Taiwan receipt lottery winner buys rice ball for NT$27, pockets NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A lucky FamilyMart customer who bought a rice ball for a mere NT$27 (US$0.88) has won the NT$10 million special...

Filipino Christmas celebrations to kick off Sunday in Taiwan’s Taoyuan

The Philippine representative office will host a Christmas celebration in Taoyuan on Sunday to spread festive cheer for Filipinos in Taiwan with prizes, cultural...

Mercury drops to 10 degrees Celsius in W. Taiwan, snow possible Fri.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold air mass blows into Taiwan, the western part of the country saw the mercury plunge to 10.3...

Taiwan’s legislature passes amendment banning disinformation about animal diseases

People spreading misleading rumors about animal diseases liable...

Schools asked to give notice of China trips as a safeguard: MOE

A decision by the Taiwan government to require advance notice of any planned school trips to China for educational exchanges is aimed at protecting...

Average monthly salary in Taiwan nearly NT$40,000: DGBAS

Employees in Taiwan, including part-time workers, on average earned a regular salary of NT$39,191 (US$1,285) in May, the Cabinet-level Directorate General of Budget,...

Fireman bitten by highly venomous Taiwan habu in Keelung B&B

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A firefighter was hospitalized after he was bitten by a venomous viper while trying to remove it from a bed...

Homeless American English teacher charged with arson in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A homeless American English teacher has been charged with arson for allegedly setting fire to a bar at a campground...

63 percent of Taiwanese inclined to work overseas next year: report

Sixty-three percent of Taiwanese said they are inclined to work overseas in 2020 as the country continues to face a serious brain drain due...

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