Taiwan finds 2 cases of African swine fever in pork from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Tests have turned up traces of the African swine fever virus in two cases of pork imported from China by travelers, the Council of Agriculture announced Tuesday. The pork was...

Number of foreign workers in Taiwan tops 700,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The number of foreign workers topped 700,000 in late October, according to data released by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) Tuesday. Ministry officials pointed out that the...

US will not give in to China on Taiwan: Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Murphy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States will not make concessions to China on issues like Taiwan and the South China Sea, said Patrick Murphy, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State ...

US aircraft carrier in South China Sea just days ahead of Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With just four days left to local elections in Taiwan, the United States aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan was signaled in the South China Sea and was expected to arrive ...

U.S. federal prosecutors want Taiwan terror suspect to serve 15 to 21 months in jail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of a verdict expected on November 19, federal prosecutors in the United States wanted Taiwanese student An Tso “Edward” Sun (孫安佐) to serve between 15 and...

Taiwan rejoins Kimberley Process to fight conflict diamonds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a hiatus of four years, Taiwan has rejoined the Kimberley Process to fight the trade in conflict or blood diamonds, the Central News Agency reported Saturday. ...

Taiwan APEC envoy to hold talks with Japanese prime minister on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan envoy Morris Chang (張忠謀) will hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Sunday afternoon, the second and final day of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation...

Taiwan’s Morris Chang meets APEC leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After his meeting with United States Vice President Mike Pence, Taiwan envoy Morris Chang (張忠謀) also met several other leaders at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (AP...

Taiwan halts pork imports from Japan amid fears of classical swine fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Council of Agriculture announced Saturday it was halting the import of pork and related imports from Japan amid fears of classical swine fever. The attention of foo...

Taiwan envoy had ‘pull-aside meeting’ with US Vice President Mike Pence at APEC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States Vice President Mike Pence had a “pull-aside meeting” with Taiwan envoy Morris Chang (張忠謀) at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit ...

Australian academic who played part in darkest days of Taiwan history decorated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian Asia expert Bruce Jacobs, once accused of involvement in one of the highest-profile murders in modern Taiwanese history, received a top award from the foreign m...

Taiwan’s Morris Chang likely to hold bilateral talks with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at APEC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s envoy Morris Chang (張忠謀) will sit down for bilateral talks with United States Vice President Mike Pence at this weekend’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooper...

Taiwan model Lin Chiling features on Forbes Heroes of Philanthropy list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese model and actress Lin Chiling (林志玲) is the only celebrity to be featured on Forbes Magazine’s list of 40 Asian “Heroes of Philanthropy” for 201...

US military maneuvers near Philippines ahead of Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States military was conducting maneuvers off the Philippines ahead of Taiwan’s November 24 local elections as National Security Adviser John Bolton warned...

US citizen caught with 100 bullets at Taiwan airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport nabbed a United States citizen who was trying to board a flight to Vancouver, Canada, with 100 bullets in his carry-on lugga...