Taiwan, US pay tribute to island's leader, 'Mr. Democracy'

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's leader, senior government officials and a high-level U.S. envoy on Saturday paid tribute to the man who led Taiwan's transition to democracy, former President Lee Teng-h...

36 Vietnamese stowaways came from China, tested for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As five more Vietnamese stowaways trying to illegally immigrate to Taiwan were captured on Wednesday (Sept. 16), news surfaced that they had transited from China and were ...

Taiwan's KMT cancels trip to China following state media's inappropriate remarks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) will not send a delegation to China for the upcoming Straits Forum in protest of Chinese state media’s inappropriate remarks, which t...

PLA soldier's tombstone could prove deaths in China-India clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two and half months after a deadly clash occurred on the border between China and India, the photo of a tombstone apparently belonging to a People's Liberation Army (P...

Chinese soldiers write goodbye letters to spouses amid war fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) asked soldiers in the province of Fujian, opposite Taiwan, to write a goodbye letter to their spouses, giving rise to mu...

Taiwan to buy 150,000 vaccine doses to ward against lumpy skin disease

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Council of Agriculture (COA) will spend NT$8 million (US$272,000) to buy 150,000 vaccine doses in order to keep lumpy skin disease from spreading to cattle outside Tai...

China Lilang Announces 2020 Interim Results

Revenue of RMB1,093 Million and Net Profit of RMB269 Million Interim Dividends of HK17 Cents Per Share HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 19 August 2020 - China Lilang Limited ("China Lilang" or the ...

Over 20 Chinese fighter jets menaced Taiwan Strait's median line Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since Chinese fighter jets were reported to have crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait on Monday (Aug. 10), news has surfaced that some of the over 20 warplanes wer...

Tropical Storm Mekkhala brings rain to Taiwan, strikes China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The periphery of Tropical Storm Mekkhala, the sixth tropical storm of the year, will bring rain to Taiwan today (Aug. 11), while China is bracing for more flooding as the s...

Taiwan issues sea, land warnings for Tropical Storm Mekkhala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued sea and land warnings at 10:30 a.m. this morning (Aug. 10) after a tropical depression was upgraded to Tropical Storm Mekkhala (米克拉...

Typhoon brings heavy rain, winds to Shanghai, coastal China

BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon brought high winds and heavy rains to China's eastern coastal areas including the financial hub of Shanghai early Tuesday. China’s National Meteorological C...

Vulnerable eastern China areas evacuated ahead of typhoon

BEIJING (AP) — Vulnerable coastal areas are being evacuated before a typhoon brings heavy rains to eastern China late Monday while much of the country is still recovering from unusually summer heavy f...

US spy planes spotted near Taiwan flying toward China's coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy P-8A surveillance aircraft and a U.S. Navy EP-3E signals reconnaissance plane were spotted approaching the Chinese coastal provinces of Zhejiang and Fujian, re...

High-altitude US spy drones spotted flying to south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aircraft spotters reported two high-altitude U.S. military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying towards the south of Taiwan on Wednesday (July 15), with one website appea...

Taiwan races against time to vaccinate cattle in Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is rushing to inoculate cattle on the outlying island county of Kinmen amid an outbreak of lumpy skin disease (LSD) that poses a threat to the country’s beef ...