Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

US would 'intervene more deeply' in war in Taiwan Strait than Ukraine: NSB head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Security Bureau (NSB) director told legislators Monday (March 28) that the U.S. would be much more involved in a war in the Taiwan Strait than it has been in ...

Chinese carrier sails through Taiwan Strait hours before Biden-Xi call -source

TAIPEI, March 18 (Reuters) - China sailed an aircraft carrier through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Friday, shadowed by a U.S. destroyer, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, just hours...

Taiwan legislature approves motion calling for more anti-air missile training

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the reported success of portable missile launchers in the war in Ukraine, the Legislative Yuan on Thursday (March 10) approved a motion calling for more military trai...

Mike Pompeo departs Taiwan after 4-day stay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed Taiwan Saturday afternoon (March 5) following a four-day stay. Pompeo and his wife Susan boarded a flight bound for ...

Taiwan vice president hosts banquet for former US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President William Lai Ching-te (賴清德) hosted a banquet for former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Grand Hotel on Thursday night (March 3) where Pompe...

Taiwan legislators hold 'Stand with Ukraine' rally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen legislators and city councilors took part in a rally in Taipei on Wednesday (March 2) to express support for Ukraine as it struggles to fight off an invasion ...

Poll: 60% of Taiwanese expect US military to fight for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — About 60% of Taiwanese were not worried about a Chinese attack and a similar number expected the United States military to rush to Taiwan’s rescue, according to the ...

Taiwan, Japan eye 'all round cooperation' on chips

Taiwan and Japan's ruling parties agreed on Friday to have "all round cooperation" on semiconductors and to hold regular talks, Taiwanese lawmakers said, after what are de facto discussi...

Taiwan’s literary figures gather at Golden Book Award ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Literature Awards held its Golden Book Award ceremony on Saturday (Nov. 13), during which “Farewell” author Chung Wen-yin (鍾文音) received her grand p...

Chung Wen-yin's 'Farewell' wins Taiwan’s Golden Book Grand Prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) announced the winners of the 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards on Thursday (Oct. 28), including Chung Wen-yin (鍾文音) as the Annu...

‘Taiwan and Japan are not friends, we are family members’: Deputy defense minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s deputy minister for defense, Yasuhide Nakayama, made a surprise drop in via remote call to a conference on Japan-Taiwan relations held at the Chang Yung-fa F...

Taiwan, Japan reach consensus on coast guard cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The ruling parties of Taiwan (Democratic Progressive Party, DPP) and Japan (Liberty Democratic Party, LDP) on Saturday (Aug. 28) held a virtual meeting on diplomatic and d...

Experts agree EU, ASEAN should seek closer ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of international analysts said the EU and ASEAN should decouple from China and seek closer ties with Taiwan, during an online webinar on Wednesday (July 21). Th...

Former US national security advisor joins Taiwan think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Robert O’Brien, who served as former United States President Donald Trump’s national security advisor, has joined the Washington, D.C.-based Global Taiwan Inst...

COVID reaches Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The recent COVID-19 surge in Taiwan has also reached the center of its political life, with two aides to a prominent member of the Legislative Yuan confirmed as having bee...