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Air raid drill simulating Chinese attack to held in Taipei today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drill simulating a Chinese air attack will be held on Monday (July 25) in northern Taiwan, with air raid sirens going off in other parts of Taiwan through Thursday. T...

Chiang Kai-shek descendant chosen as KMT's Taipei 'hen'

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In Taiwanese political discourse, much of the terminology and analogies are borrowed from martial or sports sources. However, two terms are commonly used that are neithe...

KMT names great-grandson of Chiang Kai-shek to run for Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (May 18) named Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安), a great-grandson of the late dictator Chiang Kai-shek, to run for mayor of Taipei City in ...

Taiwan government removes guilty sentences for last Formosa Incident defendants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) on Monday (May 23) announced a list of people whose guilty sentences have been reversed, including the last group of Formosa Inci...

Pizza Hut Taiwan launches cilantro, intestines, pig's blood pizza

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last year's controversial cilantro, century egg, and pig's blood pizza is back with a vengeance, this time with the added ingredients of pig's intestines. I...

Taiwan premier compares ‘no blackout guarantee’ to KMT's ‘vow to reclaim China’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kuomintang (KMT) dictators’ failure to recapture China unexpectedly took center stage during a spat between Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) and Legislator Wayne ...

Taiwan Ministry of Culture responds to China's censorship of word 'kill'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Chinese subtitlers self-censored by replacing the word “kill” with “suck” in the American series “Hannibal,” inadvertently making...

Taiwan's president: 'the way of Tsai' part I, the KMT side of Tsai

“One who knows the enemy and oneself well will not be defeated easily.” –Sun Tzu (孫子) On March 20, 2020, at her second inauguration, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) calmly, but wi...

President Tsai's re-imagining of Taiwan's political landscape

In October of 2011, then-presidential candidate and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chair Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) botched the Republic of China (ROC) national anthem (ironically while standing next to h...

President Tsai embraces nuanced view of former Taiwan dictator

On Friday (Jan. 21), the Transitional Justice Commission issued a statement slamming the Taipei City Government for building and opening the Ching-kuo Chi-hai Cultural Park in conjunction with the Chi...

President Tsai praises new library as key to deeper understanding of Taiwan history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Each Taiwanese president’s historical legacy should be decided by the public, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said during the opening ceremony of the Ching-kuo Chi-Hai ...

Chiang Wan-an of KMT expected to announce bid for Taipei mayor after LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) is expected to announce a run for the mayoralty of Taipei following the Lunar New Year holiday, reports s...

Taiwan resumes military cooperation with Singapore

(TAIPEI) Taiwan News — Taiwan and Singapore have resumed military cooperation following a long hiatus. In October 2019, Taiwan and Singapore signed the "National Defense Exchange and Sec...

Round 3 of Anonymous hack of China site uses image of Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous early on Saturday (Oct. 2) posted the third round of its defacement of a Chinese government tourism promotion we...

Wan An air raid drill to take place across Taiwan today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 44th annual Wan An drill, which simulates an air attack by Chinese forces, will be held throughout Taiwan today (Sept. 15) from 1:30-2 p.m., but to avoid the potential...