KMT resolutions on Taiwan-US ties nothing but political theater

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Tuesday (Oct. 6) passed two resolutions proposed by the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) related to Taiwan-U.S. relations; unfortunately, both are m...

Taiwan defense analysts play down China military drills

Taiwanese security analysts on Friday (August 7) played down the importance of a military exercise to be staged by China in the East China Sea and ruled out a link between the drills and an upcoming v...

US announces potential arms sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. on Wednesday (May 20) approved the potential sale of heavyweight torpedoes to Taiwan. The U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs is...

China's military poses increased threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is ramping up its military threat to Taiwan as the island country grapples with the spread of the coronavirus, warned Minister of National Defense Yen De-fa (嚴德發) on...

Taiwan aware of Chinese fighters flying close to its territory: MND

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said it was closely monitoring military activity by China on Thursday, when several Chinese fighter jets flew over the Bashi Channel south of Taiwan. ...

Taiwan students' ASFV device wins silver at international competition

A team of students from National Chung Cheng University won a silver medal for developing a fast screening device that detects the African swine fever virus (ASFV) at the International Genetically Eng...

Taiwan colleges sign petition in support of HK protesting students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Student associations in Taiwan are voicing support for pro-democracy protesters and condemning the police, as the unrest at Hong Kong's universities becomes a battlefi...

Taiwan's Institute for Information Industry signs MoU with Tokyo City University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hoping to facilitate exchanges in technology research, Taiwan's Institute for Information Industry (III) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Friday (Oct. 25)...

Taiwan Higher Education Exposition collaborates with Smart Asia for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – The 9th Taiwan Higher Education Exposition (THEE) partnered up with Smart Asia for the fair that started Thursday (Oct. 17), at the Bombay Exhibition Center in India. The id...

Aging right in Taiwan

The world’s population is getting older and in some places — especially Taiwan — at a relatively quick pace. Nine per cent of the world’s population is over 65 years old. In...

Chinese cybergroup behind Kaohsiung Mayor's win uncovered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After months of suspicions and accusations that China had manipulated social media to engineer Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) meteoric rise to fame and victory in the Kaohsiung mayoral...

Drill requisition of oyster frames shows all-out defense: Taiwan scholar

The requisition of oyster farming frames during the Han Kuang live-fire exercises in May demonstrated Taiwan's all-out national defense, a scholar specializing in strategic affairs said Monday. ...

Taiwan needs to strengthen military cooperation with neighboring countries: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As four Chinese air force planes and two navy vessels appeared close to the coast of southern Taiwan Tuesday, an expert recommended Taiwan forge closer military ties with its de...

Live-stream debate on marriage equality referendum commenced Nov. 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the past few days, Formosa Television has live-streamed debates on each of the 10 public referendums set to take place on Nov 24. Yesterday morning (Nov. 4), the d...

Record high 15 Taiwanese universities listed on Academic Ranking of World Universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 15 Taiwanese universities have made the cut in the 2018 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), announced the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy yes...