Taiwan premier lists four demands for future China evacuation flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Thursday (Feb. 6) announced four rules for flights evacuating Taiwan citizens from China due to the coronavirus outbreak, The Storm ...

Rubio calls China's blocking of Taiwanese evacuations from Wuhan 'outrageous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Thursday (Jan. 30) on Twitter said that China's refusal to allow Taiwan to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, the heart of the China ...

China mute over Taiwan's pleas to evacuate 400 citizens from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many countries such as the U.S. and Japan have begun evacuating their citizens from Wuhan due to the China coronavirus outbreak, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on T...

China refuses Taiwan’s request to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has refused Taiwan’s requests to charter planes and bring its citizens home after being trapped in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Taiwan news outlet China Times re...

Taiwanese in Wuhan request government assistance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several of the 300 Taiwanese stuck in the Chinese city of Wuhan amid a lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have asked the island’s semi-o...

Taiwan government to explain Anti-Infiltration Act to investors in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government will hold a special information meeting after the Lunar New Year to explain the new Anti-Infiltration Act to Taiwanese investors in China, Straits Exchange ...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2020. There are 358 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 8,...

Taiwan says China’s ’26 measures’ unlikely to offset impact of trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s recent announcement of “26 measures” officially designed to benefit Taiwanese citizens and corporations was unlikely to offset the impact of the ...

Taiwanese professor goes missing in China, family denies rumor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A famous and outspoken China-friendly academic was said to have gone missing in August of 2018, possibly serving a 3-year prison sentence for an unknown reason, while his ...

Video shows number of visitors to Taiwan by nationality since 2001

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An amazing video showing the growth of visitors to Taiwan over the past 18 years by nationality was posted to the data visualization and storytelling website Flourish on W...

Businesspeople top list of Taiwanese stuck in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese businesspeople are struggling to cope with life in China and seeking assistance to return home, according to a report released by the Straits Exchange Foundation...

149 Taiwanese citizens reported missing in China since May 2016

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to statistics presented by the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), there have been 149 cases of Taiwanese citizens going missing in China since the Tsai administr...

Taiwanese man reported missing in China for more than 400 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the detention of a Taiwanese activist by China, the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) confirmed Friday (September 13) that another man, named as Tsai Chin-shu (蔡...

Hong Kong should step back from the brink: Taiwan-Hong Kong council chairwoman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong should step back from the brink and engage in dialogue, ’the chairwoman of a semi-official body handling relations with the former British territory said T...

Man pleads guilty to vandalizing Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

CAPE HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The National Park Service says a North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to vandalizing the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. It says in a statement Tuesday that 39-...