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Mainland Affairs Council hits back at China's delegitimization of Taiwan's sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is a sovereign state and has never been part of the People's Republic of China, Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chiu Tai-san (邱太三) said recently. Ami...

DPP lawmakers criticize China's use of Taiwan pop stars in pro-unification music video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) politicians on Thursday (Jan. 13) blasted China’s use of Taiwanese stars in a recent music video promoting unification. The Chi...

Taiwan think tank organizes virtual education exchange at Chiayi high school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan NextGen Foundation (NextGen), a think tank and policy foundation based in Taipei and Chiayi, and Chiayi County's Jhuci High School on Sept. 11 held an online in...

President of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan proposes DPP history committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) politician and Legislative Yuan President You Si-kun (游錫堃) on Saturday (Sept. 4) proposed the establishment of a DPP history committee t...

29-year-old boosting Taiwan's soft power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At only 29 years old, Chiayo Kuo (郭家佑) is a force to be reckoned with. Through ambition, networking savvy, and tenacity, she is slowly revitalizing interest in soft pow...

Palau sees Taiwan as only country safe enough to form travel bubble with

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palauan Ambassador to Taiwan Dilmei Louisa Olkeriil said Tuesday (Dec. 29) that Taiwan is the only country that the Pacific Island nation feels safe establishing a travel ...

Majority of Taiwanese youth willing to fight for nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a recent poll, approximately 96 percent of 18- and 19-year-old Taiwanese are willing to fight for the nation. A poll conducted by ETtoday found that 96.3 p...

Visit Taipei's best creative parks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While night markets are on every tourist’s must-see list when they come to Taiwan, creative parks — cultural and recreational developments often found in the o...

Taiwanese youth are a force to be reckoned with

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The successful recall of Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) last month was undoubtedly a massive undertaking that not only is the first time a Taiwanese city’s mayor w...

‘It’s the [communist] bandit virus': Taiwanese spoof news corrects Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Trump calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus,” a Taiwanese spoof news YouTube channel has urged the U.S. to “stop stigmatizing China” a...

'Real Friends, Real Progress': AIT recognizes Taiwan as true US friend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) wrapped up celebrations for its 40th year in Taiwan with the Digital Dialogue Public Forum on Friday (Jan. 17). In his opening ad...

Claim linking sex equity education in Taiwan with STDs refuted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) has debunked an infographic made by an anti-homosexuality group, asserting that sexual equity education at school and same-sex marriage h...

Photo of the Day: Study in contrasts between Hong Kong and Taiwan leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two days after President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won a landslide victory with over 8.17 million votes, a Hong Kong illustrator posted a cartoon showing the stark contrast in po...

Young Taiwanese overseas compatriots come home to vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) final campaign rally before the general election took place on Ketagalan Boulevard (凱達格蘭大道) Friday night (Jan. 10), and 80 Tai...

Taiwan hosts Asia-Pacific Conference with youth employment as focus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Government on Thursday (Oct. 17) held the "2019 Asia-Pacific Conference on Policies for Employment", which was focused around creating better w...