Taiwan's Control Yuan impeaches ex-Hualien official for media manipulation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Control Yuan completed a probe of Hsieh Kung-ping (謝公秉) on Tuesday (June 4), deciding to impeach the former Deputy Secretary General of the previous Hualien...

Canada does U-turn on garbage shipped to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada has agreed to retrieve tons of refuse it shipped to the Philippines between 2013-2014. Canada's federal environment minister Catherine McKenna announced on W...

Taiwan's Control Yuan passes corrective measure on FTC-Qualcomm settlement

The Control Yuan said Tuesday it has approved a proposed corrective measure on a settlement agreement reached by the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S.-based chip designer Qualcomm Inc., saying the ...

Taiwan Control Yuan member: Tsai must be willing to accept defeat in DPP primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A member of the Control Yuan and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Chen Shih-meng (陳師孟), on Friday, May 4, shared his thoughts on the DPP primary controversy on a pu...

Taichung Prefectural Hall in central Taiwan designated as national historic monument

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung Prefectural Hall (台中州廳), now Taichung City Hall, has been successfully upgraded from a municipal historic monument to national status in Jan. this year. Taichung Ci...

NGO calls Taiwan Judicial Yuan’s vow to remove unfit judges 'hollow'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The NGO “Judges for Transformative Justice” (法官翻轉司法群策會), founded by former judges, responded Thursday (April 25) to the Judicial Yuan’s pledge to remove unfit...

'Foreign garbage' streaming into Taiwan, after China tightens controls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Environmental Protection Administration has been criticized for not doing more sooner to tackle the tons of extra “foreign waste” washing up in Taiwan, accordin...

Taiwan Presidential Office Building marks 100th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - An exhibition to mark the centenary of the iconic Presidential Office Building in central Taipei will open to the public on Sunday. Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) and th...

Taiwan Presidential Office Building to mark 100th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The grandson of the Japanese architect who designed the Presidential Office Building will visit Taiwan later this month to help mark the red brick building’s 100th anniver...

National Taiwan University president made unreported NT$18 million: Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) made at least NT$18 million (US$583,000) from unreported work during the 15 years that he held official fu...

Taiwan Control Yuan advocates better mountain education in wake of ‘bikini climber’ death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Control Yuan is urging relevant departments to implement better mountain and wilderness education in Taiwan following the death of “bikini climber” Gigi Wu...

Retired diplomat tapped as Taiwan’s new deputy representative to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Deputy Representative Kuo Chung-shi (郭仲熙) of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan has been appointed the Secretary General of the...

Taiwan's former education minister returns to post after 2018 resignation, NTU debacle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the appointment of the new Premier of the Executive Yuan, Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), and the swearing in of new cabinet members the former Education Minister Pan Wen-chung...

Control Yuan impeaches National Taiwan University president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Control Yuan on Tuesday impeached National Taiwan University President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) in a vote of seven to four over his combination of a paid function with a ...

Taiwan's Puyuma and Taroko trains purchased illegally: NPP leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of the deadly Yilan train derailment in October, New Power Party (NPP) Executive Chairman Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) yesterday claimed that the Taiwan Railways Administr...