Taiwan president attends mass to mark Lin family murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen attended a church service Tuesday to commemorate the unsolved murders of relatives of former Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Lin Yi-hsiung on ...

Taiwan president meets supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) invited separate delegations of supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage to the Presidential Office Saturday. The Legislative Yuan is ...

China threatens to block Taiwan's international space after legislators visit India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A three-member Taiwanese parliamentary delegation led by ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Kuan Bi-ling (管碧玲) to India has gotten on Beijing’s nerves, w...

Engagement with India a cure for Taiwan's economic plight

As the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is pronounced dead by United States President Donald Trump, Taiwan is shifting its focus to a bilateral trade pact with the U.S. and expanding engagement with AS...

India downplays Taiwan delegation visit as China protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China on Wednesday lodged a formal protest with India for hosting a Taiwanese parliamentary delegation, while asking it to stick to the “One-China Policy” and deal w...

Taipei councilor expelled from party over domestic abuse scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei City Councilor Tung Chung-yen (童仲彥) has been removed from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), after he was accused of domestic violence by his wife last month. Tun...

The View from Taichung: Water, water? anywhere?: Taiwan's annual drought warnings

The Taiwan papers carried a flood of news about the wave of expected water shortages in Taiwan. According to reports, the Water Resources Agency said that for the three months to the end of Jan, ...

MOFA to consider inviting Obama to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday it was considering the proposal of a legislator to invite former United States President Barack Obama to visit Taiwan. Ru...

Opinion: Don't shut the door to Rebiya Kadeer

(Lee Pin-hua, a senior correspondent working for a prestigious local newspaper and specializing in political news and cross-strait relations. Translated by Sophia Yang) The World Uighur Congress Pr...

Taipei councilor quits party amid domestic abuse allegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei City Councilor Tung Chung-yen has announced Thursday he has quit the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) amid allegation of domestic violence. DPP Taipei City Councilor...

DPP investigates city councilor for domestic violence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party said Wednesday it would investigate Taipei City Councilor Tung Chung-yen over allegations he beat his wife more than 50 times over six yea...

Taiwan ex-premier says China being petty over inauguration participation

Taipei (Taiwan News) - China is protesting the attendance of Taiwan's delegation headed by a former premier at Donald Trump's inauguration Friday. In response to China's call, the ex-premi...

Chinese exiled scholar slams Tsai Ing-wen as 'gutless for change'

Taipei (Taiwan News) - Yuan Hongbing, renowned author and exiled Chinese scholar, published an article on the first anniversary of Tsai Ing-wen's victory in Taiwan's presidential election...

Chinese exiled scholar slams Tsai Ing-wen as 'gutless for change'

Taipei (Taiwan News) - Yuan Hongbing, renowned author and exiled Chinese scholar, published an article on the first anniversary of Tsai Ing-wen's victory in Taiwan's presidential election...

Delegation head talks about mission in the U.S.

Taipei, Jan. 13 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen has given the Taiwan delegation that will attend the inauguration ceremony of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump next week the task of "congratula...