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Motorcyclist dies after slamming into back of parked truck in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A motorcyclist died on Monday morning (May 16) after slamming his scooter into the back of a truck temporarily parked on the motorcycle lane of a roadway in Taitung City. ...

UCLA's Johnny Juzang enters NBA draft after 2 seasons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s Johnny Juzang, one of the stars of the 2021 NCAA Tournament during the Bruins’ run to the Final Four, is entering the NBA draft. The junior...

Taiwan High Court upholds 8-month sentence for dog owner over deadly accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dog owner in Hsinchu City has had his eight-month prison sentence upheld by the Taiwan High Court for a fatal traffic accident the judges believe his dog caused. Th...

Video emerges of horrific scooter accident in northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video has emerged of a horrific accident involving two scooters in Dongshan Township, Yilan County, on Tuesday (Sept. 14). Yilan County’s Luodong Precinct said it...

7 trapped as firefighters evacuate over 700 from burning building in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A disorderly evacuation and traffic accident caused chaos after a residential building in downtown Taichung caught ablaze at around noon on Sunday (Sept. 12). Over 700 ...

Video shows grandma brush off crash in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Wednesday (Sept. 1) showing an elderly woman hopping back on her scooter moments after being involved in a dramatic traffic accident in western Taiwan. ...

Video shows pair narrowly escape injury from flying tire in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video released on Sunday (Aug. 29) shows a pair on a scooter manage to stay on their feet after being struck with a flying tire. At 1:53 p.m. on Sunday afternoon at the...

Salvadoran woman killed by cement mixer on Tainan street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Salvadoran woman was fatally struck by a concrete mixer while riding her scooter in Tainan Friday (May 7), and some are questioning the lack of local media coverage unti...

Deliverywoman killed by truck right after handing driver drink in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman was fatally hit by a truck shortly after she delivered a beverage to the vehicle's driver on a street in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung. According to the Q...

Japanese student dies 45 days after scooter accident in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of a Japanese student who died 45 days after a scooter accident in Taiwan has decided to donate his cornea for transplant, reports said Saturday (April 10). ...

Taiwan UBA basketball star, girlfriend die after making left turn on scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A star basketball player from the UBA (University Basketball Association) and his girlfriend perished in a car accident on Sunday (Dec. 20) in southern Taiwan. On Sunda...

Indonesian student dies in Taiwan scooter accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A student from Indonesia was killed and another injured when their scooter suddenly veered to the left and hit the median on a Kaohsiung road, reports said Saturday (Nov. ...

Taiwan teen woken from 62-day coma by words 'chicken fillet'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young man who had been badly injured from a traffic accident and had been in a coma for 62 days suddenly became conscious when he heard his brother mention his favorite ...

Taiwanese man in coma after falling on passing scooter from 5th floor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man living in New Taipei City on Monday (Nov. 2) suffered serious injuries after he fell from the fifth floor of his apartment building and landed on top of a passing sc...

Former Taiwanese child actress killed when scooter struck from behind by van

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former child actor was killed earlier this month when the scooter she was riding was struck from behind by a van. Earlier this month, Tsai Ya-chen (蔡亞臻), 37, who went...