Taiwan clinches 3 golds at world hairstyling championship in Paris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan garnered 3 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze medals at the 2018 OMC Hairworld Championship that took place in Paris, France between Sept. 9 and 10. Organize...

Vice President hopes Taiwanese research can upgrade to worldwide renown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s research efforts should be upgraded so they can be seen worldwide, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Thursday. A total of 124 academics from 13 co...

Taiwan seeks to be model for Asia in stopping domestic violence: vice president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Wednesday the country aims to become a model for other nations in Asia in preventing and stopping domestic violence...

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...

New community nutrition program caters to Taiwan’s elderly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Health Promotion Agency (HPA) of the Ministry of Health and Welfare launched the Community Nutrition Promotion Center on Aug. 26, as part of Taiwan's new ...

Fmr Trump advisor to speak at Taiwan-US-Japan Trilateral Security Dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The eighth "Taiwan-US-Japan Trilateral Security Dialogue" will be held in Washington on Aug. 30, with former U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser, Nadia Schadlo...

Taiwan’s anti-corruption efforts come under international microscope

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first session of the international review of Taiwan's compliance with the United Nations Convention against Corruption (CAC) was held in Taipei on August 21, with ...

Taiwan wins gold, silver and bronze at geography olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A team of four Taiwanese high school students won gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2018 International Geography Olympiad, held in Quebec City, Canada from July 31, 20...

600 Taiwanese overseas volunteers to teach English in remote areas

A total of 600 native English-speaking youths of ethnic Chinese descent will soon be sent to schools in Taiwan's rural areas to serve as English-teaching volunteers for two weeks to reduce the lea...

Taiwan officials praise new pension reforms as they come into force

Taipei, July 1 (CNA) With pension reforms for civil servants, teachers and military personnel coming into force Sunday,President Tsai Ing-wen said she was thankful to those affected by the pension cut...

Funeral mass held in Taiwan for revered Italian missionary

A funeral mass was held in Taiwan Sunday in tribute to Father Antonio Didone, who passed away last week after dedicating decades of his life to help underprivileged patients in Taiwan since he came as...

US sends assistant secretary of state Marie Royce to Taiwan for AIT dedication ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A number of American officials have arrived in Taiwan over the weekend, including Marie Royce from the U.S. Department of Statement, to attend the dedication ceremony...

eSwatini King attends son’s graduation in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – King Mswati III of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, on Saturday attended the graduation of his son Prince Benkhosi Dlamini at Shih Chien University in Taipei City. ...

Taiwan bishops on ad limina visit to Vatican City

Vatican City (CNA) - A delegation of seven Taiwanese bishops arrived in Rome Tuesday on their way to Vatican City for an ad limina visit, which involves visiting the tombs of the apostles and rep...

Taiwan bishops travel to Vatican City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team of seven Taiwanese bishops arrived at Rome's Fiumicino Airport on the evening of May 8, en route to Vatican City. The group has not been to the Vatican ...