Alexa

More foreigners want to move to Taiwan amid COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American entrepreneur Dave Lu (呂曉龍) said he has seen more foreigners wanting to move to Taiwan since the global coronavirus outbreak began. In an interview wi...

Taiwan's new ARC numbers available Jan. 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government's change to the numbering system for the Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) and Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC), in order to have them "m...

French YouTuber's grandma knits sweater for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) posted of a sweater made by the grandmother of a French YouTuber have gone viral. Quentin Richard, who goes by the ha...

Photo of the Day: Cyberpunk Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indian student living in Taiwan captured this futuristic image of a neon-lit street in New Taipei at night. Amit Kattal told Taiwan News that he took the photo, whic...

Taiwan-based Caribbean writer launches book about her homeland

Taiwan-based Caribbean writer Peggy Carr on Wednesday (Dec. 16) launched her new book titled "Shape of a Warrior," a socio-cultural historical narrative about what life was like for the indi...

Second digit of new Taiwan ARC numbers will have 8 or 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government insists that although the second digit for the new numbering system of the Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) and Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) ...

ARC number format to match Taiwan ID in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government's planned change to the numbering system of the Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) and Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) to have them match the ...

New Taiwan kids show searches for stars of the future

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new Taiwan children’s reality TV show, “Action! Kids,” is looking for the nation’s new, up-and-coming film directors and video makers. Fifth- ...

British vlogger shares stories of getting outdoors in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British vlogger Richard Hazeldine is not only a big fan of Taiwanese cuisine, he is also enamored of the nation’s mountains and has committed to climbing its "1...

China propagandist confused about Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American YouTuber Nathan Rich, who goes by the handle "Hot Pot King" (火鍋大王), has released another video in which he does his master's bidding and erroneously...

Filipinos to donate care packages to Philippine typhoon victims

An international Filipino organization on Sunday called for donations of relief goods to be prepared as "balikbayan boxes" or care packages to be given to victims of Typhoon Vamco, which has...

Taiwan's Taitung offers exclusive tour packages, gifts for expats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County Government is targeting the 780,000 foreigners living in Taiwan by rolling out exclusive tour packages and offering a limited number of hand cream and trave...

Expatriates, Taiwanese on tenterhooks over US election result

Expatriates and Taiwanese gathered Wednesday (Nov. 4) in Taipei to watch the U.S. election unfold with nervous anticipation as they cheered and showed their support for their respective candidates. ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese Americans rally for Biden in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Americans living in Taiwan held a rally in Taipei on Saturday (Oct. 24) to garner support for Joe Biden in the coming U.S. presidential election. The event wa...

Taiwan donates US$400,000 to Vietnam in aid for flood victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan donated US$400,000 on Friday (Oct. 23) to Vietnam in aid after the country suffered the severest floods and landslides in decades. Richard Shih (石瑞琦), Taiwan&rsq...