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  • College student charged with Taiwan subway murders

    Taipei News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    A 21-year-old college student was charged Monday with multiple counts of murder and attempted murder for a knife attack on a subway train in May, according to the New Taipei prosecutors ...

  • Typhoon Matmo forces closures Wednesday

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Typhoon Matmo was expected to cross Taiwan from east to west as schools and offices in most of the country were forced to shut down Wednesday. The storm was expected to make landfall on the east ...

  • Real wages still below 1998 level

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Real wages early this year stayed below the level first reached 16 years ago when inflation was taken into account, reports said Tuesday. The Cabinet's ...

  • Independents want right to supervise ballot counting

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Ko Wen-je and Neil Peng visited the Legislative Yuan today to demand the right for independent candidates to send supervisors to monitor the counting ...

  • 90-year-old woman unable to get divorce after 20-year separation

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A 90-year-old Taipei woman complained Tuesday that she was unable to understand why her divorce case was overruled by the Taiwan High Court, despite the fact that she and her ...

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  • Typhoon Matmo expected to make landfall around midnight Tuesday

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Typhoon Matmo is expectd to make landfall on southeastern Taiwan at around midnight Tuesday, with winds gusting up to 183 kph and torrential rain, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said late Tuesday. ...

  • Taipei schools offices YouBike rentals suspended due to typhoon

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Typhoon Matmo continued to approach Taiwan Tuesday, the Taipei city government announced the closure of schools and offices the following day and said YouBike, its bike rental system, would be ...

  • Donations help Japanese in coma return home via medevac

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Japan ese man hospitalized in Taiwan in a coma for two weeks boarded an emergency medical charter plane to return home Tuesday, paid for with donations from Taiwanese benefactors. Kiyoshi Kawauchi, ...

  • Schools offices to close all across Taiwan Wednesday

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) All administrative areas across Taiwan except Lienchiang County announced Tuesday that schools and offices will be closed Wednesday in anticipation of heavy rain brought ...

  • Ex-VP Siew calls for new model for cross-strait cooperation

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    China should establish "cooperative free trade zones" to avoid "zero-sum" competition in trade and economics. Speaking at an economic forum organized by CommonWealth Magazine, ...

  • Some international flights canceled postponed due to typhoon

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    China Southern Airlines will cancel Flights CZ3011/CZ3012 between Taoyuan and Shenyang, Liaoning Province; CZ3019/CZ3020 between Taoyuan and Guilin in Guangxi; CZ3045/CZ3046 between Taoyuan and ...

  • More than 2200 land crabs on Green Island killed by vehicles

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) More than 2,200 female land crabs have been run over by passing cars and motorcycles while trying to return to their inland habitat after spawning on the coast of outlying ...

  • Trading closed Wednesday due to typhoon

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Trading will be suspended on the Taiwan Stock Exchange Wednesday amid closures of offices and schools in the capital due to the approach ...

  • School office closures announced around Taiwan ahead of typhoon

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Typhoon Matmo draws closer to northeast Taiwan. As of 8:15 p.m., closures had been announced for schools and offices in Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung, Taoyuan, and Hsinchu city and county in the ...

  • ROC allys attendance at BRICS meeting wont affect ties MOFA

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes's attendance at a meeting last week in Brazil that brought together South American leaders and leaders of the ...

  • Taiwanese steel mill in Vietnam awarded compensation for riots

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A steel mill owned by Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group in Vietnam has been awarded compensation of 50.35 billion Vietnamese dong (US$2.4 million) for its losses in recent ...

  • Newborn dies of enterovirus infection

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A 25-day-old infant died Monday in southern Taiwan after becoming infected with echovirus type 11, making him the youngest victim of human enterovirus this year, the Centers ...

  • 34 people test positive for AIDS through home saliva screening

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 29 (CNA) Thirty-four people have tested positive for AIDS using a rapid saliva screening kit provided by several civic groups, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday. Seven ...

  • United Daily News DPP handling of independence clause too shallow

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    DPP 's controversial Taiwan independence clause. Tsai's decision to send the contentious clause, which some want to "freeze," to the Central Executive Committee was made because ...

  • Lanyu records 154 mm of rain within 24 hours as storm nears

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Typhoon Matmo approaches, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Tuesday. The rainfall on Green Island, also off Taitung County, has reached 97 mm, weathermen at the bureau said, noting that strong ...

  • Ex-immigration head set to represent KMT in Keelung mayoral race

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    election in Keelung after the party pulled its backing from its original nominee early this month. Hsieh, currently a senior adviser to the National Security Council, said ...

  • Average wage in May up 5 from April

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) The average wage in Taiwan for May rose about 5 percent from a month earlier as the local economy showed signs of improvement, prompting employers to give their employees ...

  • Executive Yuans youth advisers meet to convey public opinion

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Twenty-two members of the first-ever youth advisory group organized by the Executive Yuan held their first meeting Tuesday, with some pledging to provide consultations and ...

  • Deutsche Bank reiterates buy rating on TSMC H2 20nm performance

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Even though Taiwan's semiconductor shares have taken a hit recently including TSMC (2330) losing 16nm orders to Samsung, foreign institutional investor Deutsche Bank expresses optimism in its ...

  • Camp organized to help Taiwan youth with international affairs

    Taiwan News Online - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A summer camp aimed at increasing Taiwanese youth's understanding of international affairs and the development of non-government organizations (NGO's) will be held ...

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