Taiwan ranked 1st in world for quality of life: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has been ranked 1st in quality of life and the 2nd best place for expats overall in InterNations' Expat Insider report for 2018 In the report's Quality o...

Slain Canadian English teacher reportedly had 'marijuana farm' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As detectives unravel the multiple, twisted layers of the gruesome case of the murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher in New Taipei City, it has been revea...

Taipei murder must not tarnish Taiwan’s safe reputation

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The brutal murder of Canadian English teacher Ramgahan Sanjay Ryan (顏柏萊) has shaken the whole of Taiwan, and understandably so. Despite the recent severe weather, the sto...

Tsai Ing-wen encourages Taiwanese expats to work hard for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) encouraged Taiwanese expatriates living in the U.S. to become part of the government's reform agenda, during a speech in Houston on...

Cricket tournament marks the rise of the game in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first-ever "Chillies Titans Cup 2018" cricket tournament was held in Hsinchu City (新竹市) on August 4-5, marking the resurgence of cricket in Taiwan. Cricke...

American shuts down repository of historic photos of Taiwan, selling it for NT$60,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American expat, who managed a massive online collection of vintage photographs of Taiwan since 1995, has shut down the website and is wanting to sell 10,400 h...

Taipei kindergarten teacher posts job ad saying 'black or dark skinned' people not wanted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A teacher from a well-known private kindergarten posted a job ad on a Facebook group yesterday (June 11) stating that it would not hire English teachers who were "black or...

Expat Turks begin casting votes for June 24 elections

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish citizens living abroad have started casting votes for Turkey's June 24 snap presidential and parliamentary elections. Voting began on Thursday at airpor...

Reign Holdings Chairman Samir Salya Named by Forbes Middle East as One of the Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--Reign Holdings Group Chairman, Samir Salya, has been named one of India’s top businessmen - in a major international poll. ...

Guide to places to go with kids in Kenting, Taiwan

Kenting and southern Taiwan are popular attractions when traveling to Taiwan with kids because of the aquamarine waters, tide pools, sunshine and sandy beaches. This guide for favorite things to do wi...

South Korean celeb admits dating former Filipino president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korean expat Grace Lee, a TV news personality in the Philippines, has admitted to having dated the country's former president Benigno Aquino III. Grace L...

Venezuela: Canada bans expat voters from casting ballots

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela says Canada is blocking its citizens living there from voting in the South American nation's weekend presidential election. Foreign Minister Jorge...

Retiring to ocean breezes and cheap rent. What's the catch?

The world is full of tropical paradises and other exotic places where a couple can live comfortably on $2,000 a month or less. Plus, good health care abroad can cost a fraction of what it does in the ...

What to do and where to stay with kids in Kaohsiung, Taiwan  

Traveling to Kaohsiung, Taiwan and planning what to do with kids? This guide includes tips for what to do with kids when visiting southern Taiwan, markets not to be missed, and how to get around Kaohs...

Lebanese expats in Mideast vote in parliamentary elections

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese expats are casting ballots in six Arab countries in the region, ahead of parliamentary elections due in Lebanon on May 6. The voting abroad marks the first tim...