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Taiwan human rights activist calls Pelosi gutsy for standing up to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese human rights activist has shared his observations about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who he commends for being gutsy in defiance of Chinese coercion. Ya...

The who and what on the DPP factions vying to shape Taiwan's future

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — With martial law still in force, on September 28, 1986 a loose grouping of 132 people previously referred to as the “Tangwai” (黨外, literally “outside t...

Taiwan may raise minimum monthly wage for foreign caregivers to NT$20,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A committee of the Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Thursday (July 7) recommended a 17% increase in the monthly minimum wage for foreign domestic caregivers, marking the first p...

Taiwan political commentator advocates new wave of democratic reforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan needs a new wave of democratic reforms because its political parties have been backsliding, Ying-lung You (游盈隆), the chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Founda...

Taiwan needs more wood buildings to achieve net-zero target

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan should introduce more wooden public infrastructure if it is to meet its carbon-neutral objective by 2050, said the supervisory and auditory branch of the government...

Nylon Cheng Liberty Foundation commemorates Taiwan democracy advocate's death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nylon Cheng Liberty Foundation on Thursday (April 7) held the first of a series of activities labeled “Freedom/Life" to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of ...

Control Yuan members push for investigation of former Taiwanese ambassador to Nicaragua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Control Yuan members Wang Meiyu (王美玉), Lin Yu-jong (林郁容), and Lin Wen-cheng (林文程) on Thursday (March 17) filed an application to investigate former Ambassador to Nicaragua...

Taiwan rolls out survey for foreign live-in caregivers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The oversight branch of the government is conducting a survey to better understand the problems and challenges facing foreign domestic caregivers. Carried out by the Co...

Taiwan president condemns Chinese sanctions against Far Eastern Group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China should immediately stop its arbitrary sanctions against Taiwanese businesses operating in the country, as they will only drive both sides further apart, President Ts...

Taiwan Nice Group chair passes away due to heart attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder and chair of Taiwan’s Nice Group, Chen Che-fang (陳哲芳), passed away on Sunday (Oct. 31) after suffering a heart attack at home, CNA reported. In additi...

French delegation leaves Taiwan after five-day visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of French senators left Taiwan on Sunday night (Oct. 10) after wrapping up a five-day visit to the country. The group departed on Sunday night at 11:10 p.m...

French senators undaunted by China's wolf warriors arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of French senators arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 6) as part of a four-day visit during which they will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) among oth...

Labor groups call for end to labor abuse on Taiwan’s fishing boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan joined labor organizations in a protest in Taipei on Thursday (Sept. 30) urging immediate action to protect the rights of migrant fishermen. Participa...

Judge impeached over conflict of interest in trial of businessman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan’s Supreme Administrative Court judges has been impeached for failing to remove himself from a case in which there was a clear conflict of interest, the...

North Taiwan district office censured for death of overworked employee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Control Yuan issued an official censure against New Taipei’s Jinshan District Office on Thursday (Aug. 19) after a social media manager died from severe overwork...