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EXPLAINER: What's behind difficult Taiwan-China relations?

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. authorities say the gunman behind an attack on a church in southern California in which one person was killed and five injured was motivated by a hatred for Taiwan. ...

NBA player Enes Kanter urges int'l community not to allow Taiwan to be the next Ukraine, plans visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom said during an interview with Voice of America (VOA) on Tuesday (March 29) that he planned to visit Taiwan this summer and hold a large-scal...

Taiwan's parliamentary speaker invokes spirit of historic Taiwanese patriot amid Ukraine invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) has invoked patriotic hero Chiang Shao-tsu (姜紹祖), who fought invading Japanese forces in 1895 to illustrate the &l...

Prominent Indian think tanker calls on US to 'save Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Brahma Chellaney, an academic at New Delhi–based Centre for Policy Research and fellow at Belin’s Robert Bosch Academy, has penned an article calling for U.S. ...

KMT's Chang Ya-chung bets NT$7 million pension on 228 Incident debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chang Yachung (張亞中), from the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party, has thrown down the gauntlet by announcing he will stake his entire pension fund on winning a debate ...

Cops bust biggest marijuana grow-op in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) announced Wednesday (April 21) that it had conducted the largest seizure of marijuana plants in Taiwan's history an...

Retired diplomat donates 40 years' worth of diplomatic files to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retired Taiwanese diplomat Fredrick Chien (錢復) on Wednesday (April 7) donated his collection of over 200 boxes of diplomatic documents to Academia Sinica, including offici...

Taiwan transport minister offers resignation after deadly train crash

Taiwanese Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung on Sunday offered to step down after a rail accident last week near the eastern city of Hualien left 48 people dead and nearly 200 injured. In a stateme...

Taiwanese, Spanish scholars discover world's oldest Spanish-Chinese language dictionary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Spanish and Taiwanese scholar have discovered the world’s oldest and largest Spanish-Chinese language dictionary in the archives of the Philippines’ Universi...

Taiwan intercepts heroin from Myanmar with street value of NT$3 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shipment of 126 kilograms of heroin originating in Myanmar was found on a vessel off southwest Taiwan, resulting in the termination of a supply route for the drug, Pingt...

Same-sex couples wed in Taiwan mass military ceremony for 1st time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two same-sex couples were the first to take part in Taiwan's annual military joint weddings on Friday (Oct. 30). One and a half years since Taiwan became the first ...

2 same-sex couples to take part in Taiwan's mass military weddings Oct. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two same-sex couples are expected to be the first to take part in Taiwan's annual military joint weddings, which are slated for Friday (Oct. 30). One-and-a-half yea...

Taiwan could do with an actual national day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A country’s national day should be an opportunity for citizens to remember the past, reflect on the present, in order to better chart the future — unfortunatel...

Taiwan mayoral by-election to take place in Kaohsiung Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Kaohsiung mayoral by-election will be held on Saturday (Aug. 15), the first such election in Taiwan after former Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) was ousted in a decisive vote in...

Legislative Yuan president stresses importance of Taiwanese history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Yuan President You Shyi-kun (游錫堃) on Monday (August 3) gave a speech at a parliamentary staff training session and pointed out that the country should strength...