Taiwan Council of Agriculture partners with Fubon for banana crop insurance scheme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fubon Property and Casualty Insurance has launched a “banana plant crop” insurance scheme in cooperation with the Executive Yuan’s Council of Agriculture...

Interview: Gloria Hotel Group CEO revives family fortunes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- John Chen's (陳炯福) decision to return to Taiwan and take over the family-owned hotel business was wildly successful, as shown by the ever-expanding size of Gloria Outlets. ...

Breaking News: Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck at 1:01 p.m. in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County, where an intensity level of 7 was felt, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). ...

2019 Creative Expo Taiwan to open at five spots in Taipei on April 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Creative Expo Taiwan explores the dynamic intersection of tradition and innovation via a series of free events at five cultural hubs across Taipei. This year&r...

Taiwan to conduct annual live-fire military exercises in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Air Force and Navy are set to carry out the annual Han Kuang military exercises from May 27 to May 31 in the country's eastern territorial waters and airspac...

Chinese academic’s deportation from Taiwan ‘justified’: Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Taiwan will deport anyone who intends to push for military unification during his or her sojourn on the island, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Saturda...

Free recreational water activities in Taiwan’s Dapeng Bay from April 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dapeng Bay (大鵬灣) in southern Taiwan’s Pingtung County will host a series of free recreational water activities in April. Those who missed the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festi...

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocks southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolted southern Taiwan's Pingtung County at 5:24 a.m. on Saturday (April 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of t...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks SE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan's Taitung County at 9:56 a.m., while much of the rest of the country felt its shock waves, according to the Central We...

All of Taiwan rocked by magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck in Taiwan's Taitung County at 9:52 a.m. this morning, with all of Taiwan feeling the tremors, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB...

Lamborghini smashes into CPC corp. semi-tanker on Taiwan highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Around 8:00 a.m. March 31, on Taiwan Highway No. 9 in Pingtung County, a Lamborghini and a CPC Corp. semi-tanker collided in spectacular fashion, flipping the semi off the...

Wind system forecast to lower temperatures in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- With northeasterly winds moving in, daytime temperatures in northern Taiwan are forecast to fall to some extent on Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The CWB s...

US city mayor pledges to strengthen ties with township in Taiwan's Pingtung

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The mayor of Sunny Isles Beach in Florida pledged Friday to continue to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with Pingtung County's Hengchun Township, which established sister ties...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese photographer awarded for graduation photos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese photographer Yang Wen-yi (楊文逸) on Saturday (March 23) received an Outstanding Young Persons Award from the New Taipei City government for his volunteer efforts to hel...

Guanziling in Tainan blessed with Taiwan’s only 'mud hot springs'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Guanziling (關子嶺) in Tainan City’s Baihe District (白河區) is blessed with Taiwan’s only “mud hot springs" (泥漿溫泉), according to the city’s Tourism...