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President strikes optimistic tone in New Year’s address to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) struck an optimistic tone in her televised New Year's address on Friday (Jan. 1), thanking Taiwanese for their efforts to ensure that life...

2020 finally ending, but New Year's revelries muted by virus

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other, with pandemic restrictions limiting crowds and many people bidding farewell to a year they’d prefer to forget. ...

Taiwan amending policies to protect rights of citizens with disabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday (Dec. 24) that the Taiwanese government has amended 423 regulations and administrative measures to ensure the rights of citizens...

Thousands march in streets in Taiwan against US pork imports

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Thousands of people marched in Taipei's streets on Sunday demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U.S. pork imports into Taiwan, alleging food safety issues. ...

New Taipei City mayor will participate in Sunday's 'Autumn Struggle' march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said this morning (Nov. 22) that he would stand with Taiwanese at the "Autumn Struggle" march in the afternoon and express ...

Taipei police brace for 'Autumn Struggle' pro-labor march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei police are urging participants in an annual pro-labor march on Sunday (Nov. 22) to remain calm during their protest of the government's labor regulations and lo...

Taiwan Air Force denies USAF surveillance aircraft flew over Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Oct. 21), but claims that a warplane from the United Stat...

China responds to Taiwan's calls for peaceful dialogue with live fire drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the same day that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered a speech calling on China to engage in peaceful dialogue with Taiwan, Beijing announced it would be h...

Video shows Taiwan's Thunder Tigers roar over Presidential Office for National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Thunder Tigers soared over the Presidential Office Building on Saturday as part of the traditional National Day celebrations held that day. After a slight delay of ...

National Day light show to illuminate Taiwan's Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's National Day light show will kick off at the Presidential Office Building Tuesday evening (Oct. 6). The General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) has o...

Taiwan Presidential Office Building to star in National Day light show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Double Ten National Day celebrations from Oct. 6-10, Taiwan's Presidential Office Building will be illuminated with a map featuring Taiwanese elements s...

Taiwan announces traffic control measures for National Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Day Preparatory Committee announced Friday (Sept. 25) that traffic controls around the Presidential Office Building will be in place from Friday night (Sept. ...

1,400 km² of Taiwan will be underwater by 2050: Greenpeace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 1,400 square kilometers of Taiwan will be under the sea by 2050, and nearly 3 million residents will be victims of rising sea levels and storm surges, if the countr...

Popular Shanghai-style restaurant in Taipei to close after 70 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Popular Shanghai-style restaurant chain Kao Chi (高記) on Thursday (Aug. 20) confirmed it would shut down its main branch on Taipei's Yongkang Street after being notifie...

Azar meets with Taiwan President Tsai on breakthrough visit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday during the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the br...