Canadian minister tweets about phone call with Taiwan counterpart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Canada’s Minister of International Trade, François-Philippe Champagne, tweeted Wednesday that he had spoken on the phone with Taiwanese Economics Minister She...

China's Air Force holds training flights around rival Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China's Air Force says it is conducting training flights around the self-governing island of Taiwan that mark an "historical shift" in its combat ability. A post on th...

Taiwan needs workplace reform

Yet another survey, published this week, has revealed the shocking conditions endured by many Taiwanese workers on a day-to-day basis. These surveys now seem to be a regular occurrence, yet no matter ...

Taiwan's new 'Council of Maritime Affairs' to be headquartered in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Taiwan is preparing to establish a new cabinet-level agency to be based in the southern port city of Kaohsiung, to become the first central government ag...

Photo of the Day: Belgian artist spray-paints mural in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Photos of a colorful spray-painted mural on a gray apartment building in Taiwan's southern city of Kaohsiung were posted on the Arcade Art Gallery website on April 24. T...

Taiwan court confirms 14 months in prison for China spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Court on Thursday confirmed the 14-month prison sentence for Chinese citizen Zhou Hongxu (周泓旭) based on his attempts to develop a spy ring in Taiwan. Ap...

2018 Bao Sheng Cultural Festival in Taipei to reach climax on April 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- The Bao’an Temple in Taipei will hold a series of folk array performances from all over the country, a religious parade, and lighting of the Fire Lion firecrackers on...

Taiwanese vote online for new national ID card design 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) on Saturday (April 21) launched an online contest to select a new design for Taiwan's national ID card, and the clear winner so far is a ...

Image on Taiwan's NT$10 coin a 'symbol of authoritarian regime': transitional justice committee  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine nominees for the committee established to carry out the works of transitional justice agreed Wednesday that the image of former Taiwan President Chiang Kai-shek ...

To counter China, US senators promote stronger ties with Taiwan, Asian allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four U.S. Senators publicly introduced a new framework for U.S. policy in Asia this week, which calls for increasing diplomatic and military engagement in the Indo-Pacific...

Taiwan terrorism suspect waives right to hearing to have charge dropped

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Tso "Edward" Sun (孫安佐), the Taiwanese exchange student arrested in March for allegedly threatening to "shoot up" a private school in Upper Darb...

63 people arrested in protest against unfair pension reform 

Taipei, April 25 (CNA) Police arrested 63 people in Taipei on Wednesday for disorderly conduct during a protest against the government's planned unfair military pension reform. The protesters f...

Taiwan student accused of U.S. school murder plot “only wants to read comics”

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In his first public appearance in 29 days, the Taiwanese student suspected of plotting a mass attack against his school in the United States told reporters Wednesday he &l...

Taipei to conduct workplace safety inspections targeting logistics, trucking, and bus industries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) instructed the city’s Department of Labor (DOL) to step up workplace safety inspections targeting the logistics, trucking, and bus in...

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