After Dior's kowtow to CCP, Taiwan's Foreign Minister calls on world to 'stand up to China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news of luxury fashion brand Dior apologizing to China for a powerpoint (PPT) presentation that accurately depicted Chinese territory administered by Beijing...

Taiwan entertainer decries fine for shouting 'President Han' at flag-raising

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese entertainer Hsiu Hai-ling (熊海靈) is crying foul over a proposed fine for her referring to Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu as "President Han"...

Czechia and Slovakia offices host joint event celebrating Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Oct. 17), the Czech and Slovakian representative offices in Taiwan jointly hosted a National Day celebration in Taipei to honor the country, inviting Minister...

Bubble milk tea pizza served up at Taiwan’s National Day Reception

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Day Reception celebrating the country's 108th anniversary was held at Taipei Guest House on Thursday (Oct. 10), with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英...

Suppression of HK demonstrates importance of Taiwan's defense of democracy: Sen. Cruz

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a reception for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Cruz and Tsai Ing-wen exchanged their views on the state of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship, with Tsai recalling that the...

Tsai pledges to defend Taiwan, calls Beijing's 'one country, two systems' a failure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At Taiwan’s National Day ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 10), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for Taiwanese unity in defying Beijing’s attempts to assert contro...

US senator attends Taiwan's National Day ceremony for first time in 35 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), the first sitting U.S. senator to attend Taiwan's National Day ceremony in 35 years, joined Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) at ...

Taiwan President meets Guatemalan VP, anticipates future collaboration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Jafeth Cabrera, vice president of Taiwan’s Latin American ally Guatemala, on Wednesday (Oct. 9). Cabrera last traveled to Ta...

42-minute firework display to wow crowd at National Day celebration in S Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The longest-ever National Day fireworks display will take place at the Riverside Park in Pingtung County on Oct. 10 at 8 p.m., with a number of performances taking place f...

Taiwan diplomatic event in Boston big hit despite minor faux-pas

BOSTON (Taiwan News) — Boston’s historic Park Plaza hotel hosted a diplomatic event celebrating Taiwan's 2019 National Day. Held in the hotel’s multi-story grand ballroom, the...

10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...

AP Photos: The graffiti of Hong Kong's summer of protest

HONG KONG (AP) — All summer, young people in Hong Kong have been buying dozens of cans of spray paint with their pocket money and taking to the streets, turning their hometown into a canvas of anti-go...

Taiwan's Presidential Office set to light up for Double Tenth National Day celebrations

A light show is set to be projected onto the Presidential Office in Taipei City Oct. 4-10 as the country begins its Double Tenth National Day celebrations. Organized by the Taipei-based General Ass...

Cliffside trail in Taiwan's Taroko National Park to be closed through October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The famous Shakadang Trail (砂卡礑步道) at Hualien's Taroko Gorge National Park will be closed to visitors for five weeks while it undergoes maintenance to improve drainage...

Prime minister of Eswatini to visit Taiwan to celebrate Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ambrose Dlamini, the prime minister of the African kingdom of Eswatini will reportedly attend Taiwan’s National Day celebrations on Oct. 10. Representing Eswatini...