Taiwan Navy to stay away from coronavirus areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy still intends to send its ships on a regional tour as it does once every other year, but countries where the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is grave will n...

Taiwan TV commentator calls out Han on oil drilling pipe dream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) denial that he had made a promise to raise money for the city b...

China continues build up on Gaven Reef, just 30 km from Taiwan's Taiping Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China continues to expand and militarize across the South China Sea, contradicting numerous guarantees made to numerous countries, and also endangering the region’s ...

Time for Taiwan to launch a campaign of guerrilla diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This is the first of a two part series on why Taiwan should take bolder actions in international diplomacy to encourage increased political engagement across the globe, an...

Taiwan Coast Guard rescue drill shows off new ambulance airlift capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) held a rescue exercise codenamed “Operation Nanyuan No. 4” (南援四號演練) in the waters off Taiping Island (太平島) of the Spratly ...

France recognizes Taiwan is key in solving South China Sea disputes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the French National Assembly recently published a 77 page report on the territory disputes and rising tensions in the South China Sea. ...

Taiwan has other deterrence options besides costly and controversial nuclear weapons

The China Uncensored channel is a terrific source of information about Chinese propaganda and misinformation and also has a knack of asking difficult questions that many other media outlets would not ...

New video guide series will share Taiwan’s National Parks with the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is a hidden jewel of Asia, and no matter when you visit, it is always worth the cost, says David Code, internationally recognized travel writer. Taiwan may not be lar...

Taiwan criticizes Philippines in dispute over South China Sea feature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a FONOP by U.S. forces in the South China Sea near the Spratly Islands on Monday, Feb. 11, Taiwan is re-emphasizing its claims in the disputed territory, with th...

Google releases top 10 search terms in Taiwan for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google yesterday (Dec. 12) released its Year in Search for 2018, including the results for Taiwan, which revealed that the World Cup, Chinese TV dramas, 2018 Taiwanese local el...

Orchid Island likely to welcome Taiwan's first sunrise of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To revelers who are planning to catch the first sunrise of 2019, Lanyu Island of Taitung County is the best place for the dawn breaking moment. Meanwhile, the top location...

Vietnam protests against Taiwan live-fire drills near South China Sea island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Vietnam protested Thursday against live-fire drills by the Taiwanese Coast Guard near the disputed South China Sea island of Taiping, also known as Itu Aba. In addition to Ta...

Taiwan Coast Guard begins live-fire drills on Taiping Island, South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Cost Guard Administration (CGA) began live fire drills on Taiping Island in the South China Sea on the morning of Nov. 21, with drills expected to continue ...

Major Kaohsiung mayoral candidates face off in TV debate

Kaohsiung mayoral candidate Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Kuomintang's (KMT) Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) squared off Monday night in their only head-to-head debate ahea...

Taiwan Elections: Explaining the rise of Han Kuo-yu in Kaohsiung

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Two years ago, the idea that the KMT could take control of Kaohsiung City Council was inconceivable. Even two months ago, the idea seemed fanciful at best. But this week...