China's state-owned Cosco takes over Port of Kaohsiung: report 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It appears that China's state-run shipping and logistics giant China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) could now own the Port of Kaohsiung, the largest harbor in Taiwan, ...

Taiwan public opinion: 23% for maintaining status quo, 36% for de jure independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released its latest polling data on Sept. 17 regarding current attitudes of Taiwanese citizens towards the Tsai administration. The su...

Taiwan officials to attend events in New York during UN assembly

Two Taiwanese Cabinet officials will attend a series of events in New York during the United Nations' annual assembly to lobby for international support for Taiwan's inclusion in U.N.-related ...

Taiwanese must reconsider before accepting Chinese ID cards

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is perhaps the only organization which still thinks it is going to be able to win over the Taiwanese people through a hearts and minds campaign.  There have b...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese candidate's cartoonish 'endorsement' by Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American photographed a primitively-painted banner in New Taipei City today depicting a Taiwanese city council candidate awkwardly holding hands with U.S. Presiden...

Transitional Justice Commission vice chairman resigns

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Chang Tien-chin (張天欽), vice chairman of the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) under the Executive Yuan, has resigned over remarks that he made in an internal meeting last mo...

Proposed bill would revoke citizenship for Taiwanese who adopt new Chinese IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an announcement by Beijing that Taiwanese living in China would be eligible for "smart residence cards" starting this month, an amendment is ...

Taiwan's Taichung to host its own intl. event in lieu of 2019 E. Asian Youth Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In late July, the East Asian Olympic Committee decided to abruptly cancel the 2019 East Asian Youth Games, by revoking Taichung’s right to host the games at the behe...

Book claims Taipei Mayor transplanted organs from Falun Gong prisoners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese publisher of the Chinese version of a book about the harvesting of human organs from dissidents in China has posted a full-page advertisement claiming Taipei'...

Opinion: What is the charisma of Taipei mayoral candidate Pasuya Yao? 

"Courage" is the first impression that Taipei mayoral candidate Pasuya Yao (姚文智) leaves on people. During his recent interviews with local media outlets, Yao fearlessly blasted ...

Ex. Premier Lin Chuan may be tapped as Taiwan envoy to APEC Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Although the Tsai administration has yet to officially announce the country’s envoy for the 2018 APEC Leaders’ Summit in Papa New Guinea scheduled in mid Novem...

Guo Wengui comments on Taiwan's politics, disagrees with Taipei Mayor and Ma Ying-jeou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The outspoken and high-profile exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui  (郭文貴) published a YouTube video recently commenting on Taiwan's politics. Guo expressed disagreeme...

Top 6 reasons for Muslim travelers to visit Taiwan

Ka\AOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- With the Chinese Communist Party seeking to shut off the flow of tourists to Taiwan, the DPP Government is looking to attract visitors from other parts of the world. As pa...

Taiwan still pushing Japan on 'comfort women' issue: MOFA

Taiwan is still pushing Japan to face the "comfort women" issue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday, although it said that the unveiling of the country's first "c...

New Taipei mayoral candidate releases slapstick LINE stickers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sunday (Aug. 12), Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate for New Taipei City mayor, Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), released a series of humorous LINE stickers of himself a...