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Taiwan ranks 4th in world in economic freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan ranked fourth in the world and second in Asia in economic freedom in the Heritage Foundation's global economic freedom index. In the American conservative th...

Deputy representative to India lauds Taiwan's democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Deputy Representative to India Chen Mu-min (陳牧民) praised Taiwan’s democracy during a talk on Taiwan’s election results at Jawaharlal Nehru University&rs...

Taiwan ranked No. 1 'full democracy' in Asia, 10th in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was ranked as the top "fully democratic" country in Asia and No. 10 in the world, according to the annual Democracy Index published by The Economist Intel...

Lithuania lawmaker commends president for safeguarding Taiwan democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuanian Parliamentary Group for Relations with Taiwan head Matas Maldeikis lauded President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) efforts to protect Taiwan’s freedom and adv...

US ambassador to Japan lauds Taiwan's successful presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel praised Taiwan’s successful presidential election during a Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan press conference on Thursd...

Taiwan’s 2024 elections ‘less passionate’ but ‘less predictable’ than before

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s 2024 elections were "less passionate" but "less predictable" than previous years, as three presidential candidates had not been seen on ...

Presidential candidates cast ballots as Taiwan election kicks off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's three presidential candidates in the 2024 general election cast their ballots early Saturday (Jan. 13) morning as Taiwanese head to the polls to decide the na...

Congressional resolution lauds Taiwan's commitment to democracy on election eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several U.S. representatives and senators supported a bipartisan resolution on Wednesday (Jan. 10) praising Taiwan’s democracy and pledging to be committed to bilate...

Somaliland National Electoral Commission delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Somaliland National Electoral Commission (NEC) Chair Musa Hassan Yousuf arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 3) for a week-long trip to gain a deeper understanding of the ...

Taiwan ranked No. 1 in Asia in Human Freedom Index

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is listed as the freest country in Asia in the 2023 Human Freedom Index (HFI). The U.S.-based Cato Institute and Canada’s Fraser Institute on Tuesday (Dec....

Taiwan rated only 'open' Asian country for 5th year running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the fifth year in a row, Taiwan is the only country in Asia with an open civic space, according to a report by the human rights organization Civicus. In its report ...

Memorial service held for Taiwan pundit Ken Chou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A memorial service for Taiwanese pundit and author Ken Chou (范疇) was held on Thursday (Nov. 23) at Taipei’s Huashan 1914 Creative Park. Friends and fans of Chou g...

Norwegian lawmaker says Taiwan's democracy must be protected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The free world must assist Taiwan in maintaining its democracy and freedom, Norway’s Liberal Party Chair Guri Melby said during a meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen...

Taiwan foreign minister warns of China's expansionist aspirations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Wednesday (Nov. 8) warned of China’s global authoritarian expansion in a speech at the Estonia-based think tank Internatio...

Ko Wen-je urges patience as Taiwan opposition parties select presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) chair and presidential candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Sunday (Nov. 5) called on the public to be patient as the Kuomintang (KMT)-TPP coalit...