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...

A Taiwan politician’s Christmas: giving birth at 5 a.m., taking the oath at 10 a.m.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A politician in Hsinchu County gave birth to a girl at 5 a.m. on Christmas, and then hurried to the local government building to be sworn in as a new county councilor five hours...

Taiwan President opens Austronesian Forum with promises to better education for indigenous people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday the government will continue to carry out work of transitional justice for the indigenous peoples in Taiwan and support ...

Draft act promoting Taiwan’s national languages likely to pass soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A draft act promoting Taiwan’s national languages passed a review at the Legislative Yuan Monday, setting a timeline for schools to include compulsory courses on nat...

Government seeks diplomatic ties through exchanges of indigenous peoples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) attended a conference on Monday during which he reiterated an earlier idea about developing special diplomatic ties among A...

DNA study reveals Vanuatu people first came from Taiwan

Despite a distance of over 6,000 km, DNA analysis has revealed that the first inhabitants of Vanuatu came from Taiwan and the Philippines, instead of neighboring countries as previously thought. In...

CAL and Council of Indigenous Peoples present painted airplane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China Airlines and the government’s Council of Indigenous Peoples presented an airline painted with a Paiwan wedding theme Tuesday in order to promote the country overseas. Th...