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New Taiwan history exhibition opens in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan’s National Museum of Taiwan History’s (NMTH) new “Transcending 1624—Taiwan and the World” opened on Thursday (Feb. 1) to the public, p...

Taiwan Ministry of Justice denies targeting new residents for election interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) is not prioritizing new immigrants to Taiwan for its investigations into election interference, the government said Thursday (Jan. 4). As ...

Hsiao Bi-khim champions Taiwan's new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New immigrants in Taiwan are on the rise and making significant contributions to society, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice presidential candidate Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴...

Immigration to Taiwan has risen by 25% over 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Interior (MOI) on Wednesday (Nov. 8) said that contrary to claims that Taiwan is seeing an exodus of people due to fears of a Chinese invasion, the number ...

Taiwan KMT candidate calls for naturalization of Chinese spouses in 4 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Spouses from China should be allowed to gain Taiwan citizenship after four years instead of the current six years, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) ...

NGO survey shows 9% of Taiwan citizens report living in poverty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Social Welfare League reported that 9% of respondents in Taiwan believe they live in poverty, while 7.8% believe they live in near poverty, unable to overcome i...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan adds Vietnamese, Indonesian services to 1999 hotline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Government said Saturday (Sept. 23) that Vietnamese and Indonesian services are now available for its 1999 citizen hotline. The city of 2.3 million boasts ...

Ukrainian-born Taiwanese actress' gymnastics team wins 19 golds in Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukrainian-born Taiwanese actress and model Larisa Bakurova (瑞莎) led her team of rhythmic gymnasts to 19 gold medals at international competitions in Turkey and Spain. B...

Taiwan rolls out wage subsidies to cover labor shortages in hospitality, tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor has announced a package of subsidies worth NT$1 billion (about US$32 million) that will provide some service workers with an additional NT...

Ukrainian-born actress leads Taiwanese rhythmic gymnastics team to 12 gold medals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukrainian-born Taiwanese actress and model Larisa Bakurova (瑞莎) has led her team of rhythmic gymnasts to 12 gold medals at an international competition in the Philippines....

Illegal casino busted in Taiwan’s Douliu area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yunlin’s Douliu police broke into a factory-like facility in the early hours of Tuesday (March 28), apprehending 46 gamblers and recovering NT$1.89 million (US$62,00...

Border bishop takes lead role in Catholic migrant ministry

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — With a cheerful “soy Marcos” – “I’m Mark,” in Spanish – Bishop Mark Seitz introduced himself to migrants eating soup in the shelter on the grounds of the Catholic Diocese of El P...

Are they welcome? How Africans experience Germany

Some half a dozen customers fill the aisles of the M&D Afro-Caribbean supermarket in Karlsruhe, a mid-sized town in southwestern Germany. They're here for the fufu, yams and other West African...

Record number of Americans have bank accounts, gov't says

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of Americans who do not have a bank account fell to a record low last year, as the proliferation of online-only banks and an improving economy is bringing more Americans int...

Israel’s Ukraine dilemma?

Shortly after Russia reportedly used Iranian-supplied Shahed-136 drones to attack Kyiv, Ukraine's foreign minister, Dimytro Kuleba, said he would formally submit an official request to Israel for ...