Saint Lucia celebrates 40 years of independence in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Embassy of Saint Lucia in Taiwan has launched a series of cultural events to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its independence. Saint Lucia, which has diplomatic re...

Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs lists supportive European nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has posted an image on its Facebook page of the European countries recently expressing support for the island. The graphic was li...

US lawmakers congratulate Taiwan on Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In celebration of Taiwan’s National Day celebrations, two U.S. senators and the House of Representatives' Taiwan Caucus congratulated Taiwan and reaffirmed the i...

Indian officials attend Taiwan's National Day banquet ahead of Xi Jinping's arrival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indian government dignitaries and scholars alike attended a National Day of Taiwan dinner party held by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECC) at New Delhi's H...

US senator attends Taiwan's National Day ceremony for first time in 35 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), the first sitting U.S. senator to attend Taiwan's National Day ceremony in 35 years, joined Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) at ...

Japanese prime minister’s National Day greetings to Taiwan turn out to be fake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Taiwan was embarrassed to find that National Day greetings apparently extended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have turned out to be fake. On Oc...

'Not banned, not encouraged': Taiwan takes position on face masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a controversial mask ban in Hong Kong was enacted by the local government as an emergency measure to help crack down on protesters, people in Taiwan have been anxiou...

Taipei Commercial District Carnival to take place over Double Ten Day holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taipei Commercial District Carnival will take place at Zhongshan Hall and Xiushan Street between Oct. 11 and 13. Featuring 76 stalls from the capital city&rs...

Japan’s prime minister extends National Day greetings to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered his felicitations to Taiwan at a gala event held by the Fukuoka Branch of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Osaka ...

New typhoon could put damper on Taiwan's National Day break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tropical disturbance that has formed in the Western Pacific could intensify next week into Typhoon Hagibis (哈吉貝), the 19th tropical storm of the year, possibly putting a...

US senator to take part in Taiwan's National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pro-Taiwan U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is set to participate in the country's National Day celebrations on Thursday (Oct. 10), alongside AIT Director Brent Christensen. F...

Ex-President Chen asks President Tsai to cancel Taiwan's National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) has called on the Tsai administration to cancel the parade and celebrations planned as part of the National Double Ten (Oct. 10) Holi...

Forest recreation areas in Taiwan offer half-price admission for Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau said it will offer half-price admission to 13 national forest recreation areas during the four-day, Double Ten Day holiday from Oct. 10-13. ...

200-person delegation from Japan to attend Taiwan National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan’s National Day on Oct. 10, many of the country's international friends will be joining celebrations in Taipei. On Monday (Sept. 30), the T...

Daylilies to remain in bloom in eastern Taiwan through Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The daylily blooms on Fuli Township's Lioushihdan Mountain (六十石山) and neighboring Chike Mountain (赤柯山) in Yuli Township along Hualien County’s Coastal Range are ...