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Swedish parliament delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Swedish parliament delegation has arrived in Taiwan. The group touched down at Taoyuan International Airport on Turkish Airlines flight TK24 at 5:23 p.m. on Sunday ...

Taiwan president to speak virtually with Swedish parliament delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The meeting between the Swedish parliament delegation and President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will take place virtually, Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) said ...

Taiwan to host 1st World Hakka Expo next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Thursday (April 7) that Taiwan will host the first-ever World Hakka Expo next year to promote Hakka culture. Su said during a ...

Swedish parliamentary delegation to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of Swedish parliamentarians will arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (April 10) for a five-day trip, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday (Apri...

Taiwan to continue opening up despite COVID case spike: Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Friday (April 1) that despite the surge in local COVID infections, the country can continue to open up under a "New Taiwan Model&quo...

Taiwan to set up fund supporting farmers against CPTPP impact

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government will launch a fund to upgrade agriculture and help farmers withstand the impact of Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CP...

Taiwan to reach 20% green energy target in 2026 at earliest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will reach its target of 20% green energy one or two years later than the originally proposed 2025, Economic Affairs Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) said Tuesday (March...

National Endowment for Democracy president in Taiwan for 4-day visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by National Endowment for Democracy (NED) President and CEO Damon Wilson arrived in Taiwan on Sunday (March 27) and will meet with government officials an...

Kaohsiung to begin construction on new MRT line before year's end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung City Government has plans to begin construction of its third MRT line before the end of the year, Premier Su Tseng-chang announced on Sunday (March 20). S...

Taiwan to launch program to retain migrant workers before end of April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A program to fight a labor shortage by persuading migrant workers to stay longer will be introduced according to plan by late April, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) sai...

Chinese official says Taiwan premier has ‘split personality’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) has been derided as having dissociative identity disorder by China’ s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Spokeswoman Zhu Fenglian (朱鳳蓮) ...

Premier says Taiwan will only fight war as last resort

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will never push citizens into battle and will only start a war as a last resort, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said while responding to a Legislative Yuan policy inq...

Taiwan premier responds to being called 'lightbulb without electricity'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) calling him “a lightbulb without electricity,” Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Chu should prioritize inv...

Taiwan premier compares ‘no blackout guarantee’ to KMT's ‘vow to reclaim China’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kuomintang (KMT) dictators’ failure to recapture China unexpectedly took center stage during a spat between Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) and Legislator Wayne ...

Taiwan's Cabinet approves amendments to toughen penalties for making deepfake porn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet on Thursday (March 30) approved four draft amendments that will introduce heavier penalties for sexual offenses including the non-consensual distribution of po...