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More than 60% of Taiwanese satisfied with President Tsai's performance: DPP Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 60 percent of Taiwanese are satisfied with President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) performance this year, according to a recent survey published by the Democratic P...

Taiwan's military begins computer drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The computer component of the 36th Han Kuang military exercise kicked off Monday (Sept. 14). The drills will be conducted over five consecutive days, 24-hours each day,...

Taiwan vice presidential candidate promises aerospace boom if elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice presidential hopeful and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) pledged Sunday (Dec. 22) that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will invest in Taiwan's aerospace i...

MAC alarmed as Chinese video streaming platforms try to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top government agency handling cross-strait affairs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), voiced concern over reports that Tencent Video, a video streaming p...

Same-sex marriage bill to enter Taiwan Legislative Yuan agenda on March 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan Procedure Committee announced Tuesday that the Executive Yuan’s same-sex union proposal (The Enforcement Act of Judicial Yuan Interpr...

Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang named as Taiwan ruling party's acting chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Wednesday named current Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang (林右昌) as its acting chairman. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) resigned ...

Yao Wen-chih one step closer to entering Taipei mayoral race for DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Yao Wen-chih (姚文智) is moving one step closer to running in the Taipei mayoral race on behalf of his party, following the off...

DPP to nominate own candidate for mayor of Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) announced Wednesday it would nominate a candidate of its own to run for mayor of Taipei City, in effect ending an alliance with the ...

Darth Vader, Chewbacca visit Taiwan's Presidential Office to mark Star Wars Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Princess Leia and a many other characters from the Star Wars film series showed up at Taiwan's Presidential Office this morning to celebrate May 4th...

UNIVERSIADE: Athletes-blocking protest draws widespread condemnation

Politicians from across the party line strongly condemned anti-government protesters who blocked international athletes from entering the venue of the opening ceremony of the 2017 Taipei Universiade S...

Intern studying in China throws water balloons at Taiwan legislators

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A newspaper intern who received a scholarship from China mingled with lawmakers at the Legislative Yuan to throw water balloons at their ruling party colleagues, reports s...