Who who's in Boris Johnson's pro-Brexit new Cabinet

LONDON (AP) — Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved quickly to form a government, sweeping out many of the ministers who had served predecessor Theresa May and replacing them with pro-Brexi...

Institute for Information Industry celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Institute for Information Industry (III) held its 40th Anniversary Reception on July 24. Distinguished guests in attendance included Executive Yuan’s Minister Without Portfolio, Kung Ming-hs...

Taiwan ready for free trade agreement with US: country's chief negotiator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The minister without portfolio and Taiwan’s chief trade negotiator, John Deng (鄧振中), expressed on Monday (June 10) his optimism about the country conducting talks ab...

Taiwan set to extend visa-free program for Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is poised to extend the visa-free program for passport holders from the Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, and Russia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (J...

Taiwan to intensify New Southbound Policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Southbound Policy will grow stronger over the next few years, with closer cooperation with the 18 target countries, Minister without Portfolio and top trade negoti...

Taiwan to no longer compensate daredevils who suffer accidents on mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Minister Without Portfolio Chang Ching-sen (張景森) on Facebook on Wednesday (May 29) announced that a draft amendment to the State Compensation Law (國家賠償法) calls for the governme...

Taiwan Assurance Act may lay groundwork for Taiwan-US FTA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday (May 7) unanimously backed the “Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019,” which supports Taiwan and urges it to increase its ...

A look at the 2 candidates for North Macedonia's presidency

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Newly renamed North Macedonia heads to the polls on Sunday for runoff presidential elections. Two candidates, both university professors, are competing for the post afte...

Taiwan Minister without Portfolio meets more-senior-than-expected officials in U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said that during a week-long visit to the United States, she met government officials much more senior than she had expected to meet....

Taiwan’s digital minister visits US for talks on open governance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) is in Washington this week to promote Taiwan’s commitment to open government, in addition to exchanging opinions with exp...

3 candidates vie for North Macedonia presidency

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Three candidates are vying for the presidency in North Macedonia, where voters go to the polls on Sunday for the first round of elections. The post is ...

Former Cabinet secretary-general appointed to Taiwan NSC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Cabinet spokesman Yeh Kuo-hsing (葉國興) will be appointed deputy secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC), the Presidential Office Friday. Yeh, 66,...

Taiwan’s transgender cabinet minister Audrey Tang among top 100 Global Thinkers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) has been selected as one of the top 100 Global Thinkers in the 10th edition of the rankings released by Foreign Policy, an Amer...

Control Yuan impeaches National Taiwan University president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Control Yuan on Tuesday impeached National Taiwan University President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) in a vote of seven to four over his combination of a paid function with a ...

Taiwan Cabinet spokesperson, labor and culture ministers stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cabinet spokesperson Kolas Yotaka, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春), and Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) will retain their positions in the new Cabinet led by inco...