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...

Bronze sculpture installed in front of Taipei Main Station 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bronze statue named "Paternal Love" has been installed by the North entrance of the Taipei Main Station today, Aug. 8, coinciding with Taiwan Father's...

China Youth Corps determined to be KMT-affiliated, all assets frozen

The non-government China Youth Corps (CYC), which services mainly young people, was determined Tuesday to be an affiliated organization with the opposition Kuomintang (KMT). Lin Feng-cheng, head of...

Majority of Taiwanese blame China for cancellation of East Asia Youth Games: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a recent survey, 60.1 percent of Taiwanese people believe that Chinese pressure led to the cancellation of the 2019 East Asian Youth Games, and 76 percent fee...

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je unveils re-election campaign logo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is going into the campaign for the November 24 election with the English-language slogan “Keep it real, keep it possible” and...

DPP lawmaker thanks U.S. congressmen for support of Taiwan

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Yu Wan-ju, part of a delegation of Taiwanese lawmakers visiting the United States, thanked her U.S. counterparts for supporting Taiwan Friday. "Ma...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly announce Trajenta®’s CARMELINA® cardiovascular outcome trial met its primary endpoint

INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--CARMELINA ®1 (CArdiovascular safety and Renal Microvascular outcomE with LINAgliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes at hig...

Taiwan President Tsai cautions against belittling recent economic progress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Nobody should use prejudice to belittle Taiwan's recent economic progress, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said at her first appearance at the business association the Thi...

DPP reaffirms support of Taiwan Independence, rejects proposal to alter party platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the annual congress of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Sunday, July 15, delegates unanimously vetoed a proposal to alter the party platform by rescinding prev...

Taiwan cross-party delegation visits US House of Representatives leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A cross-party delegation of Taiwanese politicians began a five day visit to the U.S. on July 16, in a bid to deepen Taiwan-U.S. ties, reported CNA. The delegation compr...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen praises pension reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday appeared in a video praising the recent completion of unfair-pension reforms, adding now was the time to stand together and support the ...

Taiwan Cabinet spokeswoman-designate convicted of drunk driving: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kolas Yotaka, the Democratic Progressive Party legislator nominated to take over as Cabinet spokesperson, was convicted of drunk driving four years ago, the Apple Daily re...

Why the risk of Chinese cyber attacks could affect everyone in Taiwan

Cyber-security is one of those topics most people are vaguely aware of, but which many believe does not really affect them. But a number of recent developments have suggested that the risk of cyber at...