NE Taiwan's Jioujhihze hot spring egg-boiling area reopens to visitors on May 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Forestry Bureau’s Loudong Forest District Office (LFDO) will reopen Jioujhihze’s hot spring egg-boiling area (鳩之澤溫泉煮蛋區) in Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Ar...

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Taiwan's Han Kuang drills to feature F-16Vs, Perry-class frigates

A wide range of military equipment, weapons and vehicles, including F-16V fighter jets from the United States, Taiwan's indigenous Clouded Leopard armored vehicles and two U.S.-made Perry-class gu...

FAT's poor flight planning to blame for cancellations: Taiwan's CAA

Last-minute flight cancellations on May 17 by Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT), a medium-sized international carrier in Taiwan, were a result of the carrier's poor flight planning, constraine...

Taiwan president shoots down Terry Gou in war of words

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rebutted criticism of Foxconn President Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Sunday (May 19) by referring to the alleged suicide cases at the tycoon’s fac...

Taipei to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on June 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei City Government will host the “2019 Eid al-Fitr Celebration in Taipei and Muslim Festival” at Da’an Park on June 9, Taipei’s Department of Inform...

Poll shows Taiwan's ex-premier leads President Tsai by 12% in DDP presidential primary match-up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) leads Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) by 14.5 percentage points in a head-to-head presidential match-up, according to a new Taiwanese Public Opini...

Taipei Zoo animals will be part of audience at special performance of ‘Water Color’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Water Color" (水彩) will return to Taipei Zoo on July 6 for a special performance, with animals part of the audience, after doing well in China. The acclaimed ...

Taiwan minister rejects Chinese media attempts to claim credit for same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese state-owned newspaper People’s Daily has experienced significant pushback on Twitter for attempting to claim jurisdiction over Taiwan by bafflingly takin...

William Lai faces up to frustrations in DPP primary contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) has expressed his frustration with the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) primary, calling on the DPP’s Central Executive Co...

‘Spicy Taiwanese Sister’ Tsai Ing-wen should invite Dalai Lama back to Taiwan

The Nobel Peace Prize winner of 1989, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, has visited Taiwan three times: 1997, 2001, and 2009. It’s about time he returned. The first time he visited on March 2...

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Taiwan ex-Premier presses for early primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – “They moved the target after I shot off the arrow,” former Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Saturday (May 18), complaining about President Tsai Ing-wen’s (...