Taiwan’s top 5 most famous international sports stars

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last week was a special one for Taiwanese sports fans. The Boston Red Sox’s victory in the baseball World Series saw Taiwanese player Lin Tzu-Wei (林子偉) becom...

Taiwan is a reliable partner and force for good: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) James Moriarty in Taipei on Nov. 5, when the pair expressed mutual commitme...

Pro-Taiwan congressman likely candidate to chair US House Foreign Affairs Committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. midterm elections are fast-approaching, and reports suggest that pro-Taiwan Democrat congressman, Eliot Engel, is likely to take the chair of the House Foreign Affair...

China's 'troll factory' targeting Taiwan with disinformation prior to election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A local media outlet reported yesterday (Nov. 5) that China has its own "troll factory," which specializes in training its media and setting up accounts on ...

Dominican Rep. opens Beijing embassy after dropping Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — The Dominican Republic has opened its embassy in Beijing, months after cutting ties with Taiwan amid a Chinese diplomatic offensive that aims to politically isolate the island it claims...

MAC poll finds majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today ) -- The majority of people in Taiwan disapprove of China’s military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a regular ...

Taiwan President promises government will not interfere with Facebook posts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The government will never interfere with private Facebook posts because Taiwan should not go back to the Martial Law era, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) promised Friday. Her co...

Taiwan President thanks U.S. veterans group for its support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a meeting with United States AMVETS National Commander Rege Riley, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) thanked the military veterans organization for its continuous support of the i...

Promoting security and economic cooperation a priority in building stronger Taiwan-US ties: AIT director 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At his first press conference held Wednesday after assuming the position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) in August, Brent Christensen specified ...

US reassures Taiwan on security as China increases threats

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Washington's de facto ambassador to Taiwan has reassured the self-governing island of American security backing against threats from China. Brent Christensen sa...

Stable Taiwan-U.S. relations key to peaceful Indo-Pacific: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Stable relations between Taiwan and the United States are an important cornerstone in safeguarding democracy and maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, Pres...

Taiwan's new education plan to include new immigrant language courses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s 12-year Curriculum for Basic Education will be introduced next year and includes language course in Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai and Burmese. The 12-year...

President Tsai vows Taiwan will promote Hakka culture to the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen pledged to help promote Taiwanese Hakka culture to the world as she met with a delegation from the Taiwanese Hakka Federation of Asia (亞洲台灣客家聯合總會) o...

Germany supports Taiwan participation in Interpol, WHA: envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Germany's top representative to Taiwan, Thomas Prinz, said that Germany supports Taiwan's participation in Interpol and the World Health Assembly within the framew...

Grief on seventh day after Taiwan train derailment 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The anguish was overpowering for some of the grieving families of the 18 people who died as a result of the Oct. 21 train derailment in Yilan, on Satur...