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Video shows Taiwan flag raised for National Day in New York Chinatown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video of a flag-raising ceremony for the Taiwan national banner in New York's Chinatown to mark Taiwan's National Day has gone viral on social media. On Oct. ...

Video shows Indians enjoying Taiwan National Day cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video showing Indians enjoying a cake marking Taiwan's National Day (Oct. 10) was among a wave of pro-Taiwan posts that went viral on Twitter, in defiance of pressur...

China's comments on Taiwan president’s National Day speech ‘unconstructive and slanderous’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) issued a statement on Sunday (Oct. 10) responding to China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, calling its comments about President Tsai Ing-...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's National Day speech (Full Text)

TAIPEI (Central News Agency) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address on Sunday (Oct. 10), pledging to defend Taiwan's sovereignty and democracy amid "un...

China's Xi calls for 'peaceful' reunification with Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Saturday that a “peaceful” reunification of Taiwan with China's mainland was in Beijing's interests, despite ratcheted up military threats again...

Taiwan Army helicopter has rotor problems during National Day rehearsal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army’s Aviation and Special Forces Command said one of its Chinook helicopters had rotor problems while conducting a National Day celebration rehearsal on Tuesda...

Taiwan envoy to Turkey holds National Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese envoy to Turkey Huang Chi-yang (黃志揚) on Saturday (Oct. 2) hosted a National Day gala in Istanbul and called for expanded bilateral relations. As part of C...

Police halt 4-person National Day protest in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong halted a four-person pro-democracy protest on China’s National Day Friday amid a expanding crackdown on free speech and opposition politics. Cha...

Taiwan cancels National Day reception over COVID concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Saturday (Sept. 25) that the National Day reception has been canceled, as no foreign delegations have been invited to visit ...

National Day fireworks to light up Taiwan's Kaohsiung after 20 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Day fireworks will return to Kaohsiung this year, and the Kaohsiung City Government has arranged for multiple viewing locations to admit up to a tota...

2021 National Day celebration to feature largest Taiwan flag ever flown by military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s National Day on Oct. 10 will see the largest Taiwanese flag ever flown by the military, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday (Aug. 24). Tha...

National Day fireworks to take place in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Day fireworks will take place at Kaohsiung's Pier-2 Art Center this year, as the city has been given the opportunity to host the event again after two dec...

Taiwan willing to team up with India against China: Joseph Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) emphasized Wednesday (Oct. 21) that Taiwan is willing to collaborate with India to defend freedom and democracy against Beijing. During...

Taiwan should end its diplomacy of appeasement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese people learned on Monday (Oct. 19) from a foreign media outlet, Asia Pacific Report, of an assault on one of our own diplomats in Fiji by two Chinese counter...

Beijing's former representative to Fiji says Chinese diplomats under great pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former Chinese representative to Fiji, Chen Yonglin (陳用林), said Tuesday (Oct. 20) that Chinese diplomats are under great pressure to defend Beijing's global image as...