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...

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...

Taiwan faces cool week ahead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a sunny and warm four-day Double Ten holiday, Taiwan is facing a cold and humid week ahead, the Central Weather Bureau forecast Saturday (October 12). The nor...

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...

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)...

Three workers fall 30 m to their deaths in Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three workers setting up scaffolding fell 30 meters to their deaths at an industrial zone in Central Taiwan’s Nantou County Thursday (October 10). The accident ha...

Taiwan’s Foxconn founder rules out cooperation with PFP leader James Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) ruled out cooperation with People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) in the presidential campaign after appearing with...

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 ...

42-minute firework display to wow crowd at National Day celebration in S Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The longest-ever National Day fireworks display will take place at the Riverside Park in Pingtung County on Oct. 10 at 8 p.m., with a number of performances taking place f...

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...

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, ...