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Full text of President Tsai Ing-wen's Taiwan National Day address

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address Saturday, in which she stressed her administration's determination to safeguard Taiwan's national security and outlined the coun...

KMT resolutions call for renewed Taiwan-US diplomatic relations, defense against CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Resolutions proposed by the Kuomingtang (KMT) calling for U.S. military aid in combating aggression by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and a resumption of diplomatic rel...

Opposition lawmakers accuse Taiwan government of excessive spending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government has spent so much on its Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program that it has collected NT$15.8 trillion (US$546 billion) in extra debt, oppositio...

Taiwan public-private sector efforts revitalize Daxi’s cultural heritage

Remnants of Daxi’s days as a prosperous port abound as one traverses the streets of its downtown area. Located in the northern metropolis of Taoyuan, the district made a name for itself during J...

Taiwan President calls for support to polish ‘Made in Taiwan’ brand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Taiwan will seek to provide assistance to Taiwanese businesses relocating back home in a bid to promote the “Made in Taiwan” label, amid turb...

Taiwan names Su Tseng-chang as new premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following Premier William Lai's (賴清德) announcement of a cabinet reshuffle, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) officially introduced former Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), as ...

Taiwan's Central Bank warns of four major risks to the world economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Central Bank recently laid out a list of four major risks facing the global economy for 2019 in a government publication, while it expressed optimism over the outlo...

Construction starts on Taoyuan Metro Green Line: official

Construction on the Taoyuan Metro Green Line began Monday in the city's Bade District and is expected to be completed in 2025, a Taoyuan Department of Rapid Transit Systems (DRTS) official said. ...

Koxinga graphic novel honored at Taiwan Golden Comic Awards

Graphic novel “Koxinga Z,” about the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) loyalist general who ousted the Dutch from Taiwan in the 17th century, won Comic of the Year at the 2018 Golden Comic Awards O...

New travel route aims to spotlight vitality of Taiwan's Hakka culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- In northern and central Taiwan, a 150-kilometer section of Provincial Highway No. 3—also known as the Inner-Mountain Highway—is being transformed into the Hakka Ro...

Taiwan’s economic growth rates outperform South Korea: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen remarked on August 3 that the growth rates in Taiwan have exceeded 3 percent – recorded in the four quarters from the second half of 2017 thro...

President Tsai lauds Taiwan-EU economic ties at Europe Day Dinner

President Tsai Ing-wen said May 17 that Taiwan is committed to boosting robust economic ties with the EU by fostering collaboration in emerging sectors like green energy and smart machinery, as well a...

Taiwan-Europe Wind Industry Summit held in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Last week, the “Taiwan – Europe Wind Industry Summit: Supply Chain Building and Green Talent Training” event was hosted in Taichung, Taiwan bringing toge...

NDC expects Taiwan’s economy to gain momentum in 2018

Taiwan’s economy will continue to gather steam this year on the back of forward-looking policymaking in areas spanning infrastructure investment and regulatory easing as well as improving market...

President Tsai calls for closer Taiwan-EU collaboration on green energy

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Dec. 19 that closer cooperation between Taiwan and EU companies on green technology will produce significant benefits for both sides by fostering the developme...