Taipei, Ting Shou-chung (???), the Kuomintang (KMT) candidate in the Nov. 24 Taipei mayoral race, said Thursday he will seek legal recourse to uphold fairness in the election, after a vote recount released earlier in the day showed him losing …Read More
Taipei, Temperatures in northern Taiwan are likely to drop to 13-14 degrees Celsius next week with the arrival of the first cold air mass of the winter, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday.
The cold air mass is forecast …Read More
Kaohsiung, An American man has been arrested for growing marijuana at his home in Kaohsiung, with a variety of marijuana products seized during a police raid of the property, Kaohsiung police announced Thursday.
According to the police, the 63-year-old U.S. …Read More
Taipei, Taiwan will relax value-added tax (VAT) refund rules for foreign visitors beginning next year, in an effort to spur spending by such visitors, the Ministry of Finance's National Taxation Bureau of Taipei announced Wednesday.
From Jan. 1, 2019, travelers …Read More
Taiwan needs to seek greater global support beyond the United States in its efforts to counter Beijing, which has been attempting to put the squeeze on the island, an American scholar has suggested.
Thomas J. Shattuck, a research associate at …Read More
Taipei, The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA), a project to help connect Canadian technology companies to the local market, launched on Wednesday in Taiwan.
Speaking during the launch ceremony in Taipei, Canada's top envoy to Taiwan, Jordan Reeves, said the CTA …Read More
Taipei, Germany's top envoy to Taiwan unveiled Wednesday a commemorative plaque at the former site of the German Empire's consulate in Taiwan.
Thomas Prinz, director-general of the German Institute Taipei, which represents Germany's interests in Taiwan in the absence of …Read More
Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 11 (CNA) Cooperation is the key to opening the door to prosperity and ensuring a safer, progressive and more democratic world, according to Taiwanese Tseng Yung-chuan (???), who was appointed last Saturday as the new chairman of …Read More
Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) A Taiwanese environmental group launched a creative guidebook Tuesday that lists 101 types of marine debris found in local waters, to educate the public about such waste and the importance of keeping shorelines clean.
The Guidebook …Read More
Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) Japan's top envoy to Taiwan expressed Tuesday his government's disappointment over a referendum result voted by Taiwan's public in late November to maintain a ban on imports of agricultural products and food from areas in Japan …Read More