Photo of the Day: A point of Pride for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the 50th anniversary of the LGBT+ movement rolling around and nearly 500 major Pride month events worldwide canceled, postponed, or moved online as the pandemic rages...

Taiwan to host world's only Pride parade in June amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As business, sports, and entertainment events around the world are halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan on June 28 will host the only Pride parade in the world to t...

Black Lives Matter rally to be held Saturday in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement will be held on Saturday afternoon (June 13) in Taipei. As protests continue across the globe after the ...

Civil groups to hold rally in Taipei in solidarity with HK protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Civil groups in Taiwan are planning for a rally this weekend to show solidarity with Hong Kong’s anti-government protesters, whose demand for greater autonomy is fac...

Taiwan holds Tiananmen vigil as China silences Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As thousands in Hong Kong turned out to commemorate the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in defiance of a city-wide ban on such gatherings, their countrymen in...

Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

Marchers call for clean air in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Environmental groups gathered in Taipei on Sunday (Dec. 29) for the annual anti-air pollution parade, which this year focused on clean air problems in the south. The pr...

Taiwanese pop stars stand up for Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The "Free Hong Kong" solidarity concert at Liberty Square in front of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall on Sunday (Nov. 17) evening saw Taiwanese bands and the audie...

Taiwan rock band Fire Ex., lyricist Albert Leung write HK protest song

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese rock band Fire Ex. (滅火器) and Hong Kong songwriter Albert Leung (林夕) have collaborated on a song to support the Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, with the title...

Hong Kong protest items on display at historical block in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As unrest continues to rage across Hong Kong, the Defend Democracy Safeguard Taiwan Alliance has organized the "Freedom is Not Free Exhibition" at the Bopiliao H...

Underpass from Taiwan's NTCH to MRT planned

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Excavation of an underground tunnel from Chiang-Kai Shek Memorial Hall MRT station to the National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) has been approved by the National Performing A...

US lawmakers congratulate Taiwan on Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In celebration of Taiwan’s National Day celebrations, two U.S. senators and the House of Representatives' Taiwan Caucus congratulated Taiwan and reaffirmed the i...

Taiwan marks 30th Tiananmen Massacre anniversary with memorial event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan marked the 30th Tiananmen Massacre anniversary with a memorial event at Taipei’s Liberty Square on Tuesday night. This June 4th marks the 30th anniversary of th...

Hungary's youth look to an EU future

"We are against corruption and the policies of this current government," said one young man at a gathering in central Budapest. "We cannot accept what's happening here." That ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 8-17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite a stretch of chilly weather in Taipei, spring is just around the corner, and there are plenty of activities to check out this weekend and next. Check out some of t...