Former Taiwan Premier Hao Pei-tsun dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwan Premier Hau Pei-tsun ( 郝柏村 ) died at the age of 101 at the Tai-Service General Hospital in Nei Hu District, Taipei on Monday (March 30). The former top ge...

Ex-Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou silent on KMT reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) would not answer when asked on Monday (Jan. 13) whether he would serve as Kuomintang (KMT) chairman once more and reform t...

AP Explains: Taiwan's election and its standoff with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese are casting their votes Saturday for the president and legislature of a self-governing island that acts like a sovereign nation yet is not recognized by the U.N. or any...

Stanford University unveils late Taiwan President Chiang Ching-kuo’s diaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stanford University’s Hoover Institution presented the private diaries of late President Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), the son of Taiwan's postwar strongman ruler Chia...

Martial law victims urge young people to cherish Taiwan's hard-won democracy

Survivors of atrocities committed during Taiwan's period of martial law on Saturday (Dec. 7) exhorted younger generations to cherish the country's hard-earned democracy at a ceremony to mark t...

James Soong blasts KMT for nominating wrong person for Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a radio interview on Tuesday (Dec. 3), People First Party (PFP) presidential nominee James Soong (宋楚瑜) blasted the Kuomintang (KMT) party for selecting the wrong person...

Former Taiwan president Chiang Ching-kuo's diaries to be made public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stanford University’s Hoover Institute on Friday (Nov. 1) said that the private diaries of former Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國) will be made available t...

Ex-President Chen asks President Tsai to cancel Taiwan's National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) has called on the Tsai administration to cancel the parade and celebrations planned as part of the National Double Ten (Oct. 10) Holi...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019 Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:50 Sept. 5, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and ...

Taiwan’s Foxconn founder calls for pragmatic diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) made his case for pragmatic diplomacy focused on trade and the economy on Sunday (Sept. 1), as speculation continues to mount as to whether...

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement's mistakes, passion

BEIJING (AP) — Wu'er Kaixi was among the most outspoken of the student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, famously reproaching then-Premier Li Peng at a meeting broadcast...

Taipei Mayor reiterates claim Taiwan and China are ‘one family’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) reiterated his claim that “the two sides of the Taiwan strait are one family” during a television interview on Tuesday (May 28). ...

The US should intervene in Taiwan's party primaries in line with the TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), passed in 1979 and celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019, is the domestic law of the United States governing relations with Taiwan. T...

Video, photos of today's Chinese missile attack drill in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise (萬安演習), a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, was held today (May 27) in the pouring rain in northern Taiwan. Today...

Wan An drill simulating air raid by China to held in Taipei today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise, a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, will be held today (May 27) in northern Taiwan, with drills to be held in other pa...