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Taiwan turns to Matsu for drought relief

Irrigation authorities in Taiwan are turning to Matsu on Sunday (March 7) for help to resolve the nation's drought, teaming up with Dajia Jenn Lann Temple in Taichung City, to pray to the deity fo...

Rainy weather forecast in Taiwan throughout weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Occasional showers are forecast for northern and eastern Taiwan today (Saturday, March 6) and tomorrow as a weather front approaches, with temperatures likely to dip sligh...

Taiwan's Tainan to conduct more self-driving bus tests with passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the completion of self-driving bus tests with passengers along the Shalun route in February, the city of Tainan will start tests along the Southern Taiwan Science Pa...

Taiwanese buy entire year's worth of pineapple exports to China in 4 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's ban on imports of Taiwan-grown pineapples, Taiwanese businesses and citizens made up for the potential shortfall in sales by buying an entire ye...

12 national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay, according to a news release posted by the Forestry Bureau. The bureau said that from Tuesday (Mar...

China says Taiwan pineapple ban not about politics as war of words escalates

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday denied accusations by Taiwan that a ban on pineapples from the island was about politics, saying it was purely a matter of biosecurity, in an escalating war of word...

Taiwan mostly sunny during holiday

Taiwan can expect mostly sunny or cloudy skies during the 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). There will be occasional rainfall on Sunday and Monday, as s...

Local officials lament China's halt of Taiwan pineapple imports

Local government leaders and people in Taiwan's agricultural sector expressed anger and disappointment Friday over China's decision to suspend imports of Taiwanese pineapples, with many hoping...

Western Taiwan blanketed by 'unhealthy air' for second day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Western Taiwan is being shrouded by a thick layer of polluted air for the second day in a row today (Feb. 26), with 13 weather stations flashing red alerts and 37 showing ...

Western Taiwan to see stricter water rationing amid drought

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tighter water restrictions are set to be introduced in many areas of western Taiwan today (Feb. 25) amid severe water shortages across the country. Tainan City and Chia...

Taiwan's 3-day holiday to see soggy start

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first day of Taiwan's three-day holiday will likely see wet weather, but conditions should begin to clear midway and the last day will likely see sunny skies. T...

YouTuber stabbed twice in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese YouTuber was attacked by four men Monday morning (Feb. 22), suffering two knife wounds to his back. On Monday morning, a 31-year-old Taiwanese YouTuber surn...

Whale installation in southern Taiwan wins US lighting award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Greetings from the Whale," a public art installation in Tainan, was recently recognized by the LIT Lighting Design Awards, according to the Tainan Tourism Burea...

ChipMOS SCHEDULES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2020 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL

HSINCHU, Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 and NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider...

Photo of the Day: Southern Taiwan from space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, a Japanese astronaut drew praise from many Taiwanese netizens for posting a photo of southern Taiwan captured from the International Space Station (ISS)....