Taiwan-Philippines Business Councils meet in Manila

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In conjunction with “The 23rd Ministerial Joint Economic Cooperation Meeting “ and the government’s promotion of its “New Southbound Policy”,...

China’s 'One Belt, One Road' policy hindered by departure of neighboring states

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  Recent reports have shown that China’s neighboring states, including Nepal, Myanmar, and Pakistan are among those who have either postponed, or even canceled c...

"Still no timetable for legalizing surrogacy," says Ministry of Health and Welfare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although It has been more than twenty years since the Taiwanese government started the discussion on whether to legalize surrogacy, still no consensus has been reached, ac...

'Taiwan’s way is Hong Kong’s way,' says owner of Causeway Bay Books

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  The owner of a Hong Kong bookstore famous for offering volumes that are highly critical of the Chinese leadership and whose employees "disappeared" du...

Taiwan-US TIFA meeting postponed due to absence of top trade negotiator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Wang Mei-hua (王美花), vice minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), stated on Monday that negotiations regarding the Trade and Investment Framework...

Popular kung fu novels to be translated into English for first time 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - If there is one thing that Chinese-speaking readers around the world all have in common, it undoubtedly will be that they have all once been mesmerized by and immersed in t...

Bus with Taiwanese tourists crashes in Iceland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview, Pyramid Traveling Agency Chairman Wang Jinyu (王金鈺) confirmed that a group of Taiwanese tourists was involved in a car accident, which resulted i...

Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsingchun appears on cover of World Weightlifting Magazine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsingchun, who won gold at the 29th Summer Universiade Games in Taipei while simultaneously breaking the world record, is set to appear on the c...

Unisex public restrooms in Taoyuan Airport? Chairman: it's under consideration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When asked by Democratic Progressive Party legislator Chao Chunmi on whether unisex public restrooms will be installed in Taoyuan International Airport, Tseng Ta...

Taiwan temperatures to plunge in upcoming week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the Central Weather Bureau(CWB), significant drops in temperatures and consistent downpours are expected throughout Taiwan as strengthening northeastern seaso...

China's high-ranking Taiwan relationship official refutes rumors of reunification timetable

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Sun Yafu (孫亞夫), vice president of the Association of Relations Across the Taiwan Strait, dismissed speculations of a reunification timetable, in Hong Kong on Friday. ...

US arms sales to Taiwan should normalize: Randall Schriver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Randall Schriver, nominee for Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, mentioned normalizing the due process of arms sales to Taiwan multiple...

China blocks Taiwan EPA head from attending UNFCCC COP 23 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Bonn, Germany will last from the 6th until the 17th of November. China has continued to block Taiwan in the internatio...

Taiwan pursues membership in the CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With the withdrawal of the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the 11 remaining countries have achieved consensus on a new version of its framework, renaming it...

Foxconn finalizes development deal with state of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou on Friday officially signed what has been termed the biggest development deal in Wisconsin history, which will allo...