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President to visit Panama, Paraguay 6/24 to 7/2

Presidential Office confirmed Monday that President Tsai Ing-wen is scheduled to visit Panama and Paraguay from June 24 to July 2. This will be Tsai’s first overseas trip since taking office. Dubb...

President Tsai delivers holiday wishes on Facebook

Thursday marks the first day of the four-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday. President Tsai Ing-wen posted on Facebook early Thursday wishing everyone a happy holiday, along with a picture of her celebr...

KMT members expelled over campaigning for Tsai

Six party members were expelled from the Kuomintang (KMT) over campaigning for Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) then presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen, according to Central News Agency. Th...

Power crisis comes early: Chang

Minister without Portfolio Chang Ching-sen said Thursday that despite the electricity supplies were expected to run tight for this and the next summer, it was unexpected that the heat wave would hit t...

Premier to present administrative report at Legislature May 31

Premier Lin Chuan said Friday that with the DPP taking office again, the party will take the opportunity to demonstrate its ability to govern the nation, and lead the nation towards progress. The n...

Tsai speech draws international attention

Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in as president of Taiwan Friday, becoming the first female leader in the nation's political history. Much attention has turned to Tsai’s inauguration speech, in which her c...

Outgoing President to move back to private apartment on May 20

President Ma Ying-jeou will move back to his apartment on Xinglong Road in Taipei on May 20 and set up an office in Taipei’s Neihu District, the Presidential Office said Thursday, according to Taiwan’...

Premier, Cabinet step down en masse

The government has officially entered a week-long caretaker period as Premier Simon Chang led the members of his Cabinet to resign en masse Thursday. Chang led a mass resignation of his Cabinet a...

Legislative Speaker speaks of WHA invitation

Legislative Speaker Su Chia-chyuan said Monday in response to the invitation to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA), that given human health is a universal value as well as a fundamental part of hu...

U.S. supports Taiwan’s participation in international organizations: AIT

Amid the controversy surrounding the World Health Assembly (WHA) invitation that Taiwan’s government received on Friday, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) stated Monday that it supports Taiwan’s “mea...

Tsai leaning towards attending Panama Canal ceremony

Democratic Progressive Party spokesman Ruan Jhao-syong said Friday that, while still undecided, President-elect Tsai Ing-wen is leaning towards attending the Panama Canal ceremony, and sees it as a pr...

Taiwan, UK sign deal allowing prisoner transfers

Taiwan and the United Kingdom have sealed a deal allowing the transfer of prisoners between the two sides, as Taiwan’s Deputy Director of the Justice Ministry’s Department of International and Cross-S...

Legislators to visit South Korea

Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Lin Te-fu said Tuesday that he along with several other legislators will visit South Korea from May 9 to 13 on behalf of Legislative Speaker Su Chia-chyuan, marking the fir...

Event organizer sentenced to 4 years for water park blast

Lu Chung-chi, the event organizer who was held responsible for the water park powder explosion occurred last year, was sentenced Tuesday to four years and ten months in prison. An appeal may be filed ...

OECD: Taiwan will be treated as equal

In response to Taiwan’s protest against the expulsion of its delegation from an OECD meeting last week, the organization stated Tuesday that Taiwan as a regular participant will be treated equally as ...