Taiwan's CIB ready to receive Hong Kong murder suspect for trial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan awaits the handover of murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) from the Hong Kong authorities, Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau has confirmed that they ar...

Amid China's economic downturn, Taiwan's MAC warns of risks to cross-strait relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (Oct. 31) released the summary of an advisory committee meeting that suggests China is increasing pressure on Tai...

Taiwan's president calls on APEC members to maintain dialogue after summit cancellation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the sudden cancellation of the APEC Summit planned for November in Chile, which is now facing social unrest in the capital of Santiago, President Tsai on Thursday (O...

Taipei 101 named among 50 most influential skyscrapers in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 was officially recognized as one of the “50 Most Influential Tall Buildings of the Last 50 Years” by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat...

Hong Kong should recognize legal responsibility in murder case: Taiwan MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's statement on Tuesday (Oct. 29) that she “does not know” when the murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) will b...

AIT sponsors US high school students to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to celebrate educational and cultural exchanges as part of its 40th anniversary, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has sponsored a group of American students...

Taiwan's MOEA collaborates with Philippines to host APEC forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation's (APEC) Local Innovation Ecosystem Forum was held in the Philippines on Tuesday (Oct. 29), attended by a delegation representing...

Another Chinese ship caught stealing sand from Taiwanese waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sunday (Oct. 27), the Taiwan Coast Guard in Lienchiang (連江) County intercepted a Chinese sand dredging vessel and commandeered the ship for engaging in the illegal acti...

Taichung Farmers Assoc. chief dies after car crash in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Director of the Taichung City Fruit and Vegetable Market (台中市果菜公司) and Chair of the Taichung Regional Farmers Association, Lai Hsi-Song (賴溪松) died due to injuries sust...

Taiwan envoy backs Turkish president's call to reform UN Security Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry threw its support behind comments made by the controversial figure of Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan this week, after Ergodan challeng...

Cardiologist donates prize money aiming to help Taiwan win Nobel Prize in medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Respected cardiologist Lien Wen-pin (連文彬) was honored with a lifetime service award at the 29th Taiwan Medical Dedication Awards (醫療奉獻獎) held in Taipei on Saturday (Oct. 2...

Maserati bows to China, cancels support for Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Italian luxury sports car company Maserati, which is owned by the Fiat Chrysler group, earlier this week announced it would be withdrawing its sponsorship for the 56th...

Media in India calls Taiwan a country, Chinese Embassy throws tantrum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese Embassy in India lashed out in a statement criticizing Indian media outlets for recognizing Taiwan as a sovereign nation and an autonomous state. On Oct. 24...

Taiwan begins constructing 4,000 ton Coast Guard patrol vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It was revealed this week during a budget committee meeting at the Legislative Yuan that the Taiwan Coast Guard’s first heavy patrol ship, which will weigh approxima...

China to replace HKMAO leaders along with Hong Kong Executive Carrie Lam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following reports that Beijing plans to replace Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam after months of social unrest in the city, new reports suggest that Lam may not be the...