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Taiwan launches COVID vaccine booster campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During the early hours of the latest COVID-19 vaccine booster campaign, at least 430,000 people registered for a third shot, reports said Saturday (Jan. 15). From the r...

Taiwan president, vice president prepare to receive COVID booster shots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will receive their third COVID-19 shots Saturday (Jan. 15) morning, according to an announcement by the ...

Taiwan mum on who will attend Honduran presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has reportedly appointed Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) as the special envoy to go to Honduras for the presidential inauguration of Xiomara...

Tsai says referendums must not be political weapons ahead of Taipei recall vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said recall referendums must not be used as political weapons ahead of the recall vote on independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐). Voters i...

Taiwan president, vice president urge public to get booster shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文 ) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) have both stated they will receive a booster shot following the Central Epidemic Command Center’s...

Taiwan vice president records Lunar New Year message in Hakka

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) recorded a Lunar New Year greeting in Hakka on Wednesday (Jan. 5). The Hakka Public Communication Foundation (HPCF) sent the fo...

Tsai makes no mention of 'ROC' in New Year's speech, only 'Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During her 2,700-word New Year's Day speech on Saturday (Jan. 1), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) made no mention of the "Republic of China" (ROC) for the first...

Taiwan's vice president talks up women's baseball at documentary screening

(TAIPEI) Taiwan News — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) turned up to the premiere of a documentary about women's baseball on Sunday (Dec. 26), saying that baseball is a great sport and one ...

Taiwan News talks ESG with NCKU president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News recently spoke with National Cheng-kung University (NCKU) President Su Huey-jen (蘇慧貞) after the school kickstarted the country’s first-ever carbon-negati...

Taiwan kicks off two-day international forum on open government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan-hosted 2021 Open Parliament Forum got underway Thursday morning (Dec. 2) with legislators, academics, and experts from Europe, Latin America, and Asia taking pa...

Taiwan's largest gathering of startups begins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's largest gathering of startups and investors kicked off Thursday (Nov. 18) to explore opportunities for startups in the post-pandemic world as business operati...

Taiwan's former envoy to Thailand mourned by political leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Ying-yuan (李應元), Taiwan's former representative to Thailand, passed away on Thursday evening (Nov. 11) after his year-long battle with pancreatic cancer, media rep...

Taiwan's NCKU releases first alumni book featuring VP Lai Ching-te and other inspiring leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) on Wednesday (Nov. 10) released a new alumni book that highlights significant people, places, and events from the school's histor...

Taiwan president thanks country’s 52,000 physicians ahead of Doctor’s Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of Doctor’s Day (Nov. 12), the Taiwan Medical Association (TMA) held a celebration and award ceremony at the Grand Hotel Taipei on Saturday (Nov. 6) with Presi...

Taiwan willing to help get SDGs back on track: VP Lai Ching-te

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is willing to join various global initiatives to help mitigate impacts of the pandemic on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said Vice Pr...