Taiwanese opposition to 'one country, two systems' grows: survey

The number of Taiwanese opposed the "one country, two systems" framework proposed by Beijing as a solution to cross-strait relations continues to grow, according to a latest survey commissio...

Australia deports 15 Taiwanese plotting telephone scams

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Australian Border Force (ABF) stopped 15 Taiwanese nationals linked to telephone fraud from entering Australia last weekend, all of whom were deported back to Taiwan b...

10 more foreigners join elite 'club' of naturalized Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ten more foreign professionals have been afforded the exclusive privileged of becoming naturalized Taiwanese citizens, while not being forced to relinquish the citizenship of t...

Taiwan introduces stiffer penalties for leaking, selling secrets to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a third reading on May 7, the Legislative Yuan passed amendments to the Classified National Security Information Protection Act (國家機密保護法) which will see stiffer puni...

Taiwanese investigators work with Thai police, US DEA for drug bust in Chiang Mai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) cooperated with Thailand law enforcement authorities and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to bust a ring of ketami...

Report finds US warships made 92 transits through Taiwan Strait since 2007

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The South China Morning Post reported on Friday (May 3) that the United States warships have made 92 trips in total through the Taiwan Strait for the past 12 years. The tran...

600 foreign nationals obtain Taiwanese nationality in past 2 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 600 foreign nationals have obtained Taiwanese nationality since the country’s Nationality Act was amended in December 2016, the authorities said on Saturda...

Vietnamese woman in Taiwan giving back after long road to self-sufficiency

Starting a business in Taiwan's highly competitive service sector has never been easy, especially for someone like Huang Chun-chuang (黃春莊), a Vietnam native who came to Taiwan 18 years ago to get ...

Hong Kong deports 33 Taiwanese planning to join protest against extradition law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Hong Kong on Friday (April 26) deported 33 Taiwanese Falun Gong members planning to join the April 28 protest against a new extradition law, provoking an expression of concern f...

Taiwan ship owner offers to evacuate compatriots from restive Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese shipowner on Saturday (April 27) offered to help evacuate compatriots from the Solomon Islands should they request so following protests against the choice of ...

Taiwanese citizen injured in Sri Lanka bomb blasts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One Taiwanese man has been injured after nine bombs struck churches, luxury hotels, and other sites on Easter Sunday, killing at least 207 people and wounding 450, reported CNA...

Facing labor shortages 7-Elevens, Family Marts in Japan seek Taiwanese employees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Japan faces serious labor shortages across many key domestic industries, with over 30,000 businesses closing down in 2018. In response, Tokyo has begun to adopt new policie...

Taiwanese working in China fear being tracked by Chinese ID card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China's third-generation ID card will reportedly contain information on an individual's blood sample, and incorporate a global positioning system (GPS) tracking device,...

Taiwanese lawyer with Chinese ID vows to sue Taiwan after rights revoked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having his household registration and rights revoked for receiving a Chinese ID, Taiwanese legal expert, Shao Tzuping (邵子平) said that he is planning to sue Taiwan for thi...

Taiwan fines Taiwanese for serving as officials in Chinese community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Interior (MOI) fined two Taiwanese citizens last week for serving as assistants to the chair of a community in the Chinese city of Xiamen, while China decided to...