US approves military sale to Taiwan worth of US$330 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Department of State has approved a possible military sale to Taiwan worth US$330 million, with items including spare parts for F-16 fighter jets and other militar...

Taichung to allocate NT$100 million for Int’l NGO Center based in Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung City Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Friday the city government will allocate NT$100 million to renovate the historic Guang Fu Village in Wufeng District...

Taiwan to consider limiting civil rights for citizens who apply for China’s residence permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Executive Yuan will mull over measures to control Taiwanese people applying for the residence permits issued by the Chinese government.  Kolas ...

Taiwan President warns democratic nations of malicious fake news from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday malicious fake news coming from China and spread on the internet has brought negative impacts on democratic ...

Former sugar mill in southern Taiwan to be turned into film studio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture has approved funds of NT$120 million to transform a former sugar mill in Tainan into a film studio, with the aim of providing better facilitie...

Taiwan President urges global cooperation to fight transnational telecom fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday Taiwan will continue to work with other nations to combat cross-border telecom fraud, at a time when recent cases inv...

Taiwan President pledges further exchanges with European Parliament 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday the country will work to further expand exchanges with the European Parliament as it continues to voice support for Taiwan.&...

Taiwan President confers medal on TSMC founder Morris Chang 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) conferred the Order of Propitious Clouds on Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), honoring his con...

Taiwan wants to sign free trade deal with US: foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) urged the United States to consider putting a possible Free Trade Agreement with Taiwan back on the agenda, during recorded video rem...

Taiwan dedicated to providing friendly financial environment: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday that the government is dedicated to fostering a friendly financial environment in Taiwan in hope of attracting more foreig...

US State Dept. reaffirms support for Taiwan’s international participation 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Department of State reaffirmed support for Taiwan as it seeks to expand international participation but said plainly that changes to the govern...

Taiwan and US renew GLOBE program to continue cooperation in science education 

(Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States have agreed to continue a science education promotion program for five more years that will see furthered cooperation between top scientific institut...

Taiwan and Luxembourg sign working holiday agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Luxembourg have agreed to a reciprocal working holiday program, making the European nation the 16th country around the globe to have made a similar de...

French delegation visits Taiwan to celebrate bilateral cooperation in technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French parliamentarian delegation, led by Vice President of the Foreign Affairs Committee Michel Herbillon, is visiting Taiwan to take part in an event celebra...

Taiwan's foreign ministry to increase 2019 budget to strengthen US and N. American ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has drawn up a budget of NT$26.06 billion (US$839 million) for 2019, with the allocation of funds for affairs related to the United States ...