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Lawmaker calls for relaxed immigrant policy to counter Taiwan's aging population

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's aging society has turned into a national security issue, the country should liberalize its immigration policies to make up for the expected drop in populat...

MAC head tries to reassure legislators that Biden won't 'sacrifice Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's top official in charge of China-related matters on Monday (Nov. 9) sought to reassure concerned reporters and legislators that President-elect Joe Biden will ...

DPP announces legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has finally nailed down its slate of nominees for legislator-at-large seats in the Jan. 11 elections amid a politica...

Revelation of NT$72 million Taipei home tarnishes Han's 'common folk' image

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image as just another one of the "common folk" took a hit on Wednesday (Nov. 6), when news broke t...

UPDATE: Taiwan’s legislature passes joint statement backing HK protests

[Last update: June 17 20:20] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the standoff in the morning, the legislature issued a three-point joint statement signed by the representatives of four political p...

Rally opposing Hong Kong's proposed extradition bill reaches 6000 in Taipei

[Last update: June 16 19:35] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While another mass protest was staged on streets of Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon to call for the withdrawal of the contentious extradition...

Chen Chi-mai wins Taiwan DPP’s Kaohsiung mayoral primary race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Incumbent Taiwan legislator Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) won Democratic Progressive Party’s Kaohsiung mayoral primary election after the results of an opinion poll held for the ...