Taiwan’s DPP election negotiation ends in stalemate again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held a third meeting on Monday (May 20) to discuss details of the party’s presidential election primary, rep...

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Defending champion returns for Taiwan Amateur Golf Championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Taiwan Amateur Golf Championship will take place at Nan Fong Golf Club in Nantou City from May 28-31, gathering more than 100 golfers from 12 domestic and internationa...

More DPP party members call on president to stand aside for Taiwan 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After four Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) veterans publicly opposed President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) re-election bid, six younger members of the party held a press conf...

Microsoft VP Nick Parker to deliver keynote speech at Computex

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Microsoft Taiwan announced on Monday (May 20) that Corporate Vice President, Consumer and Device Sales at Microsoft, Nick Parker, will deliver a keynote speech at Computex...

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Tainan City Councilor accuses President Tsai Ing-wen of ‘trying to win primary at all cost’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tainan City council’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) members Chiu Li-li (邱莉莉) and Huang Hsien-chu (黃先柱) heavily criticized President Tsai Ing-wen’s visit to Tai...

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,...

Pro-heated tobacco petition hits 5,000 threshold in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A petition to legalize heat-not-burn (HNB) tobacco products has reached the minimum threshold of 5,000 signatures on the National Development Council’s online policy plat...

Enjoy ‘Dancing Lady Orchids’ at Taipei's CKS Shilin Residence Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) is holding an oncidium exhibition at New Orchid Pavilion (新蘭亭), CKS Shilin Residence Park from now until June 9, PSLO said ...

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...

Leading chipmakers to sever ties with China’s blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After U.S. president Donald Trump added Huawei to the “entity list” of firms that need licenses to acquire American supplies, many chipmakers are allegedly joi...

Heavy flooding shifts to central, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) observed that as rainfall in northern Taiwan is starting to diminish this afternoon (May 20), it has started to increase rapidly in southern an...

Taiwan to toughen rules on eggs import

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New regulations on the import of eggs and egg products, set to take effect in August, will require safety certificates from the source countries, Taiwan’s food safet...