Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade war

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global sum...

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election (138 days left)

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election Last updated: 00:25 Aug. 26, 2019 Presidential candidates: party nominees Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu → Presidential candidate qualifications Election Tidb...

Taiwan's oldest internet sensation dies at 86

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The woman known as Taiwan’s oldest internet sensation, “Happy Granny”(“快樂嬤”), has died at 86, the Central News Agency (CNA) reported on Sunda...

Taiwan boy takes mother's photo to Yushan to fulfill promise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An eight-year-old boy from Yilan took his mother’s photo to the top of the highest mountain in Taiwan on Aug. 19 to fulfill a promise he made to her before she died ...

Retail, wholesale revenue hit all-time highs for July

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan's retail and wholesale sectors reported July sales that where the highest ever for the month as retailers benefited from promotional campaigns and wholesale operators saw sales...

Taiwan to deport Vietnamese woman third time for illegal stay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Vietnamese woman paid a total of US$15,000 (NT$471,500) to enter Taiwan and find illegal work twice after already having been deported once, the NIA said Saturday (Augus...

Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracy

Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement lined the streets and part of the city's harbor front Friday, inspired by a human chain in a historic Baltic states protest against Soviet cont...

President reviews progress of Taiwan's Kinmen Bridge project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (Aug. 23), President Tsai was in Kinmen to attend a memorial service commemorating the 823 bombardment campaign and to review progress on the construction of Kin...

Hong Kong police strip search detained female protester

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female protester surnamed Lui (呂) said during a conference on Friday afternoon (Aug. 23) that two female police officers commanded her to strip completely naked while th...

President Tsai crosses paths with Ma Ying-jeou in Kinmen on 823 anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (Aug. 23) morning, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) made a trip to Kinmen island in order to commemorate the Second Taiwan Strait Crisis, which began on Aug. 23, 195...

Climate change turns Arctic into strategic, economic hotspot

TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — From a helicopter, Greenland's brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole...

Taiwan mulls visa waivers for Gulf countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is considering implementing tourism incentives for visitors from the Persian Gulf as part of its effort to offset the impact of the Chinese ban on solo travel to th...

Chinese netizens focus anger on Filipina for retweeting Hong Kong activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese netizens have targeted a young lady in the Philippines in an effort to persuade China’s Peking University to revoke her enrollment and scholarship over her a...

Taipei promotes pet-friendly city with food

Taipei (CNA) The Taipei City Animal Protection Office (TCAPO) showcased Thursday five healthy dog meals made by different pet-friendly restaurants in an effort to promote Taiwan's capital as a pet...

Taiwan president promises better working conditions for doctors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Thursday (Aug. 22) her government was determined to improve working conditions for doctors. Tsai met with Taiwan Medical Associatio...