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Taiwan's DPP appoints new international affairs department head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wen Lii (李問), the former head of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Matsu Islands County chapter, will take over as director of the party’s international...

Vet returns to Taiwan after cheetah conservation work in Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese veterinarian Chen Yi-kai (陳弈凱) concluded six months of volunteer cheetah conservation in Somaliland, Africa. There are only 7,500 cheetahs left in the world, ...

Taipei Ningxia Night Market draws fire for Chinese 'Subject 3' TikTok dance-off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Ningxia Night Market has apologized for causing "trouble" after receiving backlash over its competition based on a popular Chinese TikTok dance but sa...

French documentary reveals TikTok's attempts to influence Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French documentary is examining how TikTok is being used to sway Taiwan's voters away from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the coming 2024 presidential ele...

Taipei mayor arrives in Seoul to attend World Cities Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) arrived in Seoul on Sunday (Sept. 24) to attend the 2023 World Cities Summit. Chiang met with Han Cheol-soo, who served as South Korea&...

Vice president encourages youth to help Taiwan boost global status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese youths should return home after traveling abroad and broadening their horizons to help make Taiwan more international, Vice President and Democratic Progressive ...

High demand for Taiwan's free psychological counseling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s plan to provide three free psychological consultations for people between the ages of 15 and 30 beginning Aug. 1 received an overwhelming response from the ...

Taiwanese youth snatches 3 golds at Asia weightlifting championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese weightlifter Chen Guan-ling (陳冠伶),18, won three gold medals at the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in India on Sunday (July 30). Chen, who ...

Saint Kitts and Nevis deputy PM vows stronger ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saint Kitts and Nevis Deputy Prime Minister Geoffrey Hanley on Tuesday (May 9) pledged to deepen ties with Taiwan. “We continue to give our commitment in terms of...

Taiwan VP takes over as Democratic Progressive Party chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) took office as chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Wednesday (Jan. 18) after being elected to the position on Jan. 15. ...

Taiwan's voice deserves to be heard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After working in journalism for many years, Ghost Island Media co-founder Emily Y. Wu (吳怡慈) wanted to pursue something different that she would enjoy doing for the next ch...

Taiwan elections: Vote yes on voting age referendum, even though it won't pass

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — At age 18 in Taiwan, you can drive, hurtling tons of metal at high speeds through crowded traffic. At age 18, you can get married, have children, and start a family. ...

Taiwanese soldier dies fighting for Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A volunteer soldier from Taiwan succumbed to his wounds while fighting for the Ukrainian army at the age of 25, and it has been confirmed that he is the first Taiwanese so...

Saint Lucia ambassador stands with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saint Lucia Ambassador Dr. Robert Kennedy Lewis on Thursday (Aug. 11) vowed to maintain diplomatic ties with Taiwan. “We will stand by Taiwan’s side,”...

Taiwan to open borders to 6 categories of visitors on July 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 19) announced that it will lift border restrictions on six categories of visitors, primarily those involved wit...