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Foreign ministry says nearly 30 international media outlets have come to Taiwan since 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since 2020, a total of 29 foreign media outlets and 63 reporters have moved to Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Tuesday (May 17). The foreign mini...

Move Okinawa’s unwanted US military bases to Taiwan

May 15th is the 50th anniversary of Okinawa's reversion from American to Japanese rule. Okinawa's governor, Denny Tamaki, has called on all of Japan to debate how to reduce the number of U.S. ...

Taiwanese man calls Indian 'Black man' for not wearing mask while drinking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indian man is pressing charges after a Taiwanese man allegedly hurled racial slurs at him for not wearing a mask as he drank coffee in a Hsinchu coffee shop. At 2:40...

Taiwan-themed NFT e-commerce platform ‘FormosaVerse' readies for launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As interest in NFT (Non-fungible Tokens) in Taiwan heats up, Minghe Chilian (明合智聯) CEO Chi Ming-yang (池明洋) has created an NFT trading platform, “FormosaVerse.”...

Taiwan surpasses 100,000 total case mark for COVID, vast majority mild

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (April 29) surpassed the 100,000 COVID case mark of combined local and imported cases, a more than fourfold increase from one month ago, but the overwhelm...

Belize prime minister visits Taiwan, to be honored by President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by Prime Minister John Briceño of Belize arrived in Taiwan early on Tuesday (March 8) in a visit to promote bilateral cooperation. The trip, whi...

LNY Eve sees record low number of passengers at Taiwan’s main airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport saw a record low of 638 passengers pass through on Lunar New Year’s Eve, reports said Tuesday (Feb. 1). A total of 393 travel...

Indonesian sisters facing deportation plead not to be 'kicked out of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Indonesian sisters have made a plea to be allowed to stay in Taiwan after they were asked to leave the country in March due to their father’s guilty verdict in...

Taiwan voters turn out to decide on four referendum questions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cold weather in north Taiwan dampened the turnout for voting in four referendums that pit the government against the main opposition KMT on issues of energy, environment, ...

China's dictatorship lectures Taiwan on democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) was incredulous on Thursday (Dec.15) after the communist regime in Beijing lectured Taiwan on democracy and refere...

New Taipei mayor hopes New Year fireworks will supplant Taipei's as nation's best

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government will hold a fireworks display lasting 13 minutes and 14 seconds over the Tamsui River on New Year's Eve, with a view to replace the Taip...

US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. revealed on Tuesday (Nov. 23) that Taiwan is on its list of invitees to a democracy summit slated for December. The U.S. State Department released a list of 11...

Taiwan ally Honduras poised to elect pro-China candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A presidential candidate who could potentially drop diplomatic relations with Taiwan appears poised to win the Honduran presidential election. Honduras, one of Taiwan&#...

US should deter China before it makes move on Taiwan: Expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. may be unable to drive China out of Taiwan if it attacks and occupies the latter, said Peter Huessy, head of the GeoStrategic Analysis consulting firm and senior ...

Taiwan’s media industry needs overhaul to maximize soft power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Island Nation” (國際橋牌社) producer Issac Wang (汪怡昕) and veteran photographer and videographer Tobie Openshaw discussed the advantages and disadvantages of Taiwan...