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Frenchman Remy Gils receives Taiwan citizenship after 15 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French television host, who has lived in Taiwan for 15 years, received his Taiwan ID card on Friday (Oct. 15). The host of Taiwan Public Television’s Taiwanese-...

New immigrants play role in south Taiwan city’s tourism drive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a bid to boost local tourism, Tainan has tapped into the ethnic diversity of Taiwan by training tour guides who are international students or from new immigrant familie...

'We were them:' Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — In the faces of Afghans desperate to leave their country after U.S. forces withdrew, Thuy Do sees her own family, decades earlier and thousands of miles away. ...

17 high-level professionals become naturalized citizens in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 17 people have been granted Taiwanese citizenship after approval from the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) at a meeting on Wednesday (Aug. 25), the ministry annou...

Taiwan marks 1-year anniversary of National Human Rights Commission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark the one-year anniversary of the National Human Rights Commission's (NHRC) establishment, Chairperson Chen Ju (陳菊) on Monday (Aug. 2) delivered a speech calling...

Asian Americans see generational split on confronting racism

ATLANTA (AP) — The fatal shootings of eight people — six of them women of Asian descent — at Georgia massage businesses in March propelled Claire Xu into action. Within days, she he...

Ruth Dayan, Israeli fashion designer, dies at 103

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ruth Dayan, the Israeli fashion designer and peace activist who was married to one of the country's most revered generals, has died at the age of 103, Israeli media reported Friday. ...

Vaccine rollout faces challenges in France's poorest region

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Samia Dridi, who was born, raised and works as a nurse in Saint-Denis, fears for her impoverished town, recalling how the coronavirus cut an especially deadly path through t...

Mysterious donor gives NT$210 million to New Taipei over last decade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mysterious donor has gifted a total of NT$210 million (US$7.49 million) to the New Taipei Government over the last 11 years to promote the welfare of children, new immig...

Racism targets Asian food, business during COVID-19 pandemic

As the coronavirus spread throughout the U.S., bigotry toward Asian Americans was not far behind, fueled by the news that COVID-19 first appeared in China. Some initial evidence sug...

Taiwan to celebrate International Migrants Day on Dec. 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has teamed up with the Keelung City Government to host a number of activities at the National Museum of Marine Science & Technolo...

Lawsuit: HUD perpetuated racial segregation in Hartford area

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has perpetuated racial segregation in Connecticut's capital by failing to help poor Black and Hispanic families living in di...

Taiwan currently has 69 banks offering English services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has seen the establishment of 69 banks providing services in both Chinese and English as part of its initiative to go bilingual by 2030. Financial Supervisory Co...

Taiwan legislature forms new caucus to promote ties with ASEAN countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese lawmakers from different parties formed a legislative caucus on Tuesday (Nov. 3) to promote ties between Taiwan and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

Feds wrongly tell new US citizens they missed chance to vote

BOSTON (AP) — Federal immigration officials acknowledged Thursday that they erroneously told some new U.S. citizens in Massachusetts that they could not vote in next week's election because they had m...