China Airlines ground crews call for end to pilot strike in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China Airlines (CAL) ground crew members gathered in Taipei this afternoon to call for an end to a pilot strike organized by the Pilot Union Taoyuan as they accused EVA Air emp...

2 arrested in clashes between taxi drivers, police in Madrid

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say that two taxi drivers protesting for tighter regulations for app-based ride-hailing services have been arrested in clashes with police in Madrid that slightly injured ...

Hong Kong implores Taiwan, don't fall for China's lie of 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Xi Jinping’s address on cross-strait affairs on Jan. 2 to mark the start of the New Year, many Hong Kong scholars, politicians, and netizens are expressly ...

Activists hold New Year march in Hong Kong protesting Chinese regime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On New Year’s Day in Hong Kong, thousands of activists came out to to protest Chinese repression in their city, while some advocated for Hong Kong’s independen...

Hungary*s president signs into law disputed new labor rules

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary*s president says he has signed into law disputed amendments to labor rules which greatly increase overtime hours employers can request from workers. ...

10,000 Taiwanese 'yellow vests' march in Taipei for tax reforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 10,000 protestors clad in yellow vests marched in front of the Presidential Office yesterday (Dec. 19) calling for the government to immediately hold a meeting to reform t...

NTU: angry students confront former Taiwan Premier for 2014 violent crackdown on protester

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Dec. 18, the former Premier of Taiwan, Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺), was to give an address at National Taiwan University’s (NTU) College of Social Sciences, when he was c...

Bakery of Taiwan's controversial 'bread master' packed to the rafters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite, or perhaps because of the controversy swirling around Taiwan's 'bread master' Wu Pao-chun (吳寶春), a photo has surfaced showing his Kaohsiung bakery packed w...

Half baked: Taiwan's 'bread master' says he doesn't know politics, just bread

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After attempt to butter up China sent Taiwan's "bread master" jumping from the frying pan and into the fire, Taiwan's 'bread master' held a press conf...

Beijing continues crack down on Marxist protesters, detaining labor activists across China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese government stepped up its suppression of workers’ rights protests over the weekend, according to multiple reports. An unknown number of student activi...

Environmental protest draws 3,000 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Around 3,000 people marched through the streets of Taipei City demanding clean air and to draw attention to risks posed to the Guanyin algal reef (觀音藻礁) on Nov. 3, re...

Migrant worker rally in Taipei calls for end to onsite factory dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To mark the six-month anniversary of a deadly factory fire that claimed the lives of seven people, protestors gathered in front of the Ministry of Labor (MOL) today to criticiz...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - October 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes 18 killed after train derails in Yilan County; Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan; Typhoon Yutu could move closer to Taiwan than...

Taiwan independence rally attracts thousands of protestors in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people marched through the streets of Taipei this afternoon (Oct. 20) in protest for independence. The protest was organized by political coalition Formosa...

Far-right rally in Madrid draws thousands angry with govt

MADRID (AP) — A few thousand Spaniards have protested in Madrid against the Socialist-led government at a rally organize by marginal right-wing groups. The protestors gathered in fro...