Beijing blasts Taiwan Coast Guard for using water cannon on Chinese fishing boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Taiwan Affairs Office Spokesperson Zhu Fenglian (朱鳳蓮) on Wednesday (Oct. 28) called the Taiwanese Coast Guard’s use of a water cannon on Chinese fishin...

China may try to seize Taiwan's Dongsha islands during US election: Freeman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An expert on China warns that the communist regime may try to exploit chaos during the U.S. presidential election to seize Taiwan's Dongsha Islands ((東沙群島, Pratas Isla...

Taiwan needs to remove 'Republic of China' from Constitution: Pollster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prominent pollster Ying-lung You (游盈隆) has stated that the term “Republic of China” (ROC) used in the Constitution no longer reflects political reality and tha...

CPC Corp, Taiwan awards 100 KYMCO scooters, other prizes to lucky draw winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CPC Corporation, Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 19) announced the winning numbers of a lucky draw in which it gave out 100 KYMCO GP125 ABS scooters, 90 round-the-island train tour...

Light design from Taiwan’s Penghu gets gold at 2020 MUSE Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The themed lighting area of the 2020 Penghu Bay International Light Festival has won the gold at the 2020 MUSE Creative Awards in the “Art Event” category. ...

Taiwan Statebuilding Party proposes constitutional amendments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) on Monday (Oct. 12) announced its proposed amendments to the Constitution, which primarily focus on changing the words and phrases the...

Scholar: Taiwan's new eID a juicy target for Chinese hackers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese government proudly presents its new electronic national identification cards (eID), a prominent engineering professor has lambasted the project as an infr...

Taiwan to roll out electronic ID card in July 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new generation of Taiwan’s national electronic identification cards (eID) will be officially introduced in July of next year, according to the Ministry of the In...

CWB: Tropical storm likely to affect Taiwan during Double Ten holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression is intensifying in the Pacific Ocean and is likely to develop into a storm, affecting northern Taiwan during the Double Ten national holiday, accordi...

Taiwan traffic and hotel info for Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The four-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday (Oct. 1-4) is coming up, and Taiwan News has compiled some information to help readers enjoy the holiday more. Traffic The Min...

60% of Taiwanese believe US would send troops if China attacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to menace Taiwan with aggressive military actions, a new poll released on Monday (Sept. 28) shows that 60 percent of Taiwanese believe that the U.S. wou...

Only 2% of Taiwanese consider themselves 'Chinese'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As hostile actions by China against Taiwan continue to intensify, the latest poll by Taiwan Thinktank (台灣智庫) found that only 2 percent of respondents consider themselves &...

Taiwan unveils cruise missiles designed to strike Chinese military installations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Air Force on Tuesday (Sept. 22) displayed its new Wan Chien (萬劍, Ten Thousand Swords) air-to-ground cruise missiles at an offshore military base, along with i...

Taiwan's Tsai visits base following Chinese show of force

PENGHU, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen visited a military base on one of Taiwan’s outlying islands Tuesday in a display of resolve following a recent show of force by rival China. ...

Taiwan will not permit Chinese saber-rattling to continue in its airspace: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Sept. 22) emphasized that the Air Force will not allow China to engage in any form of saber-rattling in Taiwanese airspace, saying...