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Representative to Guam says Taiwanese will not take US territory's support for granted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese will not take Guam’s support for granted, Paul Chen (陳盈連), the director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Guam, said on Tuesday ...

From stadium to sea, LA Dodgers unveil All-Star Game plans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the stadium to the sea, the Los Angeles Dodgers unveiled plans Tuesday for this summer's MLB All-Star Game, the franchise's first time as host in 42 years. Do...

New Taipei’s coastal businesses join government to launch beach cleaning cooperative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Businesses along New Taipei’s coastline have joined the New Taipei City Government Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) Beach Cleaning Cooperative to pr...

Business Today rallies business partners for beach cleaning campaign in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Business Today and five of its business partners formed a group consisting of 147 volunteers to clean up a beach in New Taipei’s Wanli District on Sunday (Sept. 26),...

Taiwan's ASE Group establishes diving team to clean up marine debris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) Group’s Environmental Protection and Sustainability Foundation has established an “ASE Environment Protection Divi...

Taiwan investigates beach cleanup ahead of Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County Government is opening an investigation into why the township of Taimali allowed 20 people to start picking up litter from beaches the same day Super Typhoon...

Radio veterans podcast about Taiwan's martial law era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new podcast from the former staff of Taiwan’s ICRT (International Community Radio Taipei) during the late martial law era takes listeners back to when Chiang Ching...

Changhua launches actions to tackle ocean pollution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Changhua local government has launched a series of environmental actions with residents related to ocean cleanup, according to Business Today. The coastal province o...

Taiwan's Guam office holds clean-up event calling for WHO participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative office in Guam held a beach clean-up event on Sunday (May 16) to garner support for the nation’s participation in the World Health Orga...

Suspected Chinese naval mine found on offshore islet of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An object suspected to be an old Chinese naval mine was found during a beach cleanup on the uninhabited Chutou Islet (鋤頭嶼) in Taiwan's offshore Penghu County last week...

Divers in Taiwan set Guinness World Record for ocean cleanup

A group of 591 divers in Taiwan set a Guinness World Record for participating in an ocean cleanup activity held off the coast of Keelung City on Saturday. Organized by the Discovery Channel in coll...

New Zealand entrepreneurs promote green consumption in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Zealand entrepreneur Justin Lambie and his brother Andrew Lambie were invited to exhibit flip-flops their company creates from marine debris at the 2019 Taipei Interna...

Hilarious Han is taking Taiwan’s voters for fools once more

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) - Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is on holiday. Lucky Han Kuo-yu. He has awarded himself three months’ holiday from his full-time job as mayor of Kaohsiung City despite having taken...

Update: People clear beach before Han's scheduled cleanup event in S. Taiwan

Update: 10/21 6:20 p.m. A member of Kaohsiung's 6th River Management Office surnamed Huang (黃) told Liberty times that a team from his bureau had planned the beach cleanup a month bin advance a...

Taiwan beach trash 'never-ending': Indonesian environmental enthusiast

An Indonesian migrant worker, who has been organizing cleanups around Taiwan for almost three years, said Sunday that the garbage on one of the country’s beaches is a never-ending problem, and i...