KMT members dispute Taiwan's Anti-Infiltration Bill in exchange with reporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) bashed Taiwanese media at the presidential debate Sunday (Dec. 29), the party's representatives engaged ...

Taiwan presidential candidate drops F-bomb on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After lashing out at Taiwanese media at Sunday's (Dec. 29) presidential debate, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) used the F-bomb while accusing...

Taiwan's presidential candidates agree to public debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After much speculation about a potential Taiwanese presidential debate, Taiwan's Public Television Services (PTS) announced Thursday evening (Dec. 12) that it had rece...

Taiwan's Control Yuan impeaches ex-Hualien official for media manipulation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Control Yuan completed a probe of Hsieh Kung-ping (謝公秉) on Tuesday (June 4), deciding to impeach the former Deputy Secretary General of the previous Hualien...

Organizer of Taiwan Olympic name referendum sues Olympic committee chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - One of the organizers behind Saturday’s referendum about the use of the name “Taiwan” by the country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics went to court Friday to sue the...

Han says lip balm made him 'uncomfortable' during Kaohsiung mayoral debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After what is generally believed to be lackluster performance in his debate with his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) rival on Monday, Kuomintang (KMT) Kaohsiung mayoral cand...

Major Kaohsiung mayoral candidates face off in TV debate

Kaohsiung mayoral candidate Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Kuomintang's (KMT) Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) squared off Monday night in their only head-to-head debate ahea...

Taiwan's 53rd Golden Bell Awards announces finalists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Golden Bell Award announced its finalists for its 53rd annual ceremony on Aug. 22. The Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development held a "Broadcas...

Chinese journalist Zhao Sile writes thank-you letter to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Chinese journalist and women’s rights activist Zhao Sile (趙思樂) has written an open letter thanking Taiwan for making her studies in the United States possible. Zhao, 27...

Taiwan is the 10th biggest purchaser of U.S. arms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan spent US$7.5 billion (NTD$229.53 billion) on conventional arms, bought from the U.S. during 2008-2015, making the island nation the U.S.'s tenth biggest custome...

China's pressuring will only make Taiwan stronger: Premier Lai

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) China's pressuring of Taiwan is not conducive to cross-Taiwan Strait relations and will only make Taiwan stronger and more united, Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Friday. ...

Son of Malaysian ex-leader spotted dining with actress in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The son of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who was arrested and charged earlier this week, was spotted wining and dining in Taipei with a Taiwanese actress, t...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan in 2020 feared again after ‘peace disease’ editorial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a Chinese military newspaper published an editorial attacking a culture of “peace disease” at the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), speculation has b...

'There's no crying in baseball:' Lin Chih-sheng cries as he denies cheating

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Lin Chih-sheng (林智勝), who became the highest paid player in Taiwanese baseball last year, sobbed at a press conference yesterday as he denied allegations that he engaged in gam...

MTV mulls leaving Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Music television station MTV might be considering leaving Taiwan as its agreement with Sanlih Entertainment Television comes at an end, reports said Friday. MTV was fou...