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Taiwan's preference for status quo with China continues to rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Taiwanese people who prefer to maintain the cross-strait status quo indefinitely has increased for a fourth year, according to a study that also surveys how ...

Taiwan tracks 3 Chinese ships near offshore island of Matsu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Chinese government ships appeared near Taiwan’s offshore island of Matsu, with one approaching a distance of 5.5 nautical miles, reports said Wednesday (Feb. 2...

China denies maritime boundaries around Taiwan's Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) on Saturday (Feb. 17) denied the existence of maritime boundaries around Kinmen County, a move that experts say is designed to exer...

China says no banned areas around Taiwanese islands after two killed

There are no off limits or restricted areas for fishing around a group of Taiwanese islands close to China's coast and Beijing reserves the right to take further measures after two Chinese nationa...

Taiwan's DPP appoints new international affairs department head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wen Lii (李問), the former head of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Matsu Islands County chapter, will take over as director of the party’s international...

Battle-scarred Taiwanese islands star in Oscar nominated film

TAIPEI, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A film about frontline Taiwanese islands repeatedly fought over with China during the height of the Cold War is vying to win an Oscar this year, with its director hoping the...

Indigenous voters tipped Taiwan's legislative race to the KMT

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In January’s legislative elections, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) got the most votes by a fair margin, yet they still lost to the Kuomintang (KMT). The...

North Taiwan expects temperatures below 10 C on Lunar New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four cities and counties in north Taiwan and two offshore islands can expect temperatures below 10 C for the Lunar New Year’s Eve on Friday (Feb. 9) night. The Ce...

Damaged 'one China' propaganda removed from Taiwan's Matsu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — What was left of a propaganda installation that once featured the slogan “Realizing the Unification of One China with the Three People’s Principles” has ...

Taiwan raises safety concerns following altered Chinese flight routes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) decision to alter multiple flight routes affects the safety of Taiwan aviation, Minister of Transportation and Communicati...

Ex-DPP Chair Shih Ming-teh, who promoted ‘Kinmen, Matsu Peace Zone,’ passes away at 83

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chair Shih Ming-teh (施明德) passed away on Monday (Jan. 15), his family confirmed. Shih suffered from liver cancer in recent yea...

Former Japan PM says military action targeting Taiwan 'must not be tolerated'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking in Washington on Wednesday (Jan. 10), former Japanese Prime Minister Aso Taro, who is the current vice president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, said that...

Cold front to send mercury below 10 C in north Taiwan for 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A continental cold air mass expected to arrive on Wednesday (Jan. 10) is predicted to bring temperatures below 10 C through Friday (Jan. 12). Due to a front from southe...

Decoding China: Taiwan election must preserve status quo

"Are you committed to the Constitution of the Republic of China?" A journalist posed this question during a live television debate between three candidates contesting Taiwan's upcoming ...

Skies clear in much of Taiwan for New Year's Eve as cold front arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Skies in most of Taiwan will be clear for the fireworks on New Year's Eve and the sunrise on New Year's Day, but temperatures will drop as a cold front arrives. ...