Can Taiwan's ruling DPP find salvation in Hong Kong’s turmoil?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The turmoil sparked in Hong Kong by its contentious extradition law has served as a wake-up call for Taiwan, but the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) appears to b...

Taiwan lawmaker urges government to restrict pro-China media from competing for public tenders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) urged the government to examine public tenders won by pro-China media at a press conference on Monday (June 17). The New Power Party (時...

Taiwan's DPP to revise proposed amendment to Referendum Act

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus will propose during a legislative session a revision to its proposed amendments to the Referendum Act that would have required people to provide ph...

Taiwan groups call for countermeasures to Hong Kong extradition bill

Dozens of civic groups in Taiwan called on the government Tuesday to adopt concrete regulations in response to Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill, suggesting tighter controls on investment...

Taiwan requires referendum to approve eventual political accord with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Any political accord with China will need not only the approval of lawmakers, but also of the people in a national referendum, according to an amendment passed by the Legi...

Taiwan Legislature moves to limit activities of former officers in China

TAIPEI (CNA) -- An amendment bill to limit the activities of retired high-ranking Taiwanese military officers and other categories of former officials during visits to China cleared the committee stag...

Taiwanese job agencies accused of 'illegally hiring' for Chinese companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) announced on Tuesday (April 23) that it is investigating the employment agencies 104 Job Bank and 1111 Job Bank for violating the law by post...

Taiwan seeks to impose fines on nationals holding public office in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 66 Taiwanese nationals are allegedly working as assistants to community directors in China, and may be facing fines for violations against the Act Governing Rel...

China’s new attempt to lure Taiwanese could violate cross-strait agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prefectures in China are appointing Taiwanese agricultural commissioners to assist village farming projects, which could be violating the 1992 cross-strait relations act. ...

Taiwanese-born cadre says she's 'mentally prepared' to lose citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Before giving a speech in Beijing that has been widely panned by Taiwanese, a Taiwanese-born Communist cadre told Hong Kong media yesterday (March 14) that she was "mental...

MOI seeks to revoke Taiwanese-born cadre's citizenship after controversial speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After video surfaced Monday (March 11) of a Taiwanese-born Communist cadre giving a controversial speech calling for adherence to the "one China" principle and expres...

President Tsai lays out guidelines against 'one country, two systems'

Taipei, March 11 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday laid out several guidelines to help the government counter the so-called "one country, two systems" formula which China has prop...

Taiwan draws crowds at Philippines travel expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Taiwan booths drew crowds Friday at the largest travel fair in the Philippines, the Travel Tour Expo in Manila. The event, at the SMX Convention Center Manila in Pasay, h...

Taiwan Coast Guard releases 2 Chinese fishing boats impounded since December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following several incidents involving Chinese fishing boats trespassing into Taiwan’s territorial waters, and with the added threat of African Swine Fever, legislato...

Chinese vessel fined for fishing in Taiwanese waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese fishing vessel was fined NT$1.6 million (USD$51,950) for illegally fishing in Taiwanese waters on Dec. 3, 2018, reported CNA. The vessel was caught illegally ...