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Taiwan president visits nation's last preserver of indigenous facial tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Feb. 23) went to New Taipei City’s Zhonghe District to visit the last registered preserver of Taiwanese indigenous facial ta...

Responding to International Mother Language Day, Taiwan builds an environment friendly to indigenous languages

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - In response to UN's call for the preservation of mother languages, International Mother Language Day -- Indigenous Language Revitalization Award ...

Taiwan president vows to push on with solar energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government will continue to promote one green energy project after another, as alternative power production methods are a core policy, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) sai...

New China affairs head choice 'shows goodwill to Beijing': Scholar

The appointment of Chiu Tai-san (邱太三) to handle China affairs should be seen as a friendly gesture toward Beijing, as Chiu is known to be dovish in his approach to cross-strait issues, Taiwanese schol...

Taiwan mourns ‘Uncle Kun-pin’ who put spotlight on plight of rice farmers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan mourned the passing Saturday (Feb. 20) of “Uncle Kun-pin” Huang Kun-pin (黃崑濱), whose appearance in a documentary focused public attention on the plight ...

Eswatini king recovers from COVID-19 with drug sent by Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The king of Eswatini said Friday (Feb. 19) that he has recovered from COVID-19 after taking an antiviral drug sent by the Taiwan government. During an address to parlia...

Taiwan leads Asia in green energy: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan leads Asia in green energy transformation, with the development of green power the most important task of the next decade, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday ...

Taiwan signs deals for nearly 20 million doses of COVID vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To allay fears that China is interfering with Taiwan's acquisition of COVID-19 vaccines, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced that the country has signed contracts f...

Yushan view from weather station arouses envy in Taiwanese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The photo of a window view against the backdrop of Yushan (玉山), the highest mountain of Taiwan, has wowed netizens who expressed awe at the spectacular landscape. On Fr...

US lawmakers introduce bill to restore Taiwan's observer status in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 40 U.S. lawmakers launched a bipartisan effort on Thursday (Feb. 18) to help Taiwan regain its observer status in the World Health Organization (WHO). Led by rep...

Tsai tells Coast Guard to paint 'TAIWAN' on ships to counter China's gray zone tactics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to counter China's "gray zone" tactics at sea, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has instructed the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) to display...

Tsai sends Lunar New Year’s blessings based on puns from Taiwan fruits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Feb. 15) issued Lunar New Year's blessings derived from puns based on tropical fruits produced in Taiwan. On Tues...

Taiwan to increase production of indigenous missiles in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will ramp up production of a range of indigenous weapons systems this year, including anti-aircraft and anti-ship missiles. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has inst...

Taiwan president visits army base to thank soldiers for standing guard during Spring Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Feb. 14) continued her visits to the armed forces by stopping by the base of the Army Guandu Area Command's first mechanized in...

Envoy to France spreads LNY cheer to overseas Taiwanese, Chinese groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative to France Wu Chi-chung (吳志中) and deputy representative Liu Pang-chih (劉邦治) on Friday (Feb. 12) visited overseas Taiwanese and Chinese groups,...