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Video shows Taiwan flag raised for National Day in New York Chinatown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video of a flag-raising ceremony for the Taiwan national banner in New York's Chinatown to mark Taiwan's National Day has gone viral on social media. On Oct. ...

Taiwan’s DPP asks Ma Ying-jeou: ‘Have you ever ruled the PRC?’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) responded to former President Ma Ying-jeou’s comment that President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) National Day speech was ‘...

Video shows Indians enjoying Taiwan National Day cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video showing Indians enjoying a cake marking Taiwan's National Day (Oct. 10) was among a wave of pro-Taiwan posts that went viral on Twitter, in defiance of pressur...

China video shows PLA troops in beach landing drill on Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's military on Sunday (Oct. 10), Taiwan's National Day, released a video showing troops invading a beach across the Taiwan Strait in southern China. On Sun...

China's comments on Taiwan president’s National Day speech ‘unconstructive and slanderous’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) issued a statement on Sunday (Oct. 10) responding to China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, calling its comments about President Tsai Ing-...

Taiwan reports 7 imported COVID cases, zero local

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan recorded seven imported COVID-19 cases, with no local cases and no deaths, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Sunday (Oct. 10). All imported cases w...

Taiwan’s president says country will not bow to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will not bow to pressure by Beijing and will defend its democratic way of life, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said during her speech on Sunday (Oct. 10) to mark Taiw...

Google homepage shows Taiwan Bear for Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Web users in Taiwan who land on Google’s homepage today will be greeted by a Taiwan Bear. The graphic shows the top half of the bear’s body protruding out o...

Taiwan envoy to Argentina holds National Day reception

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to Argentina, Tsao Li-chieh (曹立傑), on Thursday (Oct. 7) held a National Day event at the Taipei Commercial and Cultural Office in Buenos Aires, inviti...

Taipei 101 observatory to reopen ahead of Double Ten celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a record 164 days of closure since its opening, the Taipei 101 observatory will reopen on Friday (Oct. 8) and welcome visitors enjoying the extended National Day wee...

Senate president attends Taiwan National Day reception in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to the Czech Republic Ke Liang-ruey (柯良叡) hosted a National Day reception in Prague on Wednesday (Sept. 29), with Czech Senate President Milos Vystrci...

Fighter jets soar over Presidental Palace in rehearsal for Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military and the Ministry of the Interior’s Air Service Corps conducted a scaled-back rehearsal on Tuesday (Sept. 28) in preparation for the National Day celebra...

2021 National Day celebration to feature largest Taiwan flag ever flown by military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s National Day on Oct. 10 will see the largest Taiwanese flag ever flown by the military, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday (Aug. 24). Tha...

Video shows woman set Chinese tourist straight on 'Taiwan independence'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video showing a Taiwanese restaurant owner setting a Chinese tourist straight on the histories of their two countries has gone viral. On Oct. 9, the eve of Taiwan'...

'Farce in Fiji' is Chinese diplomacy in a nutshell

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Sometimes you read a news story and have to pause and check that it isn’t satire. That was certainly the case earlier this week with "cake-gate" or the ...