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US ambassador takes Taiwan black bear to UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. ambassador the UN Kelly Craft on Thursday (Jan. 14) was spotted entering the General Assembly Hall of the UN with a Formosan black bear doll poking out of her pur...

President Tsai lauds contributions of Taiwan expatriates

President Tsai Ing-wen said Nov. 16 that Taiwan expatriates are playing an invaluable role in boosting the country’s international profile through a variety of successful community and corporate...

Taiwan legislature forms new caucus to promote ties with ASEAN countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese lawmakers from different parties formed a legislative caucus on Tuesday (Nov. 3) to promote ties between Taiwan and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

1,500 returned expats expected to attend Taiwan's Double Ten events

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Around 1,500 overseas Taiwanese are expected to participate in events marking the National Day of Taiwan on Oct. 10. The number of newly returned expats taking part in ...

Taiwan Double Ten Day ceremony held in New York City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New York City's borough of Queens on Saturday (Oct. 3) held a Double Ten Day flag-raising ceremony, which saw a sharp drop in attendees compared to previous years due ...

At least 24 Taiwanese have died of coronavirus overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least 24 Taiwanese have died abroad from the coronavirus (COVID-19), Taiwanese authorities confirmed on Monday (April 27). The deceased were among the 85 Taiwanese l...

Overseas Taiwanese to provide support in Ireland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Overseas Taiwanese communities in Ireland have formed an association intended to provide help to their fellow nationals in the country. Chen Hui-wen (鄭惠文), who convened...

Overseas volunteers to teach English in Taiwan's remote areas

A total of 550 native English-speaking youths of ethnic Chinese descent will be serving as volunteer English teachers in rural schools throughout Taiwan this summer, the agency in charge of the projec...

U.S. court rules Chinese association must restore Taiwan flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A US district court of appeal in California has handed down a final ruling against the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) for its removal of the Taiwan flag fro...

Tsai urges overseas Taiwanese to vote in local government elections

TAIPEI (CNA) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) issued a call Saturday for Taiwanese living abroad to return home and cast their ballots in the upcoming local government elections, saying it would b...

Overseas Taiwanese hold Double Ten Day celebration in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The overseas Taiwanese community in Davao City in the southern Philippines celebrated the Double Ten National Day a few days early on Saturday evening, Oct. 6. The Doub...

Over 100 Chinese language school principals gather in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 107 principals of Chinese language schools across Southeast Asia met in Taipei on August 20, for a conference to promote the teaching of traditional Chinese in ...

Indonesia students visit Taiwan to learn Chinese in government-sponsored program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of Indonesian students led by Taiwan Education Center Indonesia visited the Cabinet-level Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) on July 3 as part of a Chinese ...

600 Taiwanese overseas volunteers to teach English in remote areas

A total of 600 native English-speaking youths of ethnic Chinese descent will soon be sent to schools in Taiwan's rural areas to serve as English-teaching volunteers for two weeks to reduce the lea...

Taiwan promotes vocational and technical education for overseas compatriot students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To commemorate Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's second year in office, chief of the Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) is looking back at the achievements of the educa...