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Insights on the startup space with Meet Taipei's Kyle Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has long been blessed with a dynamic and irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit. Unlike the two neighbors that are most often used as comparisons, Japan and South ...

Taiwan high school under fire for humiliating students, human rights violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Juang Jing Vocational High School (JJVS) Chair Wang Chuan-liang’s (王傳亮) alleged comment that students resemble beggars and prostitutes when squatting, the ...

Taiwan’s media industry needs overhaul to maximize soft power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Island Nation” (國際橋牌社) producer Issac Wang (汪怡昕) and veteran photographer and videographer Tobie Openshaw discussed the advantages and disadvantages of Taiwan...

Taiwan nationals arrested in Turkey for possession of betel nut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Friday (Aug. 13) that since March, several Taiwanese travelers entering Turkey with betel nut have been arrested, reported C...

Taiwan Railways launches pineapple bento boxes after Chinese ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has introduced limited-edition bento boxes featuring pineapples in support of the country’s agricultural sector, which has b...

Taiwan bursts with creative pineapple dishes after China ban

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's classic beef noodle soup has taken on a sweet and sour twist. Taipei chef Hung Ching Lung created a pineapple beef noodle soup at his eponymous restaurant C...

China's ban on Taiwan's pineapples inspires creative dishes

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's classic beef noodle soup has taken on a sweet and sour twist. Hung Ching Lung, a Taipei chef, has created a pineapple beef noodle soup at his eponymou...

Trash informants in Taiwan's Kaohsiung earn over NT$5.46 million in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The city of Kaohsiung issued NT$39.6 million (US$1.4 million) in fines to people who litter in public areas last year, with 63 percent of the cases being reported by infor...

Betel nut use in Taiwan drops after vigorous campaign against oral cancer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has seen a significant reduction in betel nut use thanks to a government-led promotion campaign to prevent oral cancer, according to the country’s health auth...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's political poles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian of Taiwanese descent who worked as a journalist in Taiwan created this humorous chart in response to the political turmoil over the World Health Organization (W...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Convicted sex offender captured after armed robbery in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A convicted sex offender who local media dubbed the "taxi wolf" was arrested in Kaohsiung on Tuesday (March 3) after he sawed off his ankle bracelet, fled his re...

Mountains highlighted to promote Taiwan at London travel show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is promoting tourism at the 2019 World Travel Market (WTM), an international travel trade show being held in London Nov. 4 to 6. With the theme "The Year of...

Communist Party Matsu Temple in southern Taiwan declared illegal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (Sept. 6), the local government of Tainan City declared that a so-called “temple” dedicated to the goddess Matsu and co-opted by supporters of the Ch...

Taiwan finally to actively regulate betel nut tree planting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Council of Agriculture (COA) Minister Chen Chi-chung (陳吉仲) announced on Wednesday (July 10) that the council will complete drafting regulations on safety management of bet...