Taiwan independence rally attracts thousands of protestors in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people marched through the streets of Taipei this afternoon (Oct. 20) in protest for independence. The protest was organized by political coalition Formosa...

China's state-owned Cosco takes over Port of Kaohsiung: report 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It appears that China's state-run shipping and logistics giant China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) could now own the Port of Kaohsiung, the largest harbor in Taiwan, ...

Taiwanese must reconsider before accepting Chinese ID cards

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is perhaps the only organization which still thinks it is going to be able to win over the Taiwanese people through a hearts and minds campaign.  There have b...

Proposed bill would revoke citizenship for Taiwanese who adopt new Chinese IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an announcement by Beijing that Taiwanese living in China would be eligible for "smart residence cards" starting this month, an amendment is ...

KMT is still Taiwan’s wealthiest political party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite its crushing 2016 election defeat and an investigation by a new government body, the Kuomintang (KMT, 中國國民黨) has remained Taiwan’s wealthiest political party...

Taiwan rock star politician has complicated feelings about Trump: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese rock star and politician Freddy Lim (林昶佐) wants to build a better Taiwan but has “complicated” feelings about United States President Donald Trump, t...

Taiwan Independence referendum launched, backed by former presidents

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Former presidents Lee Teng-hui and Chen Shui-bian voiced their support on Wednesday for an initiative to hold a referendum in April 2019 on Taiwan independence. "I at...

Labor law protesters lying on tracks block trains at Taipei Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rail traffic at the Taipei Railway Station was disrupted for nearly an hour last night (Jan. 8) by 10 people lying on the tracks last night to protest changes to the workw...

Lawmakers camped outside Taiwan Presidential Office for hunger strike 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Secretary-General to the President Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Saturday morning showed up at the plaza in front of the Presidential Office building where the lawmakers from th...

Taiwan Sunflower Movement leader faces recall over gay marriage issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Residents in a New Taipei City district were casting their ballot Saturday in a recall vote launched by opponents of same-sex marriage against a prominent leader of the Su...

Taiwan business should not blame all problems on workweek reform: NPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Employers should not blame the government’s workweek reform for all of their problems, the New Power Party (時代力量) told leaders of business associations when they vis...

Taiwan lawmakers, experts blast Ma Ying-jeou not-guilty ruling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fury over a not-guilty ruling for former Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is spiraling through the country as the law cited by a young judge is said to be erroneously i...

Freddy Lim doppleganger spotted at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Much uproar as surfaced after metalhead and New Power Party (NPP) legislator of ZhongZheng-Wanhua District Freddy Lim (林昶佐) posted an image sent to him by a fan comparing ...

Taiwan has been lost in translation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The English language version of the media guide for the 2017 Summer Taipei Universiade has been described by Taiwan’s Sports Administration Director-General as “very ...

After WHA snub, Taiwan rejected from International Labour Conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- After being excluded from the World Health Assembly, Taiwan has also been rejected from attending the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva this year for not being th...