Taiwan agricultural exports to Singapore continue to increase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The head of Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) Chen Chi-chung (陳吉仲) announced good news for Taiwan’s agriculture industry on Tuesday (Oct. 22) with news tha...

Annette Lu calls on Taiwan govt to arrest and try Hong Kong killer according to law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news that self-confessed murderer Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) will be released from prison in Hong Kong and that he plans to willingly return to Taiwan to face justi...

US urges Japan towards military readiness to balance China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States is urging its ally Japan to boost its military capabilities and inform the public about the threat posed by China’s expansionist activity, with Was...

Pope Francis addresses Christian Maritime Association in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –— The 11th World Conference of the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) opened in Kaohsiung on Monday (Oct. 21) with a keynote address from Vice Presid...

Hong Kong police spray mosque with blue dye, quickly offer apology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a protest march in Kowloon on Sunday (Oct. 20), Hong Kong police deployed water cannons filled with blue dye to disperse protesters who had allegedly been gather...

Taiwan Coast Guard rushes 3,000 km to rescue captain suffering stroke at sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On early Sunday (Oct. 19) morning, a Coast Guard patrol ship returned from a long-distance ambulance mission to rescue the captain of a fishing vessel who suffered a strok...

After Dior's kowtow to CCP, Taiwan's Foreign Minister calls on world to 'stand up to China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news of luxury fashion brand Dior apologizing to China for a powerpoint (PPT) presentation that accurately depicted Chinese territory administered by Beijing...

Tourism to Taiwan from S. Korea on steady rise as Korean airlines add routes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Interest in Taiwan among South Korean tourists has continued to grow steadily over the past year, with several airlines boosting their flight offerings between Taiwan and ...

Fiery crash in southern Taiwan results in one death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Taitung County on Friday (Oct. 19) night, a single vehicle was involved in a car accident on Taiwan’s Provincial Highway No. 11, resulting in the death of the dri...

Construction on Taiwan Taoyuan Airport Terminal 3 to begin in May 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the decision to ax the previous design proposed for Terminal 3 of the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, it was announced on Friday (Oct. 18) that the airport...

CIER raises Taiwan's economic growth forecast for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Friday (Oct. 18), the Chung-Hua Institution of Economic Research (CIER) announced that it has revised Taiwan’s economic growth forecast for the next year. Acco...

Taiwan ally Marshall Islands takes seat on UN Human Rights Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was announced on Friday (Oct. 18) that Taiwanese ally and Pacific island nation the Marshall Islands will take a seat at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)...

Hong Kong protests: Suitcase murder suspect to be released, says he will return to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As social unrest continues in Hong Kong, the suspect in the murder case that initially prompted the Hong Kong government to draft the controversial extradition bill is set...

Czechia and Slovakia offices host joint event celebrating Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Oct. 17), the Czech and Slovakian representative offices in Taiwan jointly hosted a National Day celebration in Taipei to honor the country, inviting Minister...

Hong Kong: mother insists daughter committed suicide as school urges coroner inquest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In Hong Kong, the mysterious death of 15-year-old Chan Yin-lam (陳彥霖) has attracted international attention in recent weeks, with many speculating that the girl may have be...