Taiwan aborigines' message to Xi: 'Taiwan is not part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech mentioning the "1992 consensus" and "one China principle" given last week, the representatives of T...

Taiwan indigenous children board Boeing Dreamliner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Children from the Paiwan indigenous community received the opportunity on New Year’s Day to board a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport....

Taiwan to host 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum will take place at the Parkview Hotel in Hualien between Nov. 9 and 11. The event will seek to promote Taiwan&rsq...

5 ways Taiwan can increase international tourism without building theme parks and casinos

Earlier this week, it was reported that an advisor to the Taiwan travel agency association has suggested that Taiwan needs to open more theme parks and casinos to attract more international ...

Taiwan Culture Minister signs accord with French museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During her visit to France, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) signed a cooperation accord with the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, a Paris museum w...

Joint Indigenous Harvest Festival in Hualien honors Taiwan’s tribal heritage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 edition of the Joint Indigenous Harvest Festival, that took place between July 20 and 22, saw the participation of 60,000 performers from 26 indigenous troupes as...

2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to arrive at Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival (2018台灣部落觀光嘉年華) will take place at Xiangshan Visitor Center (向山遊客中心) of Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area between Sept. 7 and ...

2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to take place at Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival will take place at Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area’s Xiangshan Visitor Center from September 7 to September 9, feat...

Taiwan’s mountains better than beaches and cocktails: US tour guide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. tour guide Cheryl Robbins has lived in Taiwan for nearly 30 years, and is a key figure promoting Taiwan's indigenous culture and natural wonders, as revealed in a...

Easter Island, Taiwan's Lanyu Township forge sisterhood ties: MOFA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Chile's Easter Island and Lanyu Township in Taitung County forged sisterhood relations Friday through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Lanyu Friday, the Minist...

Paiwan artist carves out new paths for Taiwan's indigenous traditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- When indigenous singers performed at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade, images of painted woodcarvings by Paiwan artist Etan Pavavalung appeared on 1,...

Taipei’s PTO to try out solar-powered bus stops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei’s Public Transportation Office (PTO) will install solar-powered smart bus stops at selected spots across the city in recent days as a part of a pilot program, t...

Taiwan to hold international indigenous music festival

An international indigenous music festival will be held Aug. 3-4 by the Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP) in Taitung, southeastern Taiwan, with indigenous music groups from seven countries participa...

Maori students in New Zealand plan to visit 'ancestral lands' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –In New Zealand, some young Maori students are planning a trip to Taiwan this August to learn more about their own cultural heritage and to build cultural bridges between th...

7 Taiwan universities to open indigenous language centers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Council of Indigenous People and seven Taiwanese universities will collaborate in the creation of indigenous language centers to train teachers of Taiwan's in...