A primary school girl drew harsh criticism after she shot a video selfie of her abusing a dog went viral on social media last week. She was seen swinging a red poodle in circles and upside down while she spoke into the camera, saying that her father had told her the act didn't count as animal abuse.
Dick Bruna, the Dutch "spiritual father" of Miffy, the white rabbit who enchanted millions of young children around the world for more than half a century, has died at age 89, his publisher announced Friday.
Farmers' and vendors' complaints about the seven-day partial ban on activities in the poultry industry in order to battle the spread of bird flu are understandable.
Fifty-nine people have died in bus-related accidents in Taiwan in just over half a year. Twenty-six were killed when a tour bus carrying Chinese tourists erupted in flames on the way to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.
In Taiwan's two worst tragedies in the last three decades, two fatal bus accidents in the past year killed 59 people, drawing international attention and calls for the reform of the public transport and tourism industries.
U.S. President Donald Trump's recent bend to China concerning the contentious "one China" policy was as abrupt as it was complete.
After months of speculation from political pundits and the media about which ministers were set to receive their pink slips, early February saw President Tsai Ing-wen finally carry out her first Cabinet reshuffle.
Taiwan has taken one more step toward legalizing same-sex marriage, with the Constitutional Court on Friday setting a date for a public hearing on marriage equality. But there's no promise that the court's ruling will settle the dispute once and for all.1 Comment
Foreign tourists researching a trip to Taiwan likely come across breathtaking images of sky lanterns lifting off into the night.
A robbery at a convenience store in New Taipei early Monday, in which the machete-wielding assailant nearly severed the left arm of 17-year-old clerk, shocked the nation. The clerk, who later had his arm fully reattached, was also severely wounded in the chest.