Taiwan's president visits Causeway Bay Bookstore to support Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (May 29) visited Causeway Bay Bookstore in Taipei, which was re-opened by its founder Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) in April, to show support f...

Taiwan legislature condemns China's Hong Kong security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s legislature has strongly condemned the passing of a draft of a contentious security law by China's National People's Congress on Thursday (May 28), ...

Taiwan official reaffirms determination to help Hong Kong people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has laid out the principles for the government's proposed plan to help Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters, saying the ministry...

Taiwan to plan for humanitarian assistance to Hong Kong people: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet will set up a special working group to formulate a "humanitarian action plan" in response to a potential influx of Hongkongers into Taiwan, ...

Taiwan's Hohaiyan Rock Festival canceled over coronavirus concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the biggest musical festivals in Taiwan — the Hohaiyan Rock Festival — has been canceled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. The New Taipei City ...

Honduran president congratulates Taiwan's Tsai on her inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Tuesday (May 26) reaffirmed his country's diplomatic ties with Taiwan in a telephone call with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文...

Taipei Film Festival to kick off in June as coronavirus threat eases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Film Festival will kick off from June 25 and last through July 11 as Taiwanese society slowly returns to normal from the COVID-19 pandemic. With the curve fl...

Taiwan political parties concerned over Beijing's proposed security law for Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political parties across the spectrum in Taiwan have expressed concerns over Beijing’s proposed national security legislation for Hong Kong, which many fear would fu...

Facebook issues warning to Taiwan users over potential cyberattacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook has reportedly issued warnings to users and page administrators in Taiwan over potential cyberattacks. Facebook has sent a security reminder to certain Faceboo...

Taiwan's president sends holiday greetings as Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) sent greetings to the Muslim community on the eve of Eid al-Fitr, which began Sunday (May 24) after the month-long Ramadan, the practice of fa...

Taiwan expresses concern at Beijing's planned HK national security laws

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Taiwan authorities have expressed concern as Beijing prepares to push ahead with national security laws for Hong Kong, which many fear will further erode the city’s withe...

Overseas Taiwanese organizations place ad in US newspaper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple overseas Taiwanese organizations have congratulated President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her inauguration in a newspaper advertisement, which also urged the U.S. gover...

Czech Senate votes in favor of president's visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the Czech Republic's latest repudiation of Chinese pressure, the country's Senate has voted in favor of its head visiting Taiwan. A resolution to send a busi...

Tsai takes up duties as Democratic Progressive Party chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took charge of the Democratic Progressive Party on Wednesday (May 20), setting out three goals as she resumed the position of the party chair ...

Taiwan's president pledges to build better country, revive economy in post-coronavirus era

[Last update: May 20 2:35 p.m.] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In addition to taking action against the coronavirus (COVID-19) and girding for its repercussions for the global economy, President Tsai...