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Taiwan railway union cancels Dragon Boat Festival action

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railway Labor Union (TRLU) announced Wednesday (May 25) it was canceling its plan for an overtime ban during the June 3-5 Dragon Boat Festival holiday. On Ma...

Will Hou Yu-ih be Taiwan's president in 2024?

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Every few days a question comes up about the 2024 presidential race. The question takes one of a handful of forms, generally a variation on “can anyone beat the DP...

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 president says country will not bow to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will not bow to pressure by Beijing and will defend its democratic way of life, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said during her speech on Sunday (Oct. 10) to mark Taiw...

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...

Taiwan president's National Day speech: 'No reckless behavior, no compromise on sovereignty'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will reiterate her administration's determination to boost Taiwan's self-defense forces and maintain regional peace, in her National D...

China's Xi Jinping vows ‘reunification' on eve of Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's leader Xi Jinping (習近平) vowed on Saturday (Oct. 9) to achieve so-called "reunification" with Taiwan, one day ahead of Taiwan’s Double Ten Natio...

Chinese leader to comment on eve of Taiwan’s Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) was expected to make a statement about recent developments surrounding Taiwan on the eve of the latter’s Double Ten National Day, rep...

American Institute in Taiwan chairman calls Chinese threat real and imminent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The frequent large-scale incursions by Chinese military planes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) showed the threat was real and imminent, American...

Taiwan to show 4 missile types, 47 aircraft at Double Ten National Day event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apart from a huge flag, the Double Ten National Day parade on Oct. 10 will also see 47 aircraft fly over the Presidential Office Building and four new types of missiles mo...

Chinese warplane enters Taiwan’s ADIZ on National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on Saturday (Oct. 10), Taiwan’s Double Ten National Day. The M...

BBC mistakes Taiwan Double Ten parade for North Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a report about a military parade in North Korea, BBC International News erroneously showed footage of Taiwan’s Double Ten National Day celebrations Saturday (Oct....

Taiwan to open new Guam office on Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is preparing to launch its new representative office in Guam on Oct. 10, the Double Ten National Day, following three years of being absent from the United States t...

Taiwan Presidential Office Building to star in National Day light show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Double Ten National Day celebrations from Oct. 6-10, Taiwan's Presidential Office Building will be illuminated with a map featuring Taiwanese elements s...

Idaho declares Oct. 10 to be 'Taiwan Double Ten Day'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Idaho Governor Brad Little proclaimed Taiwan’s National Day, Oct. 10, as “Taiwan Double Ten Day” in his state, reports said Thursday (Sept. 24). In an...