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Co-organizer pulls out of 228 commemorative event over KMT invitation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the co-organizers of this year’s 228 Massacre commemoration event in Taipei has withdrawn after learning that former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) of the Kuomi...

Taiwan president, vice president will not partake in any temple activities during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential Office Spokesman Xavier Chang (張惇涵) on Monday (Feb. 8) announced that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will not visit any te...

Vice president praises Google at opening of New Taipei office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Thursday (Feb. 4) attended the opening celebration for Google's new office in New Taipei City and thanked the tech giant for its t...

Taiwan president’s attorneys deny defeat in Ph.D. court case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A statement by media personality Dennis Peng (彭文正) that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had lost a Taiwan High Court case over the authenticity of her Ph.D. from the London S...

Taiwan's vice president cheers on nation's medical workers in heartfelt Facebook post

Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Saturday (Jan. 16) made a Facebook post in support of the nation’s medical staff after a nurse at a hospital in northern Taiwan was confirmed as a domestic c...

Vice president pays tribute to Taiwan's late puppet master

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited the Li Tian-lu (李天祿) Hand Puppet Museum earlier this week to pay tribute to the late Taiwanese puppet master. According to a s...

50 plus pro-democracy figures arrested under Hong Kong's national security law

[Last update: January 6, 2021 at 17:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong’s authorities Wednesday morning (Jan. 6) moved to further crush the city’s pro-democracy camp, arresting a...

Taiwan's Tainan celebrates grand opening of main library

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The main branch of Tainan Public Library opened in southern Taiwan Saturday morning (Jan. 2) and is expected to bring more international attention to the country. Locat...

President strikes optimistic tone in New Year’s address to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) struck an optimistic tone in her televised New Year's address on Friday (Jan. 1), thanking Taiwanese for their efforts to ensure that life...

Taiwan vice president warns EU about folly of investment deal with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Wednesday (Dec. 30) warned the European Union to be wary of an investment deal it is on the verge of signing with China. ...

Vice President Lai pledges more funds, better pay for long-term caregivers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) expressed his gratitude to the country’s caregivers and pledged increased investment in long-term care (LTC) resources. At a cer...

NCKUH showcases innovative medical solutions at Taiwan Healthcare Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's largest healthcare expo wrapped up on Sunday (Dec. 6), with over 550 exhibitors and 150 startups showcasing their new digital healthcare technologies — ...

President Tsai pledges to make Taiwan bilingual country by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Nov. 23), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged that the government would do everything in its power to achieve the goal of turning Taiwan into a bilingual count...

Taiwan vice president expresses confidence in local creative industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Wednesday (Nov. 18) attended the opening ceremony of the inaugural Taiwan Creative Content Fest (TCCF) and encouraged Taiwanese creato...

Taiwan's vice president encourages economic development for indigenous communities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Sunday (Nov. 2) attended a festival organized by the Millet Academy in Taitung County’s Jinfeng Township (金峰鄉). The Millet Ac...