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Taiwan's Kaohsiung one of New York Times' '52 places to love in 2021'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Times has listed the southern city of Kaohsiung as one of the best places to visit in 2021. The publication recently asked its readers to recommend travel ...

More than 70% of Taiwanese travel to seek out local delicacies: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a survey conducted by international hotel booking site Agoda, more than 70 percent of Taiwanese travel in order to seek out and enjoy local delicacies. Ago...

US ending curbs on Taiwan contacts poses challenge for Biden's team

After US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Saturday that Washington would lift restrictions on official interactions between the US and Taiwan, the Chinese government sharply criticized the ...

US to lift restrictions on exchanges with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government is set to revoke decades-old rules guiding its exchanges with Taiwan, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday (Jan. 9), an announcement...

EVA Air mulling firing New Zealand pilot for dishonesty about Taiwan travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air on Tuesday (Dec. 22) announced that it will hold a disciplinary committee meeting and determine whether to terminate a cargo pilot from New Zealand after he was fo...

New Zealand pilot fined NT$300,000 for dishonesty about Taiwan travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An EVA Air cargo pilot from New Zealand has been fined by the Taoyuan City Department of Public Health for not being truthful about his recent contact and travel history, ...

Taiwan must ensure national security and save itself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must ensure its own national security even if the U.S. continues to sell it armaments, according to the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR)...

Online Exhibition of Shanxi's Intangible Cultural Heritages Was Held in Taipei

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 15 December 2020 - On December 11, 2020, an online exhibition of Shanxi's Intangible Cultural Heritages themed Great Enjoyment of Shanxi's Splendid Culture in Taiwan ...

Taiwan president awarded International Pioneer Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was awarded the International Pioneer Award by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the largest organization of state legislators...

Biden needs to send China strong message over Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, Gregory R. Copley, president of the International Strategic Studies Association (ISSA), predicted that if China was to invade Taiwan while Joe Biden ...

Major Taiwan travel agency to lay off 15% of staff due to pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South East Travel Service Co. (SET Tour), a long-established Taiwan travel agency, has announced a plan to lay off 15 percent of its workforce as a result of the coronavir...

Taiwan foreign minister thanks Trump for 4 years of support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has congratulated him on his...

Taiwan business groups call on government to set up travel bubbles to revive economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is mulling looser travel restrictions for businesspeople from countries that successfully managed the coronavirus. Government of...

Taiwan official details China’s plan to solve Taiwan ‘problem’ by 2049: US military journal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Security Bureau Deputy Director-General Chen Wen-fan (陳文凡) was recently quoted giving a comprehensive picture of Chinese President Xi Jinping&rsquo...

Senators introduce bill to strengthen US-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. senators Marco Rubio and Jeff Merkley, who are both on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Tuesday (Oct. 21) introduced the Taiwan Relations Reinforcement Act ...