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Taiwanese organizations in Los Angeles present booth at book festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several organizations, including the foreign offices of Taiwanese governmental departments, teamed up to promote Taiwan's culture and literature at the Los Angeles Tim...

Taiwan releases Formosan black bear into wild for second time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Formosan black bear who bothered farmers was released into the wild for a second time but in a more remote part of Taichung City’s Mount Dongmao, the Council of Ag...

Formosan black bear sightings reported in Taiwan's Yushan National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After receiving several reports of Formosan black bear sightings this month, Yushan National Park Headquarters has urged hikers and visitors to exercise caution and respec...

Taiwanese macaques abuse alarms after they lose protected species status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reports of Formosan macaques being mistreated are on the rise after the primate endemic to Taiwan was removed from the list of protected species in 2019, animal welfare gr...

Veteran Taiwan independence activist Peng Ming-min passes away at 98

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's veteran pro-democracy and pro-independence activist Peng Ming-min (彭明敏) passed away in Taipei on Friday (April 8). Peng was one of the most influential fig...

Taiwan foreign ministry's 'West Taiwan' meme goes viral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meme posted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on its Facebook that refers to China as “West Taiwan” has gone viral. The meme, which uses a popular...

Taiwan to impose traffic controls after entire Southern Cross-Island Highway reopens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The last stretch of the Southern Cross-Island Highway in southern Taiwan that is still closed for repair will open at the end of April, but traffic control measures will b...

Monkeys intrude into rural community in southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Formosan macaques entered a rural community in Yunlin County to search for food on Tuesday (March 1), causing residents to arm themselves with sticks, clubs, an...

Meme of the Day: Taiwan bear's 'Hotline Bling'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)'s take on a popular Drake meme has gained new attention as the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics arrive and Taiwan continues to be sid...

Yushan National Park warns visitors of food-snatching monkeys

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors, especially those on scooters, should beware of Formosan rock monkeys in the Tataka area, as they have learned to steal food and open vehicle compartments, said t...

Taiwanese fans protest NFL map at LA Rams game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese-American community in Los Angeles has stepped up its protest against the National Football League’s (NFL) decision to label Taiwan the same color as Ch...

MOFA, Taiwanese-American nonprofit respond to NFL map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the American National Football League’s (NFL) announcement of a map that marked Taiwan as part of China, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu and the Form...

Premier emphasizes close Taiwan-France ties to French National Assembly delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) met with the French National Assembly delegation on Thursday (Dec. 16), highlighting the close friendship between the two countries. Su rec...

Taiwan to curb regional overpopulation of rehabilitated sika deer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to local residents’ complaints related to Formosan sika deer, Kenting National Park Headquarters has taken action to actively control the quickly growing...

Former Pentagon official calls on US to drop 'one China' slogan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States should stop talking about "one China," as the term is supposed to be conditional on China’s peaceful approach to Taiwan, former Assistant...