Photo of the Day: 'No Coal'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Before the start of a march in Taichung to protest against air pollution on Sunday, hundreds formed an outline with their bodies in Taichung City Council Square which read &quo...

Anti-pollution protests held in Taichung and Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Thousands marched in anti-pollution parades in Taichung and Kaohsiung yesterday calling for the government to take measures to reduce Taiwan's reliance on coal for power pr...

Island named 'Formosa' by Portuguese may not be Taiwan: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In textbooks and tourist brochures, the standard line is that upon first sight, Portuguese sailors in 1542 dubbed Taiwan "Ilha Formosa" or "Beautiful Island,&quo...

Photo of the Day: 3D topographic wood map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- MeridianMaps.co recently created a wooden topographical map of Taiwan posted an image of the piece on the social media group Reddit on Sept. 28, eventually garnering 141 upvote...

Photo of the Day: Man Ray tries to teach Patrick Star about Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American student Aaron Fossedal recently posted his version of a Sponge Bob meme showing one character trying to explain the simple logic of Taiwan being a separate country fro...

Taiwan flag design back in focus after Emirates Airlines flag pin debacle

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) -- Last week's furor at Emirates Airlines over whether or not staff should be able to wear Taiwan flag pin badges has put the issue of the Taiwan flag firmly back on the news ...

NPM opens exhibition at HSR Chiayi station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The National Palace Museum (NPM) opened an exhibition at the high-speed railway station in Chiayi County Monday for a run scheduled to last for over three months, in a move to ...

Exchange Student having fun on Chinese New Year with Lantern drawing

Taipei Jingwen High School opens different Chinese traditional culture courses for six exchange students from Europe, the U.S. and Japan to experience the traditional Chinese New Year celebrations in ...

Formosan black bear claws way to 2017 Taipei Universiade mascot win

Taipei, April 30 (CNA) A design featuring a Formosan black bear surrounded by other creatures unique to Taiwan has been selected by Taipei citizens as the mascot of the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiad...