Taiwanese military personnel returning from 29 countries to be quarantined

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military personnel who have traveled to any of the 29 countries on which travel warnings have been imposed will be subject to a 14-day quarantine after returning as Taiwan...

KMT government might have been behind martial law-era homicide of Taiwanese dissident's family: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new report concerning the triple homicide of family members of prominent Kaohsiung Incident dissident Lin Yi-hsiung (林義雄) suggests that the authoritarian Kuomintang (KMT...

More cabinet reshuffling expected after President Tsai’s swearing-in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Any additional cabinet reshuffle plans for the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration as she embarks on a second term will hinge on whether her two top aides stay or not, repor...

Taiwan president bolsters security due to US-Iran tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Given the U.S.-Iran confrontation, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) held a National Security Bureau (NSB) meeting on Thursday morning (Jan. 9) to discuss potential resp...

Taiwan's legislature to vote on anti-infiltration bill

A government-initiated anti-infiltration bill is likely to be rammed through the Legislative Yuan Tuesday as the draft is set to be put to a vote in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-contr...

Intelligence reports on Taiwan's Kaohsiung Incident declassified

A series of intelligence reports on the Kaohsiung Incident, a government crackdown on pro-democracy protesters Dec. 10, 1979 have been declassified but not yet released for public consumption, an inde...

Taiwan president's security agent joins Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Security Bureau (NBS) has dismissed as “pure speculation” media reports that questioned whether a former security agent of President Ts...

Alleged Chinese spymaster, wife visited Taiwan multiple times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A suspected spymaster and his wife — who a Chinese defector on Saturday (Nov. 23) claimed had recruited him — have often visited Taiwan and said their latest t...

Taiwan's NSB confirms its investigating 'Chinese spy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Security Bureau (NSB) is working with international partners to verify information leaked by a Chinese defector about Beijing’s interference ...

Taiwan presidential candidates to wear state-of-the-art bulletproof vests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Candidates in Taiwan’s general presidential election will be provided with state-of-the-art bulletproof vests, according to the head of the National Security Bureau ...

27 Taiwanese receive deferred prosecution in cigarette smuggling scandal

The Taipei District Prosecutors Office handed down one-year deferred prosecutions Thursday for 27 individuals involved in a high-profile attempted cigarette smuggling case that took place in July. ...

Annette Lu calls on Taiwan govt to arrest and try Hong Kong killer according to law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news that self-confessed murderer Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) will be released from prison in Hong Kong and that he plans to willingly return to Taiwan to face justi...

China Airlines stops selling duty-free cigarettes on its planes

A China Airlines (CAL) spokesman confirmed Monday that the carrier stopped selling duty-free cigarettes on its planes from Sunday. The move came in response to a more complex customs clearance proc...

9 retired Taiwanese generals skip Communist China anniversary fearing NT$10 million fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine retired Taiwanese generals reportedly skipped the celebrations for Communist China's 70th anniversary in Beijing on Tuesday (Oct. 1) because they feared having to...

Up to two Taiwan allies may switch to China before 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The chief of Taiwan’s top intelligence agency confirmed Wednesday (Oct. 2) that China would try to lure up to two of the island’s diplomatic allies away before...