Lantern-maker Lin Chow-chin is part of a growing movement on the island to make the celebrations greener, creating sustainable lights.
12 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
The law came into effect Saturday, two years after it was passed by parliament -- a period meant to prepare shelters for the ban.
05 Feb 2017 4:06 PM
China maintains a standing threat to use force to achieve its goal of absorbing Taiwan.
01 Jan 2017 7:17 AM
TransAsia incurred losses of Tw$2.2 billion in the first three quarters of this year, and in October its budget airline V Air folded.
22 Nov 2016 1:14 PM
Taiwan’s leading museum said on Thursday it will remove statues donated by actor Jackie Chan that were attacked by anti-China protesters late last year as relations sour between the island and Beijing
23 Sep 2016 2:40 AM
Taiwan’s Investment Commission said on Wednesday it is set to order Uber Technologies Inc to exit the domestic market, saying the global ride-hailing giant misrepresented its business as an Internet-b
04 Aug 2016 7:10 AM
Video from the scene showed both of the bus's doors were pressed up against the highway's guard rail, making them impossible to open.
19 Jul 2016 3:53 PM
Ferocious winds battered the island at close to 200 kilometres per hour with Taitung recording the strongest gusts since 1901.
08 Jul 2016 2:54 PM
Outraged Taiwanese took to the Internet Thursday to slam sexist comments by a Chinese analyst who said the island’s new President practises “emotional” politics because she is a single woman.
27 May 2016 4:26 AM
Foxconnwill pay about $3.5 billion for a two-thirds stake,cutting its initial offer by nearly $900 million.
31 Mar 2016 12:02 PM
Foxconn spokesman Simon Hsing (right) announces the approval of the purchase of a controlling stake in Japan’s Sharp Corp. in Taipei, Taiwan, on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)
31 Mar 2016 1:47 AM
Taiwan on Wednesday gave its first ever international press tour of a disputed island in the South China Sea to boost its claim, less than two months after a visit by its leader sparked protests from
24 Mar 2016 6:43 AM
Govt prosecutors detained 3 construction company executives on suspicion of professional negligence resulting in death of people.
11 Feb 2016 1:50 PM
8-year-old girl, three others rescued 2 days after earthquake
09 Feb 2016 6:11 AM
Taiwan’s Foxconn is aiming to finalise a deal to acquire Japan’s Sharp Corp by the end of the month, after the two firms reached a consensus on most points, Foxconn Chief Executive Officer Terry Gou s
08 Feb 2016 10:56 PM
The emergency center in Tainan, the worst-hit city, said that 171 people had been rescued from the building.
07 Feb 2016 3:40 PM
Firefighters, police, soldiers and volunteers combed through the ruins, some using their hands, as temperatures dropped.
07 Feb 2016 9:34 AM
Rescuers were searching on Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn and caused a high-rise residential building to collap
07 Feb 2016 5:23 AM
Taiwan’s Foxconn is aiming to finalize a deal to acquire Japan’s Sharp Corp (6753.T) by the end of the month, after the two firms reached a consensus on most points, Foxconn chief executive officer Te
05 Feb 2016 10:32 PM
Taiwan on Wednesday approved a plan by its leading chipmaker to build a $3 billion plant in China using state-of-the-art technology, after easing curbs on high-tech investment in the mainland.
04 Feb 2016 11:16 PM