Exhibition of Golden Pin Design Award highlights Taiwanese designs and evironmental issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 designs and concepts from Taiwan and around the world are being showcased at the Golden Pin Design Award 2019 Winners’ Exhibition in Taipei from Wednes...

Taiwan's PFP Chairman James Soong announces presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that he would enter the presidential race to compete with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of th...

Taiwan president condemns Hong Kong authorities for firing at protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Nov. 11) afternoon condemned the Hong Kong police for shooting at the city's citizens after a general strike was met with polic...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate selects ex premier as running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang’s (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has picked former Premier Chang San-cheng (張善政) as his running mate for the key elections in January. ...

Hong Kong protester shot by police

[Last update: Nov. 11 16:40] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least one protester was shot with a live round by Hong Kong police as mass strikes continued on Monday (Nov. 11) morning in the semi-aut...

Beijing asks Chinese students to leave Taiwan before presidential election: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing has reportedly asked Chinese students to leave Taiwan before the presidential and legislative elections scheduled for January 11, even though some students have sa...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate to announce running mate

[Last update: Nov. 10 16:45] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the elections two months away, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is set to announce his running mate on Monday ...

Carnival promoting food safety kicks off in northern Taiwan

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) and representatives of Taiwanese food manufacturers on Thursday (Nov. 7) opened the 2019 Taoyuan LOHAS Food Safety Carnival, a fou...

Taiwan not alone in dealing with cyberattacks: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen affirmed U.S. collaboration with Taiwan on cybersecurity, as a five-day series of cyberwarfare exercis...

Taiwan to offer NT$9 billion loan to Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday confirmed a potential loan of US$300 million to Honduras, for the Latin American nation’s health and e...

Pro-independence groups back Tsai in Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several pro-independence groups have publicly sided with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the run-up to the key elections next January against the pro-China Kuomintang&rsqu...

Taiwanese businessman to be bestowed Japan's second highest medal for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businessman Lin Por-fong (林伯豐) will be conferred with Japan’s second most prestigious medal for foreign nationals on Thursday (Nov. 7), making him the firs...

NTU students, faculty to raise funds for professor murdered during Taiwan's White Terror

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Faculty members and student representatives of National Taiwan University (NTU) are raising money in order to establish a memorial square on campus in honor of deceased pr...

European political alliance condemns China's interference in Taiwan's elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The EU’s third-largest transnational alliance recently expressed its concern over China’s interference in Taiwan’s internal affairs and presidential elec...

Senior DPP officials advocate President Tsai's reelection at Taiwan New Century Foundation event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential Office Secretary-General Chen Chu (陳菊) and former Premier Yu Shyi-kun (游錫堃) on Friday (Nov. 1) attended a fund-raising dinner organized by the Taiwan New Cent...