Taiwan presidential office mourns death of independence activist

The Presidential Office on Monday expressed condolences over the death of Taiwan independence activist and former senior advisor to the president, Roger Hsieh (謝聰敏), who passed away at a New Taipei ho...

Taiwan to maintain current immigration procedures for those fleeing Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Well known Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong is in Taiwan and called on Taipei to assist the people of Hong Kong in opposing what he called the “White Terro...

Cathay Pacific threatens to fire employees participating in strike next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cathay Pacific has warned its employees not to participate in the general strike planned in Hong Kong next week and encouraged them to report co-workers' perceived mis...

White Terror’ spreads through Cathay Pacific after CEO resigns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several employees of Cathay Pacific have informed Reuters that the mobile phones belonging to airline crew members landing in China are now subject to “intrusive ins...

Hong Kong immigration to Taiwan soars by 28%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the anti-extradition bill protests rage on in Hong Kong, the number of Hong Kong citizens immigrating to Taiwan has surged by 28 percent this year. As clashes between Hon...

Latest trailer released for film adaption of Taiwanese horror game 'Detention'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The full-length trailer for the live-action movie “Detention” (返校), which was adapted from a Taiwanese horror game of the same name, was released on Thursday (...

Taiwan president rescinds convictions of political victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a ceremony held on Sunday (July 3) at a luxury hotel formerly used by the now disbanded Taiwan Garrison Command, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rescinded political convic...

Secret files need to be unsealed to reveal the truth about Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Commentator Yang Sen-hong wrote that failing to unlock the secret files from the Martial Law era would be a serious collective crime on the part of the government, calling on t...

Taiwan activists want secret files opened about dead victims of KMT repression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government should not allow the National Security Bureau (NSB) to keep files of victims of the Kuomintang’s Martial Law regime sealed forever, according to human...

Film adaptation of Taiwanese survival horror game 'Detention' coming in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new major motion picture based on the popular Taiwanese horror video game “Detention”(返校) is set for release this fall. Its studio uploaded a trailer of the ...

Hong Kong students in Taiwan protest against extradition bill

Taipei, June 9 (CNA) Hundreds of Hong Kong students gathered in front of the Hong Kong representative office in Taipei Sunday to express their objection to a proposed bill in Hong Kong that would allo...

Indigenous Taiwanese man tracks down father’s grave after 66 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the help of the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC,促轉會), an indigenous man finally tracked down the grave of his father, a White Terror victim, at the Liuchangli Pu...

Taiwan remembers 228 victims at music concert in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A festival hosted at Taipei’s Ketagalan Boulevard on Thursday not only commemorated the lives lost during Taiwan’s period of White Terror, but also cast a ligh...

Families of White Terror victims denounce Taipei Mayor Ko as opportunist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A representative of the families of 228 victims has declared a movement is being launched against Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲). The announcement was made at an official...

Taiwanese activist tosses squid congee at Chiang Kai-shek statute on anniversary eve of 228

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man tossed squid congee towards the statue of the country's former ruler, Chiang Kai-shek, at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) on Feb. 27, in protest o...