Kaohsiung police punished for China flag on road safety flyer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Three officers from the Kaohsiung City Police Department have been penalized for a road safety flyer issued by the agency having a Chinese national flag. The police officer r...

Petition to recall Kaohsiung Mayor expected to clear 2nd hurdle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — WeCare Kaohsiung, organizer of the recall campaign against Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), said Wednesday (Feb. 12) that it has received 230,753 signatures, which i...

Petition to recall Kaohsiung Mayor reaches 117,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A campaign to recall Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has received over 110,000 signatures within four days. From Wednesday (Jan. 29) to Sunday (Feb. 2), a petitio...

Taiwanese coronavirus patient faces fine, possible jail time for lying about illness

[Last update January. 27 16:20] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese businessman diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus on Friday (Jan. 24) is facing a heavy fine and possible prison sentence for...

Crazed city council candidate with Molotov cocktail seeks Kaohsiung mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Kaohsiung City Council candidate was arrested by police on Monday morning (Jan. 20) after he brought all the makings of a Molotov cocktail to a city government office an...

Factory fire breaks out in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A factory in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung City erupted in flames early Wednesday morning (Jan. 15), sending a massive plume into the air. At 6 a.m. on Wednesday morn...

Han returns to work as Kaohsiung mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has returned to his office at the Kaohsiung City Government Monday morning (Jan. 13) after a devastating loss in S...

Asian Student Exchange Program kicks off in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 46 groups of junior and senior high school students from across the Asia-Pacific region have gathered in Kaohsiung for the 20th edition of the Asian Student Exc...

Civil groups submit 30,000 signatures to begin recall action against Kaohsiung mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One day after Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) marked the first anniversary of his taking office, civil groups initiated a recall action, the first ever against the mayor ...

Kaohsiung fears violence, mobilizes police for Han rallies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Supporters and opponents of the Kuomintang presidential nominee, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), are expected to march in different parts of Kaohsiung at the same time on Saturday after...

Exhibition dedicated to Formosa Incident held in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition about the Formosa Incident is being held at Kaohsiung Museum of History through Dec. 15 to mark the pro-democracy demonstration four decades ago. Describi...

Photo of the Day: Missing person ad placed for Mayor of Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo surfaced earlier this week showing a missing person ad searching for Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), who has taken a three-month sabbatical from his post as Mayor of Kaohsiung t...

‘Beautiful’ robot to speak English with students in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An AI with female features will be holding an educational discussion with students in Kaohsiung on Wednesday (Nov. 6). Sophia was the world’s first robot to be ac...

Pope Francis addresses Christian Maritime Association in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –— The 11th World Conference of the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) opened in Kaohsiung on Monday (Oct. 21) with a keynote address from Vice Presid...

Taiwan entertainer decries fine for shouting 'President Han' at flag-raising

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese entertainer Hsiu Hai-ling (熊海靈) is crying foul over a proposed fine for her referring to Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu as "President Han"...