Taiwan unveils logo for Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has unveiled its logo for the October 10 “Double Ten” National Day, with “Taiwan, Together” as the official slogan. While the preparatory...

Beijing may punish Taiwanese in China who travel home for National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Communist authorities in Beijing may be preparing to punish Taiwanese citizens residing in China, and potentially other nations in Southeast Asia, if they travel home ...

China interferes with Southeast Asian visitors to Taiwan’s Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is warning Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia not to attend Double Ten National Day ceremonies in Taiwan next month, or they might be refused entry to China in the f...

Despite sales rebound, foreign brokerages remain cautious about HTC

Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) Although smartphone brand HTC Corp. (???) posted a more-than 40 percent month-on-month sales increase in September, several brokerages remain cautious about the firm's bottom ...

Exclusive Interview: Taiwanese-speaking American tennis pro hopes to win bigger for Taiwan after switching allegiance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Jason Jung (莊吉生), the first Taiwan’s male Universiade tennis singles champion in 14 years after Lu Yen-hsun (盧彥勳), sat down with Taiwan News on Wednesday (Nov. 29)&nbs...

October shows steady year-to-year growth in retail sales for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced that retail sales in October are the highest on record for the month in Taiwan. The news comes upon improved economic foreca...

Sister of Philippines President Duterte visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Jocellyn Duterte Villarica, the sister of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, has been visiting Taiwan, cable station TVBS reported Friday. She predicted she would p...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup – October 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top stories this week included foreign workers in Taiwan want freedom to change employers, Jackie Chan's love child out of closet, Taiwan's National Day celebrations, T...

Why soccer can benefit the whole of Taiwan

There was much jubilation among the sizable crowds in Taipei on National Day this Tuesday. No, they were not watching the Double Ten parade outside the Presidential Office. Instead, they were packed i...

Match Report – AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers – Taiwan 2-1 Bahrain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Double-Ten day is always special in Taiwan, but few would have expected this year’s celebrations to end on such a high note at the Taipei Municipal Stadium last nigh...

Man finally finds his benefactor in southern Taiwan after 40 years and several failed attempts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A man from Taiwan’s northern city of Taoyuan finally found his benefactor in the southwestern city of Tainan during the Double Ten Day holiday with help from police af...

Philippines President Duterte’s sister attends Double Ten event in Manila, to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Jocellyn Duterte Villarica, the sister of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, attended a Taiwanese Double Ten National Day event in Manila and was planning to visit Tai...

Record number of days 37 degrees and hotter for Taipei in 2017 so far

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Since measuring temperatures started in 1896, Taipei has never had as many days in one year where the mercury hit at least 37 degrees, the Central Weather Bureau said Tues...

Sports hero, folk art featured in Taiwan’s National Day float parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese athletes who recently won the international games waved hands to the crowd on a float during the National Day ceremony. Apart from the sports heroes featured in ...

Tsai Ing-wen portrays Taiwan as peace-lover in National Day speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As Taiwan celebrated its 106th National Day on Tuesday, President Tsai Ing-wen delivered her second National Day address since taking office in 2016, an...