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US commitment to Taiwan 'remains as strong as it's ever been': Sullivan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Tuesday (Aug. 17) stressed that the American commitment to Taiwan "remains as strong as it's ever been"...

The CCP's anniversary is a dark moment for the whole world

The sight of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping (習近平) cosplaying in full Chairman Mao attire would be funny if it wasn’t so serious. Xi was addressing a color-coordinated crowd o...

Taiwan tells CCP to 'pick something else' for its birthday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a speech by Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) threatening to crush attempts at Taiwan independence, the spokesperson of Taiwan's Presidential Office, Ko...

Taiwan president issues pardon to Bunun hunter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a long, protracted legal battle, the Presidential Office on Thursday (May 20) issued a pardon to Bunun tribe member Tama Talum, citing the Constitution and the Amnes...

Taiwan protests UN report labeling it as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has lodged a protest against a recent global happiness report issued by the United Nations for listing it as part of China. On the eve of International Day of Ha...

Taiwan minister launches 'Freedom Pineapple' campaign on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has launched a "Freedom Pineapple" campaign on Twitter to condemn Beijing's politically-driven ban on the import of Taiwan&#...

After arrest of democratic leaders, Biden's secretary of state pick vows to stand with HK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The arrest of over 50 prominent pro-democracy figures (Jan. 6) under Hong Kong's oppressive new national security law for their involvement in last summer's pro-de...

China tensions push India and Taiwan closer together

When the Chinese embassy in New Delhi sent an advisory to journalists in India earlier this month, it could not have anticipated the move to backfire so spectacularly. An event that would have otherwi...

Media criticized for disrespecting indigenous outfit at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Taiwanese news outlets have sparked controversy over their reports on the indigenous outfit worn by youth program host Si Pangoyod (鍾家駿) at Saturday's (Sept. 2...

Few leaders 'have had better 2020' than Taiwan's president: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. news agency Bloomberg on Monday (Sept. 21) lauded Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as having had the best 2020 among the world's leaders but said this is of...

Taiwan president to speak at Australian think tank event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will give a video speech and answer questions at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute's (ASPI) annual Indo-Pacific Leaders Dialogue e...

New Zealand Office showcases indigenous connections with Taiwan

The New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office (NZCIO), the country's de facto embassy in Taiwan, on Thursday (July 16) celebrated Matariki Māori New Year in Taipei, showcasing the connections betwe...

Hong Kong immigrant influx expected in Taiwan as China cracks down

Over the last year, Hong Kong-Taiwan relations have grown closer as both find themselves in the crosshairs of more aggressive policies from Beijing. On July 1, Beijing imposed a so-called national sec...

Taiwan presidential office to launch three-day Dragon Boat Festival celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Presidential Office will launch a three-day event June 25-27 to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, featuring watermelon-balancing, traditional theatrical an...

Taiwan's presidential spokesperson will continue using indigenous name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office pushed back on Friday (May 29) against a public suggestion box request that indigenous Presidential Spokesperson Kolas Yotaka should use her Chines...