Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 24, the 114th day of 2019. There are 251 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April ...

No mention of Taiwan President Tsai addressing Congress during call with Pelosi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a phone conversation Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen had with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week, Pelosi did not mention the possibility of Tsai addressing Congress...

Taiwan President pays respects at Martyrs’ Shrine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited the Martyrs’ Shrine in Taipei City Friday to pay her respects to past martyrs and heroes. She read a message mentioning the “...

Why did Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen ask for US arms during Hawaii visit?

During a visit to the US Pacific island state of Hawaii on Wednesday, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen made a request to buy new US military equipment, including M-1 Abrams tanks and F-16 fighter jets...

Taiwan, Marshall Islands set up fund for women to start businesses

The presidents of Taiwan and the Marshall Islands witnessed Tuesday the establishment of a fund that will offer loans to women in the Marshall Islands to start their own businesses. The two countri...

Tsai: Taiwan to play even stronger role in gender equality in Pacific islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan will play an even stronger part in the promotion of gender equality in the Pacific islands, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told an international women’s conference in...

Taiwan, Palau sign sea patrol cooperation pact

Koror, Palau, March 22 (CNA) Taiwan and its Pacific ally, Palau, signed an agreement on Friday to cooperate in sea patrols and under this new pact, they will launch a joint rescue drill on the seas c...

Taiwan’s China Airlines to add flights to Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was visiting Taiwan’s diplomatic ally Palau Friday, she announced China Airlines (CAL) would raise its number of flights to the Pacific cou...

Taiwan leader tours Pacific allies, with Hawaii stopover

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen is visiting her island's diplomatic allies in the Pacific on a tour that will end with a stopover in Hawaii. Taiwan's official Central Ne...

President Tsai Ing-wen: Taiwan needs me

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The ruling Democratic Progressive Party and Taiwan need me, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday after registering for the party’s presidential primaries. She did...

Taiwan President to set off on 3-nation Pacific tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will set out on a three-nation Pacific tour Thursday afternoon after registering for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) president...

Taiwan Deputy Foreign Minister meets U.S. NSC official in Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) met White House security official Matt Pottinger in the Solomon Islands, according to a post on the United States embassy in Papua Ne...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit in Hawaii after visit to Pacific allies

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will embark on a visit to three Pacific allies Thursday, a trip that will include a stopover in Hawaii on her way home, according to the itinerary released by the Ministry...

Taiwan President: National affairs come first

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - National affairs come first, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) reportedly told Cabinet members after former Premier William Lai (賴清德) registered Monday to run against her in the pres...

Tsai Ing-wen to re-register as Taiwan presidential candidate prior to diplomatic trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just hours after the former premier William Lai (賴清德) announced he would enter the 2020 presidential race, President Tsai Ing-wen confirmed she will register for re-electi...