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Taiwan's foreign talent recruitment bill passes preliminary reading

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a preliminary reading, the Legislative Yuan on Monday (May 10) approved a proposed amendment to an act that aims to lower requirements for foreign white-collar profe...

China expected to extend Taiwanese pineapple ban to cakes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is planning to extend its ban on pineapples from Taiwan to include pineapple cakes, a Taiwanese lawmaker said Wednesday (March 24). The unexpected March 1 ban on ...

'GAY' still banned from license plates in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gay rights groups are calling on the government to consider removing the word “GAY” from a list of 24 supposedly sensitive or obscene terms banned from the lic...

First-time legislators breathe new life into Taiwan's Legislative Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 10th class of legislators was sworn in at Taiwan's Legislative Yuan on Saturday (Feb. 1), with several newcomers rolling out their blueprints to transform Taiwan i...

Taiwan People's Party secures five legislative seats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan People's Party (TPP), founded by Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), has secured 11.2 percent of the legislative-at-large election votes, which will guarante...

Taiwan People's Party announces legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly formed Taiwan People's Party (TPP) disclosed on Tuesday (Nov. 19) its list of 29 nominees for legislator-at-large seats in the Jan. 11 elections, a week afte...