Taiwan remembers 228 victims at music concert in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A festival hosted at Taipei’s Ketagalan Boulevard on Thursday not only commemorated the lives lost during Taiwan’s period of White Terror, but also cast a ligh...

Taiwan aborigines' message to Xi: 'Taiwan is not part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech mentioning the "1992 consensus" and "one China principle" given last week, the representatives of T...

Chairman resigns from Taiwan transitional justice committee in hope of ending political disputes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huang Huang-hsiung (黃煌雄), chairman of the Transitional Justice Promotion Committee, resigned Saturday, hoping that his departure will put an an end to the disputes over th...

Taiwan’s democracy will not backslide: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s democracy will only move forward, it will absolutely not regress, President Tsai Ing-wen told visitors Tuesday. Her guests were international experts and...

Trans. Justice Commission proposes therapy center for Taiwan's 'White Terror' victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Transitional Justice Commission established by the Tsai administration to investigate injustice and crimes carried out by the Kuomintang during the years of martial la...

Taiwan launches Transitional Justice Promotion Committee

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Transitional Justice Commission, tasked with uncovering Taiwan's history of political repression during its martial law period, was formally launched Thursday at a ceremony atten...

Image on Taiwan's NT$10 coin a 'symbol of authoritarian regime': transitional justice committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine nominees for the committee established to carry out the works of transitional justice agreed Wednesday that the image of former Taiwan President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣中正)...

World is watching transitional justice for indigenous peoples: Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world is watching the experiences of Taiwan’s indigenous peoples with transitional justice, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday. She was speaking at a ...

Winner of new Taiwan banknote design contest announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Gao Jyh-peng (高志鵬) announced the winner of a contest to come up with a new design for Taiwan's banknotes yesterday (March 27). Th...

No plans to remove President Chiang Kai-shek from banknotes: Taiwan premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government has no plans to change banknotes or coins in order to remove effigies of President Chiang Kai-shek, Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Tuesday. New Central B...

Taiwan to name ex-DPP lawmaker to head Transitional Justice Committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A former legislator of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party and ex-member of the government watchdog body the Control Yuan will head the new Transitional Justice Commit...

Taiwan could remove President Chiang Kai-shek from banknotes and coins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If the new transitional justice legislation requires it, symbols of authoritarian rule such as effigies of President Chiang Kai-shek could be removed from the country&rsqu...

Taiwan Human Rights Museum to use virtual reality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Human Rights Museum might use virtual reality to recreate sites related to the White Terror era if they have already been destroyed or changed, Cul...

President observes Indigenous Peoples' Day amid protests

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) celebrated the Day of Indigenous Peoples -- observed on Aug. 1 each year in Taiwan -- at the National Administration Conference of Indigenous Peoples Tuesday, but outside ...