Association of Taiwan Journalists announces its support for equal marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Association of Taiwan Journalists (ATJ) has come out in support of equal marriage by declaring today (Nov. 14) that it opposes the contents of referendums 10, 11,...

Taipei National Palace Museum may stay open during renovations in 2020: Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The director of the Taipei branch of the National Palace Museum (NPM) today announced that the museum is likely to stay open while renovations are carried out beginning in...

Taipei National Palace Museum to close its doors for 3 years in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s National Palace Museum will close for three years in 2020, KMT legislator Ko Chih-en (柯志恩) announced today. The museum is to undergo a complete renovatio...

Taiwan President condemns KMT for opposing reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday lashed out at the Kuomintang (KMT) for trying to block her reforms, comparing the main opposition party to someone who dropped tra...

Taipei and Kaohsiung mayoral candidates face each other in televised debates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The candidates in the mayoral elections in Taiwan’s two major cities, Taipei and Kaohsiung, faced each other for the first time in televised debates Saturday. Vot...

Why fake news is having a major influence on Taiwan’s election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- "The President of France has been assassinated," screamed out a LINE notification on my cell phone earlier this week. I was shocked and fumbled with my pin co...

Ma Ying-jeou lambasted for his new cross-strait policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former President Ma Ying-jeou recently drew backlash over proclaiming a "New Three Noes" policy - not against unification, no independenc...

Speculation over joint US-Taiwan naval drills emerges before Nov. elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Director-General of the National Security Bureau (NSB), Peng Sheng-chu (彭勝竹), stated in the Legislative Yuan on Nov. 1, that Chinese military activity throughout the S...

Taiwan Ill-Gotten Assets Committee accuses ex-President Ma of misleading public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ill-Gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee on Thursday accused former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) of misleading the public over the sale of Kuomintang (KMT) media compani...

Taipei DPP mayoral candidate slams ex-President’s accusations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Democratic Progressive Party candidate for mayor of Taipei City, Yao Wen-chih (姚文智), slammed former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) for accusing him of threatening potential bu...

Ma Ying-jeou's statement of defense lambasted by Taipei Prosecutors Office as dishonest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) appeared in court on Wednesday to defend his conduct in a legal case relating to a controversial sale of Kuomintang's (KMT...

First Cross-strait Roundtable Forum held in Beijing Oct. 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first Cross-strait Roundtable Forum, in which representatives from various Taiwanese and Chinese industries met to discuss future economic exchanges and cooperative de...

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 ...

Taiwan braced for trade war fallout for at least 2 years: Finance Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Taiwan is prepared to weather the economic storm brought about by the prolonged U.S.-China trade war, expected to drag on for at least two years, said Mi...

10 referendums to be held alongside Taiwan's local elections on Nov. 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Election Committee announced yesterday that a KMT-proposed referendum on overturning the government's policy seeking to make Taiwan nuclear-free by 2025 ha...