Taiwan independence rally attracts thousands of protestors in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people marched through the streets of Taipei this afternoon (Oct. 20) in protest for independence. The protest was organized by political coalition Formosa...

Opinion: What is the charisma of Taipei mayoral candidate Pasuya Yao

"Courage" is the first impression that Taipei mayoral candidate Pasuya Yao (姚文智) leaves on people. During his recent interviews with local media outlets, Yao fearlessly blasted ...

Taiwan's foreign ministry opens up Instagram account

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) opened up an official Instagram account Saturday to share photos of its diplomatic work as well as citizens taking pa...

2018 Taipei-Shanghai City Forum postponed

Taipei, June 22 (CNA) The annual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum has been postponed, probably until after Taiwan's year-end local government elections, according to a Taipei City councilor. Lin Ruey...

President Tsai starts Lunar New Year tour in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) broke with tradition yesterday by becoming the first President to start their New Year’s tour of the country in Taitung. The Pre...

Mayor Ko Wen-je will not attend the 2018 'Shanghai - Taipei Forum' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2018 elections approach, there is concern about the annual Taipei-Shanghai Forum that is alternately held in either Shanghai or Taipei. It has recently been anno...

Bill proposes repurposing CKS hall and relocating all Chiang statues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Amid the recent rancor over the decapitation of the statue of former President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石), which had been carried out in retaliation for similar vandalizing of ...

Six legislators to accompany Tsai on the upcoming visit to Latin America

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Six legislators from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), People First Party (PFP), and New Power Party (NPP) will accompany President Tsai Ing-wen on her upcoming state...

Chen heads massive motorcade rally in Taipei

With just nine days to Taiwan’s general elections, Democratic Progressive Party vice presidential candidate Chen Chien-jen made swept through the streets of Taipei with its massive motorcade in the mo...

I-MEI CEO’s new book garners supports from all political parties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – I-Mei Foods Co., Ltd. CEO Luis Ko said at the presentation of his second book Wednesday titled “All Animals Need Oil & Fats – It is Difficult to Find Good Oil” that the new rele...

Freddy speaks of food safety at I-Mei CEO’s new book launch

As Taiwan food safety issues ensue, I-Mei Foods CEO Luis Ko on Wednesday released his second book, in the series about “a small revolution in food safety” under the title of “All Animals Need Oil & Fa...

Long-term senior care on DPP agenda: Chen

The government needs to improve its system for elderly care, including the investments on new hardware and human resources management, Democratic Progressive Party vice presidential candidate Chen Chi...

KMT races for Legislative Yuan from Taipei shaping up

An internal poll conducted by the KMT regarding the intentions of incumbent legislators and other party members in advance of next year’s legislative elections indicates that a real tussle is shaping ...

Very “un-DPP” Ko Wen-je charts his own course

With 45 days left before the 9-in-in elections on November 29, KMT candidate for Taipei mayor Sean Lien continues to lag behind non-aligned candidate Ko Wen-je by 10 to 13 points in the latest polls o...

Ko, Lien marshaling forces for Taipei mayor race

One of the first questions in the contest for Taipei City mayor between the Green camp’s Ko Wen-je and the Blues’ Sean Lien is whether either will be able to siphon a sizeable amount of votes from the...