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Ukraine war reverberates on Taiwan's 'frontline of democracy'

DONGYIN/NANGAN, Taiwan, March 25 (Reuters) - Lin Jih-shou was brewing tea last month in his popular breakfast joint when he heard the buzz of a plane – a rare sound on the remote Taiwanese-held ...

On Taiwanese island, drills underscore strategic importance and vulnerability

Taiwan held live fire drills in its northernmost territory on Wednesday, putting the spotlight on a remote island that is strategically located at a chokepoint near China - and potentially vulnerable ...

Summer-like sun to shine down on Taiwan before arrival of cold front

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Summer-like weather is expected during the day between Monday (March 14) and Thursday (March 17), after which northeasterly winds will bring cooler temperatures and rain. ...

China Airlines hopes to restart Taipei-Matsu flights before year’s end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to revive domestic flight routes, China Airlines CEO Hsieh Shi-chian (謝世謙) has said preparations are underway to revive flights operated by China Airlines-owned M...

11 foreign representatives to Taiwan attend Matsu Biennial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ambassadors and representatives from 11 countries arrived in Taiwan’s outlying Lienchiang County to attend the inaugural Matsu Biennial, an art event running from Fe...

Kinmen's proposal to open flights with China under review by Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kinmen County government has put forward a proposal to resume cross-strait flights, which the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has said it is reviewing. Taiwan’...

For all its parallels, Ukraine war feels distant in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Russian attack on Ukraine has put a spotlight on another place that could face an invasion by its larger neighbor, as some analysts draw quick comparisons to China's threats ...

For Taiwan, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine feels far away

As Russia presses ahead with its attack on Ukraine, many analysts and internet users have drawn comparisons to Taiwan, another place that could face an invasion by its larger neighbor — China. ...

Taiwan’s VP Lai notes importance of mother tongues for International Mother Language Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Monday (Feb. 21) made a statement for International Mother Language Day, saying while Taiwan is internationalizing, it will not forget...

Mercury drops to 7.9 degrees in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The temperature plummeted to 7.9 degrees Celsius on Monday (Feb. 21) as the first cold snap of the winter hit Taiwan, prompting the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) to issue a...

Coldest temperatures of winter recorded at 13 weather stations across Taiwan Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Record lows for the winter were recorded at 13 weather stations across the country this morning (Feb. 20), and it’s estimated temperatures will dip to their coldest ...

Taiwan prepares for coldest day of the year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was gearing up for the coldest day of the year so far as 19 cities and counties issued low-temperature alerts, reports said Saturday (Feb. 19). The mercury was e...

Taiwan says Chinese plane flew close to remote island

A small Chinese civilian aircraft flew very close to a remote Taiwanese-controlled island next to China's coast earlier this month, Taiwan's defence ministry said on Tuesday, adding China may ...

Temperatures below 10 degrees forecast for parts of Taiwan on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Influenced by a continental air mass, the weather will become cold in the northern and northeastern parts of the Taiwan island on Saturday (Feb. 5), Central Weather Bureau...

Taiwan president thanks public servants, essential workers in LNY video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in a video message published Sunday (Jan. 30) thanked public and civil servants for their hard work and urged the public to get vaccinated and...