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Just over half of Taiwanese satisfied with president's performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The approval rating for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has fallen slightly this month but is still above 50 percent, according to a poll released on Tuesday (Jan. 26). Th...

Taiwan shows off jets equipped with Wan Chien missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After dozens of Chinese military planes intruded into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the past weekend, the Air Force on Tuesday (Jan. 26) showe...

Taiwanese scientist learns to face ‘uncertainty’ in Antarctica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Central University Space Science and Engineering associate professor Lin Ying-tsen (林映岑) said she learned to deal with "uncertainty" while living in Ant...

Taiwan president visits military facilities to thank soldiers for their service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of the Lunar New Year, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Jan. 25) made a whirlwind trip to the Army Special Forces Northern Command, Yangmingshan’s Songs...

Taiwan president calls on public to adhere to COVID prevention measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Jan. 24) called on the public to follow epidemic prevention measures following the Ministry of Health and Welfare’s (MOHW) ex...

US reaffirms Taiwan support after China sends warplanes

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. has reaffirmed support for Taiwan following China’s dispatch of warplanes near the island in an apparent attempt to intimidate its democratic government and test American resol...

Taipei 101 displays messages on Taiwan-Japan friendship

The iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper on Saturday night (Jan. 23) began displaying LED messages to demonstrate the strong friendship between the people of Taiwan and Japan. The messages, in Chinese, suc...

Outging US ambassador says world must end Taiwan's exclusion

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a final swipe at China, the Trump administration’s outgoing U.N. ambassador tweeted that it's time for the world to oppose China’s efforts to exclude and isolate Taiwan, drawi...

Taiwan president congratulates Biden on inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (Jan. 21 Taiwan time) congratulated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their inauguration. Biden...

Taiwan president’s attorneys deny defeat in Ph.D. court case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A statement by media personality Dennis Peng (彭文正) that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had lost a Taiwan High Court case over the authenticity of her Ph.D. from the London S...

Taiwan president seeks to negotiate trade deal with UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Jan. 19) expressed her administration’s interest in negotiating a trade pact with the U.K. “I very much look forwar...

Pompeo highlights milestones of Taiwan-US relations in series of tweets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With just two days until President-elect Joseph Biden takes office, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday (Jan. 18) posted a long series of tweets looking back at ...

Taiwan military stages drill aimed at repelling China attack

HSINCHU, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese troops using tanks, mortars and small arms staged a drill Tuesday aimed at repelling an attack from China, which has increased its threats to reclaim the island and it...

Successful epidemic prevention propels Taiwan’s economy ahead of other Asian Tigers: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said during a temple visit in Yilan County on Monday (Jan. 18) that due to Taiwan’s successful epidemic prevention efforts, the c...

China to sanction U.S. officials for 'nasty behavior' over Taiwan

U.S. officials who have engaged in “nasty behavior” over Chinese-claimed Taiwan will face sanctions, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday (Jan. 18), after Washington lifted curbs ...