The Trump conundrum — A Taiwan-centric perspective: William Stanton

This is the first part of a two-part commentary. The second part will be published tomorrow. Whatever anyone might think of President Donald Trump, many Taiwanese and foreign friends of Taiwan will...

Taiwan premier promises AC installations in all primary and secondary schools by 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced Tuesday (July 7) that all public primary and secondary schools in Taiwan will be equipped with air conditioners by summer 2022 to gi...

Interactive steam locomotive exhibition to begin in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Railway Department Park of the National Taiwan Museum, which features exhibitions, will be opening in Beimen, Taipei on Tuesday (July 7). The national historic site...

Hongkongers use creativity against new security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to counter Beijing's new national security law for Hong Kong, residents of the region have developed creative ways to express dissent without risking arr...

One of three Taiwan Marine soldiers critically wounded in landing drill dies

One of the soldiers who fell overboard during a military drill on Friday passed away early Sunday, the Navy Command said in a statement. The Navy expressed condolences to the family of the 26-year-...

Taiwan fended off China's cyber attacks on eve of presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An intense cyber war reportedly took place across the Taiwan Strait on the eve of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) swearing-in on May 20, as she embarked on a second ter...

Taiwan military holds rehearsal drill ahead of 36th Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan military held live-fire rehearsal drills at Taichung’s Ta Chia river and Chia Nan beach on Thursday (July 2), ahead of the 36th Han Kuang exercise. Ove...

Taiwan boots out two Chinese reporters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has expelled two Chinese journalists over their involvement in political talk shows produced illegally in the island country. Two reporters from Fujian Province-...

Vice president attends Taiwan independence supporter's memorial event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President William Lai (賴清德) on Thursday (July 2) attended a memorial event for Taiwan independence supporter Chen Wen-chen (陳文成) and suggested the nation's misfor...

John Bolton plans Taiwan trip after pandemic subsides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with CNA, former White House National Security Adviser John Bolton on Wednesday (July 1) stated that he hoped to visit Taiwan once the pandemic subsides. ...

French academic warns Beijing's intent of 'absorbing' Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of the implementation of Hong Kong's new national security law, Jean-Francois Di Meglio, president of the French independent think tank Asia Centre, warned on...

KMT doubtful about Taiwan's relations with Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮 ) announced on Wednesday (July 1) that Taiwan and Somaliland will mutually set up representative offices, the Kuomintang (...

KMT legislators take boxing lessons after failed protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After failing to successfully occupy the Legislative Yuan in protest of President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) nomination of Chen Chu (陳菊) for the head of the country’...

Taiwan’s Los Angeles office moves into first green consulate in U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative office in Los Angeles, California, is moving into what retiring office chief Abraham Chu (朱文祥) has described as the first consular building i...

27 EU nations jointly call on China to withdraw Hong Kong security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, 27 countries on Tuesday (June 30) jointly urged Beijing to withdraw the sweeping national security law it has imposed on Hong Kon...