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Taiwan politicians launch campaign to defend Kaohsiung councilor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To protest the recall campaign against independent Kaohsiung City Councilor Huang Chie (黃捷), a group of politicians on Monday (Jan. 25) organized a counter-event on the ci...

Taiwan president visits military facilities to thank soldiers for their service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of the Lunar New Year, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Jan. 25) made a whirlwind trip to the Army Special Forces Northern Command, Yangmingshan’s Songs...

Taiwan president calls on public to adhere to COVID prevention measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Jan. 24) called on the public to follow epidemic prevention measures following the Ministry of Health and Welfare’s (MOHW) ex...

Taiwan military analysts comment on Chinese incursions into nation's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese military analysts said Sunday (Jan. 24) the weekend’s record number of Chinese military planes flying into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (...

Anti-Han Kuo-yu activists reunite to show support for southern Taiwan city councilor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several key activists from the movement to recall former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) came together on Saturday (Jan. 23) to support independent Kaohsiung City Council...

US State Department highlights threat of Chinese military towards Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department on Saturday (Jan. 23) released a press statement highlighting the threat China’s military poses against Taiwan and the region’s peace...

Acting New Zealand director lauds strong trade relations with Taiwan despite pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with Taiwan News on Thursday (Jan. 21), New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office (NZCIO) acting director Aimee Jephson highlighted the strengths of Taiwan-...

Taiwan, New Zealand sign customs arrangement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office in Taipei (NZCIO) has announced that New Zealand and Taiwan have signed a mutual customs arrangement that streamlines mutual i...

Taiwan military debuts unmanned helicopter drone during attack drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The joint battalion of the Army’s 584th brigade on Tuesday (Jan. 19) debuted the military’s unmanned helicopter drone during a mock attack exercise. The Arm...

Pompeo highlights milestones of Taiwan-US relations in series of tweets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With just two days until President-elect Joseph Biden takes office, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday (Jan. 18) posted a long series of tweets looking back at ...

Taiwan's foreign minister receives credentials from new Haitian ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Monday (Jan. 18) that Herve Denis, the new Haitian ambassador to Taiwan, met with Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) to presen...

Taiwanese frigate undergoes repairs after hitting underwater foreign object in naval port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Navy Command stated Monday (Jan. 18) that the Kang Ting-class frigate Xining had hit a foreign object in the water as it was pulling out of port on Jan. 16,...

Taiwan's DPP expresses opposition to 'unjustified' recall campaigns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Upon the successful recall of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taoyuan City Council member Wang Hao-yu (王浩宇) on Saturday (Jan. 16), the DPP blasted the Kuomintang (KMT) ...

Taiwan's vice president cheers on nation's medical workers in heartfelt Facebook post

Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Saturday (Jan. 16) made a Facebook post in support of the nation’s medical staff after a nurse at a hospital in northern Taiwan was confirmed as a domestic c...

Taiwan's Military Police celebrate 89th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Military Police Command celebrated its 89th anniversary on Saturday (Jan. 16). A special celebration event was held at the Military Police Command Center...