Homeless American English teacher charged with arson in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A homeless American English teacher has been charged with arson for allegedly setting fire to a bar at a campground in southern Taiwan on Sept. 20 and is awaiting release ...

Africa to meet indigenous Taiwan at multicultural celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — African and indigenous Taiwanese cultures will collide in a cornucopia of art, music, dance, food, and fun for the whole family when Ethnik Grounds brings the month to a c...

ARC number format to match Taiwan national ID in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan government's planned change of the numbering system for its Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) to match the Taiwan national identification card is to go into ...

Taiwan rated No.1 country in world to 'work, make friends, and raise family in 2019'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was ranked by expats as the No. 1 country in the world to "work, make friends, and raise a family" this year based on a survey by InterNations. Busines...

Homeless American English teacher allegedly sets fire to bar in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A homeless American English teacher allegedly set fire to a bar in a campground in southern Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 20) and was arrested today (Sept. 23) for driving a motorcyc...

Expedia data reveals positive Taiwan tourism trends for 1st half of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday (Aug. 15), the international travel agency Expedia published data revealing tourism trends in Taiwan for the first half of 2019. According to the report, t...

Taiwan Air Force invites foreigners to attend public event at Hualien Air Base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Air Force is currently preparing for an air show and base tour scheduled for the Hualien Air Force Base, which will be open to the public Aug. 10. After fore...

Canadian man flying to Taiwan on July 14 to find missing brother

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian man who has been searching for the whereabouts of his brother, who has been missing for over two years and was last seen in eastern Taiwan, will travel to Taiwan fro...

Bulgarian man charged with DUI in Taipei pleads ignorance of law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When a Bulgarian man identified with the Chinese surname Keh (克) was pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) last Wednesday (May 15), he claimed that he was unaware o...

10 more foreigners join elite 'club' of naturalized Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ten more foreign professionals have been afforded the exclusive privileged of becoming naturalized Taiwanese citizens, while not being forced to relinquish the citizenship of t...

Drunk British English teacher bites cop on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British English teacher with a record of previous run-ins with the law in Taiwan was arrested recently for disturbing the peace and biting a police officer on a Taipei MRT tr...

Video shows middle-aged Taiwanese woman demand foreigner give up seat because she's 'old'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video surfaced on Wednesday (May 8) showing a middle-aged Taiwanese woman demanding in English that a foreign immigrant woman give up her priority seat because she is "old...

Canadian English teacher arrested for harassment, vandalism, assaulting officer in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian man suspected of suffering a mental disorder was arrested on Tuesday in southern Taiwan after he harassed a female convenience store clerk, smashed a car, and shoved...

Investigation begun after foreigner charged NT$400 for bag of fruit at Taipei night market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government has launched an investigation after a foreigner was allegedly overcharged for fruit in the city's famous Shilin Night Market. After a well-kno...

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...