Chinese exchange student in Taiwan criticizes Xi Jinping in live broadcast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following in the footsteps of another student vlogger who hit headlines earlier this year for his criticism of the Communist Party, a Chinese exchange student in Taiwan ha...

Mother of Chinese YouTuber who supports Taiwan detained

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a Chinese YouTuber expressed support for Taiwan while vlogging from the U.S., his mother was detained by Chinese authorities. A Chinese YouTuber surnamed Liu, who curr...

US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The United States will send Sam Brownback, its Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, to Taiwan next month to attend an international conference, reports said ...

Communist China criticizes Taiwan's 'unreasonable restrictions on voting rights'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens got a good laugh when China's Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman Ma Xiaoguang on Wednesday (Jan. 30) criticized Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (D...

44 international scholars release open letter to democratic Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 44 international scholars and former U.S. government officials, including Jerome Cohen, William Stanton, and Stephen Young today jointly published an open letter to ...

Taiwan ranked 10th in Global Freedom Index

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan was ranked 10th overall in the Human Freedom Index 2018 report, co-written by think tanks the Cato Institute, the Fraser Institute, and the Liberales Institut at th...

Survey shows Taiwanese have no consensus on definition of '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Now that at least two newly-elected Kuomintang (KMT) mayors in Taiwan have started to dredge up the "1992 consensus" mantra, Taiwanese voters have been scrambling to ...

Taiwan is an ‘example for Indo-Pacific' says US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Taiwan’s “constitutional democracy is an example for the entire Indo-Pacific” in a tweet on Nov. 24, after Taiwa...

Environmental protest draws 3,000 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Around 3,000 people marched through the streets of Taipei City demanding clean air and to draw attention to risks posed to the Guanyin algal reef (觀音藻礁) on Nov. 3, reporte...

EasyCard unveils Chiang Wei-shui cards to mark Taiwan Culture Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To celebrate Taiwan Culture Day as well as the 97th anniversary of Taiwan Cultural Association (TCA) which paved way to Taiwan's democracy movement and national awareness ca...

New Southbound Policy helps safeguard Taiwan democracy: former US diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tsai Administration’s New Southbound Policy allows Taiwan to secure a place in the international community while serving to protect democracy, said former U.S. a...

US Vice President Pence lauds Taiwan's embrace of democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a speech to the Hudson Institute on October 4, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence condemned China for luring away three Latin American allies of Taiwan, lauded Taiwan's democ...

2018 Taiwan Migrant Literature Awards held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The fifth annual Taiwan Migrant Literature Award ceremony was held at the National Taiwan Museum in Taipei on Sunday, Sept. 30. The event included a modern contemporary dance...

Taiwan will not yield to China’s pressure: president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will never bend to Chinese pressure and revert from its democratic way of life, and will continue to contribute to regional stability, said President Tsai Ing-wen (...

Taiwan’s democracy will not backslide: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s democracy will only move forward, it will absolutely not regress, President Tsai Ing-wen told visitors Tuesday. Her guests were international experts and...