Japanese defense minister calls for peaceful talk and action between Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Japan wants to see a peaceful resolution of cross-strait tensions in a press conference on Wednesday. The minister was aske...

Taipei Game Show names candidates for Indie Game Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 22 new computer games have won nominations for the Indie Game Awards to be presented later this month at the Taipei Game Show. In order to promote more independent...

US, EU, Japan label China's trade policies as 'unfair'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of countries have come together to express concerns over unfair trade practices and policies in China. On Jan. 9, U.S. trade representatives convened a meeting...

Chinese navy activities a cause for concern: Japanese admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The highest-ranking officer of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, Katsutoshi Kawano, voiced concern over Chinese navy actions in the Indo-Pacific at the Raisina Dialogue in In...

Vietnam’s Van Don International Airport opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Van Don International Airport in Vietnam officially opened on Dec. 30, with the airport expected to open new avenue between northern Vietnam and Taiwan, reported CNA. ...

China to become second largest contributor to UN budget

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United Nations have adopted new budget calculations for the period between 2019 and 2021, and for the first time ever, China is to take over Japan as the second bigges...

KMT leader claims Japan may bar Taiwan from CPTPP over 'nuclear-food ban'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A leader of the Kuomindang (KMT) party has stirred speculation and raised tension between Japan and Taiwan, by claiming that recent referendum to ban the “nuclear fo...

9 gender-equality activities from Taiwan named in 2018 Gender Impact Award Nomination list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2018 Gender Impact Award Nomination list was published today, Dec. 10 by the Womany. Taiwan has nine activities and reports in the shortlist, after only the U.S. with 12 no...

Senior China military official to visit Japan, attempt to improve ties: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s Commander of the Eastern Theater Command Air Force, Sun Herong (孫和榮) will visit Japan from Nov. 19-21 in a bid to improve ties, in the first trip of its type...

Hanoi announces Formula One street race starting in 2020

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Formula One and Hanoi officials say a street race in the Vietnamese capital will be added to the F1 calendar starting with the 2020 season. In a statement Wedne...

Cruise liner 'Amsterdam' makes first visit to Keelung in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Around noon on Nov. 1, the “Amsterdam” cruise liner made its first port call in Taiwan’s Keelung, where it will remain until 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 2 as trave...

China could lift ‘nuclear food’ ban putting pressure on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is currently in the midst of his sojourn to China, which began yesterday, Oct. 25. Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit ...

Ewart Shadoff takes early lead at LPGA Taiwan Championship

TAOYUAN, Taiwan (AP) — Jodi Ewart Shadoff shot 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA Taiwan Championship. Shadoff, seeking her first care...

Kang finishes strong to win LPGA Shanghai by 2 strokes

SHANGHAI (AP) — Danielle Kang shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the LPGA Shanghai by two strokes for her second career title. Kang, who started the final round one stroke off the le...

Ciganda fires 67 to share lead at LPGA Shanghai

SHANGHAI (AP) — Carlota Ciganda of Spain fired a 5-under 67 Saturday to share the lead with Sei Young Kim after the third round of the LPGA Shanghai. Ciganda carded her fifth birdie ...