Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen names former Premier Lai as running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced on Sunday (Nov. 17) that her former primary rival William Lai (賴清德) will be her running mate for the 2020 presidential electi...

Cross-border crime seminar in Taiwan centered on Chinese threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Western Asia Forum on Regional Security and Transnational Crime launched on Tuesday (Nov. 12) focuses on a joint effort to counteract Chinese meddling in the in...

Global Youth Trends Forum held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Global Youth Trends Forum organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) kicked off Saturday (Nov. 9) at the Hilton Taipei Sinban Hotel. This year, the forum&rsq...

Gathering of 3,000 Taiwanese people born through IVF sets new record

More than 3,000 people, all conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) at Lee Women's Hospital, gathered Sunday to set a Guinness World Record and showcase Taiwan's advanced reproductive t...

Taiwan and US dedicate November to innovation and cybersecurity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States want to deepen their cooperation in innovation, but a precondition is the safety of intellectual property rights, one of the purposes of the j...

Cardiologist donates prize money aiming to help Taiwan win Nobel Prize in medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Respected cardiologist Lien Wen-pin (連文彬) was honored with a lifetime service award at the 29th Taiwan Medical Dedication Awards (醫療奉獻獎) held in Taipei on Saturday (Oct. 2...

Taiwan and EU to hold first joint LGBTI talks in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has teamed up with the European Union to hold talks on LGBTI and human rights issues in Taipei beginning on Thursday (Oct. 24). The inaugural EU-Taiwan LGBTI Hum...

Taiwan's senior citizens urged to chew harder to lower dementia risks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Advanced Cultural Association (TACA) held a public welfare activity on Tuesday (Oct. 22) highlighting new findings that appear to show a correlation between che...

Taiwan Global Health Forum looks at health and urbanization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 15th Global Health Forum in Taiwan is being held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) from Oct. 20-21, at the Taipei Internatio...

Pope Francis addresses Christian Maritime Association in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –— The 11th World Conference of the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) opened in Kaohsiung on Monday (Oct. 21) with a keynote address from Vice Presid...

Taiwan and Belize celebrate decades of friendship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Embassy of Belize in Taiwan is hosting a series of cultural events to celebrate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Taiwan. Celebrations got underway ...

Holy See values relations with Taiwan: Vice President Chen

The Holy See attaches importance to its relations with Taiwan and the recent agreement reached between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops merely shows Pope Francis' efforts to imp...

Bubble milk tea pizza served up at Taiwan’s National Day Reception

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Day Reception celebrating the country's 108th anniversary was held at Taipei Guest House on Thursday (Oct. 10), with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英...

Taiwan vice president to again invite Pope Francis to visit Taiwan

Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said he will again invite Pope Francis to visit Taiwan when he attends the canonization of late British Cardinal John Henry Newman and four others on Oct. 13 in Vat...

Taiwan President meets Guatemalan VP, anticipates future collaboration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Jafeth Cabrera, vice president of Taiwan’s Latin American ally Guatemala, on Wednesday (Oct. 9). Cabrera last traveled to Ta...