President Tsai pledges to boost Taiwan's indigenous shipbuilding capabilities

President Tsai Ing-wen said Dec. 6 that the government will continue enhancing Taiwan’s indigenous shipbuilding capabilities as part of efforts further strengthening national defense. Develop...

Cold surge advisory issued for 13 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a continental cold air mass continues to blast into Taiwan, Hsinchu County saw the mercury dip down to 7.9 degrees Celsius Monday morning (Dec. 9) and the Central Weath...

DPP influencer accused of cyberbullying allegedly received funding from Taiwan govt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強) revealed Thursday (Dec. 5) that pro-Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) social media influencer Slow Yang (楊蕙如) had been re...

Taiwan presidential candidates to present views on TV Dec. 18, 25, 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The three presidential candidates will receive the first opportunity to present their views live on television on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The event will be the first of thr...

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 that surfaced early 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 Kaohsiun...

Taiwan’s KMT presidential candidate opposes ‘One Country, Two Systems’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Friday (November 29) listed China’s “One Country, Two Systems” formula as one of t...

Plaque for Taiwan's first national natural park HQ unveiled in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After eight years of planning and preparation, the Shoushan National Natural Park headquarters held its plaque unveiling ceremony on Thursday (Nov. 28), turning a new page...

Taiwan presidential candidate says he will drop out if proven to have accepted NT$1 from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following allegations by a former Chinese spy that China was funding his campaign, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) promised Saturday (November 23)...

Taiwan KMT vice-presidential candidate recommends vote for other party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang (KMT) vice-presidential candidate Simon Chang (張善政) upset the opposition party’s supporters by telling a radio show Thursday (November 14) that if voters ...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate’s choice breaks ethnic balance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time in more than three decades, the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential ticket will feature two candidates from the same ethnic group, remarked Taiwan Public Opin...

Wang Jin-pyng opts out of Taiwan 2020 presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) announced on Tuesday (Nov. 12) that he is withdrawing from the 2020 presidential race, confirming the presidential bid of th...

Photo of the Day: 'Sewing Corner' in Kaohsiung by Elian Chali

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Argentinian artist created this vibrant mural on an apartment building in Kaohsiung. The 31-year-old, Elian Chali, was born and raised in Cordoba, Spain, where he cu...

Recall campaign against Taiwan’s Kaohsiung mayor plans Dec. 21 march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The organizers of a campaign to recall Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) want to see 100,000 people take part in a march on Dec. 21, just weeks before the presidential...

Taiwan high school student receives recognition at International Photography Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Michael Huang (黃越謙), a senior school student at the Affiliated Experimental High School of Tunghai University, in Taichung, has received an honorable mention at the Intern...