As the new e-bike helmet law went into effect across Taiwan on October 1, New Taipei police have issued hundreds of tickets.
Zhang Daqian’s “Glacial Mountains in the Mist” (春山雲瀑) is set to be auctioned at Sotheby’s on October 7 amid claims that it was stolen 30 years ago.
The fire department had to be called in to capture a 6-meter-long Burmese python that had been found in Kaohsiung’s Niaosong District.
The new library in New Taipei’s Ruifang is expected to become a landmark in the town that mostly attracts tourists on their way to Jiufen and Pingxi.
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan will begin offering free bus transfers from train stations in the city to provide greater public transportation options.
Foxconn released a statement on Monday addressing online rumors that founder Terry Gou had a large debt owed to Chinese banks.
Taiwan High Speed Rail announced that it will continue to monitor the path of tropical storm Mitag and adjust the train schedule to ensure passenger safety.
Coffee shops across Taiwan will celebrate International Coffee Day on Oct. 1 with special offers to keep the population caffeinated.
A water treatment facility opened on Sept. 27 in Tainan. It is expected to improve water quality in wetland habitats for Taiwan’s black-faced spoonbills.
Taiwan had the 4th longest annual working hours in the world in 2018, according to OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics database.
Authorities in Kinmen have seized 43 crates of illegally imported hairy crabs from China at the start of the season. It’s the first such seizure this year.
A former Taiwan FDA inspector has been sentenced for accepting bribes and leaking trade secrets related to pharmaceutical manufacturer inspections.
Nantou Forest District officials caught two men suspected of trapping a Taiwanese macaque in Yunlin County last week.
Fraudsters allegedly used the Dalin Township mayor’s name in an attempt to scam his distant relatives out of their savings.
The Smithsonian Magazine is bringing its Free Museum Day to Taiwan with the National Palace Museum offering free admission to US guests.
Kaohsiung International Airport in southwestern Taiwan received a bomb threat on Friday. After inspection, the threat turned out to be a false alarm.
Prosecutors in Changhua, Taiwan, are seeking a heavy penatly for two people accussed of illegal dumping wastewater, which affected area crops.
Produce samples in Taipei found that more than 10% of produce in the city contains excessive amounts of pesticide residue.
Taiwan-born author Li Kotomi has been shortlisted for Japan’s prestigious Akutagawa Prize, awarded to emerging writers in the country.
Dead pigs dumped along the river in Pingtung County have raised concerns over the possible spread of African swine fever to Taiwan.