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Austronesian music returns to its Taiwan roots with Small Island Big Song

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Small Island Big Song (小島大歌) is a successful music and film project that connects with Austronesian culture by working with hundreds of famous musicians from 16 island cou...

China conducts 'precision missile strikes' in Taiwan Strait

KEELUNG, Taiwan (AP) — China conducted “precision missile strikes” Thursday in the Taiwan Strait and in the waters off the eastern coast of Taiwan as part of military exercises that have raised tensio...

Taiwan kicks off annual live-fire wargames

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The No. 38 Han Kuang live-fire exercises that started Monday (July 25) will test Taiwan’s readiness in air defense, combat capacity preservation, and counterattack c...

Air raid drill simulating Chinese attack to held in Taipei today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drill simulating a Chinese air attack will be held on Monday (July 25) in northern Taiwan, with air raid sirens going off in other parts of Taiwan through Thursday. T...

Taiwan stages Wan An 45 air raid drills in late July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sirens will sound in different parts of Taiwan later this month for the annual edition of the Wan An air raid drills, the Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday (July 1...

Philippine officials designate 11 insurgents `terrorists'

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government has designated a former peace negotiator and five other suspected communist rebel leaders as “terrorists" in a move that allowed the freezing of th...

Taiwan '3+4' quarantine Q&A

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Wednesday (June 15), Taiwan's new "3+4" quarantine scheme begins, shortening the mandatory quarantine for inbound passengers from seven days to o...

Business insider warns hotel closures imminent if Taiwan keeps borders closed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The accommodation industry in Taiwan is pleading with the government to open its borders or see a new wave of closures by the end of the year, reports said. Taiwan has ...

Taiwan’s domestic flights will cost on average NT$100 more from June 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s domestic flight ticket prices will be up 4.8%, or NT$100 (US$3.41) on average, amid rising jet fuel prices starting from June 30, the Civil Aeronautics Admi...

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Taiwan steps up supply of oral COVID drugs to Indigenous areas, outlying islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of Indigenous areas and the country’s outlying islands will soon find it easier to obtain oral anti-COVID medicine, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CE...

Taiwan ranks 26th on list of world’s happiest countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan ranks as the 26th happiest country in the world according to the United Nations, ahead of other Asian countries such as Singapore, Japan, and South Korea. Finlan...

Taiwan military to post anti-drone defense systems at 45 locations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The military will spend NT$4.35 billion (US$146.14 million) to post anti-drone defense systems at 45 locations from outlying islands to high mountain ranges, reports said ...

Taiwan's 38th annual wargames based on possible Chinese offensive strategies, lessons from Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 38th Hankuang military exercise will be partially based on tactics China might use while invading Taiwan, the Ministry of National Defense said on Tuesday (April 26). ...

Taiwan Army's 269th Brigade conducts exercise amid increasing China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Third Battalion of the Taiwan Army's 269th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, stationed in Taoyuan, carried out a combat readiness patrol early Sunday morning (April 24,...