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Taiwan's Tainan renames section of road after 228 Massacre victim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) on Tuesday (March 13) declared that the first 100-meter section of Zhongzheng Road in Zhongxi District would be renamed Dezhang Avenue in ...

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 ...

Plan to shed authoritarian image of Taiwan’s Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall soon to be unveiled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The proposal to repurpose the National Chiang Kei-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei will be revealed as early as March, according to Taiwan’s task force responsible for r...

Taiwan’s KMT congratulates itself on lifting martial law it imposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's main opposition party, the Kuomintang (KMT), on Thursday (July 15) sent out a tweet commemorating the lifting of martial law in 1987 — martial law that ...

US congressmen introduce bill to end 'one-China' policy, normalize ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American congressmen Tom Tiffany (R-WI) and Scott Perry (R-PA) on Monday (March 1) announced that they had introduced a bill calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "...

Freedom and democracy cannot be traded: Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Feb. 28) emphasized that Taiwan's freedom and democracy are not bargaining chips to be traded while speaking at a ceremony to c...

Taiwan's 'House of Cards' looks at 228 Incident in new season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first political drama, "Island Nation" (國際橋牌社), will attempt to show a true representation of the 228 Incident in its second season, with families o...

Co-organizer pulls out of 228 commemorative event over KMT invitation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the co-organizers of this year’s 228 Massacre commemoration event in Taipei has withdrawn after learning that former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) of the Kuomi...

Two questions you should ask before discussing Taiwan-China relations

Shih Ming-teh (施明德), a renowned political activist in Taiwan and a former political prisoner for 25 and a half years, recently published a research paper entitled "On Taiwan's sovereignty and...

Taiwan Transitional Justice Database launched on eve of 228

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Transitional Justice Database was launched on the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the country's biggest uprising against corruption — the Feb. 28 massa...

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...

Music Festival to be held in Taipei on 228 Peace Memorial Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A music festival raising awareness about the February 28 massacre is to commence in Taipei on Thursday. Tomorrow is National 228 Peace Memorial Day, and marks the 72nd ...

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...

Overseas Taiwanese community in New York commemorate 228 incident with special event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the anniversary of the 228 massacre approaches, overseas Taiwanese communities are coming together to commemorate the lives lost and lessons learned from Taiwan’s...