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Lawmaker warns Taiwan's missiles can hit Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) on Sunday (June 12) warned China to "think twice" before invading Taiwan because it has missile...

Pillar of Shame in Taipei Liberty Square defaced

Taipei (Taiwan News) — An unknown person sprayed black paint over the Pillar of Shame, which was erected in Taipei Liberty Square to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Mass...

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 ...

EXPLAINER: US keeps world guessing on Taiwan stance

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the third time in less than a year, President Joe Biden has stirred controversy with his comments about Taiwan. The latest example came during his visit to Japan, when a reporter...

Today in History: May 20, Lindbergh takes off

Today in History Today is Friday, May 20, the 140th day of 2022. There are 225 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 20, ...

Taipei launches drive-through COVID testing at Liberty Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City opened up a drive-through service for COVID-19 testing at Liberty Square, allowing for 1,200 tests to be administered between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. each day, repor...

Man killed in California church shooting called a hero

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A gunman motivated by hatred against Taiwan chained shut the doors of a California church and hid firebombs before shooting at a gathering of mostly elderly Taiwanese paris...

View fireflies at Tsuei Lake in Taipei’s Muzha Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Warm weather in early summer heralds the coming of firefly breeding and viewing season. Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) is inviting members of the ...

Veteran Taiwan independence activist Peng Ming-min passes away at 98

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's veteran pro-democracy and pro-independence activist Peng Ming-min (彭明敏) passed away in Taipei on Friday (April 8). Peng was one of the most influential fig...

Taiwan National Performing Arts Center chooses businessman Henry Kao as chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture announced Wednesday (March 30) that I-Mei Foods Co. Chairman Henry Kao (高志尚) had been elected as chairman of the National Performing Arts Center. ...

Taiwan premier responds to being called 'lightbulb without electricity'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) calling him “a lightbulb without electricity,” Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Chu should prioritize inv...

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 ...

Parade in Taipei commemorates 228 Massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 50 civil groups, including the Nylon Cheng Liberty Foundation, held a parade to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 228 Massacre on Monday (Feb. 28). The ...

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...