Activists urge government to join United Nations under ‘Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan United Nations Alliance (TAIUNA) on Monday (Sept. 28) suggested that the country should return to the UN under the name "Taiwan" and said it intends to pu...

Taiwan fishing boat hit by Japanese ship near Diaoyutai Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese fishing boat was hit by a Japanese patrol vessel in waters 12 nautical miles west of the disputed Diaoyutai Islands on Sunday (Sept. 27), after it was accused ...

Media criticized for disrespecting indigenous outfit at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Taiwanese news outlets have sparked controversy over their reports on the indigenous outfit worn by youth program host Si Pangoyod (鍾家駿) at Saturday's (Sept. 2...

Nearly 25% of Taiwanese experience insomnia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly a quarter of Taiwanese have trouble falling asleep at night, according to a survey conducted by the National Suicide Prevention Center (NSPC) in July. The survey...

Taiwan university investigates disposal of Chinese student's belongings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chengchi University (NCCU) on Saturday (Sept. 26) admitted the dormitory of one of its Chinese students had been cleaned out, and an investigation is underway to ...

CECC plans to distribute coronavirus vaccine to 60% of Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Friday (Sept. 25) that it aims to distribute the coronavirus vaccine to at least 60 percent of the Taiwanese po...

Retired Taiwanese colonel jailed for being China spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwanese army officer has been sentenced to two years and three months in jail for supplying sensitive documents to Chinese intelligence and attempting to form ...

Taiwan military expert shares how to survive China missile attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Ministry of Defense advisor Sung Chao-wen (宋兆文) on Friday (Sept. 25) shared how to survive a Chinese missile attack. As Beijing continues to threaten Taiwan by s...

Taiwan announces traffic control measures for National Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Day Preparatory Committee announced Friday (Sept. 25) that traffic controls around the Presidential Office Building will be in place from Friday night (Sept. ...

Taiwan considers 'safe bubble economy' with Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) revealed Thursday (Sept. 24) that Taiwan is considering setting up a "safe bubble economy" with Palau, which would entail ...

Digital minister attributes Taiwan's thriving democracy to trust in its citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Digital Minister Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said Thursday (Sept. 24) that the Taiwanese government must remain proactive in resisting pressure from Beijing and that playin...

Taiwan unveils cruise missiles designed to strike Chinese military installations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Air Force on Tuesday (Sept. 22) displayed its new Wan Chien (萬劍, Ten Thousand Swords) air-to-ground cruise missiles at an offshore military base, along with i...

Vatican determined to renew accord with China despite US criticism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent criticism of the Vatican for warming up to China, Holy See officials have warned that American intervention...

Number of phishing sites in Taiwan skyrockets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese data security provider Trend Micro said Tuesday (Sept. 22) it has detected more than 170,000 phishing sites in the country as of August, including many that are ...

Scientific American under fire for promoting Taiwan's new policy for US pork imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An ad published by Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) on a Facebook page for the magazine Scientific American has sparked controversy for allegedly making unproven ...