South Taiwan's Kaohsiung Pride parade attracts over 60,000 in 11th year

More than 60,000 people took part in the 11th Kaohsiung Pride parade -- the largest crowd in its history -- under the theme of "We! Around You!" in the southern city Saturday, according to t...

Yageo makes Taiwan new manufacturing hub, forms R&D partnership with NCKU

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's largest passive components supplier is expanding hometown operations after a 15-year hiatus, holding a groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant and launching a...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung eyes 'pink dollar' with fresh Pride Parade promotion

The southern city of Kaohsiung is making a strong bid this year to incorporate its annual Pride Parade into its tourism promotion and marketing, hoping that the "pink dollar" will help to bo...

Kaohsiung to provide framework of post-pandemic global events

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 5 November 2020 - The city of Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan, will provide framework of global events for the post-pandemic era with new ideas and technology to hel...

80-year-old heritage garden to reopen in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Shoyoen Japanese Garden (逍遙園) in Kaohsiung will once again welcome visitors starting Sunday (Nov. 1) following the completion of its three-year renovation. Built in...

Municipal chiefs in southern Taiwan tussle over braised pork rice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Facebook post by Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) on Saturday (Oct. 17) has set off a tussle between the mayors of Kaohsiung and Tainan over which city's braised p...

Kaohsiung mayor plans renovation for Taiwan's second-largest zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) said Sunday (Oct. 4) that the city has plans to renovate the outmoded Shou Shan Zoo and transform it into a friendlier environment for a...

Taiwan Statebuilding Party responds to former president's 'national security laws' remark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) on Sunday (Aug. 23) responded to former President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) allegation that the current administration is using natio...

Chen Chi-mai sworn in as mayor of Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) of the Democratic Progressive Party was sworn in as Kaohsiung mayor on Monday morning (Aug. 24). Accompanied by his wife Wu Hung (吳虹), Chen was sworn...

Key lessons from Kaohsiung’s mayoral by-election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The political currents swirling around the office of mayor in Kaohsiung have involved high drama and hyperbole as the Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) era came and — not a moment...

Taiwan university to revoke KMT mayoral candidate's master's degree over plagiarism allegations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung's National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) will revoke the master’s degree held by unsuccessful Kuomintang (KMT) mayoral candidate Lee Mei-jhen (李眉蓁) du...

KMT caucus whip calls for party reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lin Wei-chou (林為洲), the KMT caucus whip, on Sunday (Aug. 16) said that the Kuomintang (KMT) should say goodbye to the “Han Wave” (韓流) and regain the trust of t...

KMT chair vows to win back Kaohsiung mayorship in 2022

Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Saturday vowed to bring his party back to power in Kaohsiung in 2022, following a crushing defeat for the KMT in the mayoral by-election in ...

Kaohsiung residents' hopes high after Taiwan's first mayoral by-election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — After Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate and former Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) handily defeated his opponent, Kuomintang (KMT) City Councilor Li Mei-jhen...

DPP wins back control over South Taiwan city of Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won the mayoral by-election in Kaohsiung by a record landslide Saturday (Aug. 15), ending ...