the body of Vietnamese migrant worker killed in car accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The family of a Vietnamese migrant worker that died in a car accident in Taiwan, is asking to receive the body of their daughter, reported CNA. The 23-year-old Nguyen ...

‘Awareness of dangers’ is rock base for national existence

Brian Wu is publisher of the Brian Magazine. Translated by George Liao, Taiwan News staff writer. Taiwan has undergone so many disasters, yet the flaw of public safety in the country has not been r...

5 safety tips when riding tour buses in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Feb. 14, a tour bus flipped over as it was heading southbound on Freeway No. 5 at approximately 9 pm, killing 33 passengers, many of whom died on the spot, but an expert say...

Death toll in Taiwan tour bus crash rises to 33

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The death toll in the crash of a tour bus returning from a trip to cherry trees in Central Taiwan’s Wuling Farm rose to 33 Tuesday, while another accident involving ...

Vietnamese officials visit compatriot injured in Taiwan missile mishap

Vietnam's representative office in Taiwan has sent officials to visit a Vietnamese national who was injured in a missile accident in Taiwan and provide him with the necessary assistance, Vietnamese me...