Shanghai Vice Mayor confronted by Taiwan independence protesters at airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Executive Vice Mayor of Shanghai Zhou Bo (周波) had his farewell speech cut short yesterday (Dec. 20) by a flurry of activists who turned up at the airport chanting pro-Taiw...

Taipei police break up referendum activists’ camp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City police suddenly appeared outside the Legislative Yuan Friday afternoon to remove tents set up by campaigners for a referendum about independence for Taiwan. ...

Video surfaces of KMT Youth League members ransacking Taiwan independence camp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At around 5 p.m. yesterday (March 6), about 10 members of the Kuomintang Youth League (中國國民黨青年團) shot a live Facebook video of themselves ransacking and splashing red paint on ...

Sunflower Movement leaders found not guilty in occupation Legislative Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 22 activists at the head of the Sunflower Movement were acquitted Friday of charges related to the 2014 occupation of the Legislative Yuan. On March 18 of th...

Protests, street art commemorate 228 event in Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An early morning guerrilla art project by the Create New Keelung Action Alliance (開創新基隆行動聯盟) that left sidewalks splattered in red paint and a march led by the Free Taiwan Part...

Video shows pro-unification supporters bullying Taiwanese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video surfaced on social media yesterday showing a group of pro-unification supporters ganging up on and dragging down a pro-independence protester by the hair as they taunte...

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall closed on Feb. 28

The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall will be closed to the public on Feb. 28 out of respect for 228 Incident memorial activities and to prevent social confrontation, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun said ...

Two-party system on the brink

Taiwan’s historic presidential and legislative elections are now less than 10 days away, with most of the media attention focusing on the three presidential candidates and the two heavyweight parties,...

CEC reveals party at-large ballot numbers

The Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Wednesday the ballot order numbers for the party’s at-large candidates in the upcoming local elections. The three major parties, Democratic Progressi...

Taiwan Independence veteran Su Beng in hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Veteran Taiwan Independence activist Su Beng, 97, was under observation at the intensive care unit of a hospital in Chiayi County, reports said Thursday. After he arrived in t...

Freddy speaks of food safety at I-Mei CEO’s new book launch

As Taiwan food safety issues ensue, I-Mei Foods CEO Luis Ko on Wednesday released his second book, in the series about “a small revolution in food safety” under the title of “All Animals Need Oil & Fa...

Free Taiwan Party seeking candidates for legislative elections

Tainan. Oct. 16 (CNA) The newly formed Free Taiwan Party (FTP), which advocates Taiwan independence, is inviting people who share the party's political ideals to join it and run for seats in the Janu...

Lin Yi-hsiung leads protest against lawmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Lin Yi-hsiung led a protest outside the Legislative Yuan Saturday calling on voters to make “bad lawmakers” lose re-election on Janu...

Majority should be green, not DPP: Free Taiwan Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new majority at the Legislative Yuan after the January 16 election should not be held by the Democratic Progressive Party on its own, but by several “pro-green” parties, the...