Taiwan to investigate Hong Kong newspaper over ‘fake news’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday it would investigate a reporter for Hong Kong’s Ta Kung Pao (大公報) newspaper after it wrongly alleged that President Tsai I...

Taiwan President asks Japanese legislator for help with CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday asked visiting Japanese legislator Katsuyuki Kawai for support for Taiwan’s efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Tran...

Taiwan holds live-fire exercises following China threats

HSINCHU, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is holding live-fire military exercises following extended threats against the island by China. Artillery and assault helicopters fired at targets off t...

Mirage 2000 jets only need 6 minutes to prepare for takeoff: Taiwan military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s French-built Mirage 2000 jets only need six minutes to get ready for takeoff, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday. Amid rising fears, partly by mil...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Plaza spotted in Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A user of the social media site Reddit on Monday (Jan. 14) posted this photo from Google Maps showing a plaza dedicated to Taiwan, complete with a mock-up of Taipei 101, in the...

Time is right for Taiwan and US to negotiate trade agreement: US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Now could be the time for the U.S. and Taiwan to negotiate a bilateral trade agreement, according to a report published Jan. 14 by the U.S. think tank National Committee o...

Taiwan missile maker puts new products on Lunar New Year red envelope

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST, 中科院) was so proud of its new missile, the Sky Bow III (天弓三型), that it put its image on its red en...

President Tsai inspects new Taiwanese missiles at east coast military base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday inspected the installation of the new Sky Bow III (天弓三型) missiles at a military base on the east coast. She emphasized the fact that t...

Control Yuan impeaches National Taiwan University president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Control Yuan on Tuesday impeached National Taiwan University President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) in a vote of seven to four over his combination of a paid function with a ...

Taiwan Presidential Office unveils New Year's giveaways to celebrate Year of the Pig

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office unveiled on Monday the design for Lunar New Year’s couplet, red envelope, and gift pouch, all of which will be given away as a tradition to c...

EU parliamentary group supports Taiwan, rejects "1 country 2 systems"

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Members of the European Parliament-Taiwan Friendship Group sent a joint letter to the European Union (EU) foreign policy chief today, saying that the people of Taiwan reje...

New cabinet takes office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) was sworn in Monday as the new premier for the Tsai administration, four days after former Premier William Lai (賴清德) confirmed his resi...

Taiwan Cabinet spokesperson, labor and culture ministers stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cabinet spokesperson Kolas Yotaka, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春), and Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) will retain their positions in the new Cabinet led by inco...

Now is Taiwan’s most crucial point: president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that now is the most crucial point for Taiwan, noting cross-strait tensions and concerns surrounding African swine fever, during a...

'Taiwan definitely not part of China,' TECO envoy to Manila responds to 'unhinged' columnist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 12, Taiwan’s representative to the Philippines, Michael Peiyung Hsu (徐佩勇), had to set the record straight and defend Taiwan’s sovereignty in the pages ...