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US lawmakers call on Kamala Harris to meet with Taiwan counterpart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. House of Representatives on Friday (Jan. 21) called on Vice President Kamala Harris to meet with her Taiwan counterpart, Lai Ching-te (賴清德), at the upcoming Honduran ...

Taiwan’s VP Lai to be picked up from US airport by AIT Chairperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will be received by James Moriaty, Chairperson of the American Institute Taiwan (AIT), when he transits at airports in Cal...

Taiwan's VP Lai to make stopover in US on way to Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will make a stopover in the U.S. on route to Honduras next week, said Presidential Office spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) ...

Taiwan vice president's trip to Honduras intended to accomplish 3 goals: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te's (賴清德) trip to Honduras is hoped to accomplish three goals, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday (Jan. 19) in a Facebook post. L...

Taiwan president to skip LNY red envelopes due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will break a tradition this Lunar New Year and not hand out red envelopes to the public due to the expanding COVID-19 outbreak, the Presidenti...

Taiwan’s VP Lai to attend new Honduran Presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will attend an inauguration ceremony for incoming Honduran President Xiomara Castro on Jan. 27. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) designate...

Han Kuo-yu is back and KMT power players need to take notice

On Jan. 2, ex-Kaohsiung mayor and former Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Daniel Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) held a book release rally in Taipei’s Daan Park that reportedly attracted over 10,000 ard...

Taiwan launches COVID vaccine booster campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During the early hours of the latest COVID-19 vaccine booster campaign, at least 430,000 people registered for a third shot, reports said Saturday (Jan. 15). From the r...

Taiwan president, vice president prepare to receive COVID booster shots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will receive their third COVID-19 shots Saturday (Jan. 15) morning, according to an announcement by the ...

Taiwan mum on who will attend Honduran presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has reportedly appointed Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) as the special envoy to go to Honduras for the presidential inauguration of Xiomara...

Tsai says referendums must not be political weapons ahead of Taipei recall vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said recall referendums must not be used as political weapons ahead of the recall vote on independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐). Voters i...

Taiwan president, vice president urge public to get booster shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文 ) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) have both stated they will receive a booster shot following the Central Epidemic Command Center’s...

Taiwan vice president records Lunar New Year message in Hakka

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) recorded a Lunar New Year greeting in Hakka on Wednesday (Jan. 5). The Hakka Public Communication Foundation (HPCF) sent the fo...

Tsai makes no mention of 'ROC' in New Year's speech, only 'Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During her 2,700-word New Year's Day speech on Saturday (Jan. 1), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) made no mention of the "Republic of China" (ROC) for the first...

Taiwan's vice president talks up women's baseball at documentary screening

(TAIPEI) Taiwan News — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) turned up to the premiere of a documentary about women's baseball on Sunday (Dec. 26), saying that baseball is a great sport and one ...