Chinese scholars urge Beijing to recalibrate toward Taiwan post election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academics from China are urging Beijing to adjust its strategy towards Taiwan to focus on winning over the hearts of young Taiwanese after the landslide victory of pro-ind...

Over 300 foreign journalists, observers arrive in Taiwan for elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 300 journalists from international media outlets and observers have arrived in Taiwan for the presidential and legislative elections taking place on Saturday (Jan. 11...

KMT presidential hopeful calls on voters to feign support for Tsai in opinion polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) continues to trail his rival, incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), in recent polls, he has resorted to an un...

Thai couple laud Taiwan's openness after stay at Presidential compound

A Thai couple who spent the night inside Taiwan's Presidential Office Building, said they were impressed by the wall-less compound, noting that the 100-year-old structure reflects the openness of ...

Thai couple laud Taiwan's openness after stay at Presidential compound

A Thai couple who spent the night inside Taiwan's Presidential Office Building, said they were impressed by the wall-less compound, noting that the 100-year-old structure reflects the openness of ...

Taiwan Presidential Palace Adventure game launches online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new adventure game was launched online on Thursday (Oct. 31) with the aim of increasing public understanding of President Tsai Ing-wen’s ((蔡英文) governance and poli...

Taiwan mourns passing of independence activist and scholar Su Beng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (Sept. 20), lifelong Taiwanese independence activist Su Beng, whose given name was Shih Chao-hui (施朝暉), passed away at 100 years old, just over one month away fr...

Pingtung to host Taiwan's longest ever Double Ten Day fireworks display

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 42-minute fireworks extravaganza will illuminate the night sky above a riverside park in Pingtung in southern Taiwan on Oct. 10 as the country celebrates the National Da...

Far East POWs remembered in Taiwan

The Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society (TPCMS) held a gathering Saturday evening to remember thousands of prisoners of war who endured hardship and in many cases lost their lives at POW camps in Taiwan...

Taipei Mayor’s choice of party name irks family of late activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) to found a new party with a name identical to the one established by the late democracy activist Chiang Wei-shui (蔣渭水) has dra...

Taiwan pro-independence supporter commends William Lai's fair play in DPP primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The presidential primary of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ended on June 13, with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) securing the party’s nomination. However, may ...

'Opinion poll fairness' will decide life and death of Taiwan’s ‘Democratic Progressive Party’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --According to the principle of “Garbage In, Garbage Out,” questioning the fairness of opinion polls is a necessary process for a responsible search for accuracy and t...

Taiwan’s equal marriage momentous, but best seen as Tsai’s final achievement

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday was a momentous day in the history of Taiwan. It was on Friday, May 17 that the Legislative Yuan finally passed legislation permitting same-sex marriage in a ...

Taiwan’s Academia Historica head tapped as new National Palace Museum Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Palace Museum will be headed by Academia Historica President, Wu Mi-cha (吳密察), while Deputy Chairperson of the Ocean Affairs Council, Lee Chung-wei...

Kaoshiung Elementary opens 'Jian Ji Memorial Hall' dedicated to historical figure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Nov. 20 in Kaohsiung, an elementary school celebrating its own 123rd year anniversary, also dedicated a memorial hall to Jian Ji (簡吉), an important figure in Taiwan&rsq...