Taiwan party picks mayor over ex-Foxconn chief for 2020 run

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing....

'You can't choose your family': DPP brother of KMT Taiwan TV host

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke that his estranged sister, Kuomintang (KMT) Taiwan TV commentator Huang Chih-hsien (黃智賢), called for "Taiwan to be returned to China," Democratic Pro...

Taiwanese want TV host's citizenship revoked after calling for 'Taiwan's return to China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are calling for having Kuomintang (KMT) Taiwan TV commentator Huang Chih-hsien's (黃智賢) citizenship revoked after she called for "Taiwan to be return...

City and county representatives attend Strait Forum in China despite Taiwan government's warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four city and county representatives traveled to China to attend the Strait Forum, which includes week-long conferences and events aiming at promoting exchanges and &ldquo...

Fall armyworms from China invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The first fall armyworms (FAW) to be detected in Taiwan have been spotted at a popular tourist ranch in western Taiwan on Saturday (June 8), after plum rains apparently blew th...

Next invasion of Taiwan from China could be fall armyworm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In addition to fears of the spread of African swine fever, a new scourge from China could soon be threatening the livelihood of Taiwanese farmers, the fall armyworm. The fal...

Taiwan's Ex-Legislative Yuan speaker Wang Jin-pyng to visit China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former speaker of the Legislative Yuan and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential primary contender Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) has announced plans to visit China in May, sparking speculat...

Taiwanese job agencies accused of 'illegally hiring' for Chinese companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) announced on Tuesday (April 23) that it is investigating the employment agencies 104 Job Bank and 1111 Job Bank for violating the law by post...

37 Chinese entities put on US 'Unverified List'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC) announced this week it is adding 50 organizations, including 37 from China, to its “Unverified List” of entities that should b...

Taiwan fines Taiwanese for serving as officials in Chinese community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Interior (MOI) fined two Taiwanese citizens last week for serving as assistants to the chair of a community in the Chinese city of Xiamen, while China decided to...

Theater performance 'Water Color' returns to Taiwan's Chiayi after breaking big in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The acclaimed multidisciplinary theater performance "Water Color" (水彩) comes to southern Taiwan's Chiayi this month. Water Color was created by head of th...

Taiwan seeks to impose fines on nationals holding public office in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 66 Taiwanese nationals are allegedly working as assistants to community directors in China, and may be facing fines for violations against the Act Governing Rel...

Taiwan MAC investigates Han Kuo-yu's recent visit to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A special committee has been established to probe the nature of Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) recent visit to China. Han’s sojourn to China last week c...

Han warned against falling into Beijing's unification trap

Taiwanese scholars have voiced concern about Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) recent meetings with Beijing's top officials in Hong Kong and Macau, saying the visits indirectly implied that T...

Hong Kong media accuses Han of 'selling out Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having unannounced meetings with the top liaison officers of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for Hong Kong and Macau behind closed doors over the weekend, Hong Kong newspap...