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...

Taiwan wants to invite China's top cross-strait negotiator to visit

The Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) is willing to invite the head of its counterpart in China to visit Taiwan this year, as 2018 is a milestone for the two organizations, a spokeswoman for the SEF s...

Formosa Alliance to hold 'mass rally' against annexation by China in Taipei on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new pro-independence Taiwanese political group, Formosa Alliance (喜樂島聯盟), is planning to stage a "mass march" which organizers hope will draw 100,000 people&nb...

Taiwanese, South Korean and Malaysian groups plan investments in North Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Chinese-Dutch businessman who heads a North Korean special economic zone was seen in Taipei wining and dining with former Kuomintang (KMT) business chief Liu Tai-ying (劉泰英) an...

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).  ...