Taiwanese in Japan want main airport to be renamed after late President Lee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese groups in Japan want Taiwan’s main international airport to be renamed in honor of late President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), reports said Saturday (Aug. 1). Le...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Love blossoms at Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 17-day 2019 Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show gets underway on Nov. 22 and will carry on until Dec. 8, according to a Friday (Nov. 15) news release on the Taipei Par...

Underpass from Taiwan's NTCH to MRT planned

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Excavation of an underground tunnel from Chiang-Kai Shek Memorial Hall MRT station to the National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) has been approved by the National Performing A...

Taiwan presidential hopefuls urged to attend Tiananmen commemorative event

Taipei (CNA) - Several human rights groups called on presidential candidate hopefuls and political heavyweights Friday to attend an event next week to commemorate the 30th anniversary of China's T...

Enjoy ‘Dancing Lady Orchids’ at Taipei's CKS Shilin Residence Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) is holding an oncidium exhibition at New Orchid Pavilion (新蘭亭), CKS Shilin Residence Park from now until June 9, PSLO said ...

Taiwan Premier: CKS Memorial Hall should not be demolished, but repurposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Tuesday that Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) should be converted into a space for different public use—rather than torn d...

Tourists flock to Taiwan’s CKS Memorial Hall as cherry trees blossom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Groups of travelers continue to gather in the grounds of Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall to witness the bloom of Taipei’s cherry blossoms as the Lunar New Year holiday...

Taiwan's White Terror victims urge speed up CKS Memorial Hall revision after slapping incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Representatives of the White Terror victims stood up on Thursday and denounced the use of violence, two days after Cultural Minister Cheng Li-chun (鄭麗君) was slapped in the face...

Taipei Metro issues Year of the Pig one-day passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Lunar New Year less than two weeks away, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has issued a pair of commemorative tickets for the Year of the Pig of the Chinese...

Artist KAWS showcases giant 'Companion' figure at Taipei CKS Memorial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. artist and designer known as KAWS revealed his largest work of his signature character “Companion” in Taipei on Friday, Jan. 17. The 36 meter long ...

Taiwan CKS Memorial Hall revision and transformation plan handed to Executive Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) submitted a planning report for the revision and transformation of Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall to the Executive Yuan today. UDN re...

Commission urges end to honor guards at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a list of authoritarian items to be removed from the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) yesterday (Dec. 17) called for the abol...

Taiwan's Ministry of Nat. Defense rebuffs Transitional Justice Commission proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Executive Yuan’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) held a meeting on Monday, Dec. 17 to mark the release of a biannual progress report on the work of pursuing...

Authoritarian aspects of Taipei's CKS Memorial Hall should be eliminated, says TJC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Executive Yuan’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) has declared that the authoritarian characteristics of Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall ought to be eli...