Cabinet accelerates offshore wind farm development in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The government is sparing no effort in advancing offshore wind farm development through such measures as streamlining approval processes, strengthening oversight of support in...

Talent cultivation program boosts Taiwan-NSP country exchanges

(Taiwan Today) The talent cultivation program implemented by the Ministry of Education in support of the New Southbound Policy is boosting exchanges between Taiwan and NSP countries, according to Prem...

Taiwan beats annual target for enrollment of Southeast Asian students

The number of enrollments in Taiwan's tertiary institutions by Southeast Asian students in academic year 2017-2018 was more than 41,000, higher than the government's target of 40,300, Acting M...

Taiwan Premier unveils development plan for financial sector

TAIPEI (CNA) - Premier Lai Ching-te said Thursday the government will roll out an action plan for the development of the financial industry with the aim of bringing at least another 100 comp...

Taiwan launches Transitional Justice Promotion Committee

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Transitional Justice Commission, tasked with uncovering Taiwan's history of political repression during its martial law period, was formally launched Thursday at a ceremony atten...

China's bullying of Taiwan shows it has developed infantilism: NTNU scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) provocative military flights around Taiwan, its theft of former diplomatic ally the Dominican Republic and its blocking of Taiwan...

Taiwan's President and Premier offer condolences over Taoyuan fire

TAIPEI (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) have expressed condolences to the families of the victims killed in a fire that broke out at a factory in Taoyuan City ...

Premier Lai touts 10-year development plan for Taiwan’s science parks

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The 10-year development plan for Taiwan’s three science parks will foster growth in innovative sectors by strengthening networking among industry clusters and promoting ...

Taiwan premier reiterates Taiwan-independence approach as 'pragmatic'

Taipei, April 15 (CNA) Premier Lai Ching-te  on Sunday once again described his approach toward Taiwan independence as being pragmatic and based on three basic beliefs. At a media roundtable i...

No timetable for restarting No. 2 reactor: Taiwan premier

Taipei, April 15 (CNA) Premier Lai Ching-te reiterated on Sunday that there is no timetable for when the No. 2 reactor at the Kuosheng Nuclear Power Plant in New Taipei will be reactivated after ...

Taiwan to introduce software to help foster US$1 billion startup

Taipei (CNA) - The Ministry of Science and Technology plans to introduce a software platform to help businesses reduce labor costs and research and development time, with the aim of fostering at least...

Premier Lai: minimum military pensions for Taiwan's veterans to remain unchanged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese Premier William Lai spoke at a meeting with the Legislative Yuan on the morning of March 9 about upcoming legislation to amend the policy for benefits of militar...

Premier dismisses claims of China, Vatican to establish ties

Taipei (CNA)  Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) argued Friday that a possible breakthrough deal between China and the Holy See on bishop appointments does not mean that the two countries are close to es...

Taiwan Premier Lai champions gender equality in run-up to International Women’s Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) --The government is making great strides in narrowing the gender gap and ensuring the invaluable contributions of women to Taiwan’s development are fully appreciated and re...

Taiwan to increase defense spending: Premier Lai

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Saturday that Taiwan will increase its national defense budget in order to join neighboring countries in preserving regional peace. Speaking at the f...