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Chiang Kai-shek descendant chosen as KMT's Taipei 'hen'

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In Taiwanese political discourse, much of the terminology and analogies are borrowed from martial or sports sources. However, two terms are commonly used that are neithe...

Taiwan National Performing Arts Center chooses businessman Henry Kao as chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture announced Wednesday (March 30) that I-Mei Foods Co. Chairman Henry Kao (高志尚) had been elected as chairman of the National Performing Arts Center. ...

Activists demand China allow jailed Taiwan human rights worker family visits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four years after Taiwanese human rights advocate Lee Ming-che (李明哲) disappeared in China, activists on Wednesday (March 17) demanded the restoration of visiting rights to ...

Taiwan Air Force denies USAF surveillance aircraft flew over Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Oct. 21), but claims that a warplane from the United Stat...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Taipei, New Taipei, and Keelung cleared of coronavirus risks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As more passengers on the Diamond Princess international cruise liner are diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CE...

Underpass from Taiwan's NTCH to MRT planned

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Excavation of an underground tunnel from Chiang-Kai Shek Memorial Hall MRT station to the National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) has been approved by the National Performing A...

Taiwan Independence activists not charged for Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall paint attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two young Taiwan Independence supporters who threw eggs filled with red paint at the statue of late President Chiang Kai-shek inside the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall will...

Taiwan president criticizes Beijing for hiding truth of Tiananmen Square massacre

[Last update: June 4 at 17:00] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking on the day that marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989 in Beijing, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) cr...

Beijing angered by Taiwan president’s meeting with Tiananmen Square activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) recent meeting with Chinese activists, who were part of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, on the eve of the massacre’s 30th...

Photo of the Day: Inflatable 'tank man' pops up in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre nears on June 4, photos of an inflatable 'tank man' sculpture have surfaced on Taiwanese social media. Due t...

South Korea’s President mixes up Cambodia and Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in presented Taipei City’s National Theater and Concert Hall as one of Cambodia’s top sights on his official Facebook page, reports s...

Taiwanese activist tosses squid congee at Chiang Kai-shek statute on anniversary eve of 228

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man tossed squid congee towards the statue of the country's former ruler, Chiang Kai-shek, at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) on Feb. 27, in protest o...

Taiwan Premier: CKS Memorial Hall should not be demolished, but repurposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Tuesday that Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) should be converted into a space for different public use—rather than torn d...

Taiwan's White Terror victims urge speed up CKS Memorial Hall revision after slapping incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Representatives of the White Terror victims stood up on Thursday and denounced the use of violence, two days after Cultural Minister Cheng Li-chun (鄭麗君) was slapped in the face...