Taiwan officials to attend events in New York during UN assembly

Two Taiwanese Cabinet officials will attend a series of events in New York during the United Nations' annual assembly to lobby for international support for Taiwan's inclusion in U.N.-related ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese candidate's cartoonish 'endorsement' by Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American photographed a primitively-painted banner in New Taipei City today depicting a Taiwanese city council candidate awkwardly holding hands with U.S. Presiden...

Transitional Justice Commission vice chairman resigns

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Chang Tien-chin (張天欽), vice chairman of the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) under the Executive Yuan, has resigned over remarks that he made in an internal meeting last mo...

KMT party assets feud: CIPAS to freeze assets of Taiwan's Central Motion Picture Co.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese film company is set to be designated as a subordinate organization of the Kuomintang, with the Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (CIPAS) set to freeze th...

Taiwan's KMT chickens out on winning mascot design

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) yesterday (Sept. 6) announced that the party will not adopt the controversial winning design from a mascot contest, which has become ...

Taiwan political commentator Yang Wei-chung drowns saving daughter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese political commentator and former Kuomintang (KMT) spokesman, Yang Wei-chung (楊偉中), drowned while trying to rescue his 11-year-old daughter while his family ...

US deeply disappointed by El Salvador, says Director of American Inst. in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Christensen said Thursday that the United States was deeply disappointed by El Salvador’s decision to break...

Taiwan sentences former KMT government official to 2 years in prison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Cabinet Secretary-General Lin Yi-shih (林益世) will have to serve two years in prison in a corruption case, while a related 12-year verdict will have to be reconsidere...

Taiwanese standup comedian to launch 1st ever political satire show among Mandarin-speaking countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A young popular Taiwanese standup comedian is setting up a crowdfunding campaign to produce a Taiwanese political satire show inspired by the late-night political comedy shows i...

Guo Wengui comments on Taiwan's politics, disagrees with Taipei Mayor and Ma Ying-jeou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The outspoken and high-profile exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui  (郭文貴) published a YouTube video recently commenting on Taiwan's politics. Guo expressed disagreeme...

Japan-Taiwan Exchange Assoc. says Comfort woman statue in Tainan 'regrettable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a statue dedicated to the Taiwanese “comfort women” of World War 2 was unveiled in Tainan on Tuesday, Aug. 14, the de facto Japanese Embassy in Taiw...

KMT candidate's poll backfires, 68% of Taiwanese don't consider themselves Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A poll by Kuomintang (KMT) legislative candidate Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強) trying to drum up pro-China unification support has backfired, with 68 percent of Taiwanese respondents th...

Taiwan still pushing Japan on 'comfort women' issue: MOFA

Taiwan is still pushing Japan to face the "comfort women" issue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday, although it said that the unveiling of the country's first "c...

'Arab Palace' up for sale for NT$3.3 billion in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A massive Middle Eastern-style palace in northeastern Taiwan, which has seldom been seen by the public, is up for sale for the price of NT$3.3 billion (US$71.3 million).  ...

New Taipei mayoral candidate releases slapstick LINE stickers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sunday (Aug. 12), Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate for New Taipei City mayor, Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), released a series of humorous LINE stickers of himself a...