Ex-vice president of Taiwan lambasts DPP for empty promises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwan Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) launched into a furious tirade against President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Tues...

Top Taiwan official apologizes for election slip of tongue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A top Taiwanese official apologized on Saturday (Dec. 14) for suggesting that “it’s a waste to vote for small parties,” as the country gears up for the 2...

More than 250 same-sex couples to register marriage in Taiwan

More than 250 same-sex couples are waiting in line to be registered as spouses at government household affairs agencies around Taiwan after it became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex mar...

Former China envoy to visit Taiwan for condolence purpose only, skips meeting with Lien Chan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Chen Yunlin (陳雲林), the former head of the semi-official Beijing-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, will visit Taiwan on Thursday Dec. 20 to mourn the pas...

Taiwanese with China 'resident permits' may be unable to serve in military or law enforcement: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Minister of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) spoke to the media on Monday, Oct. 8 and issued some statements concerning the new Chine...

Activists demand Tainan allow registration of same-sex partnerships

Gay rights activists in the southern city of Tainan on Thursday demanded that the city follow the examples of Kaohsiung, Taipei and Taichung and allow its gay residents to register their partners i...