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228 Massacre commemorated with free concert in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A free, outdoor concert is being held at Liberty Square in Taipei on Wednesday (Feb. 28), headlined by popular singer Enno Cheng (鄭宜農), along with indie bands Crescent Lam...

Taipei mayor to attend 228 commemoration event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) confirmed he plans to attend the special event at the city’s 228 Memorial Park to mark the 77th anniversary of the 228 Incident. ...

Taiwan National Human Rights Museum announces sites of injustice marking system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan National Human Rights Museum (NHRM) held an unveiling ceremony for its sites of injustice marking system on Monday (Feb. 26), per a press release by the Ministr...

Rush on to save Taichung's Peace Daily building from wrecking ball

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scholars are rushing to rescue a historic building that once housed the Peace Daily (和平日報) newspaper, which was tied to the February 28 incident, that is on the verge of b...

Religious groups bring Washington's National Prayer Breakfast to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A multidenominational gathering of worshippers from 22 countries gathered at Taipei’s Yuanshan Grand Hotel on Friday (Sept. 9) to participate in the inaugural Taiwan...

34 years since Taiwan pro-democracy activist died from self-immolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Friday (April 7) marks 34 years since Taiwan anti-authoritarian activist Cheng Nan-jung (鄭南榕) burned his Taipei office down with himself inside it to avoid arrest on polit...

Video shows Taipei mayor confronted by protestors at 228 Massacre event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) was confronted by a group of protesters as he delivered a speech at a ceremony commemorating the 76th anniversary of the 228 Massacre at T...

Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an attends 228 Massacre ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) attended a ceremony in Taipei’s 228 Peace Park on Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 28) to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the 228 Massacr...

228 Massacre commemorated with concert in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A free, outdoor concert will be held in downtown Taipei on Tuesday (Feb. 28) headlined by popular indie rockers, Elephant Gym (大象體操), along with reknown folk musicians, Li...

'Godfather of Taiwan independence' Koo Kwang-ming dies at 96

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Koo Kwang-min (辜寬敏) was born into a powerful business family and worked tirelessly on the cause that would become his life’s passion, Taiwan independence. He pass...

"A City of Sadness" to return to Taiwan cinemas after 33 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A digitally restored 4K version of the classic Taiwanese film “A City of Sadness” (悲情城市), first released in 1989, is set to return to the silver screen on Feb....

Parade in Taipei commemorates 228 Massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 50 civil groups, including the Nylon Cheng Liberty Foundation, held a parade to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 228 Massacre on Monday (Feb. 28). The ...

Taiwan Ministry of Culture responds to China's censorship of word 'kill'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Chinese subtitlers self-censored by replacing the word “kill” with “suck” in the American series “Hannibal,” inadvertently making...

KMT's Chang Ya-chung bets NT$7 million pension on 228 Incident debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chang Yachung (張亞中), from the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party, has thrown down the gauntlet by announcing he will stake his entire pension fund on winning a debate ...

Taipei mayor eyes 2024 presidential election in interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview on Wednesday (Sept. 15), Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said if his approval ratings are high enough, he will seek support from Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台...