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US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. congressional delegation arrived in Taiwan on Monday (July 3). The delegation is led by Representative Kevin Hern, chair of the Republican Study Committee, and a...

Warnings raised about tritium levels at Chinese nuclear plants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese nuclear plants have released water with tritium levels 6.5 times higher than the intended discharge of wastewater from Fukushima, a Japanese government document sh...

Taiwan TV host Blackie Chen denies sexual harassment claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress and former TV host Tina Chou (周宜霈), previously known as Da Ya (大牙), on Tuesday (June 26) accused Blackie Chen (陳建州) of sexual harassment over an incident...

US provides Taiwan with JUMP 20 drone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two legislators confirmed on Monday (June 26) that the U.S. has provided Taiwan with a JUMP 20 drone and offered training on how to operate the unmanned aerial vehicle (UA...

Taiwan's Foxconn launches new business group in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan's Foxconn unveiled its new business development group in Zhongyuan Science and Technology City located in China's Henan province on Sunday (June 25). The ...

New Taipei City man arrested for running gun modification factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 27-year-old man surnamed Zhu (朱) was arrested on June 15 for operating an illegal gun modification factory in New Taipei City, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) sa...

President says Taiwan seeks to deepen EU cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) accompanied by Presidential Secretary General Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) and Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) met with a cross-party EU Parliament de...

Pentagon proposes measures to accelerate foreign arms sales that could affect Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the growing demand for American military equipment, the U.S. Department of Defense has proposed a set of recommendations aimed at streamlining its Foreign M...

China poised to dominate global online space, undermine Taiwan's internet security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is trying to control the internet and challenge Taiwan's internet security, said Peter Raymond, a senior associate at the Center for ...

Russian invasion of Ukraine disrupts Xi's Taiwan invasion plans: Hillary Clinton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hillary Clinton expressed her views on the significant impact of the Russian invasion on the Chinese leadership, suggesting it had postponed Xi Jinping's (習近平) decisio...

Taiwan foreign minister challenges WHO Secretary-General on WHA participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) and Health Minister Hsueh Jui-yuan (薛瑞元) on Monday (May 22) disputed the World Health Organization (WHO) Secretary-General's...

Taiwan caught in major superpower rivalry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is in the middle of a tug of war between two major superpowers struggling for technological and political supremacy, according to leading academic Professor Chang-T...

Apple Maps redesign heading to Taiwan in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple Maps is set to launch a revamped version in Taiwan this June, following public testing, according to an Apple Maps blogger Justin O'Beirne. The update aims to...

Taiwan commits to reducing single-use travel items by 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said on Monday (April 24) that restrictions on the use of single-use disposable travel items will be announced o...

Taiwan cleans up for Project Blue Initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to restore the marine environment and protect dwindling fishery resources, the Project Blue 1095 initiative was launched on Thursday (April 20). The initia...