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PH2019-09-18 09:00
Cliffside trail in Taiwan's Taroko National Park to be closed through October

The famous Shakadang Trail (砂卡礑步道) at Hualien's Taroko Gorge National Park will be closed to visitors for five weeks while it undergoes maintenance to improve drainage. The Shakadang hiking tra...

PH2019-09-17 12:00
Taiwan Coast Guard dog squad beefs up border security

The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) of Taiwan launched a dog unit for its Northern Branch on Monday (Sept. 16) in a bid to crack down on border crime and bolster disease prevention. The canine uni...

PH2019-09-16 16:00
Taiwan government to allocate NT$40 billion to long-term care for 2020

The government has plans to allocate NT$40 billion in funds for long-term care services in 2020, said President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Sept. 16). The president paid a visit to the Blessed an...

PH2019-09-16 11:00
Rescued bear cub in S. Taiwan receives name at Bunun ceremony

Local indigenous Bunun communities in Taiwan’s Taitung County that have been caring for an abandoned black bear cub have decided to name the cub after a village matriarch named Mulas, according ...

PH2019-09-15 16:00
New Taipei sushi restaurant heavily damaged by fire

On the final day of the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday weekend, a popular sushi restaurant in New Taipei district caught fire and suffered serious damage before being extinguished by firefighters. The...

PH2019-09-13 16:00
Memorial for Filipina killed by acid spill to be held in W. Taiwan today

A memorial for Deserie Castro Tagubasi, a Filipina factory worker who died from an acid spill at an electronics factory in western Taiwan, will be held this evening (Sept. 12) in Miaoli County. The...

PH2019-09-10 09:00
New figures show Taiwan society is aging quickly

The percentage of Taiwan’s population aged 65 or more now stands at 15 percent in 15 of the country’s municipalities, with fewer births than deaths recorded island-wide this year. The l...

PH2019-09-07 09:00
Taiwan to import more than 300 migrant workers for farm jobs

Taiwan will see the arrival of the first batch of migrant laborers who will be working on farms on a short-term basis starting later this month. The measure was implemented following the Ministry o...

PH2019-09-05 14:00
Woman in Taiwan hospital measles outbreak took several trips on Taipei MRT

A young woman who is the 10th case in an outbreak of measles at Taipei’s Cathay General Hospital took at least four trips on the capital’s Mass Rapid Transit system, the Centers for Diseas...

PH2019-09-04 09:00
Daughter of Vietnamese immigrant receives desk after testing into top Taiwan school

The daughter of a Vietnamese immigrant who lives in a makeshift home has received a new desk and container house after news broke of her plight and her successful entrance to a top girls' high sch...

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