Taiwan to join Palau's Independence Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Minister Icyang Parod (劉文雄) will attend Palau’s 25th Independence Day celebration on Oct. 1 as an envoy to the country. Appointed by President Tsai Ing-...

US, Japan to join Taiwan in hosting Austronesian language forum in Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is preparing to host the International Austronesian Languages Revitalization Forum in Kodor, Palau, on Sunday (Sept. 29) in cooperat...

Taiwan's Amis and New Zealand's Maori bring joy to Cabinet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Halawan tribe of the Amis indigenous people in Hualien and the Ngati Manu tribe of New Zealand’s Maori people enlivened the Executive Yuan on Wednesday (August 1...

The Flying Fish children’s group makes good impression in Poland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Flying Fish (小飛魚文化展演隊), an indigenous Tao children's group from Lanyu’s Yayu Elementary School (椰油國小), is in Poland for the 27th Festival of the Children of ...

Taiwanese indigenous children group The Flying Fish given Chinese flag in Poland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Flying Fish”(小飛魚文化展演隊), an indigenous Tao children's group from Lanyu’s Yayu Elementary School (椰油國小), will perform a traditional folk dance at the 27t...

Taiwan, Indo-Pacific allies cooperate on development of indigenous peoples tourism

TAIPEI -- Taiwan and its six Indo-Pacific allies are sharing policymaking experience and know-how in advancing the indigenous peoples tourism industry and sustainable development throughout the region...

Austronesian Forum HQ to be inaugurated in Palau in September: Taiwan official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Icyang Parod, minister of the Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP), said on Monday (April 22) that the headquarters of the Austronesian Forum, an organization initiated by ...

Sightings of thought-to-be-extinct Taiwanese leopard need verifying, say officials

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Authorities are working to verify claims that the Formosan clouded leopard, a species native to Taiwan and thought to be extinct, was sighted in the wild in Taitung County, the Taitung...

'Extinct' Formosan clouded leopard spotted in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A leopard thought to be extinct, the Formosan clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa brachyura), has been spotted by several witnesses in the wilderness of southeast Taiwan, report...

Taiwan's indigenous teens to visit New Zealand on Maori cultural exchange

A group of 10 Taiwan indigenous teenagers is set to visit members of the Maori Ngati Manu community in New Zealand Feb. 9-18 as part of a cultural exchange initiative aimed at deepening ties between t...

Taiwan signs agreement with Marshall Islands to promote Austronesian language, culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP) on Friday in Taipei inked a deal with the Pacific state of the Marshall Islands on promoting Austronesian languages and ...

Taiwan to send delegation to Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday Aug. 27, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) met with the Deputy Premier of Pacific Island nation Tuvalu, Maatia Toafa. Chen thanked Tuvalu for the country&rsquo...

2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to arrive at Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival (2018台灣部落觀光嘉年華) will take place at Xiangshan Visitor Center (向山遊客中心) of Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area between Sept. 7 and ...

Easter Island, Taiwan's Lanyu Township forge sisterhood ties: MOFA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Chile's Easter Island and Lanyu Township in Taitung County forged sisterhood relations Friday through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Lanyu Friday, the Minist...

Taiwan President opens Austronesian Forum with promises to better education for indigenous people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday the government will continue to carry out work of transitional justice for the indigenous peoples in Taiwan and support ...