Former sugar mill in southern Taiwan to be turned into film studio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture has approved funds of NT$120 million to transform a former sugar mill in Tainan into a film studio, with the aim of providing better facilitie...

Water supply temporarily cut to 590,000 homes in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over 590,000 households in Kaohsiung City (高雄市) will be affected by water supply restrictions for 32 hours on Sept. 19-20, as improvements are made to water infrastructure...

Confucius supports southern Taiwan’s history and culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legendary philosopher Confucius (孔子) has been recruited by the Tainan County Government (臺南市政府) to promote the region as a tourist destination and to encourage deeper unde...

Over 120 leaders to converge for city forum in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second annual Global Harbor City Forum will kick off in Kaohsiung City (高雄市) on Sept. 25, bringing together more than 120 city leaders from 25 countries, reported CNA....

Taiwanese solar cell maker Motech ends contract with over 300 migrant workers prematurely 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese solar PV cell manufacturer Motech announced Monday, Sept. 17, it will terminate employment contracts with more than 300 migrant workers prematurely...

Sporadic rain expected over Moon Festival holiday in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The festive mood among people in Taiwan for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival could be dampened as sporadic rain is forecast for the long weekend starting Sept. 22, the Cen...

Typhoon Mangkhut's periphery likely to bring rain to parts of Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Typhoon Mangkhut's periphery is expected to continue bringing rain to Taiwan on Sunday, although the sea warning for the typhoon was lifted Saturday night. People in Pingtung Co...

Taiwan nabs truck-load of illegal shark meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan authorities seized over 30 tones of illegal shark meat at Kaohsiung Xiagang Fishing Harbor (高雄小港漁港) on Sept. 5, the Fisheries Agency (漁業署) said in a statement yeste...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut to bring heavy rain to eastern, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecaster Liu Pei-teng (劉沛滕) says that though Super Typhoon Mangkhut will not strike Taiwan directly, because the radius of the category 7 ty...

Taiwan unlikely to issue sea warning for Typhoon Mangkhut

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday there is little chance that it would issue a sea warning for Typhoon Mangkhut as the storm has veered further south than expected....

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in southern Taiwan with a SE Asian Cultural Event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Pingtung County Government is going to hold a "Southeast Asian Culture Festival" on Sept. 16 to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Cooperating with the Ministry of...

Taiwan boasts two museums among Top 25 Museums in Asia: TripAdvisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The travel site TripAdvisor has released their annual rankings of museums and landmarks all over the globe, based on user reviews. In this year’s Travelers’...

Typhoon Mangkhut could be strongest of year, Taiwan within 'margin of error'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Typhoon Mangkhut lashed Guam yesterday, it now appears on a path bound for the waters south of Taiwan, could soon develop into the strongest typhoon of the year and ...

Typhoon Mangkhut growing in strength, likely to affect Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Mangkhut is continuing to strengthen and is currently on a path to barrel just south of Taiwan, however due to its large size, its periphery is still anticipa...

Video shows Japanese nationalist kick comfort woman statue in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Less than a month after statue dedicated to Taiwanese “comfort women” of World War II was unveiled in Tainan, surveillance video footage has emerged of a ...