Commission calls for removing Chiang Kai-shek from Taiwan's currency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As of its biannual report, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) yesterday (Dec. 17) called for the removal of images of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) from Taiwan's currency be...

Commission urges end to honor guards at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a list of authoritarian items to be removed from the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) yesterday (Dec. 17) called for the abol...

Taiwan's Ministry of Nat. Defense rebuffs Transitional Justice Commission proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Executive Yuan’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) held a meeting on Monday, Dec. 17 to mark the release of a biannual progress report on the work of pursuing...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, November 17-25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the next week in Taipei, there are plenty of exhibitions and activities to check out as Taiwan prepares for winter temperatures to begin and awaits the results of the...

Traffic control in place in Taipei for LGBT Pride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Gay Pride will kick off Saturday in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, and the city’s transportation authorities announced that traffic controls will...

Photo story: Taiwan National Day parade in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City played host to the annual parade to mark Taiwan’s National Day, also known as Double Ten Day today, with Taiwan’s successful athletes and a speech ...

National Day parade float carnival to arrive at CKS Memorial Hall in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A parade float carnival and a treasure hunt will be taking place at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall between Oct. 10 and 14 as part of the National Day celebrations in Taiwan...

Paraguay a nation loyal to its ally: President Abdo visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President of Paraguay Mario Abdo Benítez arrived in Taipei Sunday for his first state visit after being sworn into office in mid-August. He said during a welcoming ...

Scholar: Chiang Kai-shek is most responsible for Taiwan's diplomatic isolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - While Beijing is escalating its bullying of Taiwan by excluding the country's presence in as many international conferences and sports events as it can, a scholar said blunt...

Japanese becomes 5th language added to Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers yesterday (Aug. 11) began hearing Japanese being broadcast in trains at certain Taipei MRT stations, confirming a previous announcement by the Taipei Rapid Transit C...

Filipino worker in Taiwan releases his take on 'Kiki Challenge'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) based in Taiwan has created a video in response to the "In My Feelings" dance challenge to showcase his talents and Taiwan as a tour...

Survey: Dadaocheng propelled to foreign visitors’ top three favorite attractions in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—International tourists were most frequently engaged in visiting night markets, shopping and going sightseeing in Taipei City, according to the results of a 2017 survey annou...

Photo of the Day: Chiang Kai-shek Memorial glows at night in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer posted this photo of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall lit up at night on the social media site Reddit on July 10. Treston Chen (陳思翰), who graduate...

Exhibition celebrating new immigrants and diversity in Taiwan kicked off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More and more people from Southeast Asian countries have moved to Taiwan for work and other reasons in recent years, becoming part of Taiwanese society. An exhibition dedi...

Taiwan institutions to mark International Museum Day with free entry, special events

More than 40 institutions across Taiwan will offer free entry and host special events May 18 to mark International Museum Day. Many of the country’s leading artistic, historical and scientif...