Cabinet to reshuffle slightly before Taiwan presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) is reportedly leading the Cabinet in tendering resignations on Thursday (May 14), even though President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has announced he wi...

Former legislator Hsiao Bi-khim reportedly tapped as Taiwan’s representative to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese legislator Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) is reportedly to be appointed as Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the United States, becoming the island country&rsquo...

Former legislator Hsiao Bi-khim tapped as Taiwan’s National Security Council adviser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has tapped former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) as a member of the National Security Council’s (NSC)...

Taiwanese vice president-elect meets with US Speaker Pelosi, national security advisor in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) on Wednesday (Feb. 5) met with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other high-ranking government officials as his trip to Washington...

Vice President-elect Lai on a trip to U.S. made possible by Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) is currently on a trip to the United States to attend the National Prayer Breakfast. On Monday Lai met with U.S. Senator Marco R...

Taiwan vice president-elect meets with US senator in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) met with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio in Washington on Monday (Feb. 3) to discuss Taiwan-U.S. relations. Lai embarked on a week-long trip t...

Taiwanese vice president-elect visits Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) is visiting the U.S. from Feb. 2-9 and will join President Donald Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast held annually in Washington...

More cabinet reshuffling expected after President Tsai’s swearing-in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Any additional cabinet reshuffle plans for the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration as she embarks on a second term will hinge on whether her two top aides stay or not, repor...

Former KMT magistrate maintains thin lead in legislative race in Taiwan's Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest poll from TVBS News on Friday (Dec. 13) revealed Hualien County's 2020 legislative election to be a tight race. According to the data, former Hualien mag...

British media paints Terry Gou as brash, bad for US-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The British news site Financial Times has labeled Foxconn founder and recently announced presidential candidate, Terry Gou (郭台銘), Taiwan’s “disrupter-in-chief....

Foxconn tycoon storms out after Taiwan DPP legislator fails to make eye contact

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn founder and chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) stormed out in a huff after a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator allegedly failed to make eye contact with him when resp...

Taiwan Education Minister: gender equality education will continue in schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Education Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) reiterated today (Nov. 26) that the passage of referendum 11 (Do you agree that the Ministry of Education and individual schools sh...

Taiwan Legislative Yuan President Su calls for closer ties at APPU in Japan

Taiwan is committed to strengthening exchanges with fellow members of the Asian Pacific Parliamentarians’ Union in an effort to advance regional development in culture, economy, society and tour...

Meeting between Tsai and Stephen Yates confirmed

Taiwan's Foreign Minister David Lee confirmed that President Tsai Ing-wen met Stephen Yates Wednesday evening and the two had a deep conversation for three hours. Known as a former deputy nat...

Taiwan is “a same-sex marriage pioneer:” New York Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New York Times described Taiwan as “a same-sex marriage pioneer” as thousands marched in Kaohsiung for gay rights Saturday. The Legislative Yuan...