Taiwan and EU to hold first joint LGBTI talks in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has teamed up with the European Union to hold talks on LGBTI and human rights issues in Taipei beginning on Thursday (Oct. 24). The inaugural EU-Taiwan LGBTI Hum...

Pro-Beijing party may be infiltrating temples in Taiwan: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pro-Beijing political party in Taiwan is reportedly exerting a strong influence on dozens of temples across the island, sparking fears that religious communities are bei...

Tsai attends memorial to historic victory on Taiwan's outlying island Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While attending a memorial service in Taiwan’s outlying island Kinmen on Wednesday (Oct. 23), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged to preserve the country’s so...

Baseball fans bring Winnie the Pooh to game as Taiwan goes up against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball fans have turned the sports stadium political, displaying a stuffed Winnie the Pooh doll and posters to mock China’s leader Xi Jinping as Taiwan&r...

Shanghai official arrives in Taiwan, will meet with Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shanghai Municipal Taiwan Affairs Office Director Li Wenhui (李文輝) has arrived in Taiwan and will meet with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) tomorrow. A Taipei City Governme...

KMT presidential candidate nearly hit by eggs at southern Taiwan rally

TAIPEI (Taiwan New) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) narrowly avoided being hit by eggs at a campaign rally in Tainan on Friday evening (Oct. 19), w...

Students who vandalize Lennon Walls face deportation: Taiwan's MOE gets tough

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Education (MOE) has warned that students who damage Lennon Walls on university campuses could face prosecution and deportation. Head of the D...

Will Smith and Ang Lee to arrive in Taipei this evening for 'Gemini Man'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American actor Will Smith and Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) are arriving in Taipei this evening (Oct. 18) to promote the new film “Gemini Man,” which is sche...

US Taiwan's most important ally: KMT presidential nominee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) met with the chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, on Friday, spar...

Taiwan indigenous scholar uses native tongue during Presidential Office meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Oct. 17), the Presidential Office received its first presentation given entirely in the language of Taiwan’s Paiwan people, marking an important milesto...

Electric scooter sales in Taiwan soon to reach annual goal of 100,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of electric scooters sold in Taiwan is expected to reach the annual goal of 100,000 units in the coming days. According to the latest data from the Industria...

US deeply troubled by China's pressure on Taiwan: AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, has expressed concern over Beijing’s continual pressure on Taiwan in various spheres, saying ...

National Museum of Archeology to open in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Archeology (NMA), a branch of the Museum of Prehistory, will open in Tainan on Saturday (Oct. 19), exhibiting 500 relics that date back as far as 5,...

AIT Chairman James Moriarty visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, arrived in Taipei on Monday (Oct. 14) for a six-day visit, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affai...

Han Kuo-yu to take leave for Taiwan presidential campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has announced that he would take a three-month leave from office starting Wednesday (Oct. 16) to fo...