Taiwanese actress in China harassed for attending Shenyun performance 9 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An 18 year old Taiwanese actress and musician working in China, Ou-yang Nana (歐陽娜娜), has become a target of harassment by Chinese netizens, for her alleged support of Taiw...

Taiwan Kaohsiung mayor's meeting with Chinese official draws flak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Critics in Hong Kong and Taiwan slammed Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) after he met a Chinese government official in the former British colony Friday. Han is on a tour...

China 'busy' changing cross strait status quo: U.S. official

An official from the U.S. State Department said Friday that China was "busy" changing the status quo across the Taiwan Strait through moves including imposing military threats against Taiwan...

Taiwan’s mayor of Kaohsiung lunches with Hong Kong leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) met Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (林鄭月娥) over lunch in the territory Friday. The Kuomintang mayor, tipped by some...

Taiwan to elect president and Legislative Yuan on January 11, 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The next presidential and legislative elections will take place next January 11, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Tuesday. It was already known a Saturday in J...

A global anti-Chinese-communism alliance will resist misleading and distorted “Copinism”

The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on March 13 organized a hearing under the title “A New Approach for an Era of U.S.-China Competition” to review and discuss new policies to m...

Breaking News: William Lai officially registers bid for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former premier William Lai has officially registered to run for president in 2020. Lai marked his intention to register this morning (Monday, March 18) when an associat...

Former premier William Lai makes bid for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former premier William Lai (賴清德) launches his campaign to become the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) 2020 presidential candidate today (Monday, March 18). The DPP op...

Taiwan legislative by-elections produce mixed results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held on to two legislative seats while the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) kept one but lost another in legislative by-elections S...

Music teacher forces students to repeat anti-Chen Chu chant in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A high school music teacher is being investigated for violating administrative neutrality by discussing his political point of view in class and having his students recite insu...

China panda offer requires further discussion: Kaohsiung tourism head

A much-debated proposed offer of pandas from China to Kaohsiung will not be easy to become reality, because it would require the approval of at least three official bodies, an official in the southern...

Taiwan's former premier: by-election losses for the DPP could mean win for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former premier William Lai (賴清德) called Chinese president Xi Jinping “unscrupulous” at a press conference Saturday, and said Democratic Progressive Party losse...

Philippines envoy writes letter to Taiwan mayor about discriminatory remark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines’ representative in Taiwan wrote a letter to Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) expressing his deep regret about the latter’s use of the term &ldq...

China's annual meeting of parliament heavy on rhetoric

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2019 marks a sensitive year for the Chinese Communist Party, and leading officials are ramping up rhetoric to ensure members maintain loyalty and respect core party values...

Taiwan’s former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng announces presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) announced his presidential bid on March 7, calling for an end to confrontations between political parties in pursuit of new growt...