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Video shows truck hit motorcycle from shoulder on Taiwan highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After facing a huge backlash for refusing to acknowledge that its truck driver was at fault when he struck a motorcycle, the seafood company that owns the truck has finall...

Vietnamese worker arrested for 'magic marker' license plate in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An unaccounted for Vietnamese worker was apprehended after an immigration officer spotted him riding a motorcycle in southern Taiwan with a homemade license plate. Whil...

Natchan Rera to resume N.E. Taiwan cruises from July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Natchan Rera (麗娜輪) passenger ship will resume sailing along the northeast coast of Taiwan between Suao in Yilan County and Hualien City from July 4, offering to ferry ...

Taiwan Foodpanda deliveryman seen riding NT$400,000 BMW motorcycle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens were shocked on Wednesday (Sept. 4) to see a Foodpanda deliveryman zipping around on a luxury sport motorcycle rather than the standard low-end scooter. O...

Kaohsiung mayor-elect Han was convicted for 'negligent homicide' 14 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though rumors had earlier swirled on social media in Taiwan that then Kuomintang (KMT) Kaohsiung mayoral candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) had been convicted over a decade ago for kil...

Photo of the Day: Motorcycle Santas spotted all over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Images and videos of packs of bikers dressed as Santa Clause have surfaced from many different parts of Taiwan on Christmas Day on the Facebook group Breaking News Commune (爆料公...

Whammo! NT$10 million Lambo totaled, 3 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Lamborghini valued at NT$10 million (US$333,000) crashed into a car, a motorcycle and a truck, injuring three people and totaling three vehicles, including his luxury sports ...

Motorcycle collides with u-turning bus, killing 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A heavy motorcycle collided with a Kamalan commuter bus as it attempted to make a u-turn at an intersection in Yilan County, resulting in the death of both the driver and passe...

Seven spooky places in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--During the 7th lunar month, also known as the ghost month, in Chinese culture, rumors of eerie and scary stories about encounters in and around spooky places spread. The followin...

Thousands of motorcyclists protest for right to travel on freeways

Thousands of riders of heavy motorcycles parked their bikes in front of the Presidential Office on Saturday to join a protest demanding the right to ride their vehicles on Taiwan's national freewa...

Photo of the Day: Batman on chopper in southern Taiwan

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- A Member of the Facebook group Breaking News Community (爆料公社) Lang Tzu-hao (浪子豪) posted a photo on Mar. 21, showing a motorcyclist with a Batman helmet and cape riding on a mod...

Record number of electric scooters sold in Taiwan

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) announced on Monday that electric scooter sales reached 20,000 units in 2016, a 98 percent increase from the previous year, and Economic...

Call for allowing heavy motorcycles on National Highways gains support

As of 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, more than 6,600 people have agreed that heavy motorcycles should be allowed on National Highways, according to a petition on the government's Public Policy Network Partic...

Hong Kong bikers following navigation to freeway stopped by police

Taipei, April 28 (CNA) Six Hong Kong tourists riding heavy motorcycles who were following a navigation system were stopped Thursday by police on the National Freeway No.5, where motorbikes are not a...