Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Feb. 21 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: FSC Chairman urges confidence in local stocks, citing ample liquidity, sound economic...

Arcade claw machines: turning simple game into business opportunity

Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) Arcade claw machines, a longstanding drain on the pockets, are gaining traction in Taiwan, with many claiming that it is an easy way to make quick money on the side. According t...

Tsai’s approval ratings bounce in wake of Hualien earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new opinion poll released by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) shows a spike in approval and satisfaction factions for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) following the Governm...

KMT siphons off NT$600 million from Taiwan National Women’s League: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Kuomintang affiliates and politicians were said to have received a total of NT$600 million (US$20.53 million) over the last decade from the National Women’s League (NWL), ...

Moncler lists China as 'Republic of China' on website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the latest fiasco by multinational corporations in confusing the status of China and Taiwan as separate, sovereign nations on their websites, Italian apparel compa...

Editorial: Taiwan National Women’s League chooses path of self-destruction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Transitional justice is one of the major themes of President Tsai Ing-wen’s administration. What that means in practice, has been on show recently in the shape of the ...

Taiwan National Women's League votes against agreement with government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After six months of negotiations, a Taiwanese women's organization believed to have amassed assets due to its close historical links with the Kuomintang&...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 29 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Monday are as follows: @United Daily News: KMT messes up in preliminary poll for Keelung mayor @China Times: KMT pushes off nominat...

Taiwan lawmakers express support for Central Bank frontrunner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislators from all sides of the political spectrum on Saturday expressed approval for the likely choice of Deputy Governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) to take over as head of t...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 23 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: President Tsai says possibility of China attacking Taiwan cannot be ruled out @China Ti...

Transitional Justice in Taiwan: Why the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial must stay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –  On Dec. 5, 2017 the Taiwanese Legislative Yuan led by Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers passed the Act on Promoting Transitional Justice (促進轉型正義條例). The m...

China customs destroys Taiwanese products for not having 'Taiwan Area' label

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of its efforts to suppress Taiwan at every turn, China has recently started to destroy imported Taiwanese products that do not have the newly required "Taiwan Area...

On 95th birthday, Lee Teng-hui hopes Taiwan can be 'great nation'

Taipei, Jan. 15 -- Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) celebrated his 95th birthday at his residence in Taipei on Monday, and called on people from all political parties to work out their differe...

Taiwan's Top 10 abandoned places

The Taiwanese economic miracle has been well-documented and the rapid development that the country has experienced is evident in all walks of life here. When a country goes through such a fast economi...

Ex-minister from KMT government to lead National Taiwan University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s most prestigious university, National Taiwan University, on Friday chose Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔), a minister from the Kuomintang administration of former Pres...