Taiwan professor bashes Hong Kong student protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the escalating violence across Hong Kong university campuses, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) President Way Kuo (郭位), a Taiwanese citizen, has received internati...

Taiwanese university apologizes to Filipino students for 'unfair working agreements'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A university accused of exploiting Filipino students in a master's degree program for manual labor in a tile factory, issued an apology yesterday (March 7) and said that it...

Filipino university students forced to work in Taiwan tile factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Filipino master's students came forward yesterday to accuse manpower brokers and a Taiwanese university of a work/study scam. At a press conference held yesterday ...

Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is responding to China's arms buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing's military advantage over the self-ruled island, defense...

Taiwanese cruise missile capable of striking China's coast now operational

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Wan Chien (萬劍, Ten Thousand Swords) air-to-ground cruise missile, which is capable of hitting southern China's coastal bases, is now officially operational, Li...

National Taiwan University president-elect faces further scrutiny

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government said Thursday the Ministry of Education would reflect on problems with the election of university presidents, especially the contested selection of former M...

Taiwan Ministry of Culture to offer grants to award-winning filmmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an attempt to encourage Taiwanese filmmakers and increase the number of Taiwanese films, the Ministry of Culture will offer special grants to filmmakers who come up wit...

After brawl, legislators seek to confront treatment of Taiwan teams & fans at competitions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following an incident in which a brawl broke out between teams representing China and Taiwan during the U18 World Hockey Championship and a Chinese player began waving a Chines...

Taiwanese woman opts for 'Stateless' over being branded 'Chinese' on Iceland ID

After enduring three agonizing months of bureaucracy, a Taiwanese woman on a six month exchange program in Iceland was overjoyed when she finally got the news that she could a least list herself as &q...

KMT candidate ends campaign in Northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang presidential candidate Eric Liluan Chu focused the last day of campaigning Friday for the January 16 elections on Northern Taiwan with one foray into Taichung. The ...

KMT's ‘march for stability’ planned Saturday

The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) is scheduled to host a “March for Taiwan’s Stability” in Taipei on Saturday, rallying for support a week ahead of next Saturday’s presidential and legislative elect...

Taiwan’s Black Hawk helicopter in public display for the first time

As part of the 70th anniversary to commemorate the victory in the defeat of the Japanese in World War II this year, the Republic of China military on Thursday displayed publicly for the first time its...

Air force flypast planned in July to mark victory over Japan

Taipei, June 2 (CNA) The Air Force will rehearse Wednesday a flypast set for early July to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War. Sixty-seven planes will be deplo...

Beware of mainland Chinese bearing gifts

Government officials in Taiwan must be very careful in allowing businesspeople and white-collar workers from China to live and work in Taiwan. The growing number of such ‘visitors’ to Taiwan represent...