Lost In Translation: How Language Is Used to Obfuscate Taiwan’s Reality

Consume any mainstream English-language media about Taiwan, and you’ll come across an abundant lexicon of terms that sound as though they help define the Taiwan-China situation: “renegade ...

Colleges' program with China comes under Senate's crosshairs

A Senate panel is urging U.S. colleges to cut ties with a program operated by the Chinese government unless it provides transparency and offers America the same opportunity for outreach in China. ...

Taiwan's NIA defends amnesty policy for people who overstay visas

The National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Sunday defended its policy to encourage foreign nationals who have overstayed their visas to turn themselves in after it was harshly criticized by an official ...

Taiwan Education Center Philippines holds event promoting study in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Education Center Philippines, in cooperation with St. Paul University Quezon City, held an event yesterday (Feb. 18) that encouraged students and faculty members of ...

Taipei International Book Exhibition opens Feb. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition is to begin following the New Year holidays. CNA reports the fair will feature a number of stars including singer/songwrit...

Outrage sparked after dog owner's pet pit bull kills stray in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outrage was sparked following an incident in Keelung (基隆) on Wednesday, when a stray dog was killed by a pet pit bull terrier. A Facebook user posted a message in a Kee...

Trudeau dismisses call to remove ambassador to China

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is dismissing calls to remove Canada's ambassador to China after the diplomat said extraditing a Chinese executive to the U.S. would not be a "hap...

Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's ambassador to China says a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States. Ambassador John McCallum told Chinese language m...

Six Sri Lankan students leave Taiwan reportedly because of failing to land a job

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Six of 40 Sri Lankan students studying at University of Kang Ning (UKN) have left Taiwan reportedly because they couldn’t land a job, and the act of illegal brokers ...

S. Taiwan exports jujubes to Japan for the first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tainan City in southern Taiwan will export jujubes (蜜棗) to Japan for the first time after setting out to achieve the goal seven years ago, according to a Chinese-language ...

Exclusive Interview with Indonesian co-founders of Universal Volunteer in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On weekends, a group of people in green shirts can be sighted at parks, mountains, and beaches in Taiwan, carrying garbage bags filled with glass and plastic bottles, aluminum c...

Taiwan's MOE funds 1st Mandarin course at Philippines Polytechnic University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An organization under Taiwan's Ministry of Eduction (MOE) inaugurated a new, two-month Mandarin course at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) on Wednesday (...

A surprise discovery: Rich fauna spotted in badlands area in Taiwan’s Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Plenty of rarely seen animals, living in their natural habitat, were spotted in the countryside of Taiwan’s southwestern city of Tainan well-known for its badlands t...

US media giant Viacom considers retreat from China market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New York Based media giant, Viacom, may be preparing to drop a majority of its stake of its China operations, including several of its popular TV channels in China, li...

Old Suhua Highway in eastern Taiwan to become more tourism oriented

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s highway authority will plan to turn the old Suhua Highway, also known as Provincial Highway 9D, into a "Pacific Ocean scenic avenue,” hoping that...