Taiwan president thanks TV celebrity Ellen DeGeneres

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s president thanked American TV celebrity Ellen DeGeneres for retweeting a post about Taiwan becoming the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage on Frid...

TaiwanWarmPower FB page disses China’s foreign minister for bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi (王毅) described the United States as an “economic bully” when speaking to reporters in Kyrgyzstan on Wedn...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen honors gay rights activist with historic pen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) gave the pen that she signed the same-sex marriage bill into law on Wednesday (May 22) to Taiwan’s gay rights pioneer Chi Chia-wei (祁家威), acc...

Taipei Mayor Ko visits Japan to meet with politicians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) left for Japan on Thursday morning (May 23) to meet with Japanese politicians and learn more about the country’s tourism and energy policies,...

Taiwan’s top telecoms to stop selling Huawei smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two of Taiwan’s major wireless carriers, Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信) and Taiwan Mobile (台灣大哥大), confirmed on Wednesday (May 22) they will not sell Huawei devices after s...

Lack of sleep is a killer, warns neuroscientist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Loss of sleep is a silent, fatal epidemic, warned sleep expert and neuroscientist, Matthew Walker, at TED 2019, held in Vancouver this April. Lack of sleep hurts you in...

DPP to announce primary details, supporters gather for just decision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will convene on Wednesday (May 22) for final resolution of its stalled primary elect...

Taiwan’s DPP election negotiation ends in stalemate again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held a third meeting on Monday (May 20) to discuss details of the party’s presidential election primary, rep...

Enough plastic already! HK celebs say no to pollution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Celebrities in Hong Kong were showered with plastic waste for a video intended to discourage people from using disposable plastic products. The “Enough Plastic&rd...

China totally bans Wikipedia ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --. Beijing has blocked all language editions of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday (May 15), reports Reuters. Samantha Lien, communicatio...

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake jolts Taiwan’s east

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 3.4 earthquake jarred eastern Taiwan’s Huanlien County at 9:35pm on Wednesday evening (May 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epi...

China's Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy agreement'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Huawei’s chairman told reporters via an interpreter in London on Tuesday (May 14) the Chinese company would be willing to sign a “no-spy agreement” with ...

Taiwan offers Hong Kong assistance to contain ASF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-Hong Kong Economic and Cultural Co-operation Council Chairwoman Katherine Chang (張小月) said Taiwan will gladly send experts to Hong Kong in order to contain the spre...

Taiwan indigenous children’s choirs to perform in UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s indigenous children’s choirs will perform on stages across the U.K. from May 24-29, announced Ministry of Culture (MOC) at a press conference on May 1...

Taiwan’s CPC partners with Japan’s JERA on a 17-year LNG purchase deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s state-owned energy company CPC Corp announced on May 13 that CPC and Japan’s JERA have signed a joint long-term deal to purchase liquefied natural gas...