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Taiwan expects increased 'psychological warfare' after Pelosi visit

Taiwan pledged on Wednesday to step up security against possible disruptions by "overseas forces" including cyber attacks as tensions with China rise following the visit to the self-ruled is...

Hsueh Jui-yuan named Taiwan's new health minister, Victor Wang heads CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the former health minister's entry into the Taipei mayoral race, the Cabinet on Friday (July 15) announced the new health minister and deputy health minister...

Taiwan presents positive CEDAW report on fight against gender discrimination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan recorded three firsts for Asia in its fight against gender discrimination over the past few years, the government said Wednesday (June 15). The Cabinet was prese...

Taiwan Health Minister, CECC commander tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Health and Welfare and Central Epidemic Command Center Commander (CECC) Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) received a positive COVID-19 rapid test result, the Centers for D...

Taiwan, US trade representatives meet, prepare for further talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's top trade negotiator John Deng (鄧振中) and Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Sarah Bianchi will meet on Wednesday (June 1) for discussions on trade relations bet...

Taiwan to launch '3+4' plan for COVID contact home isolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet on Sunday (April 24) approved a new plan by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) that will enable contacts of COVID cases to leave home isolatio...

Swedish parliamentary delegation doubles down on supporting Taiwan's democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Swedish parliamentary delegation on Thursday (April 14) affirmed its support for Taiwan’s democracy, human rights, and freedom and expressed optimism about futur...

Swedish parliament delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Swedish parliament delegation has arrived in Taiwan. The group touched down at Taoyuan International Airport on Turkish Airlines flight TK24 at 5:23 p.m. on Sunday ...

Taiwan president to speak virtually with Swedish parliament delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The meeting between the Swedish parliament delegation and President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will take place virtually, Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) said ...

Swedish parliamentary delegation to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of Swedish parliamentarians will arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (April 10) for a five-day trip, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday (Apri...

Latest earthquake in Japan will not affect food imports to Taiwan: Cabinet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Food imports from Fukushima will not be affected, in principle, by the earthquake that struck the Japanese prefecture Wednesday night (March 16), Cabinet Spokesperson Lo P...

Taiwan’s government to intervene in stock market if Ukraine war panic becomes ‘irrational’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s government has said it will intervene in the stock market if it senses irrationality or panic in the market after the Taiex tumbled 461.18 points on Thursda...

Foreign students with associate degree eligible for permanent residence in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet on Thursday (Feb. 17) approved a proposal by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) to enable some overseas compatriots, foreign students, industrial workers, and caregiv...

Taiwan, with eye on China, to boost protection for its semiconductor secrets

Taiwan's government proposed on Thursday a new law to prevent China from stealing its chip technology, amid rising concern in Taipei that Beijing is stepping up its economic espionage. Tech pow...

Jay Shih steps down as head of Taiwan's Personnel Administration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister without Portfolio and Cabinet Spokesperson Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) announced during a routine press conference Thursday (Feb. 10) that it is Jay Shih’s (施能傑) la...