Civil and student groups march in Taipei ahead of 228 Incident anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 40 civil and student groups marched on the streets of Taipei Saturday afternoon (Feb. 22) in commemoration of the 228 Incident – the island-wide suppressio...

Taiwan civic groups rally to commemorate 73rd anniversary of 228 Incident

More than 40 civic groups staged a march in Taipei on Saturday to mark the 73rd anniversary of the 228 Incident, calling on the public not to forget the people's uprising in February 1947 that spu...

Taiwan Transitional Justice Commission to continue work

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When the Transitional Justice Commission (促進轉型正義委員會) reaches the end of its mission in May, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) will extend its mandate by at least one year, repo...

Taiwan rock band Fire Ex., lyricist Albert Leung write HK protest song

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese rock band Fire Ex. (滅火器) and Hong Kong songwriter Albert Leung (林夕) have collaborated on a song to support the Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, with the title...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: In the interest of Taiwan

Terry Gou (possible candidate) [ Chinese version ] In the interest of Taiwan The office of Foxconn founder Terry Gou issued a statement on Sept. 5 saying that the tycoon will make clear his inte...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Han: ‘phoenixes and chickens’ misinterpreted

Han Kuo-yu (Chinese Nationalist Party [KMT] presidential nominee) [ Chinese version ] [ ‘Phoenixes and chickens’ misinterpreted] Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu has drawn criticism over his...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019 Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:50 Sept. 5, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and ...

Taiwan president rescinds convictions of political victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a ceremony held on Sunday (July 3) at a luxury hotel formerly used by the now disbanded Taiwan Garrison Command, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rescinded political convic...

Taiwan's legislature passes bill on declassifying political files

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A bill aimed at declassifying and archiving political files kept by Taiwan's government agencies and political parties during its period of authoritarian rule, cleared the legislat...

Taiwan remembers 228 victims at music concert in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A festival hosted at Taipei’s Ketagalan Boulevard on Thursday not only commemorated the lives lost during Taiwan’s period of White Terror, but also cast a ligh...

Families of White Terror victims denounce Taipei Mayor Ko as opportunist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A representative of the families of 228 victims has declared a movement is being launched against Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲). The announcement was made at an official...

Work of transitional justice is to build a better democratic society: Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With a new report on the 228 Incident to be published later this year, President Tsai Ing wen (蔡英文) pledged Thursday at a commemorative event that investigation into the w...

Taiwanese activist tosses squid congee at Chiang Kai-shek statute on anniversary eve of 228

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man tossed squid congee towards the statue of the country's former ruler, Chiang Kai-shek, at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) on Feb. 27, in protest o...

Taiwan to commemorate 228 Incident with ceremonies, exhibitions

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- More than 30 ceremonies, concerts and exhibitions commemorating victims of the February 28 Incident of 1947 will take place on the anniversary of the tragedy and throughout Ma...

Taiwan president: new information on 228 incident to be published in midyear report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new midyear transitional justice report containing the names of previously unknown victims and new information on the 228 incident is soon to be published, President Tsa...