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Jade the obscure: The prehistoric workshops of Ciyakang

Ciyakang might not leave a big impression on the uninitiated. Yet visitors may be surprised to learn that 2,000 years ago its workshops were the largest producers of jade in all of Southeast Asia. ...

Marshall Islands insists it will stick with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Marshall Islands President Hilda C. Heine confirmed her nation would maintain ties with Taiwan in a videoconference with President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德). Heine pledg...

Former Taiwanese ambassador says Chinese aid unlikely to help Nauru's people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's former ambassador to Saint Lucia Tom Chou (周台竹) said Nauru’s decision to break diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China will result in a "lose...

Taiwan foreign ministry works on Nauru exit after diplomatic break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foreign ministry said it has asked Nauru to give its staff and their families adequate time to leave the Pacific island nation after it severed diplomatic r...

Sustainable Food Wisdom — The Foraging Culture of the Amis People

“One Amis beats three lawnmowers!” the saying goes, and the Amis describe themselves as the “grass-eating people.” Aside from embodying the tribe’s traditional food wisdo...

Guam is 'tip of the spear' in ensuring Taiwan's security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must fortify its relationship with Guam to maintain security in the Taiwan Strait, said Paul Chen (陳盈連), the director-general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Of...

Taiwan ally Marshall Islands' new ambassador gives first interview in role

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) new Ambassador to Taiwan Anjanette Kattil has given her first interview since taking on the role. She spoke to Taiwan News on...

Letter to Editor: US 'One-China' policy out of touch

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently said, “We remain committed to our ‘one China’ policy…We do not support Taiwan’s independence.” Blinken ...

How Did Taiwan Become an Eaters’ Paradise?

Elderly Taiwanese who grew up during the heyday of the agrarian economy like to say that rice fills you up better than noodles. The old adage that “familiar flavors are the best” explains ...

Taiwan marks Indigenous People's Day commemorating constitutional change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuesday (Aug. 1) marks Taiwan’s annual Indigenous People’s Day, a commemoration that marks the inclusion of the term “Indigenous people” into Taiwa...

My 50 Days in Taiwan

I have never lived in Taiwan, but I flew to Taiwan three times in the past five months and spent fifty days traveling non-stop, exploring as much of the country as I possibly could. I looped around...

Taiwan, Marshall Islands celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) on (April 30) hosted a commemorative reception marking the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations betwee...

Sharing New Zealand's Indigenous knowledge in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of young New Zealand Maori have been providing strong competition for their competitors at the 2023 Taiwan National Indigenous Games, and are making a mark by taki...

'Kia ora whanau': Taiwan welcomes Maori athletes to Indigenous Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2023 Taiwan National Indigenous Games will open on Friday (March 24) with 17 Indigenous Taiwanese groups attending alongside a delegation of New Zealand Maori athletes...

Five-day beach festival in eastern Taiwan during Qingming Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The five-day 2023 Taitung East Wave Festival will take place at Shanyuan Bay in Beinan Township, Taitung County during Qingming Festival on April 1-5, according to a press...