Photo of the Day: Inflatable 'tank man' pops up in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre nears on June 4, photos of an inflatable 'tank man' sculpture have surfaced on Taiwanese social media. Due t...

South Korea’s President mixes up Cambodia and Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in presented Taipei City’s National Theater and Concert Hall as one of Cambodia’s top sights on his official Facebook page, reports s...

Taiwanese activist tosses squid congee at Chiang Kai-shek statute on anniversary eve of 228

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man tossed squid congee towards the statue of the country's former ruler, Chiang Kai-shek, at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) on Feb. 27, in protest o...

Taiwan Premier: CKS Memorial Hall should not be demolished, but repurposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Tuesday that Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) should be converted into a space for different public use—rather than torn d...

Tourists flock to Taiwan’s CKS Memorial Hall as cherry trees blossom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Groups of travelers continue to gather in the grounds of Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall to witness the bloom of Taipei’s cherry blossoms as the Lunar New Year holiday...

Taiwan's White Terror victims urge speed up CKS Memorial Hall revision after slapping incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Representatives of the White Terror victims stood up on Thursday and denounced the use of violence, two days after Cultural Minister Cheng Li-chun (鄭麗君) was slapped in the face...

Taiwanese entertainer grounded for assaulting Cultural Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Entertainer Cheng Hui-chung (鄭惠中) is prohibited from leaving the country after a round of questionings at the Taipei District Prosecutors Office, following her assault on a top ...

Taiwanese entertainer condemned for assaulting Minister of Culture over national monument plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Minister of Culture, Cheng Li-chun (鄭麗君), was slapped in the face by entertainer Cheng Hui-chung (鄭惠中) at a function in Taipei on Jan. 22, reported CNA. ...

Taiwan CKS Memorial Hall revision and transformation plan handed to Executive Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) submitted a planning report for the revision and transformation of Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall to the Executive Yuan today. UDN re...

Why all of Taiwan needs Transitional Justice to work

Transitional Justice is back in the news this week after the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) published its biannual report which made various recommendations, the majority of which seem eminentl...

Commission calls for removing Chiang Kai-shek from Taiwan's currency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As of its biannual report, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) yesterday (Dec. 17) called for the removal of images of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) from Taiwan's currency be...

Commission urges end to honor guards at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a list of authoritarian items to be removed from the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) yesterday (Dec. 17) called for the abol...

Taiwan's Ministry of Nat. Defense rebuffs Transitional Justice Commission proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Executive Yuan’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) held a meeting on Monday, Dec. 17 to mark the release of a biannual progress report on the work of pursuing...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, November 17-25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the next week in Taipei, there are plenty of exhibitions and activities to check out as Taiwan prepares for winter temperatures to begin and awaits the results of the...

Traffic control in place in Taipei for LGBT Pride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Gay Pride will kick off Saturday in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, and the city’s transportation authorities announced that traffic controls will...