Taiwan Air Force to transfer P-3C bombers from Pingtung to Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In light of the increasing tensions created by China’s political campaign of political suppression, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) is taking added...

Ultra Taiwan to use block chain currency for two-day music fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a growing hub for the development and application of new fintech and payment options, as more and more companies begin to experiment with cashless payment and di...

Team Taiwan 2020 petition for referendum hits 85% of needed signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The campaign to have a public referendum on the designation of “Chinese Taipei” is moving fast towards collecting the needed number of signatures. As of Aug...

China may use cyber capabilities to influence elections in Taiwan, other S. Asian nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is likely developing technology to attack the weaknesses of social networks, and use them as tools to interfere in the democratic elections of other countries. Th...

Apple under threat by Beijing, removes 25,000 apps from China store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The tech-giant Apple has caved to demands from the Chinese Communist Party and deleted 25,000 apps from its online store in the country. CCTV reported the news on ...

TRA train in southeast Taiwan kills 4 cows grazing on tracks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A train running on theRuiyuan (瑞源) to Guanshan (關山) line in Taitung unexpectedly struck and killed four cows that had wandered near the tracks. The accident occurr...

President Tsai: New 'residence permits' for Taiwanese in China do not determine 'identity'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the announcement that Taiwanese citizens living in China would be eligible for a smart residence card starting from September, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen c...

Indonesians in Taiwan celebrate their Independence Day in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Indonesians living in Taiwan joined a celebration in honor of Indonesian Independence Day on Sunday, Aug. 19 at the 2/28 Peace Park near the National Taiwan Museum in Taip...

Japan-Taiwan Exchange Assoc. says Comfort woman statue in Tainan 'regrettable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a statue dedicated to the Taiwanese “comfort women” of World War 2 was unveiled in Tainan on Tuesday, Aug. 14, the de facto Japanese Embassy in Taiw...

Taiwan to increase scientific research and investment in S. China Sea territories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday, Aug. 17 the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) announced that it would increase cooperation on research projects with nations in the South China Sea, and...

After months of hostility, trade talks between US and China to resume 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 16 Washington and Beijing both announced that mid-level trade talks would take place in D.C. over the coming week. According to the report, Chinese Vice Ministe...

Taiwan's CPC Corp. signs US$25 billion LNG deal with US firm Cheniere Energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new deal between Taiwan’s CPC corporation and U.S. firm Cheniere Energy may herald the start of a major transition in the Indo-Pacific energy market according to e...

Taiwanese-American faces racist insults in campaign for Michigan Senate seat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese-American running for the Michigan State Senate has been the target of racist slurs from her opponent in the race, but has been ultimately successful in he...

US determines Taiwanese exporters guilty of dumping forged steel fittings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In November of 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce began investigations into possible dumping of forged steel fittings by China, Italy, and Taiwan onto the U.S. market. ...

Chinese man arrested for asking 'What law says you can't call Taiwan a country?'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A young man in the Chinese city of Ma’anshan (馬鞍山) was arrested this week for posing the simple question on his Weibo account of “What law says you c...