Southeast Asians visit Taiwan in record numbers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A record number of visitors from Southeast Asia, and in particular from the 18 New Southbound Policy countries, visited Taiwan in 2018, approaching the number of tourists from C...

Chinese academic’s deportation from Taiwan ‘justified’: Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Taiwan will deport anyone who intends to push for military unification during his or her sojourn on the island, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Saturda...

Group propagating military annexation by China expected in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following the expulsion of sociologist Li Yi (李毅), another group of academics propagating the military takeover of Taiwan by China was expected to try and visit the island befor...

Taiwan to expel Chinese academic who advocates military unification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Chinese academic known for advocating the use of force to unify Taiwan with China will have to leave the island Thursday because he was planning to speak in public while only ...

'No way' one can enjoy Taiwanese rights as a Chinese citizen: Taiwan Premier Su

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) told media today (Tuesday, April 9) that there is “no way” one can be a citizen of China and still enjoy the civil rights a...

Taiwanese lawyer with Chinese ID vows to sue Taiwan after rights revoked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having his household registration and rights revoked for receiving a Chinese ID, Taiwanese legal expert, Shao Tzuping (邵子平) said that he is planning to sue Taiwan for thi...

Canadian English teacher arrested for harassment, vandalism, assaulting officer in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian man suspected of suffering a mental disorder was arrested on Tuesday in southern Taiwan after he harassed a female convenience store clerk, smashed a car, and shoved...

Police nab Vietnamese mother of baby found by Pokemon player in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police tracked down a Vietnamese woman, who had abandoned her newborn baby girl found by a Pokemon player, to the dormitory of the electronics company where she works in New Ta...

US citizen granted Taiwan APRC for contribution to local education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An American who heads the international Christian school, Morrison Academy Taipei, was recognized by the National Immigration Agency (NIA) for her contribution to educatio...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau opens office in Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After more than a year of preparation, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications opened a regional office of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietn...

MOI seeks to revoke Taiwanese-born cadre's citizenship after controversial speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After video surfaced Monday (March 11) of a Taiwanese-born Communist cadre giving a controversial speech calling for adherence to the "one China" principle and expres...

Taiwan tightens tourism program for Southeast Asian visitors following abuses

A program that makes it easier for tour groups from certain Southeast Asian countries to visit Taiwan has been tightened after it was used in December to get more than 100 Vietnamese into Taiwan to wo...

Human rights groups claim Taiwan's NIA starves migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Human rights groups yesterday staged a protest in front of the National Immigration Agency (NIA) accusing the agency of starving migrant workers in its temporary detention cent...

Vietnamese spa owner threatens cops with knife after Indonesian masseuse arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Vietnamese owner of a spa in New Taipei City yesterday (March 5) angrily threatened police officers with a knife after she found out that her Indonesian employee was being ...

22 unaccounted for Vietnamese workers, tourists nabbed in Taipei slaughterhouse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last night (Feb. 26), 22 unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant workers and tourists were arrested at a poultry slaughterhouse in Taipei, according to the National Immigration Agen...