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Taiwanese animation features activist Chiang Wei-shui published in 3 languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chiang Wei-shui Cultural Foundation (蔣渭水文化基金會) published Wednesday (April 27) an animation and exhibition featuring Taiwanese well-known physician and activist, Chiang Wei...

Alabama legislature passes joint pro-Taiwan resolution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Ambassador to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) on Thursday (March 24) went to the Alabama state legislature to accept a Taiwan-friendly resolution and to witness the si...

Taiwan, US universities ink agreement on Chinese-language learning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) on Thursday (May 27) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Illinois' Northwestern University (NU) to promote Chinese-languag...

US lawmakers suggest letting Taiwan fill void left by Confucius Institutes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Republican lawmakers recently penned a letter to the U.S. Department of Education suggesting it replace the Chinese government-affiliated Confucius Institutes w...

US promotes English teacher training base in southern Taiwan amid closer ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The top American representative to Taiwan hailed the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative as a boost for Taiwan’s effort to go bilingual as he attended the Bilingual Edu...

US urges Taiwan to fill gap as China’s Confucius Institutes wane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The top American representative to Taiwan is urging the country to fill the gap left by the exodus of China's Confucius Institutes in the U.S., following accusations t...

1960s survival Mandarin lessons for US troops in Taiwan go viral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sunday (Jan. 3) survival Mandarin lessons for U.S. troops stationed in Taiwan in the 1960s suddenly went viral because of their down-to-earth approach to pronouncing th...

Taiwan premier says COVID-19 should be called 'Wuhan pneumonia'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When asked for his take on communist China's insistence on not using the place name "Wuhan" when describing the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞...

Lost In Translation: How Language Is Used to Obfuscate Taiwan’s Reality

Consume any mainstream English-language media about Taiwan, and you’ll come across an abundant lexicon of terms that sound as though they help define the Taiwan-China situation: “renegade ...

Video shows Chinese cop shoving knee on Taiwanese woman's neck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video surfaced on Saturday (Dec. 8) of a Chinese police officer shoving his knee with all of his might onto the neck of a woman who was reportedly a Taiwanese tourist. A v...

Fun map of 9 ways to divide Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Inspired by a similar satirical map of Europe, artist Taiwanball has created his own version showing nine ways to possibly divide Taiwan up. On Tuesday (Jan. 16), Taiwanball...

18 ways to be Taiwanese: Video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Aug. 18, the Taiwan-based YouTube channel Haomao Productions posted a video titled "How to be Taiwanese," a comical list of stereotypes about the cultural eccentri...