Brexit uncertainty a constant worry for Brits in Brussels

BRUSSELS (AP) — Across Brussels, British residents are waking up. The first thing midwife Jo Everatt does is to check websites for Brexit updates. Lobbyist Brian O'Riordan scans two newspapers. Europe...

Millennial Money: Paying debt back home vexes expats

A close friend recently told me: "If I'd waited two years, my education would have cost half as much." Not because she would have chosen a different graduate program or qualified for...

Liz Weston: Should you move abroad for health care?

The notion that health care outside the U.S. could be good as well as cheap is a foreign one to many Americans. Kathleen Peddicord frequently hears from such skeptics as founder of L...

Learning to appreciate a modern miracle - Taiwan: William Stanton

It is not surprising that many, perhaps most, people around the world do not know about Taiwan. After all, China -- with the support of more and more countries -- has isolated Taiwan diplomatically fo...

Taipei ranked 1st in InterNations Expat City Ranking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei has been ranked 1st in quality of urban living and was in the top five for all indices in InterNations' latest Expat City Ranking. Taipei ranked No. 1 out of 72 c...

American journalist, bar owner dies in Kaohsiung at age 55

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American former journalist and owner of a bar in Kaohsiung passed away on Christmas Eve of complications from a stroke, and his family has composed the following obituary to...

Top Christmas dining options in Taipei in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Christmas dinner this year in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants, bars and hotels that offer either dine in opportunities or tu...

Taiwanese expats extend charitable relief to homeless in Brazil

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese expatriates in Brazil donated an enormous 1,200 food baskets to São Paulo homeless charity Casa Belém in a ceremony on Dec. 9. CNA reports that ...

Top Thanksgiving dining options in Taipei for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner this year, including turkey with all the fixings in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that offe...

Taiwan a country of 'unparalleled politeness' and profuse apologies: BBC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new BBC Travel report calls Taiwan the “island that never stops apologizing.” The BBC report, published Nov. 1, provides an introduction to Taiw...

Taiwan takes 9th spot in list of best countries to live as an expat: HSBC report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan ranks ninth among the best countries to live as an expatriate, while Singapore continues to be considered the world’s best overall destination for expats, acc...

Taiwan ranks 1st in 'Macroeconomic stability' in WEF Global Competitiveness Report 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan ranked 1st in "Macroeconomic stability" and 13th overall in the latest Global Competitiveness Report released by Geneva-based World Economic For...

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 ...

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...