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Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2021. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 1...

Taiwan offers to help following Indonesia's deadly quake

Taiwan's government is willing to provide humanitarian assistance to the victims of a deadly earthquake that hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi early Friday (Jan. 15), the Presidential Office s...

US ambassador takes Taiwan black bear to UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. ambassador the UN Kelly Craft on Thursday (Jan. 14) was spotted entering the General Assembly Hall of the UN with a Formosan black bear doll poking out of her pur...

Japanese artist's newest painting to get international debut in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese contemporary artist Yoshitomo Nara's upcoming special exhibition in Taiwan will feature his latest heart-soothing painting, "Miss Moonlight." Th...

US ambassador to UN praises Taiwan as 'model for democracy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Friday (Jan. 15) released the text of U.S. Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft’s opening remarks made during a video conferenc...

Taiwanese-American Andrew Yang announces New York mayoral bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American politician Andrew Yang (楊安澤) announced his candidacy for New York City mayor on Wednesday (Jan. 13). In a tweet released on Wednesday evening, he wro...

US ambassador to UN and Taiwan's president meet virtually

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Her trip canceled in the final days of the Trump administration, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft instead met virtually Wednesday night with Taiwan's President T...

President Tsai holds videoconference with US envoy to UN after canceled Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday morning (Jan. 14) held a videoconference with the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, whose trip to Taiwan was can...

US cancels ambassador's controversial trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. State Department canceled the planned Taiwan visit by its U.N. ambassador that has drawn strong opposition and a warning from China. The department an...

US ambassador to UN cancels Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, has canceled her trip to Taiwan, as the U.S. Department of State halted all diplomatic travel on Tuesday (Jan. 12, ...

KMT legislator introduces transitional justice amendment to ill-gotten gains law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安), a direct descendent of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石), has recently proposed amendments to a law advocating that the government return property ille...

US ambassador to UN to meet with Taiwan's president during historic visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During her historic visit to Taiwan, the American ambassador to the UN will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). On Jan. 6, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made ...

Taiwan welcomes US move to lift restrictions on bilateral relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) told reporters on Monday (Jan. 11) that the U.S. State Department’s lifting of restrictions on Taiwan-U.S. relations was a...

Taiwan tours popular among Japanese high school students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than a third of Japanese high school students choose Taiwan as the preferred destination for their overseas educational trips. Out of 170,000 Japanese high school ...

Taiwan needs to double down on diplomacy

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Think-tanks are 10-a-penny these days. If you can back up one side of an argument with a think-tank policy paper, it won't take too long to find another that takes ...