Foreign students in Taiwan not subject to 20-hour working limit during school breaks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) reminded international students in Taiwan that they may work unrestrictedly during summer and winter vacations and that they are not subject to...

Taiwanese students fight Wuhan virus with robotic Lego alcohol sprayer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese students at an elementary school in southern Taiwan have gained worldwide media attention after they created a Lego robot that dispenses disinfectant to fight of...

Taiwan's students return to school after extended winter break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of schools across Taiwan welcomed back their students on Tuesday (Feb. 25) after the opening day of spring semester was postponed due to the Wuhan coronavirus (C...

SW Taiwan promotes popular lake for break from coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City in southwestern Taiwan is promoting its popular Hutoupi (Tiger Head Lake) in Xinhua District as a good place to visit during the COVID-19 outbreak. It's...

Do masks offer protection from new virus? It depends

SEATTLE (AP) — People around the world are buying up protective face masks in hopes of keeping the new virus from China at bay. Some companies have required them for employees. Schools in South Korea ...

Trump slams 'unfair' Pelosi delay, rallies conservatives

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump complained Saturday about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's delayed transmission of the articles of impeachment to the Senate, which may delay a trial in...

Klinsmann with much work to do to revive Hertha Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Jürgen Klinsmann is still finding things difficult despite winning his first match as coach of Hertha Berlin. Vladimir Darida's 53rd-minute goal was enough to give Hert...

New Thailand visa requires proof of finances

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — The Thailand Trade and Economic Office (Taipei) announced its new e-visa application and online payment system will be implemented from Saturday (Nov. 30) and applicants will n...

Build it and the Super Bowl will come

Build it and the Super Bowl will come. While that's not exactly how the sites of the NFL's championship extravaganza are determined, it sure doesn't hurt to have a brand new, billion...

California storms bring fear of devastating mudslides

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year after a mudslide swept through a fire-devastated California town, killing 21 people, residents of hundreds homes in burn areas were told to pack up and leave as a Pacific sto...

Taipei rolls out combo ticket to Astronomical Museum and Children’s Amusement Park offering 50%+ discount

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Beginning today (July 1), the Taipei Astronomical Museum and Taipei Children’s Amusement Park will roll out combo admission tickets for NT$200 —offering more tha...

Russia's World Cup drives some students to rare protests

MOSCOW (AP) — Many students would be delighted to have the World Cup in town, but not Maria Cheremnova. The 20-year-old physics student in Moscow is one of thousands campaigning agai...

‘We’re All Smurfs’ world tour exhibition arrives in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Created by Belgian comic artist Peyo in 1958, the cartoon strip “Smurfs” centered on a fictional colony of small blue human-like creatures living in mushroom-shaped...

Taipei Police Commissioner visits high schools to promote anti-drug campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Before the upcoming winter vacation, the Taipei City Police Department (TCPD) is working with high schools to actively promote “Concrete Measures against Drug Abuse.&rdq...

Taiwan’s amusement parks announce preferential measures for winter vacation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Amusement parks in Taiwan jointly announced a collective goal for their charity endeavor in 2018 as well as their respective preferential measure for the winter vacation in ...