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...

Taiwan's National Day fireworks display shatters records in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The fireworks display for Taiwan's National Day held in Hualien yesterday set the record for the longest and largest display in the history of the annual pyrotechnic extrav...

Taiwan's philanthropic vegetable vendor donates millions to rural health care

Renowned philanthropic vendor Chen Shu-chu (陳樹菊), who sold vegetables in eastern Taiwan's Taitung for more than half a century, on Wednesday donated two insurance policies worth a total of NT$16 m...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Satyarthi to meet with Taiwan President

Children's rights activist and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan Wednesday, where he will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen and give a number of tal...

Taiwan President discusses transitional justice with former South African leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Real reconciliation in the wake of transitional justice has still not arrived in Taiwan, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told visiting former South African President Frederik Wille...

CAA warns of flight delays Wednesday due to military maneuvers

Taipei, Oct. 9 (CNA) Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Tuesday cautioned against possible flight delays on Wednesday morning because of acrobatic maneuvers and drills being perfor...

Overseas Taiwanese hold Double Ten Day celebration in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The overseas Taiwanese community in Davao City in the southern Philippines celebrated the Double Ten National Day a few days early on Saturday evening, Oct. 6. The Doub...