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Taiwan foreign ministry welcomes visit from Japanese politicians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Aug. 19) welcomed Furuya Keiji, Chairman of the Japan-ROC Diet Members' Consultative Council, and the council’s...

Japanese politician to hold security talks with Taiwan president next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chairman of the Japan-ROC Diet Members' Consultative Council Furuya Keiji and the council’s secretary general, Kihara Minoru, will embark on a three-day visit to...

Drone show in Taiwan features National Palace Museum antiques

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Iridescent dots in the form of a dragon head illuminated the night sky of Chiayi County on Saturday (July 16) as the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum presente...

Taiwan emphasizes friendly relations, shared values with Israel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although Taiwan and Israel do not have formal diplomatic relations, they have long enjoyed friendly relations and have cooperated in the fields of health care, economy and...

Taiwan railway union plans overtime ban for Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railway Labor Union (TRLU) said Wednesday (May 18) that 90% of its members had signed a call for an overtime ban during the June 3-5 Dragon Boat Festival holida...

China sends anti-submarine aircraft into Taiwan’s ADIZ on Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China sent a Shaanxi Y-8 anti-submarine warfare plane into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) during Christmas Day Saturday (Dec. 25), according to the ...

Video shows Taiwan flag raised for National Day in New York Chinatown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video of a flag-raising ceremony for the Taiwan national banner in New York's Chinatown to mark Taiwan's National Day has gone viral on social media. On Oct. ...

Poll shows 70% agree Taiwan and China 'not subordinate to one another'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Results from a new poll show that 70.6% of respondents agree with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) statement that Taiwan’s Republic of China (ROC) and Chi...

Taiwan’s DPP asks Ma Ying-jeou: ‘Have you ever ruled the PRC?’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) responded to former President Ma Ying-jeou’s comment that President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) National Day speech was ‘...

Video shows Indians enjoying Taiwan National Day cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video showing Indians enjoying a cake marking Taiwan's National Day (Oct. 10) was among a wave of pro-Taiwan posts that went viral on Twitter, in defiance of pressur...

China's comments on Taiwan president’s National Day speech ‘unconstructive and slanderous’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) issued a statement on Sunday (Oct. 10) responding to China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, calling its comments about President Tsai Ing-...

Heavy rains Monday may force closure of eastern Taiwan’s Suhua Highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Suhua Highway system may be closed from Monday (Oct. 11) due to expected heavy rainfall, according to the Directorate General of Highways (DGH). Other highways in m...

Double Ten Day sees Taipei's zoos and museums full to capacity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Zoo and Taipei Astronomical Museum were filled to capacity on Sunday (Oct. 10), CNA reported. Taipei Zoo said that a line formed in front of the zoo before openi...

Google homepage shows Taiwan Bear for Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Web users in Taiwan who land on Google’s homepage today will be greeted by a Taiwan Bear. The graphic shows the top half of the bear’s body protruding out o...

CCP’s saber-rattling and ADIZ incursions are backfiring

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Double Ten Day is fast approaching and around the globe, Taiwan’s representative offices and expat communities are celebrating the 110th anniversary of the establ...