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Taiwan's Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers, bonus vouchers expire Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Quintuple Stimulus Voucher as well as five of eight types of Extra-bonus Vouchers expire on Saturday (April 30), and the government has urged those who hold unused vou...

Taiwan's Indigenous people allowed to use romanized name on IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indigenous legislator on Thursday (April 14) announced the government will allow Indigenous people to use their romanized name on legal or official documents. Democr...

NPA returns 4,479 hectares of land to Taiwan's Indigenous people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Property Administration (NPA) announced on Tuesday (March 8) that 4,479 hectares of state-owned land has been successfully transferred to the Council of Indig...

Responding to International Mother Language Day, CIP Rewards Indigenous Language Promotion and Invites Traditional Leaders to Discuss the Sustainable Development of Indigenous Languages

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 24 February 2022 - To campaign the importance of protecting languages, and advance the inheritance of mother languages to prevent their disappearance, the United Nat...

Bsngan households overwhelmingly vote 'yes' on extending controversial mining in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the Bsngan tribe in Hualien's Xincheng Township on Saturday (Feb. 12) voted to allow Asia Cement Corp., Taiwan's second-largest cement manufacturer, to ...

VP Lai reiterates Taiwan's commitment to developing cultural, creative industries

Taiwan is sparing no efforts in developing cultural and creative industries, according to Vice President Lai Ching-te Oct. 21. Cultural and creative industries are among the government’s top ...

Indigenous cultural market opens in northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yilan Style, a market and exhibition space dedicated to Indigenous brands and products, opened in Yilan City on Saturday (Sept. 18). The market, located right next to Y...

Taiwan to hold missile tests in mid-August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology NCSIST on Saturday (Aug. 7) announced it will conduct a series of missile-firing tests later this month. Acc...

Special exhibition launched for Indigenous Day in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's Indigenous Day, which takes place Aug. 1, the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall has launched a special exhibition called "ita/kita, pow...

Constitutional Court takes up indigenous Taiwanese hunting rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Constitutional Court on Tuesday (March 9) held a debate on the constitutionality of convictions of indigenous hunters for using firearms to hunt protected animals in e...

Taiwan president visits nation's last preserver of indigenous facial tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Feb. 23) went to New Taipei City’s Zhonghe District to visit the last registered preserver of Taiwanese indigenous facial ta...

Responding to International Mother Language Day, Taiwan builds an environment friendly to indigenous languages

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - In response to UN's call for the preservation of mother languages, International Mother Language Day -- Indigenous Language Revitalization Award ...

14 countries attend 2020 Austronesian Forum in Taipei

Representatives from 14 countries gathered Monday (Nov. 23) in Taipei for an annual meeting to discuss the promotion and preservation of Austronesian languages and cultures. Speaking during the 202...

Italian priest honored posthumously in Taiwan

Father Alberto Papa, an Italian priest who had served over four decades in Indigenous communities in Taiwan, was posthumously honored Saturday for his contribution to the preservation and promotion of...

Taiwan's vice president encourages economic development for indigenous communities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Sunday (Nov. 2) attended a festival organized by the Millet Academy in Taitung County’s Jinfeng Township (金峰鄉). The Millet Ac...