President Tsai receives postcard from Taiwanese in Antarctica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Oct. 20) shared a postcard she received from a Taiwanese scientist in Antarctica and expressed thanks for the greeting from afar. ...

Taoyuan mayor hints at Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has suggested that he is planning to join the next presidential race. When discussi...

Taiwan stands out by favoring Trump, survey shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Local media call U.S. President Donald Trump the "most Taiwan friendly U.S. president in history," and a poll backs this up by showing Taiwanese uniquely favor T...

Taiwan president greets Indian netizens on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took to Twitter Tuesday (Oct. 14) to greet Indian netizens who have shown support for Taiwan amid rising tensions in the Taiwan Strait and int...

Taiwan president meets with Somaliland representative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Somaliland’s representative to Taiwan, Mohamed Omar Hagi Mohamoud, on Monday (Oct. 12) at the Presidential Office, where she ex...

Taiwan president pledges to counter China's military threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In her key address at the National Day event Saturday (Oct. 10), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) stressed her administration’s determination to further improve the coun...

Taiwan president highlights new tank purchases after fatal tank accident

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday the military is planning the purchase of the most advanced tanks to speed up the pace at which it replaces old models while remembering a soldier killed in a t...

Projection show opens at Presidential Office to celebrate Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Day projection mapping show at the Presidential Office kicked off Monday (Oct. 6) evening, featuring pandemic challenges while lauding democracy and freedoms ...

Taiwan hopes Trump gets better so he can keep resisting China

Taiwan hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump can get better from the coronavirus soon so that he can continue to lead the free world in resisting China’s “outrages”, the speaker of ...

Tsai Ing-wen meets Taiwanese Air Force corporal with Ghanaian ancestry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met a Taiwanese Air Force corporal with half Ghanaian ancestry on Saturday (Sept. 26) and complimented him on his hard work maintaining...

Taiwan's armed forces strain in undeclared war of attrition with China

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen visited a low-key but critical maintenance base for fighter jet engines on Saturday (Sept. 26), offering encouragement as the Chinese-claimed island’s armed forces ...

Former Taiwan president rumored to be eyeing KMT chairmanship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a senior member of the Kuomintang Party (KMT), former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is eyeing the position of party chair — which he last held between 20...

Taiwan president listed among TIME's 100 most influential people of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been selected for TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2020, primarily because of her administration’s effective measures to ...

Few leaders 'have had better 2020' than Taiwan's president: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. news agency Bloomberg on Monday (Sept. 21) lauded Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as having had the best 2020 among the world's leaders but said this is of...

Taiwan president calls for investment agreement with EU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the first-ever European Union Investment Forum held in Taiwan on Tuesday (Sept. 22), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for the opening of negotiations for an investme...