Photo of the Day: Inflatable 'tank man' pops up in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre nears on June 4, photos of an inflatable 'tank man' sculpture have surfaced on Taiwanese social media. Due t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, May 20, the 140th day of 2019. There are 225 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 20, 192...

Taiwan's DPP should narrow the gap between the good and us: columnist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is facing the risk of turning into a democracy in name only, harking back to practices from Martial Law and from Communist China, columnist Yang Sen-hong (楊憲宏) wrot...

Time for Washington to change how it talks about Taiwan

THE TAIWAN RELATIONS ACT CHANGED U.S. POLICY TOWARD TAIWAN The recent 40th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) was an important reminder that foreign policy changes over time to reflect a...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, April 27 through May 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The weather is heating up across Taiwan, and there is no shortage of events around the city to keep you active as summer approaches. Here are a few interesting activities ...

Enjoy fireflies in Taipei’s Tsuei Lake in Muzha Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Warm weather in the early summer heralds the coming of the firefly breeding season as well as the season of firefly viewing. Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (P...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, April 5, the 95th day of 2019. There are 270 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 5, 19...

South Korea’s President mixes up Cambodia and Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in presented Taipei City’s National Theater and Concert Hall as one of Cambodia’s top sights on his official Facebook page, reports s...

New Taiwan digital eID could exclude gender, national flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- National Development Council (NDC) chief Chen Mei-ling (陳美伶) announced yesterday (March 18) that Taiwan’s new national electronic identification card (eID) will be releas...

Taiwanese activist tosses squid congee at Chiang Kai-shek statute on anniversary eve of 228

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man tossed squid congee towards the statue of the country's former ruler, Chiang Kai-shek, at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) on Feb. 27, in protest o...

Taiwan Premier: CKS Memorial Hall should not be demolished, but repurposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Tuesday that Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) should be converted into a space for different public use—rather than torn d...

Statue of Taiwan Independence leader daubed with red paint

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Police were looking for a man and a woman Saturday suspected of having daubed the statue of a prominent Taiwan Independence leader in Tainan with red paint. The incident foll...

Taiwanese students chop leg off Chiang Kai-shek equestrian statue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The leg of an equestrian statue of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) was cut off by college students early this morning on the campus of National Chengchi University (NCCU) to retaliate ag...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2019. There are 316 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 18, 20...

Taiwan Presbyterian leader and human rights activist Kao Chun-ming passes away

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Presbyterian Church in Taiwan leader and human rights activist Kao Chun-ming (高俊明) passed away Thursday at the age of 89. He played a key role in protests against Kuom...