Ko’s comment on US-Taiwan-China relationship too ‘ambiguous,’ says US academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An approach to the tri-lateral relationship between Taiwan, China, the United States suggested by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) in an address delivered at the Heritage Foun...

China panda offer requires further discussion: Kaohsiung tourism head

A much-debated proposed offer of pandas from China to Kaohsiung will not be easy to become reality, because it would require the approval of at least three official bodies, an official in the southern...

China might give two pandas to Taiwan's Kaohsiung City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung City Government has confirmed media reports that China might offer two pandas to the city as an act of cultural exchange, saying it is likely to establish a ...

President Tsai’s appointing Yeh as Taiwan national security figure signals dramatic change of attitude

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The appointment of Yeh Kuo-hsing (葉國興) as deputy secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC) on Feb. 22 may indicate a change of attitude and strategic shift ...

Taiwan President praises late Presbyterian leader for democracy activism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Late former Presbyterian Church in Taiwan leader and human rights activist Kao Chun-ming (高俊明) was at the forefront of the country’s democratic movement, President Tsai In...

Former Cabinet secretary-general appointed to Taiwan NSC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Cabinet spokesman Yeh Kuo-hsing (葉國興) will be appointed deputy secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC), the Presidential Office Friday. Yeh, 66,...

US does not support referendum on Taiwan independence: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Wednesday the United States does not support a referendum on Taiwan independence, which is considered to be in conflict with th...

New cabinet takes office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) was sworn in Monday as the new premier for the Tsai administration, four days after former Premier William Lai (賴清德) confirmed his resi...

Taiwan names Su Tseng-chang as new premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following Premier William Lai's (賴清德) announcement of a cabinet reshuffle, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) officially introduced former Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), as ...

Former Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang said to lead cabinet amid reshuffle rumors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As rumors of cabinet reshuffle continue to swirl, Taiwanese media reported it will take place on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the soonest, with the former Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) ...

Contrary to Xi's speech, 84% of Taiwanese do not accept '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite Chinese President Xi Jinping's demand that Taiwan adhere to the mythical "1992 consensus" during a speech given on Wednesday, over 80 percent of Taiwanese...

DPP to have two-person race in chairman by-election

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will have a two-person race in its upcoming chairman by-election after two heavyweight members signed up to run for the post by the registration deadline ...

Taiwan issues warrant for former KMT legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As former Kuomintang legislator Lee Ching-hua (李慶華) failed to appear at court hearings about allegations of corruption against him, the New Taipei District Court on Tuesday issu...

Survey shows Taiwanese have no consensus on definition of '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Now that at least two newly-elected Kuomintang (KMT) mayors in Taiwan have started to dredge up the "1992 consensus" mantra, Taiwanese voters have been scrambling to ...

After electing Han, Kaohsiung voters madly Google '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are lamenting how poorly informed the electorate in Kaohsiung appears to be after Google searches for the Chinese Communist Party's mantra the "1992...