Tours to China halted amid deadly virus outbreak

Taiwan's Tourism Bureau has notified travel agencies to suspend their tours to China after Beijing ordered a halt to inbound and outbound group tours amid the outbreak of a deadly respiratory viru...

Taiwan bans export of surgical, N95 masks amid China coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak escalating and more cases being officially reported in 10 countries and regions outside China, Taiwan's health authorities are on t...

Public urged not to panic over Taiwan's 1st confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) assured the public that there is no need to panic after the government announced the first imported case of the Wuhan coronavirus (2...

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...

Memorial ceremony held for Taiwan Black Hawk crash victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A public memorial ceremony was held Tuesday morning (Jan. 14) at Taiwan Air Force headquarters in Taipei to pay tribute to the military officers who lost their lives in th...

Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang to continue leading cabinet after reshuffle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) will continue to lead the Cabinet following a landslide victory for the ruling party, according to the Presidential Office on Monday...

New Suhua to open in E. Taiwan Monday afternoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After nine years of construction and NT$55 billion (US$1.8 billion), the Suhua Improvement road will be fully open to Taiwanese drivers at 4 p.m. on Monday (Jan. 6), makin...

Taiwan's AIDC to work with Lockheed Martin to build F-16 repair center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Tuesday (Dec. 17), Taiwan's state-owned Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) and Maryland-based global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin...

Illegal money transfers linked to Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese intelligence and law enforcement agencies are probing underground transfers of overseas money totaling NT$100 billion and investigating if it is linked to campai...

Taiwan's president open to meeting with Xi Jinping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday (Nov. 28) that she would be open to discussing cross-strait relations with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as long as Taiwan...

DPP announces legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has finally nailed down its slate of nominees for legislator-at-large seats in the Jan. 11 elections amid a politica...

Taiwan ramps up efforts to promote Chinese medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A regulation governing the development of Chinese medicine in Taiwan was passed by the Executive Yuan on Thursday (Nov. 14), which lays the groundwork to promote a herbal ...

Taiwan's President, DPP condemn Hong Kong police violence at university campus

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and members of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have condemned the actions of the Hong Kong police for their attacks on student protesters at a Hong Kong univ...

Han's wife claims Taiwan's grade schools teach about anal sex, orgasms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) wife on Monday (Nov. 11) claimed she had evidence that elementary school students are being taught about &...

66 new fighter jets to arrive in Taiwan by 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (Nov. 12) reported on the budget for the country's acquisition of 66 F-16V Block 70/72 fighter aircraft at the Leg...