New Taipei woman caught shirking quarantine on scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei woman was caught on Sunday (March 22) riding her scooter while she was supposed to be undergoing home quarantine for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Whil...

Taipei man murders motorist after argument with wife over dinner plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man is facing murder charges after fatally stabbing a man seated on his scooter after getting into an argument with his wife over where to go to eat. At about ...

Woman in critical condition after hitting cattle on highway in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A female driver whose vehicle hit multiple cows in Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung had no heartbeat and was not breathing when first responders reached her Sunday...

Taiwan YouTuber and wife attacked by stranger with baseball bat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known Taiwanese YouTuber Tsai Aga (蔡阿嘎) and his pregnant wife were assaulted by an unknown stranger Wednesday (March 4) at an intersection near their home in Taipei. ...

Historic Paris train station evacuated due to nearby fire

PARIS (AP) — Police evacuated an historic Paris train station on Friday after a fire engulfed multiple vehicles and sent a large cloud of black smoke over the neighborhood. Police sa...

Taiwan gears up for 5G era: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) envisions an era of fifth-generation (5G) networks as the country moves toward a digital economy and continues its industrial transformation. ...

Near free bus fare plan hits the road in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Public buses charging passengers a maximum of NT$10 (about 33 cents) began to hit the road in the western city of Taichung on Lunar New Year's Day, according to a news...

Chaos greets inaugural Nanyao Temple race in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The "First Incense" event of the Lunar New Year in Changhua County on Friday (Jan. 25) was a mini-marathon-style activity that ended in a number of injuries &mda...

Candidates for chairmanship of Taiwan's KMT seek party reset

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three KMT members, Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), Chang Ya-chung (張亞中), and Wu Zhi-chang (武之璋), have announced bids to become the party's next chairman with the urge to reset aft...

Texas A&M routs Vanderbilt 69-50 with Nesmith out for Dores

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andre Gordon scored 15 points, and Texas A&M beat Vanderbilt 69-50 Saturday to spoil the Commodores' Southeastern Conference home opener. The Commodores'...

Dave Burd, aka Lil Dicky, brings comic styling to television

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Dave Burd's persona as rapper Lil Dicky is already a hit, having released music with some of the genre's biggest names. Now Burd is taking his comical and rel...

CES Gadget Show: Pizza from robots, underwater scooters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robots were front and center at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. One even made pizza. The annual CES technology conference in Las Vegas runs through Friday and offe...

Electric scooter injuries surge along with their popularity

Electric scooter injuries have surged along with their popularity in the United States, nearly tripling over four years, researchers said in a study published Wednesday. Nearly 40,00...

CES tech show: Voice for the gas pump, sensors for the plant

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A connected world means paying for gas with your voice and sensing when a plant needs water. The annual CES technology conference in Las Vegas runs through Friday a...

2020 Taipei Lantern Festival to light up twin venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's Taipei Lantern Festival, set for Feb. 8-16, will be held at two venues, with one on the western, historic side of the city, and another at the far eastern ...