Taiwan President accuses predecessor of harming national sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday lashed out at former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), accusing him of harming Taiwan’s sovereignty by proposing more concessions ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - October 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes 18 killed after train derails in Yilan County; Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan; Typhoon Yutu could move closer to Taiwan than...

Chinese Defense Minister: army will take action ‘at any costs’ to prevent Taiwan split

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said in a speech at China’s Xiangshan security forum today (Oct. 25) that China will never give up an inch of its territory. R...

DPP holds parallel Taiwan independence march in Kaohsiung 

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) - The DPP’s "Anti-annexation, Protect Taiwan"(反併吞、護台灣) rally took place Saturday along the World Games Avenue in Kaohsiung’s Zuoying District.  Ag...

Taiwan independence rally attracts thousands of protestors in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people marched through the streets of Taipei this afternoon (Oct. 20) in protest for independence. The protest was organized by political coalition Formosa...

DPP to hold march against annexation by China in Kaohsiung on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is planning to hold a march against annexation of Taiwan by China in Kaohsiung this Saturday, the same day the pro-independence political...

Formosa Alliance to hold 'mass rally' against annexation by China in Taipei on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new pro-independence Taiwanese political group, Formosa Alliance (喜樂島聯盟), is planning to stage a "mass march" which organizers hope will draw 100,000 people&nb...

No possibility of war across Taiwan Strait during Trump administration: Beijing scholar  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Chinese scholar said during a media interview that there will be no possibility of war across the Taiwan Strait, not only because U.S. President Donald Trump supports peac...

Chairman resigns from Taiwan transitional justice committee in hope of ending political disputes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huang Huang-hsiung (黃煌雄), chairman of the Transitional Justice Promotion Committee, resigned Saturday, hoping that his departure will put an an end to the disputes ov...

Taiwan public opinion: 23% for maintaining status quo, 36% for de jure independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released its latest polling data on Sept. 17 regarding current attitudes of Taiwanese citizens towards the Tsai administration. The su...

Transitional Justice Commission vice chairman resigns

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Chang Tien-chin (張天欽), vice chairman of the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) under the Executive Yuan, has resigned over remarks that he made in an internal meeting last mo...

Taiwanese netizen declares artist 'pro-Taiwan independence' to get pirated works off Taobao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To help out a frustrated Taiwanese artist whose pirated works were being sold on Taobao despite his requests to have his artwork taken down, a Taiwanese netizen decla...

Fmr President Chen Shui-bian calls for referendum on Taiwan Independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a media interview with Japan’s Sankei Newspaper (產經新聞), and his first in ten years, former Taiwan president Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) called for a publi...

IKEA faces ire of Chinese netizens for supporting 'Taiwan separatism'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Beijing continues its “out of control” campaign of suppression and “Orwellian nonsense,” badgering companies and organizations about their desig...

Former US Pacific Fleet commander visits Taiwan, meets with President Tsai 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a meeting without any notice in advance, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Scott Swift, former commander of the United States Pacific Fleet, Friday, Aug. 24....