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Taiwan president visits Air Force base in southeast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (Jan. 21) visited Zhihang Air Force Base in Taitung County, the future home of 66 F-16V jets procured from the United States. The...

Taiwan president to skip LNY red envelopes due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will break a tradition this Lunar New Year and not hand out red envelopes to the public due to the expanding COVID-19 outbreak, the Presidenti...

Taiwan president, vice president prepare to receive COVID booster shots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will receive their third COVID-19 shots Saturday (Jan. 15) morning, according to an announcement by the ...

President vows to boost Taiwan's defense capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (Jan. 14) pledged to strengthen Taiwan’s defense capabilities during the inauguration ceremony of the Navy’s first and s...

Honduras invites Taiwan president to attend presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been invited to attend the inauguration later this month of Xiomara Castro, the first woman to be elected president of Honduras, despite d...

Semiconductor equipment spending to grow by 14% in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Spending on semiconductor equipment in 2022 will grow by 10% on a global scale, but by 14% in Taiwan compared to 2021, the SEMI business association said Wednesday (Jan. 1...

Taiwan president, vice president urge public to get booster shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文 ) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) have both stated they will receive a booster shot following the Central Epidemic Command Center’s...

Taiwan air force stages drill to intercept Chinese planes amid tensions

CHIAYI, Taiwan, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Taiwan air force jets screamed into the sky on Wednesday in a drill simulating a war scenario, showing its combat readiness amid heightened military tensions with Chi...

Tsai makes no mention of 'ROC' in New Year's speech, only 'Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During her 2,700-word New Year's Day speech on Saturday (Jan. 1), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) made no mention of the "Republic of China" (ROC) for the first...

Taiwan president warns China against 'military adventurism'

TAIPEI, (Reuters) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had a New Year message for China on Saturday: military conflict is not the answer, but Beijing responded with a stern warning that if Taiw...

President says she aims to maintain Taiwan's economic momentum in New Year’s address

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) livestreamed New Year’s address on Saturday (Jan. 1) highlighted four goals she has set for her administration in 2022 that aim ...

Taiwan girds for increased Chinese ADIZ incursions in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is anticipating more intrusions by Chinese warplanes into its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in 2022, based on the pattern of ramped-up sorties over the pas...

Japan's local leaders form alliance pushing for Japanese 'Taiwan Relations Act'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Regional political leaders in Japan officially formed the “Japan-Taiwan Mutual Prosperity Leader Alliance” on Friday (Dec. 24) in Tokyo with the goal to see th...

Taiwan president welcomes rejection of four referendum initiatives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) welcomed the rejection of four referendum initiatives by voters Saturday (Dec. 18), though she emphasized there had been no winners and no los...

China's dictatorship lectures Taiwan on democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) was incredulous on Thursday (Dec.15) after the communist regime in Beijing lectured Taiwan on democracy and refere...