Taiwan President accuses predecessor of harming national sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday lashed out at former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), accusing him of harming Taiwan’s sovereignty by proposing more concessions ...

Ma Ying-jeou lambasted for his new cross-strait policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former President Ma Ying-jeou recently drew backlash over proclaiming a "New Three Noes" policy - not against unification, no independenc...

Taiwan’s top 5 most famous international sports stars

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last week was a special one for Taiwanese sports fans. The Boston Red Sox’s victory in the baseball World Series saw Taiwanese player Lin Tzu-Wei (林子偉) becom...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - November 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Pokémon GO Safari Zone event held in Tainan from Nov. 1 – 5; New ARC numbering system to match Taiwan national ID format; Chi...

Taiwan Ill-Gotten Assets Committee accuses ex-President Ma of misleading public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ill-Gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee on Thursday accused former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) of misleading the public over the sale of Kuomintang (KMT) media compani...

Taipei DPP mayoral candidate slams ex-President’s accusations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Democratic Progressive Party candidate for mayor of Taipei City, Yao Wen-chih (姚文智), slammed former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) for accusing him of threatening potential bu...

Ma Ying-jeou's statement of defense lambasted by Taipei Prosecutors Office as dishonest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) appeared in court on Wednesday to defend his conduct in a legal case relating to a controversial sale of Kuomintang's (KMT...

China could lift ‘nuclear food’ ban putting pressure on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is currently in the midst of his sojourn to China, which began yesterday, Oct. 25. Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit ...

175 museums, cultural venues across Taiwan free to public today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To celebrate Oct. 17 Taiwan Culture Day, 175 museums and cultural venues will be free and open to the public today, announced the Ministry of Culture (MOC) yesterday ...

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...