Ex. Premier Lin Chuan may be tapped as Taiwan envoy to APEC Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Although the Tsai administration has yet to officially announce the country’s envoy for the 2018 APEC Leaders’ Summit in Papa New Guinea scheduled in mid Novem...

Guo Wengui comments on Taiwan's politics, disagrees with Taipei Mayor and Ma Ying-jeou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The outspoken and high-profile exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui  (郭文貴) published a YouTube video recently commenting on Taiwan's politics. Guo expressed disagreeme...

'Arab Palace' up for sale for NT$3.3 billion in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A massive Middle Eastern-style palace in northeastern Taiwan, which has seldom been seen by the public, is up for sale for the price of NT$3.3 billion (US$71.3 million).  ...

Bronze sculpture installed in front of Taipei Main Station 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bronze statue named "Paternal Love" has been installed by the North entrance of the Taipei Main Station today, Aug. 8, coinciding with Taiwan Father's...

Why Taiwan should prioritize closer ties with Japan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) is a curious figure in Taiwan’s black and white political scene.  A former Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) and President o...

Japan-Taiwan relations should be deepened through Okinawa: former President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) said that Japan-Taiwan relations should be deepened through Okinawa at a press conference at Naha International Airport before r...

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui slams China at Japan event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a speech on the Japanese island of Okinawa Saturday, former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) slammed China for being the most unstable element in present-day Asia. Lee w...

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui arrives in Japan’s Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) flew to the Japanese island of Okinawa Friday to attend Sunday’s unveiling of a monument to Taiwanese soldiers who died in the 19...

Former Taiwan President Lee to attend memorial ceremony in Japan

Former President Lee Teng-hui will travel to Japan on Friday to attend the unveiling of a monument to Taiwanese soldiers who died in the 1945 Battle of Okinawa. At the invitation of the Japan-...

Ex-President Lee warns Taiwan against economic over-reliance on China

Taiwan's economy has become over-reliant on China, which has been offering economic incentives as part of a policy to create addictive subsidies that serve its political agenda, former President L...

Lee to attend unveiling of monument to Taiwanese dead in WWII Battle of Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) is slated to visit Okinawa on in late June to attend the unveiling of a monument to Taiwanese soldiers who died fighting alon...

Students back from overseas study set to drive political change in China: Economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the number of Chinese students studying abroad growing, the British magazine the Economist argues in a special report that the Western-educated group in China ar...

China's live fire drill just off coast of Fujian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite the bluster and bravado, China's live fire exercises set to take place in the Taiwan Strait, are actually situated in a small area right off the coast of ...

China announces live-fire military drills in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China announced Thursday it would hold live-fire military drills in the Taiwan Strait on April 18, in what looked like an escalation of President Xi Jinping’s (...

Taiwan ex-President Lee Teng-hui has great-granddaughter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The granddaughter of former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) gave birth Friday morning to a girl, and mother and daughter were doing just fine, reports said. Lee Kun-yi (李坤...