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Taiwanese legislators call for boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislators from Taiwan’s New Power Party (NPP) said they are calling for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, bringing a proposal on the issue to a multip...

President apologizes after Taiwan's Olympic athletes made to fly economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) issued an apology on Monday (July 19) over the blunder that saw Taiwan’s Olympic athletes, including the world's No. 1 badminton pla...

'Love Wins' Pride parade kicks off in west Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The "Love Wins" Pride parade took to the streets of Miaoli County on Friday (Oct. 2) to promote rights for Taiwan's LGBT community and gender equality. As...

New Power Party criticizes Taiwan's administration for suddenly lifting restrictions on US meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the government's recent announcement that it is opening Taiwan to U.S. beef from cattle over 30 months old and pork containing ractopamine, the New Powe...

Breast joke by Taiwan KMT candidate's mother-in-law angers female politicians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Female politicians in Taiwan reacted angrily after the mother-in-law of a politician in southern Taiwan made a joke about her breast size. In the wake of the revelation...

Time to take child porn seriously in Taiwan: NPP legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of the public outcry over the Telegram chat room sexual abuse scandal in South Korea, a Taiwanese legislator is pushing to amend the law to impose harsher puni...

Taiwan Supreme Court sentences murderer of 'Little Light Bulb' to life in prison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced Wang Ching-yu (王景玉) to life in prison for the heinous murder he committed four years ago in Neihu District, Taipei City, CNA re...

Taiwan lawmakers call for punishment of quarantine evaders and accomplices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Individuals who help others break quarantine rules amid the coronavirus pandemic should be held accountable, Taiwanese lawmakers urged Monday (April 6). Legislator Clai...

Mother of murdered child wins Taiwan election bid, Han fans go on attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Newly elected New Power Party (NPP) legislator-at-large and mother of a murdered child, Claire Wang (王婉諭), on Monday (Jan. 13) appeared at a police station to file charges...

Mother of murdered girl asks Taiwan High Court to sentence killer to death in retrial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Claire Wang (王婉諭), the mother of the four-year-old girl who was decapitated 2016, on Tuesday (Dec. 24) asked Taiwan High Court judges to give the death penalty to the perp...

Taiwan’s NPP nominates mother of murdered child as legislator-at-large

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The New Power Party (NPP) on Wednesday (Nov. 13) announced a list of its nominees for legislators-at-large, including the mother of the murdered child known as "Little ...

Upcoming events in Taipei for June 23-29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei will play host to a wide variety of events this weekend to suit all tastes. With beach jams, movie screenings, food shows, cultural events and the continuation of t...

Father of murdered 'Little Light Bulb' tired of apologies, wants death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The father of a 4-year-old girl who was brutally decapitated in broad daylight on the streets of Taipei two years ago, has had enough of apologies from the suspect and wants th...