Taiwanese buy fake Filipino passports to attend American school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Wang Chuan-hung (王權宏) the owner of an immigration consulting firm was released on bail on Tuesday (May 21) after being questioned by prosecutors for allegedly selling fake Phil...

China tries to bully Taiwanese students out of food market in Hungary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has protested after China tried to force Taiwanese students out of a food market at their university in Hungary, reports said Saturd...

First Lady of Honduras visits Taiwan's Providence University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The First Lady of Taiwan’s Central American ally, Honduras, is visiting Taiwan this week, and made a stop of Providence University (靜宜大學) in Central Taiwan on Thursd...

Taiwan needs more than a few extra foreign English teachers to make bilingual country ambitions a reality.

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced plans this week to try and attract more overseas English teachers to work in Taiwan as part of the new policy to turn Taiwan into a fully bilingual countr...

10,000 sign petition calling on LSE to maintain color of Taiwan on sculpture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese students today plan to submit a petition signed by over 10,000 people calling on the London School of Economics (LSE) to reverse its decision to change the color of T...

LSE: 'No final decisions reached' on Taiwan map in school artwork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After unwittingly involving itself in Taiwanese politics with the unveiling of an artwork installation on March 26, the London School of Economics (LSE) has stepped back f...

Taiwan will always be a sovereign country: Tsai Ing-wen

TAIPEI (CNA) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) insisted Friday that Taiwan is a sovereign and independent nation, and that is a reality that will never change. "We will never cease to exist...

Taiwanese group criticizes LSE for labeling Taiwan part of China

A group of Taiwanese students and researchers in London on Thursday demanded the London School of Economics (LSE) reverse a decision to change a sculpture on its campus in a way that implies Taiwan is...

LSE forced to change color of Taiwan on artwork after Chinese students cry foul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The London School of Economics (LSE) decided to kowtow to Chinese students and change the color of Taiwan to match that of China on a large sculpture on its campus, despite opp...

Taipei mayor defines US trip as 'journey of learning'

New York (CNA) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said upon his arrival in New York Saturday that his visit to the United States is a "journey of learning" and is aimed at introducing hims...

Taipei mayor departs to promote city-to-city exchanges in U.S.

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) left Saturday for the United States to promote city-to-city exchanges, during which time he is also expected to give a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C...

Hong Kong university launches probe into Taiwan flag issue

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Hong Kong university has launched an investigation into an incident in which the Republic of China (ROC) national flag displayed by the school's Taiwanese students was removed an...

Taiwanese students chop leg off Chiang Kai-shek equestrian statue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The leg of an equestrian statue of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) was cut off by college students early this morning on the campus of National Chengchi University (NCCU) to retaliate ag...

Taiwan Presbyterian leader and human rights activist Kao Chun-ming passes away

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Presbyterian Church in Taiwan leader and human rights activist Kao Chun-ming (高俊明) passed away Thursday at the age of 89. He played a key role in protests against Kuom...

Slovakia to promote its children's books at Taipei book fair

The national booth Slovakia is setting up at the upcoming 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) will feature children's books, as the landlocked country in Central Europe seeks to boost...