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Taiwan indicts legislative candidate for accepting funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors want a former legislative candidate who accepted funds from China for her campaign to spend at least three years and eight months in prison, reports said Frida...

Taiwan National Human Rights Museum announces sites of injustice marking system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan National Human Rights Museum (NHRM) held an unveiling ceremony for its sites of injustice marking system on Monday (Feb. 26), per a press release by the Ministr...

Taiwan to send special envoy to Tuvalu following election of new prime minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send a presidential envoy led by Deputy Foreign Minister Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) to Tuvalu as a show of support for newly elected Prime Minister Feleti Teo. ...

Tsai likens Taiwan-Japan ties to that of familial relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Relations between Taiwan and Japan are that of family members, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said at a reception marking Japanese Emperor Naruhito's birthday on Monday ...

Taiwan ranks 4th in world in economic freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan ranked fourth in the world and second in Asia in economic freedom in the Heritage Foundation's global economic freedom index. In the American conservative th...

US Republican lawmaker says China 'bullying' Taiwan

A US delegation led by Republican lawmaker and vocal China critic Mike Gallagher arrived in Taiwan on Thursday for meetings with the island's top leadership. Gallagher, the chair of the House of ...

Foster family sought for retired Taipei search and rescue dog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Fire Department rescue dog Usa has retired at 8 years old, and is looking for a new home. The fire department announced Usa’s retirement on Tuesday (F...

Indonesia in final stretch ahead of world's biggest single-day election

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities were making final preparations ahead of Wednesday's election, with around 25,000 police set to ensure security in a contest seen as a test of democratic ...

Tokyo governor visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko (小池百合子) is meeting President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) during her visit to Taiwan, reports said Wednesday (Feb....

Japanese officials concerned Trump may weaken US support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese foreign ministry officials are reportedly concerned Donald Trump may be prepared to weaken U.S. support for Taiwan to improve relations with China. On Friday (...

President hails close Taiwan-Eswatini cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) lauded the fruitful results of cooperation between Taiwan and Eswatini in a meeting with Eswatini Foreign Minister Pholile Shakantu on Friday ...

President Tsai commends Taiwan's efforts to bolster defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) praised the nation’s progress in bolstering defense while on a visit to Penghu on Tuesday (Jan. 30). Speaking at the Wude Barracks, T...

'Donald Trump didn't care about Taiwan': Ex-White House security official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A second Donald Trump presidency would likely mean further criticisms of Taiwan from the White House and less reliable U.S. support for Taiwan, experts have warned. A f...

Lithuania lawmaker commends president for safeguarding Taiwan democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuanian Parliamentary Group for Relations with Taiwan head Matas Maldeikis lauded President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) efforts to protect Taiwan’s freedom and adv...

US Congressional support for Taiwan remains steadfast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Congressional Taiwan Caucus co-chairs Mario Diaz-Balart and Ami Bera affirmed strong U.S. ties with Taiwan while meeting President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (Jan....