Vice president attends Taiwan independence supporter's memorial event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President William Lai (賴清德) on Thursday (July 2) attended a memorial event for Taiwan independence supporter Chen Wen-chen (陳文成) and suggested the nation's misfor...

Taiwan president promises humanitarian assistance to Hong Kong citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China’s passage of a draconian security law for Hong Kong Tuesday (June 30), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said a special body would start operating on July...

Taiwan Presidential Office reopens to public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Presidential Office on Saturday (June 27) reopened its exhibition space to the public, allowing visitors to interact with a virtual President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)...

Taiwan VP reassures Lanyu residents government will dispose of nuclear waste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said that disposing of the nuclear waste stored on Orchid Island (Lanyu Township), an outlying island off the coast of the eastern county...

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...

Hsiao Bi-khim selected as Taiwan's first female representative to US

[Last update: June 17 15:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai ing-wen (蔡英文) has appointed Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) as the new Taiwanese representative to the U.S., replacing Stanley Kao (高碩泰)...

Taiwan and UK pledge to enhance ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) each separately met with British Representative in Taiwan Catherine Nettleton on Friday (June 5), commen...

Vice President Lai visits C. Taiwan to thank mask manufacturers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited a mask manufacturer in central Taiwan on Thursday (6/4) to thank them for their contributions in battling the Wuhan coronavirus. ...

Trump's tough stance on China presents opportunity for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Trump on Friday (May 29) heavily criticized the World Health Organization (WHO) for being contaminated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and announced that th...

Vice president says Taiwan’s native languages protect sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited the Taiwanese Language Creative Park in Changhua on Thursday (May 28) to learn how the language was being promoted around the cou...

Taiwan's Presidential Office denies reports of lost laptop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reports of a deputy secretary general losing his laptop are false, the Presidential Office said Friday (May 22) after several days of rumors about a cyber attack and forge...

Presidential Office emailgate swirled again on Taiwan's inauguration day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another batch of emails from Taiwan's Presidential Office was leaked to the press Wednesday (May 20), the day of the presidential inauguration. The emails were publ...

Mike Pompeo congratulates 'Taiwan's President' Tsai Ing-wen on inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time ever, a U.S. secretary of state has sent his congratulations to "Taiwan's president" on her inauguration. In a statement on Tuesday (Ma...

New designs to celebrate upcoming presidential inauguration in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's newest commemorative products for the upcoming Presidential and Vice Presidential Inauguration highlight the courage and confidence of the Taiwanese people in...

Vice President-elect Lai on a trip to U.S. made possible by Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) is currently on a trip to the United States to attend the National Prayer Breakfast. On Monday Lai met with U.S. Senator Marco R...