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Premier says Taiwan will only fight war as last resort

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will never push citizens into battle and will only start a war as a last resort, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said while responding to a Legislative Yuan policy inq...

Ukraine: Sexist comments on Chinese social media trigger backlash

Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, a group of Chinese men on social media expressed their willingness to host homeless Ukrainians who may be fleeing the war, but said priority would be given...

76% of Taiwanese believe Taiwan already independent under status quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 76% of Taiwanese surveyed in a recent My Formosa (美麗島電子報) poll believe that Taiwan is already independent under the current status quo of cross-strait relations. ...

Taiwan vice president hosts banquet for former US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President William Lai Ching-te (賴清德) hosted a banquet for former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Grand Hotel on Thursday night (March 3) where Pompe...

Russian invasion of Ukraine a blow for China's Taiwan ambitions: Researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russia's invasion of Ukraine will undermine China’s attempts to bring Taiwan under its control, according to a senior fellow at Washington-based think tank the C...

Former US defense official reaffirms Washington's commitment to Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Maintaining peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait is not just a U.S. interest but also a global one,” former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mich...

Cross-strait exchanges will continue after pandemic subsides: Mainland Affairs Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cross-strait exchanges will resume after the pandemic subsides, Mainland Affairs Council Minister (MAC) Chiu Tai-san (邱太三) said on Tuesday (March 1). During a Legislati...

Taiwanese take stock of air-raid shelters amid Ukraine-Russia conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Parallels are being drawn between Taiwan and Ukraine, and the buzz has prompted some Taiwanese to seek information on the nearest air-raid shelters where they could take c...

Kinmen's proposal to open flights with China under review by Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kinmen County government has put forward a proposal to resume cross-strait flights, which the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has said it is reviewing. Taiwan’...

Mainland Affairs Council says Taiwan monitoring China's actions closely

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to the outbreak of war in Ukraine, Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday (Feb. 24) that it is closely monitoring developments in China and...

‘We didn’t think it would happen’: Taiwanese student evacuating Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Most Taiwanese students have evacuated from active war zones in Ukraine, while two have insisted on staying put. CNA reported that out of the 12 Taiwanese students stud...

Catherine Wong, the Hong Kong young pianist and educator, accomplishes her life through musical notes which in touch with the world stages

Nurturing talents in 1000 days to compose a new chapter for Hong Kong, China HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 24 February 2022 - Music is a universal language which carries the history and enlightens...

Taiwan's New Party head touches down in Beijing for closing ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s New Party chairperson Wu Cherng-dean (吳成典) arrived in Beijing on Thursday (Feb. 17) to participate in the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics on Sunday,...

Taiwan's president: 'the way of Tsai' part III, leading the DPP into the sun

As the final election results came in, the newly elected president must have been feeling elated, having won a landslide victory and led the electoral slate to an overwhelming majority in the legislat...

Taiwan's president: "the way of Tsai" part II, rise to reign over the DPP

“If the enemy leaves a door open, you must rush in.” –Sun Tzu (孫子) In 2008, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was in what was probably its darkest hour. Out of the wreckag...