KMT party assets feud: CIPAS to freeze assets of Taiwan's Central Motion Picture Co.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese film company is set to be designated as a subordinate organization of the Kuomintang, with the Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (CIPAS) set to freeze th...

Photo of premier and 'Pineapple Grandma' wins 2nd place of failure press photo competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Watching politicians being taken advantage of in failure news photos could be very soul healing, and that’s exactly what an exhibition is all about.    Ne...

Taiwan sentences former KMT government official to 2 years in prison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Cabinet Secretary-General Lin Yi-shih (林益世) will have to serve two years in prison in a corruption case, while a related 12-year verdict will have to be reconsidere...

Guo Wengui comments on Taiwan's politics, disagrees with Taipei Mayor and Ma Ying-jeou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The outspoken and high-profile exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui  (郭文貴) published a YouTube video recently commenting on Taiwan's politics. Guo expressed disagreeme...

Japan-Taiwan Exchange Assoc. says Comfort woman statue in Tainan 'regrettable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a statue dedicated to the Taiwanese “comfort women” of World War 2 was unveiled in Tainan on Tuesday, Aug. 14, the de facto Japanese Embassy in Taiw...

Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is responding to China's arms buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing's military advantage over the self-ruled island, defense...

Taiwan still pushing Japan on 'comfort women' issue: MOFA

Taiwan is still pushing Japan to face the "comfort women" issue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday, although it said that the unveiling of the country's first "c...

Protest in Taipei calls for Japanese recognition of comfort women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A protest was held outside Japan's representative office in Taipei on August 14, to mark International Memorial Day for Comfort Women and to call for an apology and co...

New AIT Director William Christensen to arrive in Taiwan Saturday 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), William Brent Christensen, will arrive in Taipei Saturday, said AIT Friday via a news statement. Upon his ar...

Taiwan President defends non-nuclear future

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday described her predecessor’s proposal to keep nuclear energy while developing green energy as a strategy running behind globa...

Austronesian Forum 2018 to resume in Taiwan after 10-year suspension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Delegates from a total of 13 South Pacific countries or areas will attend the Austronesian Forum 2018 kicking off at The Grand Hotel in Taipei on August 1, the largest eve...

Taiwan ex-President Ma Ying-jeou likely takes lead role in a controversial land deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is likely to have played a decisive role in a controversial land deal in which a large parcel of land in Taipei City originall...

Almost half of the public does not believe Taiwan ex-President Ma is innocent: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Almost half the public does not believe former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is innocent of breach of trust, according to an opinion poll by the Taiwan NextGen Foundat...

Taiwan ex-President Ma Ying-jeou still faces three legal cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) still has to face three legal cases following a recent indictment and a prison sentence issued last May, reports said Thursday. He w...

Taiwan's ex-president Ma Ying-jeou charged with breach of trust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -  The Taipei District Prosecutors Office filed a charge against former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) Tuesday, July 10, for criminal breach of trust f...