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Creative Expo Taiwan features ocean party, foot bath, and Formosa ice shop

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Creative Expo Taiwan 2022 is set to open in Kaohsiung from Aug. 5 to 14, with this year's theme being “Resonance Island.” Curated by artists and engi...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines prime minister set to arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves is slated to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 7) to strengthen ties between the two countries. Gon...

Taiwan poll sees DPP lead in 4 out of 6 special municipalities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) holds a massive lead over his challenger, but in four of the other five special municipalities the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...

Hyperventilating media, public image, and Taiwan mayoral campaigns

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Having only just joined the campaign team of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate for Taipei mayor Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), lawmaker Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜) went on the ...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung honors Abe with white lights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major landmarks in Kaohsiung were lit up with white lights on Saturday (July 9) to honor former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, who was fatally shot while campaigning ...

Light rail station construction in Taiwan's Kaohsiung to be completed ahead of schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Construction of stations C20-24 will be completed in October, two months ahead of schedule, Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) said on Saturday (June 9). Completion of ...

Kaohsiung police chief sworn in as head of Taiwan National Police Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outgoing Kaohsiung City police chief Huang Ming-chao (黃明昭) was sworn in as director-general of the National Police Agency (NPA) on Thursday (June 30), with his predecessor...

Taiwan’s KMT names think tank chief to run for Kaohsiung mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (June 29) named Ko Chih-en (柯志恩), the chairwoman of its think tank, to run for mayor of Kaohsiung City in the Nov. 26 election. She wi...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung seeks enhanced cooperation with Bratislava

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Juraj Droba, president of the Bratislava Region, and Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) on Thursday (June 9) inked a partnership agreement to deepen cooperation in science...

Slovakia delegation meets with Taiwan Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Speaker Milan Laurencik of the Slovakian parliament on Monday (June 6) met with Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang at the Executive Yuan where the two highlighted the in...

Kaohsiung KMT councilor accidentally slams her own party

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — If you can tell the state of a party from the caliber of its officials, then the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) in Kaohsiung is in dire straits indeed. When you think a...

Construction of TSMC chip fab in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung to start in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Work on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s (TSMC) chip fab in Kaohsiung City will start in June, the same time as the launch of Nanzih Industrial Park, the cit...

Race for Kaohsiung City Hall warms up once more

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The race to be mayor of Kaohsiung has never captured the public imagination in Taiwan quite like it has over the past few years. After Chen Chu (陳菊) stood down in 20...

Taiwan Coast Guard receives two offshore patrol vessels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) received the fourth and fifth of 12 planned Anping-class offshore patrol vessels on Friday (April 8) as well as a new patrol boat. ...

Kaohsiung’s green potential

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan) — When it comes to green credentials, Kaohsiung’s reputation is not exactly great. It is ranked the third most polluted city in Taiwan (after Yuanlin and Fengyuan) an...