With the success of the Games and China’s national dignity at stake, Beijing is doubling down on its 'zero-tolerance' COVID-19 policy
13 Jan 2022 12:55 PM
President Tsai Ing-wen was among the first on Monday to get the vaccine developed by Taipei-based Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corporation
23 Aug 2021 11:53 AM
Dramatic CCTV footage captured the moment the 140-metre (460-foot) long single-arch bridge came crashing down in Nanfangao.
02 Oct 2019 10:50 AM
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property as a result of the quake.
08 Aug 2019 9:25 AM
Ren told The Associated Press that she had to report her whereabouts to police using social media whenever she went out.
08 Jul 2019 5:43 PM
The weddings, which came a week after lawmakers took the unprecedented decision to legalise gay marriage.
24 May 2019 11:16 AM
'It’s a breakthrough, I have to say so,' said Shiau Hong-chi, professor of gender studies at Shih-Hsin University in Taiwan.
18 May 2019 1:03 PM
Bill which offers same-sex couples similar legal protections for marriage as heterosexuals, will take effect after Tsai signs it into law.
17 May 2019 12:24 PM
Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau says a strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the east.
18 Apr 2019 11:18 AM
Several carriages were overturned in the crash, which occurred in Yilan County near the coast on a line popular among tourists.
21 Oct 2018 7:11 PM
All of the 36 people inside were evacuated after the fire started at the hospice on the seventh hospital in New Taipei city.
13 Aug 2018 1:36 PM
The inferno raged through the eight-floor building of a circuit board maker, located in an industrial district in Taoyuan City.
29 Apr 2018 6:56 PM
Taiwan's five-day drill, codenamed 'Han Kuang', which means 'Han Glory', will start from 4 June.
24 Apr 2018 5:08 PM
A hotel and an apartment block were the worst hit by the quake in the port city of Hualien, according to the national fire agency.
07 Feb 2018 8:24 AM
The man who was arrested at the scene said he was expressing his political views and had stolen the sword from a museum.
18 Aug 2017 11:24 AM
The court said that if parliament does not make the change within 2 years, same-sex couples could register to marry regardless.
24 May 2017 3:07 PM
The ministry has said in the past that it has produced cruise missiles, but has never publicly stated their capabilities.
17 Mar 2017 2:56 AM
The charges against Ma stem from a 2013 lawsuit brought by DPP lawmaker Ker Chien-ming.
14 Mar 2017 1:01 PM
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