Couples 'wed' under 2300-year-old Sacred Tree in Taiwan

Fifteen local and foreign couples affirmed their love at a "marriage ceremony" held under a Sacred Tree in the romantic setting of a national park 2,200 meters above sea level Sunday, the Al...

Malaysia should support CPTPP membership for Taiwan: TIAM head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During its annual general meeting on Saturday (Oct. 5), the Taipei Investors’ Association in Malaysia (TIAM) called on the Malaysian government to support Taiwan&rsq...

Taiwan, Malaysia team up to hold Mycybersale Asia shopping fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is joining hands with Malaysia to launch Mycybersale Asia 2019, an online sales event taking place between Sept. 27 and Oct. 3 that will see around 2,000 Taiwanese ...

Taiwan seeks to attract investment from Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Department of Investment Services (DOIS) held an event in Malaysia last week in hopes of attracting investment in the island nation...

Taiwan record label, MOC to hold musician exchange in Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taiwan x Malaysia Musician Exchange, held jointly by record label Taiwan Colors Music (角頭音樂) and the Ministry of Culture's Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Ind...

Dalai Lama celebrates 84th birthday with talk to Taiwanese group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Dalai Lama marked his 84th birthday Saturday (July 6) by teleconferencing with groups in Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore. In a one-minute talk, he suggested what the...

Did China commit 'crimes against humanity' in the South China Sea?

Two former Philippine government officials, along with a group of Filipino fishermen, filed a complaint last Thursday with the International Criminal Court (ICC) accusing China's President Xi Jinp...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Opinion: Malaysia inspires hope for democracy

Malaysia saw a change of government last year for the first time in 61 years. This is actually good news for a democracy, because as every introduction to this form of government teaches, it involves ...

World markets rise despite Trump's renewed tariff threat

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it's "highly unlikely" he'll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with...

Asian shares rise despite Trump's latest talk on tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday ahead of a meeting between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 summit this week, despite President Donald Trump's comments that it's "hig...

China opens a number of weather observatories on contested Spratly Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The China Meteorological Association (CMA) announced today (Nov. 1) the official opening of several weather stations scattered throughout the Spratly Islands. Observato...

US to press patrols in disputed sea, China warns 'meddlers'

DAVAO, PHILIPPINES — The U.S. Navy will continue patrolling the disputed South China Sea, a top Navy official said Monday, after a Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to an American Navy sh...

Taiwan receives the first place at 2018 Cooking Art of Culinary Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Cooking Art of Culinary Awards wrapped up at Sea Fruit Restaurant in Tainan City with the top prize going to the students from Far East University, the Liberty Ti...

Taiwan holds two educational forums in Malaysia to strengthen cooperation and talent development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to boost education collaboration with Malaysia, the Ministry of Education (MOE) held two education forums in the country, during which Taiwanese delegates introdu...