Tsai Ing-wen portrays Taiwan as peace-lover in National Day speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As Taiwan celebrated its 106th National Day on Tuesday, President Tsai Ing-wen delivered her second National Day address since taking office in 2016, an...

Taiwan military honor guards, marching band commence National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan commenced its National Day celebrations with a performance by military honor guards and marching bands, following a demo performance by the Ministry of National...

A green Taiwan is now standing in the middle of landscaping national emblem at Twin Oaks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The new look of the landscaping national emblem of the Republic of China at Twin Oaks in Washington D.C. appears in the “Dynamic Taiwan, Embracing the World&rdquo...

Lee Hsin previously attempted suicide, suffered from shingles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei City Councilor Lee Hsin (李新), who leaped to his death from the 11th story of his ex-wife's apartment yesterday, had recently attempte...

Taipei city councilor falls from building to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei City Councilor Lee Hsin (李新) fell from a building at 5 a.m. this morning and police confirm that he is dead in an apparent suicide, reported CNA. ...

Top 10 Alternative Places to visit in Kaohsiung

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) Taichung may have now officially snuck past Kaohsiung to become Taiwan’s second largest city in terms of population, but in the hearts and minds of most Taiwanese pe...

Image of Taiwan’s presidents influenced the election of their successors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The negative image of Taiwan’s presidents, in particular of Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) and Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), influenced the election results of their successors, former ...

The curious figure of Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), the current mayor of Taipei is an interesting figure, and one that may be setting Taiwan's political future in a new direction. Many might say that glob...

Lee Ming-che sham trial highlights international indifference to China’s human rights abuses

As the eyes of the world have been turned to natural disasters in the USA the Caribbean, and the Indian subcontinent, a pending typhoon in the Pacific, and a man-made tragedy in Myanmar, it should per...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, Sept. 12 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan Chinese language dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Tropical storm Talim strengthens, heads toward northern Taiwan @...

210 Kuomintang Central Committee members elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--At the 20th Kuomintang Central Party Committee election today, 210 members were elected. Former legislator Yang Chiong-ying(楊瓊瓔) won the most votes with 1,328. Current ...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Sept.8 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan Chinese language dailies on Friday are as follows: @United Daily News: New Cabinet considers easing workweek rule @China Times: Hostiliti...

Budget for infrastructure plan finally passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After much debate which included brawls, hunger strikes, and napping, the budget for the the Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program (前瞻基礎建設計畫) has finally pass...

KMT properties in Taiwan valued at NT$865 million to be seized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - NT$865 million (US$28.5 million) worth of properties owned by the Kuomintang (KMT) is to be forfeited from Monday after the party's failure to pay Cabinet-ordered compe...

Brawl breaks out in Taiwan legislature again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislators of Taiwan's two leading political parties, the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) traded blows again over the budget for...