Taiwan President congratulates Japanese Premier Abe on re-election as party leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) congratulated Japan’s Premier Shinzo Abe (安倍晉三) on winning a third term as leader of the Liberal Democratic Party Thursday. Tsai sent...

Taiwanese protest comfort woman statue kick in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to a Japanese member of a comfort women denier group kicking a comfort women memorial statue in Tainan City on Sept. 6, dozens of Taiwanese protested outside t...

Japan's prime minister thanks Taiwan for quake, typhoon concerns

Taipei, Sept. 8 (CNA) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his gratitude to Taiwan for its citizens' concerns about the suffering of Japanese people from a strong earthquake and a sever...

Typhoon Jebi grounds Taiwan-Japan flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Typhon Jebi slams into southern Japan on Sept. 4, more than 20 flights between Taiwan and Japan were canceled. More than 600 flights were canceled across Japan, incl...

Sarah Lee sets Hong Kong record; Thailand strikes rare gold

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Sarah Lee Wai Sze won the women's sprint title for her second gold medal in Jakarta and her record fifth for Hong Kong at the Asian Games. While the Olympic...

Japan and Taiwan should strengthen defense ties: Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday, Aug. 30 at the 2018 Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue, military experts and academic analysts urged Taiwan and Japan to strengthen military ties to ensure stabil...

Taiwan, Japan to collaborate in smart machinery development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan will establish a long-term cooperation mechanism to deepen collaboration and exchange in smart machinery, CNA reported on Aug. 29. Taiwan hopes to draw...

Former NATO, White House officials to speak in Taipei at Security Dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former senior officials from NATO and the White House will speak at the 2018 Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue Thursday in Taipei, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

President proposes Taiwan-Japan cooperation on climate change

President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday that she hopes Taiwan and Japan can work together to tackle issues related to extreme weather and resulting disasters. Tsai put forward the suggestion during a m...

Taiwan, Japan should reconsider response to Chinese incursions: Fmr. USPACOM Commander

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A former commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Dennis Blair, published an address for the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA on Aug. 22, urging Taiwan and Japan to take a t...

Fmr Trump advisor to speak at Taiwan-US-Japan Trilateral Security Dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The eighth "Taiwan-US-Japan Trilateral Security Dialogue" will be held in Washington on Aug. 30, with former U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser, Nadia Schadlo...

Taiwanese girl composed Japanese song to introduce Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bilingual Taiwanese girl composed a song to simply introduce Taiwan to her Japanese friends in a chill and musical way, while YouTube just announced its first Taipe...

Japan considers micro-satellites to observe China’s navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese government is mulling over a proposal to launch numerous micro-satellites to observe Chinese activity around the Diaoyutai Islands and South China Sea, Japane...

Protest in Taipei calls for Japanese recognition of comfort women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A protest was held outside Japan's representative office in Taipei on August 14, to mark International Memorial Day for Comfort Women and to call for an apology and co...

Taiwan’s KKBOX Prime offers ‘Super Entertainment’ package for NT$199 per month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based music streaming software company KKBOX launched a new multi-entertaining package plan called “KKBOX Prime” for NT$199 per month and expected ...