Taiwan wins 10 golds at 2018 Computer Olympiad

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan captured 10 golds, 11 silvers and 10 bronze medals at the 21st Computer Olympiad, according to the official website of the Computer Olympiad on Friday. A total of 103 teams f...

Nintendo Download: Game. Set. FUN!

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: This press release features multimedia. View the full release he...

Nintendo Download: Game. Set. FUN!

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: This press release features multimedia. View the full release he...

Explore an abandoned Chinese village now engulfed by nature

HOUTOUWAN, China (AP) — Blanketed with greenery, the ghost town is perched atop cliffs looking west into sea mists obscuring the horizon. Abandoned homes ravaged by weather and creeping vines stand si...

Man wins NT$2 million Taiwan Super 777 scratch lottery jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A young man from Taiwan's outer island of Penghu spent NT$200 (US$6.68) on a Super 777 scratch lottery ticket and yesterday was announced the winner of its NT$2 million jac...

Love from three sisters turns grandma’s village in southern Taiwan into tourist attraction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As three sisters’ love for their grandma has turned a village in southern Taiwan into a tourist attraction, many elderly people who live alone in the village are out s...

Taiwanese woman places mahjong set at burial site so deceased family members can continue playing games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Taiwanese woman has placed a mahjong set at a tree burial site for three deceased family members in the hopes that they can continue playing the Chinese game and have good...

Western brand, Chinese characteristics: Club Med at Guilin

GUILIN, China (AP) — After 10 days of crisscrossing southwestern China by high-speed train with two young children in tow, exploring minority villages amid rugged scenery and often sleeping in grimy h...

You know you've been a foreigner in Taiwan too long when...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Facebook user in the group Foreigners in Taiwan (外國人在台灣) yesterday posted a document which was dated 2000 listing the many humorous ways a foreigner knows they have lived in ...

Fast and Furious: Tomb Sweeping Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A netizen on Breaking News Community (爆料公社) posted photos of a full scale, yellow paper model of a Lamborghini with intricate detail created to honor their ancestors, all to be...

Série spéciale: Le Nouvel An lunaire – (3) Le Réveillon et Shǒusuì

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Une coutume ancienne a lieu au réveillon du Nouvel An lunaire, «shǒusuì» (守歲). Cela provient de la vieille croyance d’un monstre cruel qui blesse...

Investigators scramble to crack 8 deaths and 1 injured cold case days before deadline

Authorities scrambled to interview a person of interest on Wednesday, only five days before the expiration of the period of prescription of a cold case that involved eight deaths and one injured in 19...

Nintendo News: Nintendo Download, Oct. 13, 2016: The Happiest eShop on Earth

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 13, 2016--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full relea...

TaiwanFest events to promote cultural exchanges in Canada

A series of cultural events being organized by a Taiwanese community based in Canada will take place there from August to promote exchanges between Taiwan and Canada, with the events this year also fe...