Control Yuan impeaches National Taiwan University president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Control Yuan on Tuesday impeached National Taiwan University President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) in a vote of seven to four over his combination of a paid function with a ...

Taiwan Supreme Court orders retrial for Ma Ying-jeou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is facing a retrial after his conviction in a political leaks case was revoked by the Supreme Court on Jan. 3, according to CNA. In ...

Taiwan suspends plan for US$1 million donation to WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in May announced a donation of US$1 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) to fund the fight against the Ebola virus, but the plan was...

Prosecutors slam Taiwan ex-President Ma for public criticism of judiciary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Taipei District Prosecutors Office on Saturday issued a public rebuke to former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) after fragments of his memoirs criticizing the judiciary found t...

Taiwan's former president urged to amend memoir for improper description

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just days prior to the scheduled release of a memoir from former Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), a high-profile lawyer has stated he is resorting to courts to request...

Buddhist guru declares he's 'Chinese from Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwan's 'bread master' Wu Pao-chun (吳寶春) found himself in hot water for saying he was "proud of being Chinese," a famous Buddhist master has weighe...

US intervention in Taiwan-China relations is bound to fail: Ex-President Ma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Any interference by the United States in relations between Taiwan and China is doomed to fail, former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said Wednesday. The retired Kuomintang (KMT...

Taiwan United Nations Alliance to push for UN membership referendum in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director General of the Taiwan United Nations Alliance (TAIUNA) Michael Tsai (蔡明憲) said yesterday (Nov. 27) that independent political alliances will work together to push...

Taiwan elections: KMT candidate wins race for New Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Kuomintang (KMT) candidate has claimed victory in the nine-in-one local elections on Saturday as the next mayor of New Taipei City, managing to retain power for the oppo...

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...