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Taiwan Nice Group chair passes away due to heart attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder and chair of Taiwan’s Nice Group, Chen Che-fang (陳哲芳), passed away on Sunday (Oct. 31) after suffering a heart attack at home, CNA reported. In additi...

Taiwan plans to vaccinate students from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government will soon draw up a plan to inoculate students from China against COVID-19, the Kuomintang (KMT) said Friday (July 23). The opposition party’s depa...

Taiwan urges China to remove political barriers post-pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chan Chih-hung (詹志宏), secretary-general of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation, on Thursday (March 18) called on Beijing to remove political barriers after the pa...

Fake '1992 consensus' continues to drag down cross-strait relations

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — In April 2000, Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Su Chi (蘇起) used a phrase that has haunted cross-strait relations between Taiwan and communist China ever since. Su was ch...

48 Taiwan nationals missing in China amid 'spy confessions'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday (Oct. 15) the authorities have failed to locate 48 citizens who went missing between 2016 and 2019 after travelin...

RCEP likely to deal blow to Taiwanese companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The expected finalization of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of 2020 is likely to have a serious impact on the private sector of Taiwan, ...

Taiwan names business leader Rock Hsu as acting head of cross-strait body

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan’s most prominent business leaders, Kinpo Group Chairman Rock Hsu (許勝雄), 76, will take over as acting chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, ...

Political veteran Soong rumored to be tapped to head Taiwan's SEF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the chairman of Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), David Lee (李大維), being appointed as the new secretary general of the Presidential Office on Monday (Au...

David Lee named secretary-general to Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) appointed David Lee (李大維), former secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC), as the new secretary-general to the president on M...

Taiwan names new representatives to WTO, Austria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Grand Justice Lo Chang-fa (羅昌發) has been named the new Taiwanese representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), filling a position left vacant since Septembe...

Taiwan’s new Presidential Office officials announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese Presidential Office announced the new arrangement for after President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) begins her second and final four-year term on May 20. The former ...

Taiwan announces new Straits Exchange Foundation chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the cabinet reshuffle ahead of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) inauguration Wednesday (May 20), long-serving diplomat David Lee (李大維) has been appointed as t...

231 Taiwanese return from Hubei, placed in quarantine

A total of 231 Taiwan nationals, originally stranded in China's Hubei province due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, returned to Taiwan late Monday (April 20) on a special flight and were imme...

214 Taiwanese back in Taiwan after long ordeal in Hubei province

A second special flight carrying 214 Taiwan nationals who had been stranded in Hubei province in China because of the new coronavirus outbreak touched down late Monday at Taoyuan International Airport...

Flight evacuating Taiwanese trapped in China's Hubei province to return tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government-arranged third flight to evacuate Taiwanese trapped in China's Hubei province, the original epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, took off for Shanghai...