FISU compliments Taipei’s efforts as Universiade host city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Summer Universiade opening ceremony left a good impression on the audience, especially on two important people--International University Sports Federation (FISU) Secretary-Gen...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - August 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The top stories this week included roof top apartment fire in Shihlin District that killed two foreign students, a black out that hit the entire country amidst swelte...

AP Explains: Why does a WWI general merit a Trump tweet?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is being criticized once again for lauding the alleged tactics of Gen. John Pershing in dealing with Islamic extremists in the Philippines at the turn of the l...

The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her rig...

The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her rig...

US announces deal to export pork to Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The United States said Thursday that it has agreed to terms on a deal to export pork to Argentina for the first time in 25 years. Argentina blocked imp...

AP EXPLAINS: Trump, Pershing and terrorism: a primer

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is being criticized once again for lauding the alleged tactics of Gen. John Pershing in dealing with Islamic extremists in the Philippines at the turn of the l...

Recommended places of interest along Taipei Metro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Riding on Taipei Metro is the best and most convenient way to explore Taipei and New Taipei City as many attractions and places of interest are located right beside or near Taipe...

Minnesota man accused of throwing pig's foot at Somalis

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — Authorities allege a Minnesota man threw a pig's foot at Somalis at a farmers market. Sixty-one-year-old Joe Fernkes of Willmar is charged with misdemeanor diso...

Braised pork broth carcinogenic: study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A study by a researcher at Fu Jen Catholic University has found that the old Taiwanese standbys -- aged braised pork, tea eggs, and pork broth -- could be c...

Taiwan headline news

The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Monday are as follows: @United Daily News: Aged braised pork sauce carcinogenic: study @China Times: Judicial reform requires popular support @Liberty Ti...

Shanghai Pavilion at Shangri-La’S Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei

Taipei, August, 2017 – Specially from August 4 to 13, Shanghai Pavilion has joined hands with Chef Bert Liu from Shangri-La Hotel, Shenyang to present a series of authentic northeast Chinese cui...

The biggest dining hall ever opened in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the biggest sporting event Taiwan has ever hosted is entering the countdown stage, Taipei 2017 Universiade’s athletes’ village will open on August 12, and alo...

Taiwan’s real food scandal – US imports

Brexit continues to dominate the headlines in the U.K. with plenty of attention now turning to the country’s place in the world once it has left the European Union in 2019. It is at that poin...

Shanghai Pavilion at Shangri-La Hotel

From August 4 to 13, Shanghai Pavilion has joined hands with Chef Bert Liu from Shangri-La Hotel, Shenyang to present a series of authentic northeast Chinese cuisines.Guests will not only enjoy a feas...