'White Wolf' claims Taiwanese aborigines are Chinese and Confucian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chang An-lo (張安樂), the leader of a small pro-unification party who is better known as "White Wolf" (白狼), a nickname from his days as a top figure in Taiwan&rsquo...

Wife of detained Taiwan rights activist to travel to China on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wife of human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) said she would board a flight to China on Sunday to attend his trial. Lee disappeared on March 19 after he crossed ...

“The best Taiwan premier since 2000” leads Cabinet resignation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Lin Chuan (林全) chaired his final weekly Cabinet meeting Thursday, earning praise as “the best premier since 2000.” On Friday, Lin will be replaced b...

TWSE chairman Shih Jun-ji to serve as vice premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tainan City Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德), who is going to take over the Cabinet as the new Premier, is asking for opinions for the new Cabinet appointments. The vice p...

Taiwan’s new premier to prepare elections and reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As premier, Tainan City Mayor William Lai (賴清德) will have to prepare for local elections in late 2018 while implementing further reforms, the international media said Tues...

Budget for infrastructure plan finally passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After much debate which included brawls, hunger strikes, and napping, the budget for the the Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program (前瞻基礎建設計畫) has finally pass...

Brawl breaks out in Taiwan legislature again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislators of Taiwan's two leading political parties, the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) traded blows again over the budget for...

Taiwan lawmakers, experts blast Ma Ying-jeou not-guilty ruling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fury over a not-guilty ruling for former Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is spiraling through the country as the law cited by a young judge is said to be erroneously i...

UNIVERSIADE: Athletes-blocking protest draws widespread condemnation

Politicians from across the party line strongly condemned anti-government protesters who blocked international athletes from entering the venue of the opening ceremony of the 2017 Taipei Universiade S...

Ex-AIT official criticizes Beijing over its Taiwan approach

A former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) director on Friday said Beijing has made a mistake by not trying to reach out to Taiwan. China's attempt to bully President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) also d...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Aug. 18 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan Chinese language dailies on Friday are as follows: @United Daily News: CPC Corp., Taiwan chairman triggers war among DPP factions following Tuesday...

Tsai highlights Taiwan’s progress on gender equality at women’s conference

President Tsai Ing-wen said Aug. 11 that Taiwan’s journey in advancing women’s empowerment demonstrates that promoting gender rights strengthens democracy.  According to the presid...

Taipei court denies South Korean burglar's habeas corpus appeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, Taipei District Court denied a habeas corpus appeal by the South Korean burglar, after he was arrested for breaking into the DPP headquarters and stealing money...

Taiwan police nab Korean suspect in connection with burglary of party headquarters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A Korean man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly burglarizing the headquarters of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Taipei and stealing more than NT$90...

Taiwan legislators meet with US congressman in California

TAIPEI, (Taiwan News) -- On July 31, a delegation from Taiwan's Legislative Yuan met with U.S. Representative Ed Royce, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, in California, to excha...