Three Taiwanese suspects arrested in NT$300,000 robbery of Malaysian visitor

Three Taiwanese men were arrested for allegedly robbing a Malaysian tourist of NT$300,000 (US$10,050) in Taipei recently, city police said Wednesday. The Malaysian woman was duped into taking what ...

Taipei 101 disappears as China dust storm attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a monstrous dust storm descends on Taiwan, "red" pollution alerts have been issued at weather stations across northern Taiwan, and visibility has become so po...

90 newlyweds at Taipower's group wedding in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ninety couples got married at the Taiwan Power Company group wedding at Yangmingshan Chung-Shan Hall on Saturday (Oct. 26), making it the second highest number of couples to be ...

Taiwan to send gifts to new emperor of Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coronation ceremony for the new emperor of Japan, Naruhito (德仁), will be held in Tokyo on Tuesday (Oct. 22), with many global political leaders and members of royalty ...

A volcanic wonderland in Taipei’s Beitou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It’s the end of September yet the summer heat still lingers and everywhere people are out they seek shade from the sun. Look no further than Lovers' Waterfall (情...

Taipei Astronomical Museum to livestream Perseids meteor shower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The annual Perseids meteor shower will hit its crescendo Tuesday (Aug. 13) night, and armchair astronomers can tune in to a livestream on the Taipei Astronomical Museum'...

Sea, land warnings in place for 10 counties, cities as Typhoon Lekima lashes Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CBW) still has sea and land warnings in place for 10 counties and cities in Taiwan as the effects of Typhoon Lekima are expected to reach their peak...

Earthquake in Taipei's Beitou caused by common volcanic activity: CWB

Taipei, Aug. 7 (CNA) An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale that struck Beitou in the Taipei area early Wednesday was caused by common volcanic activity in the region, the Central ...

Archer sentenced to death for gruesome murder of woman in Taipei's Huashan Grassland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An archery instructor has been found guilty of murdering his female student and dismembering her into 13 pieces and has been sentenced to death. After meeting with an archer...

Malaysian officials in Taiwan to boost Chinese language exchanges

A group of Malaysian education officials was in Taipei on Monday on an exchange program organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) aimed at promoting greater cooperation on Chinese language instruct...

Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes proven active: scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After carrying out a long-term study, a research team at Academia Sinica has determined that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) and Guishan Island are both active volcanoes and a vo...

Taiwan President Tsai and challenger ex-Premier Lai discussed primary system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) talked without aides present from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday (May 28) at a location in Taipei City’s Yangmings...

Enjoy a relaxing early summer walk in Taipei’s Zhuzihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the calla lily flower's season in Yangmingshan Zhuzihu is quieting down, Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) gives the public another reason to still co...

Taiwan ITRI wins Edison Awards with world's 1st V2X smart road safety solution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI) took home a big award in New York on Thursday, among IBM, 3M, and other international tech giants, for its smart r...

Taipei Metro rolls out senior-only hot deals April-June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Metro is introducing a three-month long program to encourage MRT travel among seniors from across Taiwan. For every 30 rides taken on the Taipei Metro between Ap...