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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's Double Ten celebrations kick off with fireworks and huge flags

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan celebrates its 110th National Day on Sunday (Oct. 10) with festive activities that include flag raising ceremonies held at sunrise around the nation and a grand par...

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...

CCP’s saber-rattling and ADIZ incursions are backfiring

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Double Ten Day is fast approaching and around the globe, Taiwan’s representative offices and expat communities are celebrating the 110th anniversary of the establ...

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...

Tropical Storm Kompasu to bring rain to east Taiwan after weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Tropical Storm Kompasu forms Friday (Oct. 8) evening, it will move into the Bashi Channel separating Taiwan from the Philippines, bringing rain to the eastern part o...

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 envoy thanks US support at National Day gala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative to the United States Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) expressed her gratitude to the U.S. for standing up for Taiwan in a gala at Twin Oaks on Wednesday (Oc...

Taipei 101 observatory to reopen ahead of Double Ten celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a record 164 days of closure since its opening, the Taipei 101 observatory will reopen on Friday (Oct. 8) and welcome visitors enjoying the extended National Day wee...

National Day light show illuminates Taiwan Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Office of the President was lit up Tuesday (Oct. 5) in a projection mapping showcase that will last six days and marks Double Ten Day. Themed “The Pursuit of ...

MOFA under fire over ‘Alps’ footage in Taiwan’s national day promo video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is in hot water after a Double Ten Day video released last month was found to have erroneously depicted Yushan, Taiwan’s highe...

Ten spots to watch Double Ten Day fireworks in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The fireworks display for Taiwan’s National Day (Double Ten Day) will take place at Kaohsiung Harbor on Oct. 10, and the city government has announced the 10 best vi...

Taiwan stimulus vouchers to boost employment, wages in Q4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The launch of “Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers” will boost employment and wages during the fourth quarter of 2021, a survey said Thursday (Sept. 23). Registrati...