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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's secretary-general to president resigns amid bribery linked to family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Secretary-General to the President Su Jia-chuan (蘇嘉全) tendered his resignation on Sunday (August 2) as his nephew Su Chen-ching (蘇震清), a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...

Taiwan's political leaders offer condolences on Lee Teng-hui's passing

Political leaders across party lines on Thursday expressed their condolences on the passing of Taiwan's first popularly elected president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝). Lee died aged 97 from septic shock ...

Taiwan Presidential Office reopens to public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Presidential Office on Saturday (June 27) reopened its exhibition space to the public, allowing visitors to interact with a virtual President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)...

Chen Chu leaving DPP after being tapped as president of Taiwan's Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Secretary-General to the President Chen Chu (陳菊) said that she will leave the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in order to take charge of the Control Yuan, an ind...

Father of slain Taiwanese cop dies after not-guilty verdict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The father of Taiwanese railway police officer Lee Cheng-han (李承翰), who was fatally stabbed by a berserk passenger last July, passed away Thursday afternoon (June 4). A...

Tsai Ing-wen sworn into office as Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was sworn into office on Wednesday morning (May 20), embarking on her second term with a record high approval rating — despite...

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 ...

Taiwanese politicians grieve over deceased pro-Taiwan French lawmaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has, among other Taiwanese politicians, offered condolences to the family of Jean-François Cesarini, after the French lawmaker and stau...

More cabinet reshuffling expected after President Tsai’s swearing-in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Any additional cabinet reshuffle plans for the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration as she embarks on a second term will hinge on whether her two top aides stay or not, repor...

Taiwan Presidential Office denies administration reshuffle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-The Presidential Office has dismissed a report on planned personnel changes in the administration, condemning it as a complete fabrication. China Times reported on Saturday (Ja...

Taiwan President conveys air force squad's condolences to late general

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) conveyed condolences on behalf of an air force squadron based in eastern Taiwan at a memorial service held in Taipei for the late chief of the general staff, Shen Yi-ming ...

Taiwan's legislature to vote on anti-infiltration bill

A government-initiated anti-infiltration bill is likely to be rammed through the Legislative Yuan Tuesday as the draft is set to be put to a vote in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-contr...

Taiwanese tycoon apologizes for sexist remark

Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou (郭台銘) apologized on Saturday for describing a female legislative candidate as being too preoccupied with marriage and having children, remarks that led some to criticiz...