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Taiwan’s Chunghwa Post adds four more languages to its ATMs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post announced on Tuesday (June 21) that it has added four more foreign languages to its ATMs around the country. The company said at a regular Ministry of Tra...

Taipei ranked 10th most livable city in world by Monocle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British fashion magazine Monocle has ranked Taipei City 10th on its list of most livable cities in the world for 2022. In the latest issue of the magazine, the authors ...

Tiananmen: Hong Kong tightens security to enforce vigil ban

Hong Kong's Victoria Park saw a heavy police presence on Saturday as authorities banned any public commemoration of the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. The park was traditiona...

Church shooter was motivated by hate of Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Orange County Police Sheriff's department on Monday (May 16) announced that a preliminary investigation has found that the deadly shooting at a Taiwanese congregat...

California church shooting motivated by anti-Taiwanese hate, authorities say

The gunman who carried out a shooting at a California church was motivated by his hate of Taiwanese people, authorities said. The shooter killed Dr. John Cheng and wounded five others during a lunch ...

Taiwanese man calls Indian 'Black man' for not wearing mask while drinking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indian man is pressing charges after a Taiwanese man allegedly hurled racial slurs at him for not wearing a mask as he drank coffee in a Hsinchu coffee shop. At 2:40...

How to beat rising living costs in Taiwan: Expat finance guru

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid rising inflation, a weakening Taiwan dollar, and climbing housing prices, the cost of living in Taiwan, like many parts of the world, is on the rise. This is espec...

Taiwanese pessimistic about prospect of US sending troops to help defend nation: Pollster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scenes of Ukrainians fighting against the invading Russian military have made Taiwanese less hopeful of American support in the event of a war in Taiwan, and this is refle...

It’s time to open up Taiwan’s reserves to foreign workers

A lot of people care about Taiwan. And under the shadow of Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, a lot of people appear to be ready to fight for Taiwan’s future should it come to that. A...

300 rally for Ukraine in Taipei's Liberty Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several hundred people attended a rally in Taipei on Sunday (March 6) to express support for the people of Ukraine, who are suffering from a full-scale invasion by Russian...

Hong Kong film on pro-democracy protests creates buzz in Taiwan

For some Hong Kongers, the monthslong anti-extradition bill protests may already feel like something from a distant past. But Hong Kongers living in Taiwan were recently reminded of the emotions as...

Ukrainian calls on Taiwanese government to assist countrymen studying in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Ukrainian on Sunday (Feb. 27) called on the Taiwanese government to give Ukrainian students in Taiwan a helping hand, as their financial support might be cut off by the ...

Live updates: Germany to send anti-tank weapons to Ukraine

The latest on the Russia's invasion of Ukraine: BERLIN — In a significant shift, the German government said Saturday it will send weapons and other supplies directly to Ukraine and ...

A Hong Kong journalist's 'survivor's guilt' amid media clampdown

Anita can still vividly recall the feeling of traumatization that she had when she saw notifications about news from Hong Kong on her phone in the early months of her life in Taiwan. She had left her...

Giving thanks for the past year in Taiwan and best wishes for the new year

Global problems persist… As we enter a new year, it is easy to be grim about the future. The continuing COVID-19 plague, ongoing PRC belligerence toward Taiwan and others, the Russian threat...