Video shows KMT presidential candidate call Taiwan's migrant workers 'chickens'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While speaking about Taiwan's brain drain last week, itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) referred to migrant wo...

Migrant workers, employers promote friendship via talent in Taiwan's Taoyuan

Hundreds of migrant workers along with their employers and brokers gathered Sunday at an annual talent competition in Taoyuan to promote friendship and talent through music and dance. Over 300 peop...

Taiwan mayor embarks on six-day trip to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) embarked on a journey to eastern Japan on Tuesday (Aug. 6), where he will meet with officials, private sector representatives, and overs...

Taoyuan mayor grants honorary citizenship to outgoing Dir. of French Office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday (July 24), Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) awarded the outgoing director of the French Office in Taipei with a certificate of honorary citizenship. Mayo...

Taiwan president calls for unity in presidential election bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday (July 20) pleaded for unity among different political factions. The president will face Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) from the ...

Taiwan president speaks with US House Speaker on phone: official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) spoke with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the phone while transiting in New York on July 12 (all times local), said Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥), d...

Taiwan mayor talks Indo-Pacific strategy at Washington DC event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a speech given at Washington D.C.’s Wilson Center on July 10, Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) broached the topics of security in the Indo-Pacific region and th...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan mayor visits US to deliver keynote speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) embarked on a 12-day trip to the United States on Saturday (July 6), during which he will visit five cities and attend the GCTC Expo 201...

Gogoro announces 'GoShare' vehicle sharing platform coming to Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The popular Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer, Gogoro, announced on Friday (July 5) that it will be launching a pilot “GoShare” vehicle sharing platform ...

Taiwan's Taoyuan City wins Intelligent Community of the Year

Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, was named June 13 the Intelligent Community of the Year by New York-headquartered think tank IC Forum, spotlighting the metropolis’s advanced application of information...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan takes over tourist service around Shihmen Reservoir from water resource authority

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taoyuan’s Department of Tourism (DOT) on Friday signed an agreement with the Northern Region Water Resources Office (NRWRO) to take over the task of providing tourist ser...

Delegation of 14 French companies visits Taiwan's Taoyuan City for investment opportunities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Led by the French representative to Taiwan, Benoit Guidee, a delegation consisting of 14 French firms met with Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) on Tuesday (April 16...

Taiwan DPP Chair says Tsai-Lai meeting under arrangement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chair of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) said today (Wednesday, April 3) that a meeting between President Tsai Ing-wen and primary ele...

Taoyuan mayor Cheng Wen-tsan tops public satisfaction polls in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TVBS recently conducted a survey to measure public satisfaction with Taiwan’s six mayors after 100 days of tenure. Despite receiving fervent support upon his elec...

Mayor of Taoyuan, Taiwan meets with US senators and congressmen in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the visits to the White House and the U.S. State and Defense Departments, Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) met with a number of U.S. senators and congress...