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Taiwan politics: I'm not a rapist or murderer, I'm an adulterer and stabbed a classmate

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — It’s not every day that a major local politician holds a press conference to announce he’s an adulterer and once stabbed his classmate. But this is Miaoli, w...

Gunman targets Taiwanese faith with long pro-democracy link

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The recent deadly shooting at Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church in California didn’t just violate a sacred space. Taiwanese Americans across the country say it ripped through the...

Taiwan to host 1st World Hakka Expo next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Thursday (April 7) that Taiwan will host the first-ever World Hakka Expo next year to promote Hakka culture. Su said during a ...

Japanese Artist’s Sketches of Hakka Impressions Hit Bookstores in Taiwan, Japan

Amigos Koike’s Works Illustrate Hakka VitalityTAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 1 April 2022 - Taiwan Hakka Sketchbook, a collection of works by renowned Japanese illustrator Amigos Koike while serv...

2022 Taiwan Literature Awards offer NT$3.7 million in prizes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taiwan Literature Awards will be open for submissions starting April 15, offering a total of NT$3.7 million (US$130,000) in prizes. The National Museum of Taiw...

Taiwanese snacks, drinks attract crowd at Brussels Holiday Fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan booth at the Brussels Holiday Fair attracted crowds by offering ways to experience the country, including snack and drink samples, balloon art, virtual reality ...

ASUS invests NT$540 million in Taiwanese cloud service provider

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese computer brand ASUS announced on Thursday (March 24) it will invest NT$540 million (US$18.86 million) in Taiwan Web Service, a local cloud service provider. T...

Taiwan’s VP Lai notes importance of mother tongues for International Mother Language Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Monday (Feb. 21) made a statement for International Mother Language Day, saying while Taiwan is internationalizing, it will not forget...

Post-Lunar New Year festivals in Taiwan

When it comes to public celebrations of the Lunar New Year, Taiwan can sometimes feel a little underwhelming. While cities in other countries hold elaborate festivals, here the focus is largely on ...

Taiwan president thanks public servants, essential workers in LNY video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in a video message published Sunday (Jan. 30) thanked public and civil servants for their hard work and urged the public to get vaccinated and...

Spokeswoman of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office invited to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has invited China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Spokeswoman Zhu Fenglian (朱鳳蓮) to visit Taiwan after she expressed the desire to d...

China’s Taiwan Affairs Office spokeswoman wants to meet Hakka in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Spokeswoman Zhu Fenglian (朱鳳蓮) identified herself as a member of the Hakka minority in Guangdong Province, saying she wanted to meet her fellow...

Bank COVID cluster in Taiwan's Taoyuan swells to 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 11 new COVID cases tied to a bank were reported Wednesday and Thursday (Jan. 12-13), bringing the total number tied to the cluster infection to 14. On Wednes...

Taiwan airport Omicron cluster rises to 12 cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Omicron cluster tied to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has grown to 12 cases, including an airport security guard and three people at a karaoke club. Early on ...

Taiwan vice president records Lunar New Year message in Hakka

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) recorded a Lunar New Year greeting in Hakka on Wednesday (Jan. 5). The Hakka Public Communication Foundation (HPCF) sent the fo...