S. Taiwan ice cream shop enjoying brisker business after bashing Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The business of an ice cream parlor in Cishah District (旗山), Kaohsiung was brisker than ever on Sunday (March 31) after the shop posted a statement on Facebook bashing Kaohsiun...

President Tsai thanks visiting Prague mayor for support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday thanked visiting Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib for his staunch support of Taiwan and said she hoped the relations between the two sides would contin...

Is Han-mania now a real threat to Taiwan’s national security?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) continues to dominate the headlines in Taiwan and while it hurts to give him the oxygen of publicity he so clearly craves, it is vital to look at little mor...

Kaohsiung college students reenact Han 'selling Taiwan' to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Students at National Sun Yat-sen University (NSUSU) performed a skit this morning, reenacting what they called Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) "selling of Taiwan&qu...

Chen Shui-bian says if Han becomes Taiwan's president 'everyone will die together'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) had unannounced meetings with the top liaison officers of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for Hong Kong and Macau behind closed doors over ...

Taiwanese actress in China harassed for attending Shenyun performance 9 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An 18 year old Taiwanese actress and musician working in China, Ou-yang Nana (歐陽娜娜), has become a target of harassment by Chinese netizens, for her alleged support of Taiw...

Ko’s comment on US-Taiwan-China relationship too ‘ambiguous,’ says US academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An approach to the tri-lateral relationship between Taiwan, China, the United States suggested by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) in an address delivered at the Heritage Foun...

Breaking News: William Lai officially registers bid for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former premier William Lai has officially registered to run for president in 2020. Lai marked his intention to register this morning (Monday, March 18) when an associat...

US does not support verbal intimidation against Taiwan: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a public broadcast interview on Monday, American Institute in Taiwan spokesperson Amanda Mansour said the the U.S. has a long-term interest in Taiwan’s peace and ...

Taiwan's former premier: by-election losses for the DPP could mean win for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former premier William Lai (賴清德) called Chinese president Xi Jinping “unscrupulous” at a press conference Saturday, and said Democratic Progressive Party losse...

Taiwan’s former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng announces presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) announced his presidential bid on March 7, calling for an end to confrontations between political parties in pursuit of new growt...

MAC: China should resolve its domestic issues before threatening Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) told Beijing to prioritize China’s own domestic issues in response to an earlier comment from a Taiwan Affairs Office r...

China's former TAO chief: Kuomintang misinterprets '1992 Consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China's former Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Deputy Director Wang Zaixu (王在希) said at a forum recently that the Kuomintang's long-established understanding of the 1992 Con...

'We have to be prepared' for growing China threat: Taiwan President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with CNN, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that the country must be prepared for China's growing military threat, but the rest of the world should t...

Taiwan President Tsai confirms re-election bid for 2020: CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with CNN today (Feb. 19), Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen confirmed that she will run for re-election, despite a call by some senior voices to step aside and moun...