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Taipei Dome’s major issue is carbon emission: mayoral candidate Winifred Tung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Winifred Tung (童文薰), a nonpartisan candidate in the upcoming Taipei mayoral race, said on Thursday (Aug. 18) that the major issues surrounding Taipei Dome centers around i...

KMT nominates New Taipei City, Taichung City mayors for re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (Aug. 17) nominated New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) and Taichung City Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) to run for re-election in the Nov. 2...

Poll suggests tight race for Taipei mayoral election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new poll indicates that the upcoming Taipei mayoral election could see fierce competition with votes split up among three candidates. The poll suggests 28.3% of adult...

Taipei DPP politician labeled as China sympathizer over plagiarism stance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outspoken Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taipei City Councilor Wang Shih-chien (王世堅) was attacked as a China sympathizer following his criticism of the party’s T...

Taiwan's Asia-Pacific Forum and Expo for Sustainability to open Aug. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Asia-Pacific Forum and Expo for Sustainability, organized by the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE), will take place from Friday (Aug. 12) to Sunday ...

China halts military, climate dialogue with U.S. over Pelosi Taiwan trip

China announced on Friday it was halting dialogue with the United States in a number of areas, including between theater-level military commanders and on climate change, in a furore over U.S. House Sp...

Tianmu Beer Festival in Taipei offers variety of specialty beers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This summer there is one place to go to try out a variety of specialty beers all at one stop — the Tianmu Beer Festival in the Tianmu Business District. From now ...

Taiwan holds drills amid Pelosi visit concern, China tension

Taiwan’s capital staged air raid drills Monday and its military mobilized for routine defense exercises, coinciding with concerns over a forceful Chinese response to a possible visit to the isla...

Taiwan holds drills amid Pelosi visit concern, China tension

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan’s capital staged air raid drills Monday and its military mobilized for routine defense exercises, coinciding with concerns over a forceful Chinese response to a possible visit to...

‘The game has not started yet,’ says potential Taipei mayoral candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Deputy Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊), widely expected to run in the year-end mayoral race, on Tuesday (July 19) shrugged off suggestions that she does not stand a cha...

Taipei Mayor Ko toughens up on China at twin-city forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Tuesday (July 19) uncharacteristically urged China against coercing Taiwan in the shortest-ever Taipei-Shanghai Forum held via video link. ...

Chinese intrusions in Taiwan's ADIZ, Ko Wen-je and death of the Davis Line

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The Davis Line has surprisingly been in the news recently. Also referred to as the “median line,” “middle line” and “center line,” it...

Taipei Mayor Ko touts ‘Tiffany green’ as third option beyond blue and green

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and chairman of the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) on Saturday (July 16) called on voters to consider a third choice, “Tiffany green,...

Mayor Ko’s final Taipei-Shanghai forum shortened to half a day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The final edition of the Taipei-Shanghai City Forum during the tenure of Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) will only last half a day, reports said Friday (July 15). For...

Taipei deputy mayor collapses at dinner from stroke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Deputy Mayor Tsai Ping-kun (蔡炳坤) suffered a stroke on Monday (July 11) when attending a dinner with Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and was sent to a Taipei hospital for surg...