Taiwan's White Terror victims urge speed up CKS Memorial Hall revision after slapping incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Representatives of the White Terror victims stood up on Thursday and denounced the use of violence, two days after Cultural Minister Cheng Li-chun (鄭麗君) was slapped in the face...

Taiwan's MAC chief and Kaohsiung Mayor hold strategic dialogue on cross-strait issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 23, the Minister of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) met with Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) for a public discussion on cross-...

Nets minority owner buys WNBA's Liberty

NEW YORK (AP) — An investment group led by Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai has bought the New York Liberty. The WNBA announced the sale Wednesday. Tsai is co-founder of the ...

DPP Chairman urges Taipei Mayor to leave cross-strait issue alone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) came under fire for his recent odd metaphor to describe Taiwan-US-China relations, and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman C...

US House passes resolution promoting Taiwan's participation in World Health Org.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 22 passed House Resolution 353 intended to promote Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization and other intern...

Retired diplomat tapped as Taiwan’s new deputy representative to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Deputy Representative Kuo Chung-shi (郭仲熙) of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan has been appointed the Secretary General of the...

Taiwan Navy showcases MK13 missile systems aboard new Perry-class frigates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 21, the Navy held a public demonstration of the MK13 missile platform mounted onto one of the newly commissioned Perry-class frigates purchased from the United Sta...

Former US security consultant: Taiwan president should speak before Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Joseph Bosco, a former national security consultant to the U.S., wrote an appeal in The Hill on Monday for the Trump administration to invite President Tsai Ing-wen to add...

Taiwan rejects ‘one-China principle' as support for independence rises: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF, 台灣民意基金會) released the results of their newest survey today, revealing that only 25 percent of the Taiwanese public support t...

Taiwan's first protest under martial law: The 1979 Ciaotao Incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 22, 1979, hundreds of Taiwanese people took to the streets, in protest of the court ruling that sentenced the former Magistrate of Kaohsiung County, Yu Tung-fa, an...

Approved investment in Taiwan from NSP countries soars over 40% in 2018

The amount of approved investment in Taiwan from countries targeted by the government's New Southbound Policy (NSP) jumped more than 40 percent year-on-year in 2018, according to data released by ...

Xi's latest threat nothing new: German envoy

Taipei, Jan. 21 (CNA) Chinese President Xi Jinping's (習近平) latest assertion that Beijing does not discount the use of force to reunify with Taiwan was a reiteration of China's long-held positi...

Danish firm suspends wind-power facility construction in Taiwan

Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) Orsted A/S, a Danish investor in offshore wind-power sites in Taiwan, has suspended its part in the nation's offshore wind-power development program amid what it described as...

Taiwan exports honey oranges and cabbages to Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ahead of the Lunar New Year, Taiwan is exporting its “ponkan” honey oranges and cabbages to Singapore, a key destination for the government’s New Southbound Po...

Caribbean and New York travel plans for Taiwan President are speculation: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Reports that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is planning to visit Taiwan’s Caribbean allies and stopping over in New York on the way later this year are purely speculation, t...