Woman vandalizes memorial of late Taiwan president Lee Teng-hui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The memorial for late President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) in Taipei was reportedly vandalized on Friday (Aug. 14), the day of Lee's funeral, when a woman splashed red paint o...

China blasts US for Taiwan visit while virus spreads at home

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official lashed out at U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday for visiting Taiwan amid an ongoing pandemic back home, accusing him of putting politics...

HHS Secretary Azar’s visit a turning point in Taiwan's relations with US

In the next stage of the pandemic era, Taiwan must reach out to share its health expertise internationally, all the while maintaining economic growth and keeping the coronavirus at bay. The visit of U...

Late Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui to be cremated Aug. 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Late President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) will be cremated on Friday (Aug. 14) after a service at the Che-lam Presbyterian Church in Taipei, according to a statement by the Presid...

Taiwan president meets with US health secretary, pledges to strengthen collaborations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Upon meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, the highest-level Cabinet member to have visited Taiwan for over four decades, President Tsai ...

Japanese delegation arrives to pay respects to Taiwan's late president

A 16-member parliamentary delegation led by former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori (2000-2001) arrived in Taipei Sunday (Aug. 9) to pay tribute to former President Lee Teng-hui(李登輝), who passed a...

Japanese ex-PM Mori to meet Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Mori Yoshiro will meet President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) during his one-day visit to Taipei Sunday (Aug. 9). According to a schedule announced...

Taiwan prepares for quarantine-free visits by US health secretary and Japan's ex-PM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When United States Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and former Japanese Prime Minister Mori Yoshiro arrive in Taiwan Sunday (Aug. 9), they will not have to un...

Former Japan prime minister to visit Taiwan and pay tribute to late president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese delegation led by former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori will arrive in Taipei on Sunday (Aug. 9) to pay tribute to the late former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李...

Tokyo governor tearful when paying respects to late Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike was overwhelmed on Wednesday (Aug. 5) when she paid tribute to former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) at a Taiwan Economic and Cultural Rep...

French legislators pay respect to Taiwan's former president Lee Teng-hui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several French political leaders have expressed condolences for Taiwan's former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) after he passed away last Thursday (July 30) at the age of...

Taiwan People's Party escapes 'self-disbandment' at first members' assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan People's Party (TPP), which emerged as the country's third-largest political party following January's legislative elections, was able to stay afloa...

14 of Taiwan's diplomatic offices set up memorial for late former president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) stated Sunday (Aug. 2) that 14 of its diplomatic offices have set up memorials for officials of foreign governments to remember form...

Former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui foresaw Hong Kong's troubles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong lawyer and political commentator Sang Pu (桑普) on Thursday (July 30) praised former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) and called him "a politician who coul...

Taiwan representative office in India sets up memorial for late former president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Upon the passing of former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) on Thursday (July 30), the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India announced Saturday (August 1) that it will ...