Climate marchers demand action in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A coalition of non-profits, youth, and concerned citizens braved the deluge in Taipei Sunday afternoon (Sept. 27) to march for climate action. The demonstration, which ...

Taipei inaugurates 1st of 45 stray cat shelters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first of dozens of shelters meant to provide temporary refuge and sustenance for the capital's stray cats was opened on Sunday (Sept. 20). The Taipei City Anima...

Uyghur activists hope for genocide ruling as tribunal takes up China's actions in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following efforts by the World Uyghur Congress, an independent investigation has been set up to investigate allegations that the Chinese government is committing genocide,...

Taiwan activists join coalition urging Olympic Committee to take away Beijing's torch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Taiwanese human rights groups have joined over 150 other organizations representing nearly every region of the world in urging the International Olympic Committee ...

Of pangolins and PPE: Taipei and Prague mayors claim sister-city successes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and Prague appeared together Friday (Sept. 4) to announce the sister cities have reached an accord on projects large and small during the Czech delega...

Czech Senate speaker declares mission accomplished in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, who is leading an 89-member delegation of Czech political, business, and cultural leaders to Taiwan, on Thursday (Sept. 3) said the ...

Prague mayor secures direct flight to Taipei amid visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During his visit as part of the Czech delegation to Taipei, Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib confirmed on Monday (Aug. 31) that discussions about opening a direct flight between t...

Czech Senate leader talks democratic values at Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The president of the Czech Senate on Monday (Aug. 31) gave a speech at one of Taiwan’s top universities in which he highlighted what he views as important values sha...

Czech Senate leader's delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil and his delegation landed at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport at 11 a.m. on Sunday (Aug. 30), kicking off the highest-level and ...

TAITRA showcases anti-epidemic products for Taiwan's Central American allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) invited five Taiwan manufacturers of anti-epidemic equipment to exhibit their products to three Latin American allie...

MOFA welcomes Czech Senate president ahead of delegation's arrival on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The highest-profile Czech delegation to visit Taiwan since the Central European nation gained its independence is set to arrive Aug. 30 for a five-day visit. Taiwan&rsq...

China 'willing' to share data with Mekong countries after its dams worsen drought downstream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's premier met the leaders of the five other states of the Mekong River Basin Monday morning (Aug. 24), assuring them that China would begin sharing hydrological ...

Czech opposition pushing back against China ahead of controversial delegation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwa­­­­­­­­n News) — As a Czech delegation prepares for its high-profile trip to Taiwan at the end of August, China reportedly continues to hemorrhage i...

Kaohsiung residents' hopes high after Taiwan's first mayoral by-election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — After Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate and former Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) handily defeated his opponent, Kuomintang (KMT) City Councilor Li Mei-jhen...

New immigration unit in Hong Kong reportedly delaying visas for foreign journalists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign journalists seeking to renew their visas in Hong Kong are experiencing delays amid reports of a new immigration unit quietly formed to process "sensitive visa...