Taiwan

Taiwan Joins the #BeCrueltyFree Movement With Bill to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing

Troy Seidle | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK
Troy Seidle

It's clear to see that our #BeCrueltyFree campaign is a powerful force to be reckoned with on behalf of animals in laboratories. I hope that we will soon be able to add a Taiwanese ban on cosmetics cruelty to that list!

This Is The Best Whisky In The World (And It's Not From Scotland)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you think of great whisky, what instantly springs to mind? We'd wager you weren't thinking about Taiwan. But, funnily enough, this cheeky litt...

Tired Of The Lift? This Slide Is Much More Fun

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Tech

The RedDot Hotel In Taiwan might be one of the trendier hotels in the world, but that doesn't mean it isn't above having a bit of fun. At the entir...

Five Countries You Should Visit in 2015

Claire Michael | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Michael

By visiting these places before they become popular you'll have the rare opportunity to enjoy them before they become overly commercial and lose some of their charm. Get your trips booked and see these beautiful countries while they're still at their best.

Chinese Students Thrown Out Of Model UN Following Taiwan Dispute

The Huffington Post UK | Nick Winchester | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A number of Chinese delegates were thrown out of a Harvard Model United Nations meeting after they protested against the listing of Taiwan as an indep...

Live Footage Of Rescue Efforts From Taiwan Plane Crash

Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

Rescue workers are frantically trying to reach the survivors of a TransAsia Airways plane that crashed into a river in Taiwan. At least 31 people w...

Dramatic Footage Of TransAsia Airways Plane Plummeting Into River

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

Dramatic footage has emerged of a deadly plane crash showing the moment a flight with 58 people aboard clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and care...

Man Dies After Gaming Non-Stop For Three Days

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech

A man in Taiwan has died after playing online games for three days straight. The 32 year old man was found dead in an internet cafe and is the second ...

Welcome - Please Scan Your First Item...

Nick Compton | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Compton

Through small simple acts of kindness such as a smile, people will naturally further that kindness to others. I have observed on several occasions people buying gifts for one another for no other reason than as an act of friendship and kindness. Surely we must be an inherently good species?

Amazing Video Captures Moment Motorists Try To Outrun Deadly Gas Explosion

The Huffington post | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

Incredible video and pictures have caught the moment a series of blasts ripped through a densely populated district in Taiwan's second-largest city. ...

London Must Learn From Taipei Tube Attacks

David Spencer | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Politics
David Spencer

At 4.26pm on Wednesday 21st May, a second year university student boarded a metro train at Longshan Temple station in Taipei, Taiwan. He was carrying two knives with him. In the four minutes before the train arrived at the next station, he killed four people and injured another twenty-three...

Giant Rubber Duck Mysteriously Explodes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A giant rubber duck on display for New Year's eve celebrations in Taiwan has exploded in unexplained circumstances. According to the Daily Mirror ...

Key 'Missing' Debate Over Future of Nuclear Energy Is Waste Storage

Behnam Taebi | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK
Behnam Taebi

Across the world, the contentious debate over the future of nuclear power continues apace. In East Asia, for instance, it emerged last month that a nuclear plant in Taiwan may have been leaking radio-active water for three years. Meanwhile, Japan is still struggling to contain radio-active water from Fukushima; and in South Korea prosecutors are conducting a huge investigation into forged nuclear safety certificates.

Put Your Cameras Away!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

If you saw this wave coming toward you, what would your first reaction be? Run, scream, or duck behind a wall? These astonishing photos show br...

Baby Panda Meets Its Mother, Looks Like It Might Get Eaten...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Zookeepers in Taiwan's zoo introduced a month-old baby panda cub to her mother. It looked like it might all go horribly wrong for a second......

Hello Baby Panda Named 'Rice Meatball' (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

She’s less than a month old and she could not be more gorgeous. Meet Taipei Zoo’s newest addition, a female panda cub temporarily nicknamed ...

WATCH: Amazing Moment Giant Panda Gives Birth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK

A giant panda has given birth in Taipei Zoo. The remarkable moment was captured on camera as Yuan Yuan and partner Tuan Tuan finally had a baby aft...

The Queen Isn't Dead

Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

A Taiwanese television station has apologised after showing The Queen in a package about the death of Margaret Thatcher. Who is this elderly lady? ...

WATCH: How They Unload Bamboo In Taiwan

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK Comedy

It's a question we've often asked ourselves: how exactly do you unload tonnes of bamboo from the back of an open lorry? Well, now we know. Check ou...

Taiwanese Anti-Nuclear Protesters Must Understand Trade-Offs

Miles McKenna | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK
Miles McKenna

Nuclear power is certainly risky. At worst, deadly. These are legitimate fears in Taiwan, an island laying on an active fault zone where earthquakes are common and tsunamis a possibility.

Why Aren't You Married Yet?

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Why has my marital status become a kind of illness for which everyone either feels sympathy or annoyance because of the impression that I am not taking responsibility for my life?

Is a North Korean Nuclear Bomb a Direct Threat to the US?

Robin Lustig | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

North Korea's underground nuclear test this week -- its third -- was a salutary reminder that all is not well in a region already facing a host of uncertainties.

LOOK: Room For One More?

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Feeling the chill from the latest snowy weather? Then take some tips from these snuggling hamsters: piling high with your nearest and dearest might be...

WATCH: Taiwan Animation Shows Jimmy Savile As Childcatcher

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

Never ones to miss an opportunity to turn a national scandal into a low-budget animation, Tawianese agency NMA TV have turned their talents to the Jim...

Taiwan Asks Apple To Blur Top Secret Radar Base Revealed In iOS 6 Maps

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Tech

Taiwan will formally ask Apple to blur images of a secret military base after it was revealed in full definition on its new Maps app. The tech gian...