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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's National Day speech (Full Text)

TAIPEI (Central News Agency) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address on Sunday (Oct. 10), pledging to defend Taiwan's sovereignty and democracy amid "un...

KMT's Chang Ya-chung bets NT$7 million pension on 228 Incident debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chang Yachung (張亞中), from the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party, has thrown down the gauntlet by announcing he will stake his entire pension fund on winning a debate ...

Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards censored on Chinese intranet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The broadcast of Taiwan’s Golden Melody Awards, which took place in Taipei on June 29, was reportedly cut by Chinese streaming sites when the ceremony’s presen...

Pro-Taiwan Independence group Formosa Alliance announces split from DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of the second anniversary of Taiwan’s “Freedom of Speech Day” designated as April 7, by former Premier Lin Quan (林全) in 2016, the Formosa Alliance ...

Taiwan elections: KMT candidate wins race for New Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Kuomintang (KMT) candidate has claimed victory in the nine-in-one local elections on Saturday as the next mayor of New Taipei City, managing to retain power for the oppo...

Chairman resigns from Taiwan transitional justice committee in hope of ending political disputes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huang Huang-hsiung (黃煌雄), chairman of the Transitional Justice Promotion Committee, resigned Saturday, hoping that his departure will put an an end to the disputes over th...

Transitional Justice Commission vice chairman resigns

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Chang Tien-chin (張天欽), vice chairman of the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) under the Executive Yuan, has resigned over remarks that he made in an internal meeting last mo...

Taiwan's freedom of speech under threat from China: ex-vice premier

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan has achieved complete freedom of expression since the days of totalitarian rule, but that freedom is now under threat from China, Yeh Chu-lan (葉菊蘭), former vice premier and wife...

Transitional justice crucial next step for Taiwan's democracy: Tsai

Taipei (CNA) - President Tsai Ing-wen stressed the importance of transitional justice for Taiwan on Saturday, calling it the most important step following the democratization of the country. At an ...

Taiwan marks Freedom of Speech Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - April 7 marked the first time the nation celebrates the national “freedom of speech day” since the government designated the date as a national event last December, ...

‘Taiwan’ passport stickers pass Japan immigration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese media reported that Taiwanese visitors to Japan were allowed to pass through immigration at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport with “Republic of Taiwan” (台灣國) sti...