Taiwan to unveil new eID card in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While the Cabinet approved plans for the new e-identity card on Thursday (August 22), the final design will only be unveiled in April or May next year, with the changeover...

Taiwan to approve new identity card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Cabinet is set to approve a new design for the identity card, which will include the national flag but far fewer personal details than on the previous version, reports...

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...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan sign spotted in Flushing LNR parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A colorful sign which read "Taiwan" was spotted in the annual Flushing Chinatown Lunar New Year parade in the New York City borough of Queens on Saturday (Feb. 9). ...

China’s efforts to lure Taiwanese workers may be backfiring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's recent efforts to gain influence in Taiwan through offering easier opportunities to work in China will not improve Taiwanese attitudes towards China, according...

Taiwanese student strikes back at China for exclusion from WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced of a Taiwanese student giving a defiant speech at a simulated gathering of the World Health Organization (WHO) which laid out the reasons why Taiwan's ex...

Young Taiwanese support independence even if it means war with China: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 43 percent of Taiwanese younger than 40 support independence for the island, even if it meant China would launch a military attack, according to a poll mentione...

U.S. Catholic priest obtains Taiwan ID after 54 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American Catholic priest Brendan O’Connell received his Taiwan identity card from the hands of Premier Lin Chuan in Tainan Friday, 54 years after having arrived in t...

The battle of ideology: Government plans to make stickers on passports illegal

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs previously condemned the action of decorating passports with “the Republic of Taiwan” stickers. They said that it is illegal to put stickers on the passport but there a...

Hung hopes to lower rules on ID card issuance for Chinese spouses

Deputy Legislative Speaker and Kuomintang’s presidential contender Hung Hsiu-chu announced Sunday that she hopes to build a mutual trust between both sides of the strait and eliminate the so-called “m...