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Indigenous affairs minister condemns Taiwanese Indigenous celebrities for pro-China statements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the Council of Indigenous Peoples Icyang Parod on Monday (May 23) blasted Taiwanese Indigenous celebrities including Jam Hsiao (蕭敬騰) and Lily Tien (田麗) for the...

Photo of the Day: Ukrainian and Taiwanese cats team up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Ukrainian artist last week created this spray paint mural of a Ukrainian cat and a Taiwanese feline shaking their paws in solidarity. The artist who created the mural...

Academics urge prioritization of Taiwan's native languages over English

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of academics on Friday (April 8) voiced their opposition to government policy promoting English education and called for native languages to be prioritized instead...

Photo of the Day: Virgin Mary with Indigenous Taiwanese tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of a church in New Taipei City has become popular on social media for showing a fusion of Western and Taiwanese cultures in a statue with indigenous tattoos. Ma...

Asian American Journalists Association says Taiwan 'officially a province of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is drawing criticism for its style guide, which lists Taiwan as a "province of China" and ignores the presence ...

Taiwan indigenous man speaks at 2020 Straits Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yang Pin-hua (楊品驊), a young Hualien Amis man, on Sept. 20 gave a speech at the 12th Straits Forum in Xiamen, China, proclaiming, "I am a proud Chinese!" In ad...

Media criticized for disrespecting indigenous outfit at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Taiwanese news outlets have sparked controversy over their reports on the indigenous outfit worn by youth program host Si Pangoyod (鍾家駿) at Saturday's (Sept. 2...

Taiwan donates masks to three Native American tribes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An organization that connects indigenous communities around the world coordinated with the Taiwan government to donate 3,000 masks to two Native American tribes and a coun...

Taiwan's presidential spokesperson will continue using indigenous name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office pushed back on Friday (May 29) against a public suggestion box request that indigenous Presidential Spokesperson Kolas Yotaka should use her Chines...

Africa to meet indigenous Taiwan at multicultural celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — African and indigenous Taiwanese cultures will collide in a cornucopia of art, music, dance, food, and fun for the whole family when Ethnik Grounds brings the month to a c...

Taiwan aborigines' message to Xi: 'Taiwan is not part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech mentioning the "1992 consensus" and "one China principle" given last week, the representatives of T...

Seven must-see attractions in Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last week, we reported on the latest campaign by the Pingtung County Government to attract visitors to the region from Singapore. They have paid for advertising on 100 cabs acr...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences wowed by Taiwan art troupes

Taiwan art troupes have been praised at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe after wowing audiences with innovative artistic performances, the Ministry of Culture said Aug. 22. This is the fourth consecu...

Taiwan's first national indigenous radio station, Alian 96.3, launched

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Alian 96.3, Taiwan’s indigenous radio station was launched today on the UN's International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. It was launched by the Indigenou...