Young Taiwanese support independence even if it means war with China: poll

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 43 percent of Taiwanese younger than 40 support independence for the island, even if it meant China would launch a military att...

U.S. Catholic priest obtains Taiwan ID after 54 years

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American Catholic priest Brendan O’Connell received his Taiwan identity card from the hands of Premier Lin Chuan in Tainan Friday, 5...

The battle of ideology: Government plans to make stickers on passports illegal

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs previously condemned the action of decorating passports with “the Republic of Taiwan” stickers. They said that it is illegal to put stickers on the passport but there a...

Hung hopes to lower rules on ID card issuance for Chinese spouses

Deputy Legislative Speaker and Kuomintang’s presidential contender Hung Hsiu-chu announced Sunday that she hopes to build a mutual trust between both sides of the strait and eliminate the so-called “m...

Growing Taiwan identity, youth vote key to 2016 presidency: report

Washington, Dec. 31 (CNA) Growing Taiwanese identity and concerns about relations with China as well as more active youth voters are likely to be key factors in Taiwan's 2016 presidential election, ...

Lee Teng-hui: Democratic leaders must be selfless

Former President Lee Teng-hui 's "Journey of a Lifetime" took him to Donghua University in Hualien Thursday, where he attracted a crowd of students to hear his thoughts on "Training for Leadership." F...

Taiwan immigration agency busts passport fraud ring

Taipei, Jan. 27 (CNA) The National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Sunday it has busted a Taiwanese passport fraud ring with the help of foreign airport officers based in Taiwan and Thailand. ...