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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...

US State Department website promoting language learning uses Taipei 101 image as masthead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new foreign language learning website launched by the U.S. State Department uses an image of Taipei 101 as its masthead. On Wednesday (Oct. 28), this prompted a Tai...

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 ...

Taiwan university finds similarities in master’s thesis of mayoral candidate accused of plagiarism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first meeting of a review committee at National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) found a high level of similarity between the master’s thesis presented by Kaohsiun...

KMT candidate in Taiwan mayoral race tries to surrender master's degree amid scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for the Kaohsiung mayoral by-election Li Mei-jhen (李眉蓁) said on Thursday (July 23) that she will give up her master's degree as plagiari...

KMT candidate in S. Taiwan mayoral race accused of thesis plagiarism

[Last update: July 22 17:00] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for the Kaohsiung mayoral by-election Li Mei-jhen (李眉蓁) has been accused of plagiarizing speech notes and an...

Former environment minister appointed as Taiwan's envoy to Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Environment Protection Administration (EPA) chief and public health expert Lee Ying-yuan (李應元) has been appointed ambassador to Thailand, the Presidential Office an...

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...

Taiwan medical worker in Spain with COVID-19 discharged from hospital

A Taiwanese frontline medical worker in Spain who became infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)has been discharged from hospital after being successfully treated,according to a Kuomintang legi...

Taiwan's guide to the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nine years ago when Justine Liu (賈斯丁) went to the Philippines to teach Mandarin and fulfill his duty as a substitute civilian serviceman, he became enthralled by the count...

DPP announces legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has finally nailed down its slate of nominees for legislator-at-large seats in the Jan. 11 elections amid a politica...

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...