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Taiwan’s national power company hit by cyberattacks on daily basis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — State-owned Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) encounters cyberattacks almost everyday, but no damage has been done to the nation’s power grid. Taipower Chairman Yan...

Taiwan legislator pushes for law amendment after experiencing dating violence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜) issued a statement on Thursday (Dec. 2) to talk about her next move a day after admitting in public that sh...

Former KMT legislator's four tips to sense violent tendencies in male partners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan’s political circles reel from the news that female Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜) has been allegedly beaten by her boyfrie...

Taiwan KMT member says Kao 'deserved to be beaten' by boyfriend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomingtang (KMT) Central Committee member Huang Chin-wei (黃覲偉) on Tuesday (Nov. 30) wrote that a female lawmaker "deserved to be beaten" by her boyfriend, promp...

Taiwan’s stalking prevention bill signed into law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Stalking and Harassment Prevention Act (跟蹤騷擾防制法) was signed into law by President Tsai In-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Dec. 1) and will go into effect six months after its ...

Raphael Lin arrested for assaulting Taiwan legislator Kao Chia-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Raphael Lin (林秉樞), boyfriend of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜), was taken into police custody early on Wednesday morning (Dec. 1) for alle...

Three ‘yeses’ and one ‘no’ if Taiwan’s four-question referendum voted on today: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The result of the upcoming four-question referendum would be “three yeses” and “one no” if it was voted on today, according to a poll conducted by ...

Taiwan legislator reports being battered by her boyfriend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜) on Tuesday (Nov. 30) filed a report with Taipei police alleging that her boyfriend had assaulted her. On...

1 in 5 women in Taiwan has been in abusive relationship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One in five women in Taiwan has fallen victim to an abusive relationship, according to a report published by the Ministry of Health and Welfare on Tuesday (Nov. 30). Co...

As China menaces Taiwan, the island's friends aid its secretive submarine project

TAIPEI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - For more than two decades, Taiwan tried to buy a fleet of modern conventional submarines to fend off an existential threat – invasion by China. There were no takers. ...

Taiwan defense minister says Guam military attaché soon to be established

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Defense said on Monday (Nov. 29) that a military attaché in Guam is in the process of being established. During a legislative meeting, Democratic...

Lawmakers say retired generals that hurt Taiwan’s interests should be stripped of pension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers are urging financial penalties for conduct by retired military officers that is deemed to undermine Taiwan's national inte...

Taiwan ties hang in balance as Honduran election gets underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduras kicked off its elections on Sunday (Nov. 28), with not only the future of the Central American nation but also its status as one of Taiwan's 15 remaining dipl...

No Nukes Taiwan holds protest event at Liberty Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — No Nukes Taiwan launched a campaign to oppose nuclear power on Saturday (Nov. 27) and encourage people to vote “no” for each question in the four-in-one refere...

Taiwan president condemns Chinese sanctions against Far Eastern Group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China should immediately stop its arbitrary sanctions against Taiwanese businesses operating in the country, as they will only drive both sides further apart, President Ts...