President Tsai outlines strategy to bolster Taiwan's informational security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen spoke Monday Dec. 11 at an event jointly hosted by the Presidential Office and the National Security Council to discuss the issue of informational s...

Human Rights Day event commemorates previous victims of political prosecution in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) organized a commemoration of the Human Rights Day on Sunday, with victims of political suppression and their family during the 228 Incident a...

Hong Kong refuses entry to Taiwanese cultural official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – T.C. Chang (張鐵志), a prominent Taiwanese cultural official and social commentator, said Wednesday he had been refused entry to Hong Kong. Chang spent several years livin...

Letter to Editor: I-Mei Foods direct hiring in the Philippines is a helpful and commendable act

The recently held direct hiring of Taiwanese food giant, I-Mei Foods Company in different parts of the Philippines, specifically in Manila and in Davao City is highly commendable since it helps w...

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...

NTU sets up online open course portal targeting Southeast Asian countries

An online open course portal targeting Southeast Asia was launched recently by Taipei City-based National Taiwan University with the aim of bolstering academic exchanges and people-to-people...

Mazu exhibit kicks off at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

An exhibition celebrating Mazu, goddess of the sea, opened Dec. 4 at Terminal 2 of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, spotlighting the country’s culture and religious traditions. Organized...

Taiwan president takes responsibility for labor reforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday that as president and chairwoman of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, she would take final responsibility for contested am...

Former President Lee Teng-hui insists Taiwan must amend constitution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Lee Teng-hui made an appearance at a banquet hosted by the Taiwan Association of University Professors on Saturday Dec. 2, where he offered his own politi...

Taiwanese safe amid chaos in ally Honduras: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese citizens living in diplomatic ally Honduras are safe amid chaos in the wake of a contested presidential election, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Sat...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 2, the 336th day of 2017. There are 29 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 2, 19...

New anti-submarine aircraft added to Taiwan's military forces

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced the replacement of the country’s S-2 Tracker (S-2T) anti-submarine aircraft with the Lockheed P-3C (P-3C) aircra...

Editorial: Taiwan can further intensify its links with Duterte’s Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is known for using direct or even crude language to put his message across, and while on the domestic scene, he has been focusing on his literal “war...

China warns Taiwan not to make a fuss over activist Lee's court sentence for political ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Wednesday, China defended its five year sentence for Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-Che for subversion of state power while participating in political lectures t...

Taiwan confident it can keep Palau as an ally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) said Wednesday he was watching developments in the Pacific island nation of Palau, but was confident it would remain an ally of Taiwan. ...