Czech Senate speaker declares mission accomplished in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, who is leading an 89-member delegation of Czech political, business, and cultural leaders to Taiwan, on Thursday (Sept. 3) said the ...

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan speaker invites Czech delegation to visit legislature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Yuan President You Shyi-kun (游錫堃) on Saturday (Aug. 15) revealed in an interview that he has invited Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil to the Legislative Y...

Legislative Yuan president stresses importance of Taiwanese history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Yuan President You Shyi-kun (游錫堃) on Monday (August 3) gave a speech at a parliamentary staff training session and pointed out that the country should strength...

Legislative Yuan occupation may exceed 3 days: KMT caucus whip

2:38 p.m. Update: At 12:20 p.m., Legislative Yuan President Yu Shyi-kun (游錫堃) entered the Legislative Yuan under the protection of DPP legislative councilors and called for the convening of a legislat...

Guatemalan President-elect arrives in Taiwan for five-day visit

Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei arrived in Taiwan Sunday for a five-day visit, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). Giammattei, who takes office in January, ...

Taiwan’s equal marriage momentous, but best seen as Tsai’s final achievement

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday was a momentous day in the history of Taiwan. It was on Friday, May 17 that the Legislative Yuan finally passed legislation permitting same-sex marriage in a ...

Han rejects 2020 bid for Taiwan president, citing obligation to Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a controversial trip to Hong Kong and China, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) shared a message to social media on Saturday addressing the Kuomintang (KMT) Party’s attempts...

Kaohsiung, Pingtung to lose seats, Tainan, Hsinchu to gain seats in 2020 Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaker of the Executive Yuan Kolas Yukata announced today that Premier William Lai (賴清德) and Legislative Yuan president Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) reached an agreement over elec...

Taiwan Legislative Yuan President Su calls for closer ties at APPU in Japan

Taiwan is committed to strengthening exchanges with fellow members of the Asian Pacific Parliamentarians’ Union in an effort to advance regional development in culture, economy, society and tour...

Tsai calls on Beijing to engage in talks

Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday delivered her first National Day address since taking office in May, in which she reiterated her pledge to establish a "consistent, predictabl...

New premier to present administrative report at Legislature May 31

Taipei, May 3 (CNA) Premier-designate Lin Chuan, who will be sworn in May 20, will present his first administrative report at the Legislative Yuan May 31, Tsai Chi-chang, vice president of the Legisla...