US officials promote Taiwan joining WHA, increased Taiwan-US military cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A conference hosted by two U.S. think tanks was held on Thursday, March 14, to discuss the future of Taiwan-U.S. policy on the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act...

European Parliament Taiwan Friendship Group visits Taiwan

Werner Langen, chairman of the European Parliament Taiwan Friendship Group (TFG), and his delegation arrived in Taiwan for a six-day visit. They will be received by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Le...

Taiwan's justice ministry mulling tougher charges in fatal drunk driving cases

The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) said Sunday it is considering a law amendment that would allow charges of voluntary manslaughter in drunk driving cases that result in death, following two road fatalitie...

Kaohsiung, Pingtung to lose seats, Tainan, Hsinchu to gain seats in 2020 Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaker of the Executive Yuan Kolas Yukata announced today that Premier William Lai (賴清德) and Legislative Yuan president Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) reached an agreement over elec...

Delegation from European Parliament visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of five representatives from the European Parliament are visiting Taiwan from Dec. 17 to 20 to seek cooperation and exchanges with Taiwan. The delegation, ...

Indonesia-based NGO receives Taiwan's Human Rights Award, pledges to continue fighting for people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Upon receiving the Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award, President of the Indonesia-based NGO, Gusdurian Network Indonesia (GNI), Alissa Wahid, said the network will cont...

Taiwan’s Legislative Speaker to attend George HW Bush memorial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) said today he will depart for the U.S. to attend the memorial service for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, reported CNA. ...

Palau President arrives in Taiwan for state visit

Taipei, Nov. 10 (CNA) President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. of Palau, one of Taiwan's six diplomatic allies in the Pacific, arrived in Taiwan Saturday for a state visit, according to the Ministry of For...

Breaking News: 18 killed after train derails in Taiwan's Yilan County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 18 people have died and at least 187 others have been injured in a train derailment in Yilan County (宜蘭). The Puyuma express train, headed for Taitu...

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan open to public on Saturday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- As part of National Heritage Day, the Legislative Yuan will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Legislative speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) said Friday. In a post on h...

Taiwan diplomatic relations will increase with help of EU nations: Legislative Speaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The parliamentary body of the European Union last week passed an official resolution on the state of E.U.-China relations which also included a call for an end to China&rs...

Taiwan President meets French parliamentary delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A visit by Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) to France’s National Assembly last July was a historic moment, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told a visiting French...

Guatemala's Congressional President to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of the Congress of Guatemala Álvaro Arzú Escobar, will visit Taiwan from September 2 to September 6, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...

Taiwan's Legislative Speaker meets US House speaker, senior lawmakers  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Legislative Speaker, Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) met with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, as well as other senior U.S. lawmakers during his visit to ...

Taiwan's Legislative Speaker attends McCain service 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) arrived in Washington D.C. on Friday, Aug. 31, to attend a memorial service for late US Senator John McCain o...