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Remembrance of democracy movements past in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition highlighting the role of the international groups and individuals who promoted the cause of democracy in Taiwan opened this week at the the Jing-Mei White Te...

British party says UK should make consequences of Taiwan invasion clear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report published by the UK Conservative Party on Monday (Nov. 2) suggests that the British government would impose severe consequences on Beijing if it invades Taiwan. ...

Taiwan willing to team up with India against China: Joseph Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) emphasized Wednesday (Oct. 21) that Taiwan is willing to collaborate with India to defend freedom and democracy against Beijing. During...

Taiwan rates historic visit by US undersecretary of state a success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unprecedented visit by U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach was very productive and will lead to a deepening of th...

Foreign minister warns Taiwan next on China’s agenda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Thursday (Sept. 17) that Taiwan stands on the front line of democracy and is likely China's next target after Hong Kong. ...

President fires back at Chinese netizens over Taiwan's sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (Aug. 27) shot back at Chinese netizens and reiterated that Taiwan is a sovereign state with its own government, which Beijing doe...

Chinese man swims seven hours to Taiwan's Kinmen for freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese man claimed Sunday (Aug. 9) that he swam for seven hours from China to Taiwan's offshore Kinmen County in pursuit of the country's freedom and democracy....

Philippines' Rappler CEO applauds Taiwan's healthcare and democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Maria Ressa, co-founder and CEO of Philippine news network Rappler, on Thursday (Aug. 6) praised the maturity of Taiwan's democracy and called the country's access...

French legislators pay respect to Taiwan's former president Lee Teng-hui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several French political leaders have expressed condolences for Taiwan's former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) after he passed away last Thursday (July 30) at the age of...

Taiwan flag to be lowered at schools, government agencies to honor Lee Teng-hui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has ordered the nation's schools and government agencies to lower the national flag at half-staff for the next three days to expres...

China's TAO says 'Taiwan independence is dead end' after Lee's death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a callous response to the death of former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) said "Taiwan independence is a dead end" while...

AIT lowers flag to half-staff in honor of former Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Friday (July 31) lowered its flag to half-staff in memory of former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), who passed away Thurs...

World leaders send condolences after passing of former Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Leaders in countries friendly to Taiwan have expressed their condolences on the passing of former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), who died on Thursday (July 30) at the age o...

Citizen Judges Act’s passage shame for Taiwan: Critic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The passage of the contentious Citizen Judges Act (國民法官法) on Wednesday (July 22) “marked a shameful day in the history of Taiwan democracy,” said Taiwan Public...

Belgian house of parliament passes resolution backing Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Belgian's Chamber of Representatives on Thursday (July 16) passed a resolution overwhelmingly calling on the Belgium government to support Taiwan's democratic deve...