Conservative groups in Taiwan denounce draft same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Executive Yuan rolled out a draft same-sex marriage bill on Wednesday marking a milestone for civil rights in the country, but the monumental step towards s...

Equality group thanks Taiwan Cabinet for a draft bill set to legalize same sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Cabinet on Wednesday evening revealed the name as well as the outline of its same-sex marriage draft bill, which is considered as a move to dodge the naming debates...

Taiwan President rejects 'peace treaty' with China to avoid compromising national sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rejected the possibility of signing a peace treaty with Beijing, noting that Taiwanese people will not agree upon any pacts crafted to undermi...

Showing support for Taiwan, EU group presents letter signed by 155 MEPs to President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the morning of Feb. 20, the chair of European Parliament-Taiwan Friendship Group, Werner Langen, presented an official letter and declaration affirming the support of E...

Premier Su won't sign independence referendum as 'Taiwan is already independent'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Tuesday during a Legislative Yuan question time that he would not sign a public referendum on Taiwan’s independence, because "...

Taiwan ranks first in Asia for gender equality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan comes out on top in Asia for gender equality according to a visual report published recently by the Executive Yuan’s Directorate General of Budget, Accounting...

Joint session to be held by Taiwan government on 40 high priority bills Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Executive Yuan and the Ninth Legislative Yuan are posed to hold their first joint session of the new year on Monday to discuss priority legislative bills, CNA reports....

Taiwan’s Academia Historica head tapped as new National Palace Museum Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Palace Museum will be headed by Academia Historica President, Wu Mi-cha (吳密察), while Deputy Chairperson of the Ocean Affairs Council, Lee Chung-wei...

Arrival of cell therapy in Taiwan could help cancer patients

Various types of cell therapy are expected to be allowed in Taiwan starting as soon as this month, and they could benefit some 100,000 cancer patients per year, the government said Sunday. The new ...

Taiwan military aims to bolster asymmetric warfare capability with array of new tech

TAIPEI ( Taiwan News) – In line with the Executive Yuan’s latest policy report on the country’s state of military preparedness, the government is requesting budgetary approval from t...

Director of American Inst. in Taiwan visits Premier Su

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Christensen had his first official visit with Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), who took up his post last month, at ...

4 arrested after gun fired outside Taiwan Executive Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four men have been arrested after a bullet shell was found on the ground outside the Executive Yuan this morning. Executive Yuan spokesperson Kolas Yotaka announced tha...

Taiwan, Japan join hands to develop next generation of power meter systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Tokyo’s utility companies Power Grid (TEPCO PG) and Tokyo Gas have inked an agreement to pave the ...

KMT Chiayi City Mayor rumored to seek a DPP politician as deputy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A month after swearing in as mayor of Chiayi City, Huang Min-hui (黃敏惠) has yet to nail down her deputy, while a rumor has surfaced that the unfilled deputy role is awaiting a no...

Outrage sparked after dog owner's pet pit bull kills stray in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outrage was sparked following an incident in Keelung (基隆) on Wednesday, when a stray dog was killed by a pet pit bull terrier. A Facebook user posted a message in a Kee...