Taiwanese Navy rules out human, mechanical error in marine training accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lieutenant General Sun Chang-te (孫常德), director of political warfare at the Naval Command, said Monday (July 6) that a comprehensive assessment of Friday's marine trai...

Former president vows to climb Taiwan's highest mountain after TAPA legislative wins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) said Wednesday (Nov. 20) that he will climb to the top of Yushan if the Taiwan Action Party Alliance (TAPA, 一邊一國行動黨) can wi...

Taiwan plans memorial square for democracy activist Chen Wen-chen

Plans are afoot to build a memorial square at National Taiwan University (NTU) to honor Chen Wen-chen (陳文成), a young democracy activist who died under mysterious circumstances and whose body was found...

Corporal punishment still widespread in Taiwan schools: poll

Nearly 70 percent of junior high school students in Taiwan have personally experienced or witnessed corporal punishment at their schools, according to the results of a survey released Thursday. The...

Taiwan will not tolerate violence against freedom of speech: Tsai

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday that Taiwan will not tolerate violence targeting individuals exercising their freedom of speech, in the wake of several incidents at Taiwanese universities, ...

Former Taiwan vice president joins race for 2020 presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) announced late Monday night (Sept. 16) that she is entering the 2020 presidential race in a surprising move that complicates ...

Former Taiwan vice president joins race for 2020 presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) announced late Monday night (Sept. 16) that she is entering the 2020 presidential race in a surprising move that complicates ...

Ex-Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian to form party on Aug.18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will make good on his words by forming a new party – the “One Country On...

Former Taiwan president likely to form new political party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁), who is on medical parole, hinted on Friday that he would form a pro-independence political party in August. Chen, 68, said...

Han blames 3 presidents with law degrees for 'crippling' Taiwan's economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) during a speech in Los Angeles on Sunday (April 14) claimed that Taiwan's economy has deteriorated under the rule of Taiwan's three mos...

KMT's Hsu Chen-wei declares victory in Hualien County

Hsu Chen-wei (徐榛蔚) of the opposition Kuomintang declared victory Saturday in the Hualien County magistrate race. Hsu is the wife of former Hualien Magistrate Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁), who was sentenced to ...

Taiwan, Philippines deepen cooperation via university forum

The first Philippines-Taiwan University Presidents' Forum is taking place in the Philippines' Mandaluyong City Aug. 23-24, during which cooperation on higher education between the two countrie...

Taiwan NTNU graduate wins junior title at Czech composition contest

Joe Lin, a fresh graduate from National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), won the top prize in the junior division of the 2018 International Antonin Dvorak Composition Competition (IADCC) in Prague in ...

Taiwan wins 6 gold medals at international invention exhibition

Taiwanese inventors won a total of 10 medals, including six gold, at Invent Arena in the Czech Republic this year, the Taiwan-based Chinese Innovation and Invention Society (CIIS) said Saturday. Ta...

Taiwan bags five awards at Intel fair

TAIPEI (CNA) - Taiwanese high school students won five awards at the annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Friday. The 2018 competition, said...