Tsai apologizes for Taiwan's massive blackout

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) released a statement on her Facebook page on Tuesday apologizing for the massive blackout that caused power outages across the country an...

Taiwan president tweets in Japanese about WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen for the first time tweeted in Japanese Wednesday in the latest effort to defend Taiwan’s case to attend the World Health Assembly later this m...

Taiwan president announces Keelung-Taipei tram-train link

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government will invest NT$8.1 billion (US$264 million) to build a tram-train link between Keelung and the Taipei City District of Nangang which should be ready in 2022...

President Tsai's response on Facebook to Sao Tome and Principe's severing of ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed Wednesday that the small west African country of Sao Tome has made an announcement to end diplomatic relations with...

Trump advisers Stephen Yates visits Taiwan to meet “friends”

Stephen Yates, a former deputy national security adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney and the current chairman of the Idaho Republican Party, is visiting Taiwan this week. As he arrived early Tuesday...

Taiwan threatened with loss of diplomatic allies after Trump-Tsai call

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump confirmed a brief phone conversation with "the President of Taiwan" in a Twitter post Friday evening and sparked a backlash against both Trump and Taiw...

Beijing displeased with Trump-Tsai call

  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump confirmed a brief phone conversation with "the President of Taiwan" in a twitter feed Friday, which is known as the first of its kind since the co...

Trump speaks with Taiwan’s President and defends phone call

Donald Trump's Twitter feed has once again made headlines, on which he thanked "the President of Taiwan" for a phone call to congratulate him for winning the presidency. The surprising m...

The View from Taichung: The Fuss over Tsai's Ratings

In recent weeks the media has sizzled with the news of President's slumping satisfaction ratings and rising dissatisfaction ratings. Experts opine that they are a warning to the Administratio...

Tsai wants to “turn Taiwan into a tiger again:” The Economist

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a special preview edition for 2017 published by British magazine The Economist, President Tsai Ing-wen says she and her administration ...

The View from Taichung: Lessons from Obama for Tsai

At present President Obama of the United States is leaving office on a wave of popularity. Though Obama nostalgia has already begun, thoughtful historians, looking back on Obama, will be chiefly struc...

More than half dissatisfied with President Tsai: poll

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than half the public are dissatisfied with the performance of President Tsai Ing-wen and Premier Lin Chuan, according to an opinion p...

Workweek protesters clash near Presidential Office

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A handful of opponents of holiday cuts protested close to President Tsai Ing-wen’s residence and to the Presidential Office Building...

Soong leaves for APEC summit

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party Chairman James Soong left Tuesday to represent President Tsai Ing-wen and Taiwan at the November 19-20 Asia Pacific Eco...

Taiwan is ASEAN’s most reliable partner: Tsai

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday described Taiwan as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ most reliable partner, while empha...