Taiwan and UK pledge to enhance ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) each separately met with British Representative in Taiwan Catherine Nettleton on Friday (June 5), commen...

Singaporean PM calls on US, China to 'overcome their differences' for regional stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called on the U.S. and China to seek ways to ease tensions and promote regional cooperation amid a global pandemic. In an...

Machinery trade shows in Taipei postponed due to coronavirus concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan External Trade Development Council, TAITRA, announced on Tuesday (June 2) that it was postponing a machinery trade show in Taipei originally scheduled for Septe...

Taiwan's Coast Guard inaugurates its largest ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Coast Guard on Tuesday (June 2) morning held a ship launching ceremony for the largest frigate it has ever had in its fleet. The 4,000-ton frigate (CG-50...

Taiwan, US, Japan celebrate 5th anniversary of joint cooperative program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan, the U.S., and Japan celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) on Monday (June 1), pledging to expand cooperation and...

Taiwan issues travel warning for US amid protests against police brutality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (May 31) issued a travel warning for several U.S. states where protests against police brutality have been esca...

Taiwan's president visits Causeway Bay Bookstore to support Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (May 29) visited Causeway Bay Bookstore in Taipei, which was re-opened by its founder Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) in April, to show support f...

Taiwan legislature condemns China's Hong Kong security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s legislature has strongly condemned the passing of a draft of a contentious security law by China's National People's Congress on Thursday (May 28), ...

Taiwan official reaffirms determination to help Hong Kong people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has laid out the principles for the government's proposed plan to help Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters, saying the ministry...

Taiwan to plan for humanitarian assistance to Hong Kong people: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet will set up a special working group to formulate a "humanitarian action plan" in response to a potential influx of Hongkongers into Taiwan, ...

Taiwan's Hohaiyan Rock Festival canceled over coronavirus concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the biggest musical festivals in Taiwan — the Hohaiyan Rock Festival — has been canceled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. The New Taipei City ...

Honduran president congratulates Taiwan's Tsai on her inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Tuesday (May 26) reaffirmed his country's diplomatic ties with Taiwan in a telephone call with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文...

Taipei Film Festival to kick off in June as coronavirus threat eases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Film Festival will kick off from June 25 and last through July 11 as Taiwanese society slowly returns to normal from the COVID-19 pandemic. With the curve fl...

Taiwan political parties concerned over Beijing's proposed security law for Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political parties across the spectrum in Taiwan have expressed concerns over Beijing’s proposed national security legislation for Hong Kong, which many fear would fu...

Facebook issues warning to Taiwan users over potential cyberattacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook has reportedly issued warnings to users and page administrators in Taiwan over potential cyberattacks. Facebook has sent a security reminder to certain Faceboo...