Economy moving in the right direction: Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Key signs such as economic growth, the unemployment rate, and the stock market index all showed that Taiwan’s economy was still moving forward, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文...

U.S., Taiwan joint e-waste management workshop opens in Philippines

The 8th International E-Waste Management Network Workshop, a five-day event jointly organized by the United States and Taiwan to share electronic waste (e-waste) management experience, kicked off Mond...

Sculpture from Taipei 101 cable takes place in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Disused steel elevator cable from Taipei 101 has been reborn as a contemporary sculpture by Taiwanese artist Kang Mu-hsiang (康木祥), and has taken place in Washington, D.C.,...

Nicaragua, Paraguay reaffirm Taiwan friendship and diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ambassadors to the U.S. of both Nicaragua and Paraguay recommitted to formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan and expressed hope for future strengthening of relations ...

London East Asia Film Festival to feature 10 Taiwanese films 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - London East Asia Film Festival 2018, which will feature 10 Taiwanese films this year, launched its opening ceremony on Sept. 19 n Notting Hill, London. The film fes...

Taiwan invites investment in green energy as largest energy show kicks off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen expressed her confidence in Taiwan achieving the goal of producing 20 GW from solar energy by 2025 and declared now is the time to invest in green e...

Taiwan officials to attend events in New York during UN assembly

Two Taiwanese Cabinet officials will attend a series of events in New York during the United Nations' annual assembly to lobby for international support for Taiwan's inclusion in U.N.-related ...

Trump ‘bows to Beijing’ over Taiwan: WSJ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's threats towards U.S. engagement with Taiwan is working, and the U.S. should be doing more to deepen its ties to Taiwan, an opinion piece by the U.S. broadsheet...

Tokyo chief opens new fish market, delayed for 2 years

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo governor has led an opening ceremony for the city's new fish market, trying to assuage worries about contamination at the site that delayed the move for two years. ...

Polish Investment and Trade Agency opens new Taipei Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Office of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) officially opened on Sept. 11, as the Polish government strives to foster greater economic ties with bot...

Opening Ceremony puts on a festive drag show at Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Opening Ceremony, the label that always seems to find quirkier and more unusual ways to display its clothes during Fashion Week, upped the ante on Sunday with a festive drag show, feat...

As talks with US stall, North Korea preps military parade

TOKYO (AP) — As nuclear talks with United States stall, North Korea is preparing to hold a big military parade on the 70th anniversary of the country's founding. Satellite photos ind...

Photo of premier and 'Pineapple Grandma' wins 2nd place of failure press photo competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Watching politicians being taken advantage of in failure news photos could be very soul healing, and that’s exactly what an exhibition is all about.    Ne...

Asian Games close: Indonesia shows it’s the ‘Energy of Asia’

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia billed itself the “Energy of Asia” during the Asian Games, which closed Sunday in a ceremony emphasizing the country’s diversity and the tie...

Asian Games close: Indonesia shows it's the 'Energy of Asia'

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia billed itself the "Energy of Asia" during the Asian Games, which closed Sunday in a ceremony emphasizing the country's diversity and the ties linking the 11,000 ath...