NTCRI preserves and promotes Taiwan’s vibrant handicraft traditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- From April 14 to June 3, innovative jewelry creations by 17 Taiwan artisans were displayed at the Museum of Arts and Crafts, Itami in Hyogo prefecture, Japan. Titled the &ldqu...

Tsai receives PARLACEN delegation, pledges to strengthen Taiwan-Central America ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- President Tsai Ing-wen received a Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) delegation July 12 at the Office of the President in Taipei City, vowing to continue enhancing exchang...

Update: Super Typhoon Maria poised to pounce on Taiwan Tuesday

Update: 07/11 9:56 a.m. -  The tail end of Typhoon Maria should be leaving the country by noon today (July 11), according to the CWB. Update: 07/10 10:22 p.m. - New Taipei City,...

Cabinet accelerates offshore wind farm development in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The government is sparing no effort in advancing offshore wind farm development through such measures as streamlining approval processes, strengthening oversight of support in...

Central Bank forecasts limited impact on Taiwan from US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan is expected to emerge largely unscathed from a potential U.S.-China trade war, but the government is keeping a close eye on developments and stands ready to act, accord...

Taiwan leads way in advancing gender equality in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan’s central and local governments are making significant progress in implementing legislation, mechanisms and programs safeguarding women’s rights across the ...

Typhoon Maria could lash northern Taiwan by Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Maria was upgraded to a typhoon early this morning (July 6) and the latest model of the storm's potential track area by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)...

Talent cultivation program boosts Taiwan-NSP country exchanges

(Taiwan Today) The talent cultivation program implemented by the Ministry of Education in support of the New Southbound Policy is boosting exchanges between Taiwan and NSP countries, according to Prem...

Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival kicks off, spotlighting vibrant cinematic culture

(Taiwan Today) The inaugural Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival kicks off June 29 in the U.S. state of Washington, spotlighting the nation’s vibrant cinematic culture through a collection ...

Taiwan, South Korea ink doctoral scholarship program pact

A memorandum of understanding on providing scholarships for Taiwan students taking doctoral programs in South Korea was inked June 26 in Taipei City by the Ministry of Education and Korea Advanced Ins...

YouBike begins service in Miaoli City, Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The public bike rental service YouBike began operations in Miaoli City (苗栗市) today, becoming Taiwan's eighth county with the service, reported CNA. As a celebr...

Japan-Taiwan relations should be deepened through Okinawa: former President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) said that Japan-Taiwan relations should be deepened through Okinawa at a press conference at Naha International Airport before r...

Almost 80,000 illegal cigarettes found hidden on boat in Taichung Harbor, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Coast Guard found 79,900 contraband cigarettes on a cargo ship that docked in Taichung Harbor (臺中港) for so-called maintenance today, reported CNA. 1,598 cases of Ch...

Maori New Year and festival celebrated in Taipei, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Officials from New Zealand and Taiwan's Council of Indigenous Peoples officially launched Matariki, the Maori New Year, as well as the Matariki Festival at a press con...

President Tsai pledges to strengthen Taiwan-Belize economic, trade cooperation

President Tsai Ing-wen said June 19 that Taiwan is committed to expanding economic and trade cooperation with Belize as part of overall efforts to deepen bilateral relations with the Central American ...