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Taiwanese entertainer grounded for assaulting Cultural Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Entertainer Cheng Hui-chung (鄭惠中) is prohibited from leaving the country after a round of questionings at the Taipei District Prosecutors Office, following her assault on a top ...

Why all of Taiwan needs Transitional Justice to work

Transitional Justice is back in the news this week after the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) published its biannual report which made various recommendations, the majority of which seem eminentl...

Commission calls for removing Chiang Kai-shek from Taiwan's currency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As of its biannual report, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) yesterday (Dec. 17) called for the removal of images of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) from Taiwan's currency be...

Commission urges end to honor guards at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a list of authoritarian items to be removed from the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) yesterday (Dec. 17) called for the abol...

Taiwan's Ministry of Nat. Defense rebuffs Transitional Justice Commission proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Executive Yuan’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) held a meeting on Monday, Dec. 17 to mark the release of a biannual progress report on the work of pursuing...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, November 17-25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the next week in Taipei, there are plenty of exhibitions and activities to check out as Taiwan prepares for winter temperatures to begin and awaits the results of the...

Scholar: Chiang Kai-shek is most responsible for Taiwan's diplomatic isolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - While Beijing is escalating its bullying of Taiwan by excluding the country's presence in as many international conferences and sports events as it can, a scholar said blunt...

Filipino worker in Taiwan releases his take on 'Kiki Challenge'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) based in Taiwan has created a video in response to the "In My Feelings" dance challenge to showcase his talents and Taiwan as a tour...

Photo of the Day: Chiang Kai-shek Memorial glows at night in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer posted this photo of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall lit up at night on the social media site Reddit on July 10. Treston Chen (陳思翰), who graduate...

Exhibition celebrating new immigrants and diversity in Taiwan kicked off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More and more people from Southeast Asian countries have moved to Taiwan for work and other reasons in recent years, becoming part of Taiwanese society. An exhibition dedi...

‘We’re All Smurfs’ world tour exhibition arrives in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Created by Belgian comic artist Peyo in 1958, the cartoon strip “Smurfs” centered on a fictional colony of small blue human-like creatures living in mushroom-shaped...

'Albert Einstein: Life in Four Dimensions,' exhibit now showing in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibit showcasing over 75 of Albert Einstein’s handwritten letters and personal objects, “Albert Einstein: Life in Four Dimensions,” is on display fo...

Imagining a Chiang Kai-shek memorial for democratic Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To tourists, the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall may merely be an attraction with a majestic monument and a guard mounting ceremony taking place hourly, but in the eyes of s...

President lauds transitional justice law as milestone for Taiwan democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday praised the passage of the Transitional Justice Act by the Legislative Yuan the previous evening as a milestone in the developmen...

Taipei MRT cars turned into theaters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the National Performing Arts Center, a Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train has been converted to look like the inside of differe...