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Earthfest returning to Taiwan in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Earthfest is returning July 21-24 for three days of music, dancing, camping, and arts and crafts. A fixture of Taiwan'...

DPP lawmaker, NGOs slam university over alleged labor violations involving Filipino students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Fan Yun (范雲) was joined by the Taiwan Association of Human Rights and Taiwan Labor Front Friday morning (May 6) to accuse Kao Yuan ...

Exclusive: Philippine students at Taiwan university working grueling, full-time factory 'internships'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipino students at Kaohsiung's Kao Yuan University allege the school misled them about an internship program during recruitment and say they and their classmates hav...

Ukrainian shares tips on how Taiwanese non-combatants can help war effort

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Russo-Ukrainian War enters its third month and China-wary Taiwan takes note of weapons and strategies that have proven effective against Ukraine, one Kyiv native ha...

Taiwan's main opposition party eyes international pivot amid domestic setback

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) is in the midst of an international pivot as it prepares to reestablish an official presence in Washington to spread a counter-narrative to that of Pr...

Lithuania asks Taiwan to fast-track approval of exports amid punishment from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania is pressing the Taiwanese authorities to grant agricultural exports market access as China targets the Baltic country with economic punishment for sticking with ...

French delegation drives home need to support Taiwan on world stage

[Updated 12:00 p.m. Dec. 20] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French lawmakers of various political stripes delivered a message of goodwill and support for Taiwan's right to self-determination and ...

Taiwan government offers condolences to ally Haiti after explosion kills dozens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese authorities have offered condolences to ally Haiti following a fuel truck explosion that killed at least 60 Monday night (Dec. 13) Haiti time in the northern...

Congresswoman says time for US 'strategic ambiguity' on Taiwan has passed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Congresswoman Elaine Luria said Tuesday that the longstanding U.S. policy of strategic ambiguity toward Taiwan is obsolete, and the time has come for Washington to invest ...

Taiwan-US-Japan cooperation more crucial than ever to Indo-Pacific security: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political leaders, academics, and members of think tanks from the U.S., Japan, and Taiwan came together Tuesday (Dec. 14) to voice concern over the spread of China's a...

Audrey Tang shares Taiwan's digital democracy successes at US summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) encouraged other nations to consider Taiwan's example of open digital development and privacy safeguards on the second day ...

Honduran president-elect's team pledges to continue Taiwan ties: Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The foreign minister has reassured legislators that Taiwan-Honduras ties remain stable following the Nov. 28 election victory of Libre party candidate Xiomara Castro, who ...

'Together we will make a difference': Open Parliament Forum in Taiwan concludes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Open Parliament Forum came to a close in Taipei on Friday (Dec. 3), with its international group of attendees calling for a united democratic front against author...

Taiwan kicks off two-day international forum on open government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan-hosted 2021 Open Parliament Forum got underway Thursday morning (Dec. 2) with legislators, academics, and experts from Europe, Latin America, and Asia taking pa...

Taiwan ties hang in balance as Honduran election gets underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduras kicked off its elections on Sunday (Nov. 28), with not only the future of the Central American nation but also its status as one of Taiwan's 15 remaining dipl...