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Tsai Ing-wen casts ballot, urges voters to turn out

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) cast her vote Saturday morning (Jan. 13) in New Taipei City, calling on voters to turn out and cast their ballots, per CNA. The Demo...

Lai Ching-te quotes 'Art of War' on China tensions at Tunghai University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice president and presidential candidate, Lai Ching-te (赖清德), gave a lecture at Tunghai University on Monday (Sept. 25) on “Youth...

US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. congressional delegation arrived in Taiwan on Monday (July 3). The delegation is led by Representative Kevin Hern, chair of the Republican Study Committee, and a...

Former Taiwan President Ma meets with China's Taiwan affairs head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said the governments of Taiwan and China must “cultivate mutual trust” through a process of ongoing exchanges to pea...

The joyous variety in Taiwanese chosen names

Taiwan has a long, painful history with personal names. During the Japanese occupation, those who didn't take a Japanese name were discriminated against, while patriotic names were encouraged d...

Taiwan premier calls legislator ‘shameless’ after ‘first to surrender’ accusation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Legislator Cheng Li-wun (鄭麗文) taunted Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) that he would be “the first to surrender” to China during a Legislative Yuan interpell...

Biden faces pressure to deepen ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the face of an increasingly belligerent China, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will be pressured from both sides of the aisle to strengthen ties with Taiwan. Under th...

President positions Taiwan to make most of new global supply chain network

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has vowed to strengthen business collaboration and make Taiwan a high-tech center and high-end manufacturing hub. Tsai made the remarks at...

President Tsai called ‘leader’ by KMT city councilor on CCTV broadcast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — KMT Culture and Communications Deputy Chairperson and Taipei City Councilor Wang Hung-wei joined a CCTV broadcast about cross-strait relations on May 2 to criticize Presid...

US CDC map designates China as high risk, excludes Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In its most up-to-date information for travelers, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) listed Communist China as being at the highest level of risk of transmitting t...

Man behind Taiwan's most shared pro-Han fake news site exposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Of the plethora of fake news sites based in Taiwan, the pro-Han, pro-China site Mission, which nabbed the title of the "most-shared Facebook content" leading up ...

US senator welcomes Tsai's upcoming visit to Denver

Washington, July 16 (CNA) Senator Cory Gardner of the United States has welcomed the visit of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to Denver this weekend, which he expects to highlight such issues as b...

China launches new rhetorical broadside against Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China says attempts by Taiwan's government to block its goal of bringing the self-governing island under Beijing's control are like "stretching out an arm to block a car." ...