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...

Taiwan to offer National Day guests virus prevention gift packs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Official guests at this year’s Oct. 10 Double Ten National Day parade will not only find the usual hat and pin in their gift pack but also all the necessary items to...

Taipei 101 draws crowds after price cuts for Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The introduction of the cheapest tickets for the Taipei 101 observation deck in its 15-year history has been a success, reports said Saturday (October 12). From October...

Dutch top DJ Armin van Buuren wishes Taiwan ‘Happy Double Tenth Day!’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a rare move for a world-renowned entertainer, Dutch top DJ Armin van Buuren posted wishes for Taiwan’s national holiday on his Facebook page Thursday (October 10)...

China forces Taiwan National Day reception out of Stockholm Sheraton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China told the Sheraton Stockholm Hotel not to host a Taiwan Double Ten National Day reception, leading this year’s event to take place at a history museum instead, ...

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 ...

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...

Taiwan unveils emblem for 2019 Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The main visual for the 2019 National Day of Taiwan was unveiled on Thursday (Sept. 4), featuring the slogan “Taiwan forward.” Inspired by arrows, the visua...

Prime minister of Eswatini to visit Taiwan to celebrate Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ambrose Dlamini, the prime minister of the African kingdom of Eswatini will reportedly attend Taiwan’s National Day celebrations on Oct. 10. Representing Eswatini...

Taiwan Government: 115 days off in 2020, including 7 days for the Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese will have 115 days off next year, including seven consecutive days for the Lunar New Year, and four days each for the Dragon Boat Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival, an...

Taiwan in talks with Paraguay on US$150 million investment: FM

Taipei, Oct. 17 (CNA) Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) confirmed Wednesday that Taiwan and Paraguay are discussing the details of US$150 million in investment by Taiwan and that the matter was address...