Taiwan President welcomes Prime Minister of St. Kitts with military salute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The prime minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Timothy Sylvester Harris, is visiting Taiwan for the forth time from April 15 - 19, and he was welcomed with a 19-gun military...

US lawmakers visit Taiwan Air Force base, meet Minister of Defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) a delegation of U.S. lawmakers is visiting Taiwan this week. On Tuesday, April 16, four U.S. Congr...

Taiwan and US together empower region’s women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Tuesday (April 16) her administration is dedicated to improving gender equality, and she hopes the country will have more women leader...

President Tsai insists Taiwan not intimidated by Beijing threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday (April 16) that Taiwan’s military has the capacity and determination to defend the country, and will not allow coercion to ...

'Numerous' Chinese warplanes transit Bashi Channel south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shortly after noon on Monday, April 15, a squadron of numerous Chinese warplanes transited the Bashi Channel south of Taiwan, as confirmed by the Ministry of Defense (MND)...

Paul Ryan says rest of the world should be more like Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, says the U.S. wants the rest of the world to be more like Taiwan. Ryan made the comment Mond...

Han blames 3 presidents with law degrees for 'crippling' Taiwan's economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) during a speech in Los Angeles on Sunday (April 14) claimed that Taiwan's economy has deteriorated under the rule of Taiwan's three mos...

China threatens to turn Taiwan into next 'Lebanon': Global Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As tensions rise across the Taiwan Strait, China in its state-run media mouthpiece the Global Times earlier this month threatened to turn Taiwan into another "Lebanon.&quo...

Former Speaker of US House of Representatives meets Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a meeting with President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), on April 15, former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan expressed his hope to see strengthened ties ...

William Lai insists DPP primary not for self, but for party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After confirming his participation in the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primary election to take on the incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and facing relentless critic...

Washington urged not to refer to 'one China' policy

A former U.S. official urged Washington Sunday not to refer to its "one China" policy in a diplomatic setting when it comes to cross-Taiwan Strait relations, as it is confusing and misleadin...

Investment from Taiwanese expats reach NT$120 billion: president

Investment from returning Taiwanese entrepreneurs has reached NT$120 billion (US$3.89 billion) since the beginning of the year and more is expected to follow, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Sunday....

Delaying the DPP primaries only damages the party and both its candidates

The decision by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to postpone the party’s presidential primaries by at least a month and probably more is the political equivalent of shooting itself in the ...

Paul Ryan to address Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan will address the Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue scheduled for next Tuesday (April 16) in Taipei, announced Ta...

Taiwan ex-Defense Minister Michael Tsai leaves DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Defense Minister Michael Tsai (蔡明憲) announced Friday (April 12) he was leaving the Democratic Progressive Party, while calling on the ruling party to respect the primary ...