Taiwan may expel Hong Kong diplomats in tit-for-tat move

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is reportedly considering expelling Hong Kong diplomats by ceasing to issue work visas as a response to the Hong Kong government prohibiting the nation's repres...

Douyin video shows Taiwanese woman swearing allegiance to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Friday (July 17) showing a person who claimed to be Taiwanese swearing allegiance to communist China's constitution. Taiwanese netizens on the pop...

Taiwan criticizes Hong Kong for debarring envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has criticized the Hong Kong government for not issuing a work visa to its envoy, who was supposed to have been posted to the territory two years ago. Appointed ...

Hong Kong law not only targets Taiwanese but 'all people of the world': MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) on Wednesday (July 1) said that China's new draconian security law imposed on Hong Kong not o...

Taiwan opens Hong Kong migration office in rebuke to Beijing

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan on Wednesday opened an office to facilitate migration from Hong Kong following China’s passage of a national security law for the former British colony seen as sharply res...

Taiwan opens new office to aid Hongkongers after China passes security act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after China passed a repressive new security law for Hong Kong, the Taiwan-Hong Kong Services and Exchanges Office opened on Wednesday (July 1). On Tuesday (June ...

Taiwan to open specialized office helping Hongkongers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (June 18) said it will soon open a specialized office to welcome Hong Kong’s skilled workers and students, ...

Taiwan legislature condemns China's Hong Kong security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s legislature has strongly condemned the passing of a draft of a contentious security law by China's National People's Congress on Thursday (May 28), ...

Taiwan official reaffirms determination to help Hong Kong people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has laid out the principles for the government's proposed plan to help Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters, saying the ministry...

New appointments to Taiwan's Cabinet announced

Updated: May 19, 2020, 14:30 a.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will start her second and final four-year term on Wednesday (May 20) with most ministers in he...

Su calls lawmaker unfit for duty for saying 'Taiwan is not a country'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (March 31) said that Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Chen Yu-jen (陳玉珍) is not fit to serve in the Legislative Yuan after she declared t...

China rejects Taiwan's donation of 10,000 protection suits in early Feb.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) confirmed in a legislative meeting that the Taiwanese government had prepared 10,000 units of protectiv...

Second batch of Taiwanese stranded in Wuhan to return home on charter flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second batch of Taiwanese who have been stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak first started, is expected to return home on T...

China asks to return 1,000 Taiwanese stranded in Wuhan in 3 days

[Last update: 17:25] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the first evacuation flight was conducted earlier this week, China said on Thursday (Feb. 6) the number of Taiwanese stranded in the novel co...

Ban on Chinese citizens entering Taiwan starts today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan virus continues to spread across China and the world, a ban on Chinese nationals entering Taiwan went into effect on Thursday (Feb. 6), while Hong Kong and Ma...