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Photo of the Day: Wuhan Trojan jet lands in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a charter jet ostensibly meant to evacuate Taiwanese businessmen from Wuhan was found to have a person onboard infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), as we...

Taiwanese exec with CCP ties enables Chinese spouses, non-Taiwanese to board Wuhan flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many Taiwanese are outraged after news broke on Tuesday (Feb. 4) that many of the passengers aboard a charter jet expressly arranged to evacuate Taiwanese businesspeople s...

Ukrainian-born actress helps Taiwan gymnastics team secure gold medal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukrainian born actress and model, Larisa Bakurova (瑞莎), led a team of Taiwanese gymnasts to participate in the LA Lights 2020 Gymnastics Tournament over the Lunar New Year...

Taiwanese man accused of murdering Chinese wife in Thailand wanted for fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man accused of having killed his Chinese wife in Thailand had been wanted for fraud on the island, reports said Wednesday (Jan. 15). Lu, 38, reportedly kill...

American couple with Taiwanese citizenship jets back to vote in election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American couple who had lived in Taiwan for 39 years before becoming naturalized Taiwanese citizens and retiring in the U.S. has flown 12,000 kilometers back to Taiwan ...

1992 Consensus is 'sheer nonsense': Taiwan-born UMC founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The belief that "the island of Taiwan is an inherent part of China" is "sheer nonsense" and does no good to the pursuit of cross-strait peace, accordin...

World Bank requires Taiwan staff to hold China passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has asked the World Bank to drop its requirement that Taiwanese staff hold a Chinese passport, reports said Saturday (Dec. 14). A...

Award-winning French director receives Taiwan citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French director and recipient of the 2017 Prix franco-taïwanais cultural award, Jean-Robert Thomann, was granted Taiwanese citizenship at the end of October and has s...

Taiwan gives citizenship to financial expert known as ‘Mr. Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Peter Kurz (谷月涵), an investment expert known for decades as ‘Mr. Taiwan,’ is one of 11 foreigners approved for Taiwanese citizenship, CNA reported Wednesday (O...

German TCM practitioner and stinky tofu lover becomes naturalized Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A German academic and medical professional has become a naturalized Taiwanese citizen after practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Taiwan for 12 years. Silver...

Taiwan holds voting simulation for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) held a voting simulation event on Tuesday (Sept. 17) to help familiarize new immigrants with Taiwan's ballot casting procedure as th...

Ministry of Interior grants Taiwanese citizenship to 5 foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of the Interior (MOI) held a naturalization ceremony on Wednesday (June 26) to formally bestow Taiwanese citizenship on five foreign professionals....

Update: Pro-China Taiwanese TV show goes off air after anti-red media protest

Update: 06/27 2:00 p.m. At 1 p.m. today, Tsai issued a statement on her Facebook page denying government involvement in the shutdown of the TV show. In her statement, she wrote that the report of h...

Spanish judges 'disgusted' with suspects' claim 'I'm Taiwanese, not Chinese': GT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As over 200 Taiwan telecom fraud suspects were extradited to China, a Chinese police officer claims that Spanish judges were "disgusted" by the alleged fraudsters'...

Taiwanese want TV host's citizenship revoked after calling for 'Taiwan's return to China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are calling for having Kuomintang (KMT) Taiwan TV commentator Huang Chih-hsien's (黃智賢) citizenship revoked after she called for "Taiwan to be return...