Taiwan talk show host issues 24-hour ultimatum for Tsai to admit Ph.D. 'fake'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On his program on Monday (Oct. 14), talk show host Dennis Peng (彭文正) announced that he was issuing a 24-hour "ultimatum" to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文...

Taiwan president says Han's call for her to take leave 'absurd'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has described a suggestion by itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) to follow his lead and ta...

US deeply troubled by China's pressure on Taiwan: AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, has expressed concern over Beijing’s continual pressure on Taiwan in various spheres, saying ...

China Airlines stops selling duty-free cigarettes on its planes

A China Airlines (CAL) spokesman confirmed Monday that the carrier stopped selling duty-free cigarettes on its planes from Sunday. The move came in response to a more complex customs clearance proc...

Pro-government protesters rally in Seoul to support minister

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tens of thousands of government supporters gathered in South Korea's capital for the fourth straight Saturday to show their support for President Moon Jae-in's justice minist...

Suppression of HK demonstrates importance of Taiwan's defense of democracy: Sen. Cruz

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a reception for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Cruz and Tsai Ing-wen exchanged their views on the state of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship, with Tsai recalling that the...

Tsai pledges to defend Taiwan, calls Beijing's 'one country, two systems' a failure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At Taiwan’s National Day ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 10), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for Taiwanese unity in defying Beijing’s attempts to assert contro...

Video shows posh Taiwan Presidential Office suite set to house 18 foreign vloggers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday (Oct. 7) appeared in a video showing the lavish suite where 18 lucky foreign bloggers will be staying during their visit to the ...

Ph.D. graduate from Oxford voices doubts about Taiwan President’s degree

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Oxford University graduate with a Ph.D. in Economic History claims the document President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) presented is not a London School of Economics and Political...

Taipei mayor accuses Chen Chu of 'sinning' against democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Oct. 4), Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) made scathing remarks against Chen Chu (陳菊), the current secretary-general to the president, saying she has “sinne...

Media personality takes Taiwan president’s LSE Ph.D. to government watchdog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite the Presidential Office having presented its case about President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Ph. D. disserta...

10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...

Nauru president to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nauru President Lionel Rouwen Aingimea will pay a special visit to Taiwan as a gesture of support for the island, which just lost two Pacific allies last week. Aingimea...

Taiwan president's LSE dissertation viewable to public starting 10 am today, digital copy also up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the ongoing controversy over the veracity of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) Ph.D. dissertation from the London School of Economics and Political Science (L...

Taiwan's Presidential Office set to light up for Double Tenth National Day celebrations

A light show is set to be projected onto the Presidential Office in Taipei City Oct. 4-10 as the country begins its Double Tenth National Day celebrations. Organized by the Taipei-based General Ass...