United Evening News shutting down after 32 years

TAIPEI (CNA) — The United Evening News, the only evening newspaper in Taiwan, will publish its final edition Monday, it announced earlier in the day.

The paper is shutting down after 32 years, due to changing reading habits, the growth of digital media and the COVID-19 pandemic, the managing company United Daily News (UDN) Group said.

Subscribers to the paper are being offered either a refund or a transfer of their subscription to another paper published by the UDN Group.

The company said it will retain all of the United Evening News reporters.