Taiwanese at Raisina Dialogue call for closer relations with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese delegation at the January 16-18 Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi is calling for closer relations between the island nation and India. The Raisina Dialogue is...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 16 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: DPP looking to steamroll irrigation association bill through Legislature today @China T...

Mayor Ko Wen-je will not attend the 2018 'Shanghai - Taipei Forum' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2018 elections approach, there is concern about the annual Taipei-Shanghai Forum that is alternately held in either Shanghai or Taipei. It has recently been anno...

Tainan mayoral contender warns against funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With politicians gearing up for the November 24 local elections, Tainan City mayoral contender Lee Chun-yi (李俊毅) has warned that China might try to influence the outcome b...

The real risk of Chinese interference in Taiwan’s local elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - It has been revealed this week that China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, the Communist Party body which fronts up their attempts to destabilize and eventually overthrow the demo...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 12 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Friday are as follows: @United Daily News: Legislator Liu Shyh-fang pulls out of DPP primary for Kaohsiung mayoral election @China ...

Amendment to Labor Standards Act passed after an overnight session

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)  — After an 18-hour non-stop provisional session, an amendment to the Labor Standards Act passed the third reading at the Legislative Yuan on Wednesday mornin...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 9 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: DPP eyes third reading of labor bill today @China Times: Cabinet version of labor bill c...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 8 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Monday are as follows: @United Daily News: President urges Beijing to resume talks over flight routes @China Times: Labor bill ...

Taiwan to deport South Korean who burgled ruling party headquarters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The South Korean man who burgled the headquarters of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party in Taipei last August and stole NT$90,000 (US$3,000) will be released on Janua...

Migrant workers among protesters against labor law amendment in Taipei

Thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei Saturday demanding that the government retract an amendment to the Labor Standards Act, saying that it will leave workers more vulnerable to overtime ...

Revisions to labor law likely to be passed early next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people gathered in front of the headquarters of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Saturday and later proceeded to the Legislative Yuan to deman...

Labor union calls for criminal charges against enterprises causing overwork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people, including labor unions representing private sector workers, civil servants, and even migrant workers, took to the streets on Saturday to protest again...

Taoyuan mayor most popular of Taiwan’s six special municipality leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan City’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) mayor, Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦), came out far ahead as the most popular leader of the country’s six special muni...

Could Taiwan Referendum Act trigger an empowerment of younger generations?

This has been a hugely significant week for Taiwanese democracy. As hundreds of millions of people across the Taiwan Strait wake up to another day of state oppression from the Communist regime that de...