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Photo of the Day: Ski resort on Taiwan's Hehuanshan in 1971

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan saw snowfall on at least six mountains over the weekend, sports commentator Max Shih (石明謹) posted this photo of his father skiing on Hehuanshan when it used to h...

Taiwan's Transitional Justice Commission welcomes KMT legislator's amendment proposal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) on Tuesday (Jan. 12) responded to Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Chiang Wan-an’s (蔣萬安) amendment proposal, say...

KMT legislator introduces transitional justice amendment to ill-gotten gains law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安), a direct descendent of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石), has recently proposed amendments to a law advocating that the government return property ille...

Photo of the Day: Relief map of Taiwan with colors of flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, a relief map of Taiwan by Filipino cartographer Miguel Valenzuela drew much praise on social media for its detail and the inclusion of the colors of Taiw...

Photo of the Day: 'Communist Bandit Pastries' spotted in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last week, a Chinese American netizen shared a photo of an eatery in southwestern Taiwan called "Communist Bandit Pastries" (共匪餅). When asked by Taiwan News w...

Jiaobanshan Residence in Taiwan’s Taoyuan mostly reopens to visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Government announced on Wednesday (Dec. 30) that most areas in the Jiaobanshan Residence Park in the city’s Fuxing District will reopen to the public on...

Taipei draws up clean air plan for major tourism spots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new year will see the introduction of an air quality protection plan for several major sites in Taipei, including the National Palace Museum and Taipei 101, reports sa...

China Unicom accidentally posts Chiang Kai-shek anti-communist slogan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, Beijing's state-owned telecom giant China Unicom found itself scrambling to apologize to irate Chinese netizens who noticed that it had posted a Kuom...

Google releases top 10 search terms in Taiwan for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google on Wednesday (Dec. 9) released its Year in Search for 2020, including the results for Taiwan, which revealed that the two most searched terms this year were related to t...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Air Force marks 100 year anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Wang Ting-yu (王定宇) posted a photo on Sunday (Nov. 29) to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Taiwan's Air Force...

Chrysanthemum show in Taipei opens Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show opens on Friday (Nov. 27). Celebrating its 19th anniversary, the show will include 13 areas, with features to attract vis...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 22, the 327th day of 2020. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22,...

Taiwan military marries LGBT+ couples for first time

Taiwan's military hosted its first same-sex weddings on Friday in another landmark for Asia's LGBT community. Two female soldiers married their civilian same-sex partners as nearly 200 couples...

Taiwan has removed nearly 70% of its Chiang Kai-shek statues, authoritarian symbols

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Transitional Justice Commission chairperson Yang Tsui (楊翠) stated on Monday (Oct. 26) that the government has already eliminated nearly 70 percent of Chiang Kai-Shek statu...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese Americans rally for Biden in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Americans living in Taiwan held a rally in Taipei on Saturday (Oct. 24) to garner support for Joe Biden in the coming U.S. presidential election. The event wa...