Taipei's Omni has become the first nightclub to win the very top Red Dot award

Taipei's Omni has become the first nightclub to win the very top Red Dot award

It took home the "Best of the Best" gong, marking the first time the awards have given its highest glory to a nightclub.
He thought his fish paste deserved a higher grade. The court didn't agree

He thought his fish paste deserved a higher grade. The court didn't agree

The boss of an import firm decided, after tasting some fish paste, that it deserved a better grade. Now he's facing prison time.
These 4 stunning Taiwanese spaces have been short-listed for global interior design awards

These 4 stunning Taiwanese spaces have been short-listed for global interior design awards

Four Taiwanese entries are among the 78 shortlisted for the INSIDE World Festival awards to be handed out in Berlin.
Taiwan isn't ready enough for the internet of things

Taiwan isn't ready enough for the internet of things

Taiwan has ranked an unimpressive sixth in an ranking 13 Asia-Pacific countries by how ready they are to continue adopting internet of things technology.
This trader kept going even after losing every penny he had — eight times

This trader kept going even after losing every penny he had — eight times

'There is no shortcut to wealth. This is why we should always seek correctness, not speed.'
The plot thickens: 'Selfie-taking' woman who fell to her death had a husband who fell to his death

The plot thickens: 'Selfie-taking' woman who fell to her death had a husband who fell to his death

The woman died in a fall down a slope in Taoyuan, while her son and husband were by her side.
Taiwanese arrive in Cambodia to urge that fraud suspects be sent home — not to China

Taiwanese arrive in Cambodia to urge that fraud suspects be sent home — not to China

Taiwan has requested that seven of their nationals allegedly involved in a phone scam be repatriated to Taiwan.
It's still hot! Taipei hits nearly 38 degrees as typhoons loom

It's still hot! Taipei hits nearly 38 degrees as typhoons loom

The Central Weather Bureau said that levels of ultraviolet rays were "very high" and "extreme" across Taiwan.
This Taiwanese guy wants to be the very best at tree climbing (which is an actual sport)

This Taiwanese guy wants to be the very best at tree climbing (which is an actual sport)

Lin Wei-ming is representing Taiwan for the second time in the International Tree Climbing Championships later this month.
A Taiwanese tourist is dead after his boat capsized in the Philippines

A Taiwanese tourist is dead after his boat capsized in the Philippines

Twelve others were thrown into the water off popular tourist island Cebu but survived, police said.
Government officials can now write their official documents in an Aboriginal language

Government officials can now write their official documents in an Aboriginal language

It follows a recent act that designates the languages of Taiwan's 16 Aboriginal tribes as official languages.
Unwelcome in New Taipei: Here is what oBike has to say

Unwelcome in New Taipei: Here is what oBike has to say

oBike has been in Taiwan for three months and different local governments are dealing with "Dockless" bike-sharing service differently.
UPDATE: Taiwan's first self-made satellite almost misses its flight to US after paperwork scare

UPDATE: Taiwan's first self-made satellite almost misses its flight to US after paperwork scare

The FORMOSAT-5 finally makes its flight to California after officials hurriedly filed in paperwork.
Step 1 of 3 is complete for the Cabinet's infrastructure bill — but it wasn't easy

Step 1 of 3 is complete for the Cabinet's infrastructure bill — but it wasn't easy

Tough working conditions: DPP lawmakers read out budget items as their opposition counterparts tossed water bombs and flour.
Video update: 4 dead, 9 injured in accident on road to Yangmingshan

Video update: 4 dead, 9 injured in accident on road to Yangmingshan

A cement truck failed to stop as it approached an intersection, smashing into eight cars and running into a house plus two more parked cars.
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