Zero tolerance for discrimination against bus passengers with disabilities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taichung City bus drivers who snubbed a school student with disabilities will be held accountable for their discrimination, according to a CNA report. Democratic ...

Taiwan shoots for the stars with its plans to create national space center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to establish a National Space Center in a bid to promote aerospace industries while allowing for better regulation on relevant commercial activities. ...

US State Department website promoting language learning uses Taipei 101 image as masthead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new foreign language learning website launched by the U.S. State Department uses an image of Taipei 101 as its masthead. On Wednesday (Oct. 28), this prompted a Tai...

Taiwan to promote ties with US regardless of election outcome: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said her administration will continue to promote closer ties with the United States no matter who wins in the U.S. presidential electio...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's KMT likens Tsai to Mao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) party on its official Twitter account on Tuesday (Oct. 27) posted an illustration comparing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to Mao Zedong (毛澤東) ...

China says 'fighter jets of the PLA must fly over the island of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's top propaganda platform on Monday declared that People's Liberation Army (PLA) warplanes "must fly over Taiwan" and if Taiwanese fighter jets fir...

China may try to seize Taiwan's Dongsha islands during US election: Freeman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An expert on China warns that the communist regime may try to exploit chaos during the U.S. presidential election to seize Taiwan's Dongsha Islands ((東沙群島, Pratas Isla...

Taiwan legislature forms new caucus to promote ties with France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 55 lawmakers from different parties formed a legislative caucus on Tuesday (Oct. 27) to promote ties with France. Tsai Shih-ying (蔡適應) from the ruling Democr...

China threatens to send warplanes over Taiwan if USAF flies over country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to recent reports that U.S. Air Force (USAF) spy planes have been flying directly over Taiwan, China is threatening to send its own warplanes to "defend s...

Video shows supporters of '12 Hong Kong Youths' burning Chinese flag in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (Oct. 25) showing protesters calling for the release of 12 imprisoned Hong Kong activists burning a Chinese flag in Taipei. On Sunday, the acti...

Taiwan's DPP voices support for Hong Kong after solidarity march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Sunday’s (Oct. 25) pro-Hong Kong march in Taipei, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) stated that it will draw from civilian and governmental efforts to...

Taiwanese designer’s ‘Tolerance’ poster wins 3 international awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese academic’s poster design that emphasizes the virtue of “tolerance” among people of different viewpoints has been recognized at three internat...

Taiwan premier reiterates nation's determination to defend sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In reference to Xi Jinping's recent Korean War anniversary speech, Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Sunday (Oct. 25) stated that Taiwanese will never initiate a ...

India tells China its media is free to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India's WION news channel on Friday (Oct. 23) demanded mutual respect from China after Beijing lodged a strong protest against an interview featuring Taiwan Foreign Mi...

Taiwan's new France office set to open by early December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Monday (Oct. 19) that the new representative office in France’s Aix-en-Provence is scheduled to open in early Decemb...