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Taiwan monitors Chinese militarization of man-made islands in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is closely monitoring China’s militarization of man-made islands in the South China Sea, Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said Tuesday (March 22). Uni...

President celebrates Taipei University of Marine Technology's 56th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) attended the 56th-anniversary celebration of the Taipei University of Marine Technology (TUMT) on Saturday (March 19), praising it for cultiva...

‘US should immediately recognize Taiwan diplomatically’: Mike Pompeo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should “immediately take necessary, and long-overdue, steps” to offer Taiwan “diplomatic recognition as a free and sovereign country,” for...

Taiwan’s KMT speeds up preparation for US office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international relations expert has been tasked with overseeing the re-establishment of a representative office for the opposition party of Kuomintang (KMT) in the U.S. ...

Schism in Taiwan's KMT only just getting started: DPP legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reflecting on the results of the Kuomintang (KMT) leadership race, Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Lin Chun-hsien (林俊憲) has predicted the cracks in KMT unity will ...

Two-headed snake found in south Taiwan elementary school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rare two-headed snake was found on Monday (Sept. 13) at an elementary school in southwestern Taiwan. While carrying out cleaning duties at 7 a.m. on Monday, students ...

Taiwan 2021 Golden Melody Awards announces nominees

Taiwan's 32nd Golden Melody Awards (GMAs) announced today its list of nominees. This year, a total of 1,499 albums and 21,349 singles were submitted for consideration (151 albums and 1,888 sing...

Through cube satellites, Taiwanese space sector thinks outside the box

The commercialization of space has long been dominated by the world's superpowers, but Taiwan is hoping to carve out its own blue ocean in the space economy through its development of "cube&q...

Taiwan loses contact with indigenous satellites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mission operators at Taiwan's National Space Organization (NSPO) have lost contact with two domestically made mini-satellites (CubeSats) after they were launched into ...

Taiwan's TutorABC allegedly controlled by Chinese investor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based online English-learning platform TutorABC is accused of being controlled by a Chinese company and could serve as a propaganda vehicle for the Chinese Communis...

Medical expert shares Taiwan's pandemic prevention efforts with Poland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wielkopolska provincial government in central Poland held a health seminar on Tuesday (Dec. 1), inviting Lin Chun-yu (林俊祐), director of the Department of Infectious Di...

Evening visits to central Taiwan mansion hark back to Qing Dynasty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden began holding evening tours in April, scenes of tourists donning old-timey garments and sipping tea while watching performan...

Taiwanese designer’s ‘Tolerance’ poster wins 3 international awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese academic’s poster design that emphasizes the virtue of “tolerance” among people of different viewpoints has been recognized at three internat...

Fortinet products pose security threat over Chinese links: Taiwan lawmaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese lawmaker has sounded the alarm about the nation's acquisition of products made by Fortinet, a cybersecurity company with alleged links to China. Legisla...

2020 Taiwan Elections: DPP faces challenge in stronghold Tainan

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) faces a challenge in maintaining its stranglehold on the legislative seats in Tainan in upcoming elections, with the opposition aiming to win two of the s...