Taiwan's coronavirus response can propel nation forward

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been a worldwide disaster that began in China but was beaten in Taiwan, prompting a reevaluation of the two countries in the internati...

UK plans to cut reliance on China for strategic goods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reportedly embarked on plans to reduce the U.K.’s reliance on China for medical supplies and strategic goods. The move, p...

Taiwan should seize chance to push for greater cooperation with US, Europe: ISTI director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is positioned to gain firm footing in the global supply chain with de-sinicization set to take hold in the post-coronavirus era. Taiwan's strengths in a vari...

China should lie low in times of crisis: Chinese academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing should keep a low profile during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and start acting like a global leader to match its economic clout, according to a Chinese scho...

Taiwan fares best among Four Asian Tigers with 1.54% economic growth in 1st quarter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister Without Portfolio Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) said in a press conference on Wednesday that Taiwan’s economic growth in the first quarter was 1.54 percent, which wa...

Pandemic will change world order, bring about 'de-Sinicization': Ex-Chinese diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yuan Nansheng (袁南生), vice president of the China Institute of International Relations, on Wednesday (April 29) said in an interview with Beijing-based Finance and Economic...

Former Taiwan vice president joins race for 2020 presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) announced late Monday night (Sept. 16) that she is entering the 2020 presidential race in a surprising move that complicates ...

Former Taiwan vice president joins race for 2020 presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) announced late Monday night (Sept. 16) that she is entering the 2020 presidential race in a surprising move that complicates ...

Taiwan employers ask for slowdown in basic wage increases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s labor authorities are being urged to constrain the minimum wage rise to within 3 percent this year, as the island nation’s employers tear their hair o...

Ex-Vice President lambasts Taiwan’s decision to decouple referendums from elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) got fired up again as she castigated the passage of an amendment to the Referendum Act on June 18, which mandates that future electi...

EU Medicines Agency starts shift to Amsterdam before Brexit

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Union's Medicines Agency has started shifting its work from London to Amsterdam in a concrete consequence of Britain's looming departure from the bloc. ...

Why Huawei arrest deepens conflict between US and China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dramatic arrest of a Chinese telecommunications executive has driven home why it will be so hard for the Trump administration to resolve its deepening conflict with China. ...

Why Huawei arrest deepens conflict between US and China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dramatic arrest of a Chinese telecommunications executive has driven home why it will so hard for the Trump administration to resolve its deepening conflict with China. ...

US, Taiwan should engage in regular economic dialogue amid China threats: think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The White House should seek to establish a high-level economic dialogue with Taiwan to foster a new strategic bilateral relationship beneficial to both sides while serving...

Activists protest exclusion of foreign workers from Taiwan's minimum wage laws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Taipei on Jan. 7, a rally for the rights of migrant workers was held, called a rally for “Recognizing Non-Citizens” by the Taiwanese Central News Agency. ...