Survivors of Black Hawk crash continue to improve: hospital

The five survivors of the Black Hawk helicopter crash last week are progressing well, with one of them expected to be discharged from hospital Wednesday (Jan. 8) and two others moved from intensive ca...

Maintenance worker dies in elevator shaft at Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese maintenance worker has been confirmed dead by police after getting stuck between an elevator and the elevator shaft at Shih Hsin University (SHU) Monday mornin...

3 Thai migrant workers drown off coast of New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven workers fell into the frigid waters off New Taipei City on Sunday (Dec. 1) after the caisson they had been standing on submerged, with three Thai nationals losing th...

Taiwan to regulate benefits for 45,000 food delivery drivers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's labor ministry is set to draft a new law to protect more than 45,000 food delivery drivers nationwide, following reports of couriers being killed or injured o...

2-year-old falls to his death through gap in central Taiwan bridge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-year-old boy plummeted to his death after slipping through a gap in the fencing on a suspension bridge in central Taiwan on Sunday (Nov. 3). On Sunday afternoon, ...

Family of Filipina killed by acid spill to receive compensation from Taiwanese firm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The family of a Filipina migrant worker who perished in an acid spill last month will receive monetary compensation from the company she worked for, according to the Taiwa...

Worker falls off Taipei 101 to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taipei 101 worker plummeted to his death early this morning (July 23), and his colleague was trapped until firefighters were able to rescue him. According to the Taipei Fi...

Pedestrian fatally struck by TRA train in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train this morning (July 18) while attempting to cross the tracks in southern Taiwan, leading to major delays affecting over 5,000 passe...

Prosecutors say father intentionally drove boys off pier

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was charged Wednesday with capital murder after prosecutors say he drove his family off a Los Angeles pier, killing his two severely autistic sons. Ali Elmez...

10 dead in workplace accident aboard tanker in China's Shandong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An accident aboard a Chinese tanker vessel in the Longyan Port (龍眼港) of Shandong resulted in the death of 10, and the hospitalization of 19 people on Saturday afternoon (M...

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance

Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. ...

AP EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea Handler launching first podcast

NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Handler is the first to admit she has commitment issues, which is why she's easing into podcasting with a limited series recorded from the current tour promoting her latest bes...

Driver dies after car crushed in 5-vehicle pileup on Taiwan's Freeway 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One driver died and another was injured after a five-vehicle collision on Taiwan's National Freeway No. 1 in Taichung City, on Thursday morning (March 21. Liberty Times ...

Tamkang University student may have been electrocuted before drowning in Taipei park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police suspect that the cause of death of a 25-year-old Tamkang University student found in a Taipei park could be electric shock, followed by drowning, reported UDN. A four...

US border agency says it's made biggest-ever fentanyl bust

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced Thursday their biggest fentanyl bust ever, saying they captured nearly 254 pounds (114 kilograms) of the deadly synthetic opioid f...