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Taiwan-Japan ties headed for breakthrough

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷), CEO of the Taiwan think tank NextGen Foundation, says momentum is building for a breakthrough in Taiwan-Japan relations as the two countries’ f...

Experts, legislators call for Taiwan to deepen defense ties with Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Panelists at a conference on Wednesday (Sept. 8) called for Taiwan and Japan to deepen defense engagement and upgrade bilateral defense ties to be more like the kind Taiwa...

‘Taiwan and Japan are not friends, we are family members’: Deputy defense minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s deputy minister for defense, Yasuhide Nakayama, made a surprise drop in via remote call to a conference on Japan-Taiwan relations held at the Chang Yung-fa F...

Why are Taiwanese skeptical of Chinese vaccines?

Until a few weeks ago, Taiwan's success in preventing a major community outbreak amid the global coronavirus pandemic was lauded by countries around the world. But over the last two weeks, thousa...

Taiwan remembers victims of Holocaust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's leaders came together Thursday (March 25) with Israeli and German representatives, and members of the local Jewish community, to mark International Holocaust ...

Taiwan to host seminar on cross-strait issues with US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) will host an online seminar Wednesday evening (Nov. 18) with Taiwanese and American think tanks on the state of cross-strait relations a...

Taiwan opens new office to aid Hongkongers after China passes security act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after China passed a repressive new security law for Hong Kong, the Taiwan-Hong Kong Services and Exchanges Office opened on Wednesday (July 1). On Tuesday (June ...

Taiwan's new envoys to EU, UK announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Presidential Office on Thursday (June 11) announced the appointment of new envoys to the EU and UK as part of a minor Cabinet reshuffle. Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥...

China likely to increase pressure against Taiwan: analysts

China is likely to increase its pressure on Taiwan on many fronts as a result of Saturday's presidential and legislative elections, foreign and local analysts who observed the polls said at a work...

150 foreign journalists jet in for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The country's presidential and legislative elections take place Saturday (Jan. 11) and the foreign ministry said Wednesday (Jan. 8) over 210 foreign journalists from a...

Taiwan president presents Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award to Australian NGO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking at a human rights award ceremony on Tuesday morning (Dec. 10), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) urged countries sharing similar values with Taiwan to continue defendi...

Majority of Taiwanese prepared to fight China to protect democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than 65 percent of Taiwanese say they are willing to fight to defend the country’s democratic system against the use of military force by China, according to an...

6th annual East Asia Democracy Forum hosted in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TDF) hosted the 6th annual East Asia Democracy Forum in Taipei on Wednesday (June 26), which was attended by the Deputy Minister of Fo...

Photo of the Day: Inflatable 'tank man' pops up in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre nears on June 4, photos of an inflatable 'tank man' sculpture have surfaced on Taiwanese social media. Due t...

Hard-hitting DPP video supports Uyghurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) launched a five-minute video on its Facebook page Friday (April 5) featuring prominent Uyghur activists and revealing the brutality ...