Taiwan seeks to join WTO consultations between Japan and India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has declared its interest in joining World Trade Organization (WTO) consultation talks between Japan and India regarding a dispute over information communication te...

Cambodia to investigate Taiwan tour agencies for cheating local businesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of 20 different establishments in Siem Reap, Cambodia have accused a group of unnamed Taiwanese tour companies of failing to pay their debts at the hotels and rest...

South Korea to increase fines for travelers carrying pork products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To stop the possible spread of the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus, starting in June, the South Korean government will begin imposing strict fines for any travelers caught...

China's Xinhua mistakenly reports 'US Trade War reaches cease-fire'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – There appears to be some confusion or mixed messages among Chinese media outlets regarding the trade war between Washington and Beijing. At 7:00 a.m. on Monday morning,...

Taiwan Society calls on DPP to form 'Primary Observer Group'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A coalition of long-term grass-roots DPP supporters, led by the Taiwan Society (台灣社), has called for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to establish “Presidentia...

US Navy cruiser sails near Scarborough Shoal in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Navy issued a statement on Monday (May 20) declaring that the USS Preble of the 7th Fleet conducted a Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea. ...

India and Singapore hold joint naval exercises in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Singapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX), held in the South China Sea began on Sunday (May 19). Participating in this year’s exercises are the I...

Google cuts ties with Huawei in major blow to Chinese telecom giant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. tech firm Google has indefinitely suspended its licensing agreements with the Chinese tech giant, Huawei, as a result of the Trump administration’s recent execu...

MOFA requests Vietnam investigate abuse of Taiwanese tour group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has made an inquiry with the Vietnamese government to investigate the alleged mass abuse of a Taiwanese tour group visiting Nha Tran...

Woman arrested in southern Taiwan on suspicion of arson, patricide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 28 year old woman has been arrested in Tainan on suspicion of arson in a fire at her family home, which resulted in the death of her father and the injury of two other f...

Bloomberg Business bets on 'Made in Taiwan' brand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hong Kong version of Bloomberg Businessweek indicates with this week’s magazine cover, that the company expects for Taiwan to become a major beneficiary of the t...

Taipei Film Festival reveals nominees for 'International Talent Competition'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of the upcoming 21st Taipei Film Festival, organizers on Friday (May 17) announced the selection of films to be screened as part of the festival’s first ever &...

Philippines threatens to sever diplomatic ties with Canada over garbage row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Relations between the Philippines and Canada have reached their worst point in decades over Ottawa’s inability to retrieve tons of garbage that was sent to the Asian...

Online poll asks: Who can defend Taiwan's sovereignty, Tsai Ing-wen or Han Kuo-yu?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a poll giving insight into attitudes of Taiwanese internet users toward the 2020 election, the news organization Hssszn News (Hssszn 讚新聞) is carrying out week-long poll...

Taiwan Ministry of National Defense releases video ahead of Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ahead of the annual Han Kuang military exercises (漢光演習) planned for later this month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a promotional video for Taiwan’s arm...