2020 Taiwan Presidential Election: Countdown 142 days

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election Last updated: Aug. 22, 2019 00:15 => Presidential candidates: party nominees Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu => Presidential candidate qualifications => El...

Taiwan begins production of Cloud Peak missiles and mobile launch platforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After months of research and upgrades to Taiwan’s domestically designed and produced medium-range Yun Feng or "Cloud Peak" missiles, the Ministry of Nation...

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election On March 23, 1996, the people of Taiwan exercised their right to directly elect their president for the first time. In 1996, Taiwan was preparing to hold its fi...

What does Taiwan President Tsai fear?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won her sobriquet as “Spicy Taiwanese Sister” when she flat out rejected the “one country, two systems” framework fo...

‘Spicy Taiwanese Sister’ Tsai Ing-wen should invite Dalai Lama back to Taiwan

The Nobel Peace Prize winner of 1989, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, has visited Taiwan three times: 1997, 2001, and 2009. It’s about time he returned. The first time he visited on March 2...

A secret phone call assured Taiwan President Lee of safety during Third Taiwan Strait Crisis: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japan's Sankei News reported today (April 3) that then-Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) received a phone call, which was believed to have been made from a high-level Bei...

Taiwan ex-President Lee Teng-hui leaves hospital in time for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) left hospital Thursday after 64 days following a fall, just in time to spend the Lunar New Year at home. The 95-year-old retired lea...

Taiwan needs new constitution, says former Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At the year’s first gathering of the “Taiwan Constitution Foundation” (台灣制憲基金會), former Premier William Lai gave an address in which he declared that “t...

Tribute restaurant for Taiwan's Teresa Teng opens in China's capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A museum-cum-restaurant in Beijing has become a permanent tribute to Taiwan’s premiere pop star Teresa Teng. The New York Times reports the shrine is a multi-stor...

Taiwan’s attitude towards Chinese efforts to unifiy too weak: former President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) said China’s efforts towards unification with Taiwan are increasing, and Taiwan’s sense of urgency about this is too...

Open Letter to President Tsai

Open Letter to President Tsai Please do not run for re-election This is an open letter that we didn’t want, didn’t hope and caused us pain. Facing such a grave and negative...

Taiwan ex-President Lee Teng-hui might leave hospital by Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) spent New Year’s Day at the Taipei Veterans’ General Hospital but he might be allowed to return home by the Lunar New Year....

Taiwan general who served as Chief of Staff during 1996 China missile crisis dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - General Lo Pen-li (羅本立), who served as Chief of the General Staff during the 1996 missile crisis, died in Taipei City Saturday at the age of 91. During the run-up to Taiwan&r...

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui conscious after fall at home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) fell at home Thursday, but the 95-year-old retired leader was conscious after his transfer to a hospital, according to doctors. Lee ...

Taiwan independence rally attracts thousands of protestors in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people marched through the streets of Taipei this afternoon (Oct. 20) in protest for independence. The protest was organized by political coalition Formosa...