Taiwan’s real food scandal – US imports

Brexit continues to dominate the headlines in the U.K. with plenty of attention now turning to the country’s place in the world once it has left the European Union in 2019. It is at that poin...

Pork moves back to the frontline of Taiwan-U.S. trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will discuss all issues with a visiting United States trade delegation, the Presidential Office said Wednesday, as hog farmers voiced their renewed opposition again...

Taiwan urged to lift ban on U.S. pork, maintains stance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Food safety and the rights of local farmers are important considerations for determining whether to participate in international trade deals, Taiwan’s government stated Sa...

Opinion: Trump’s ‘drain the swamp’ reform is the only way Taiwan’s reforms can survive and prevail

(Luis Ko is the CEO of I-Mei Foods) As everybody expected before his inauguration, U.S. President Donald Trump is running the U.S. like a company, as exemplified by what he did in the first week of...

Trump’s ‘drain the swamp’ reform is the only way Taiwan’s reforms can survive and prevail

As everybody expected before his inauguration, U.S. President Donald Trump is running the U.S. like a company, as exemplified by what he did in the first week of his administration, and that kind of &...

Editorial: Taiwan on the verge of the Trump era

On January 20, the office most frequently connected with the title of most powerful man in the world changes hands, when the first African-American president of the United States, professional politic...

Taiwan stands for common sense

        The government of President Tsai Ing-wen claimed a major success for its “New Southbound Policy” Thursday, as Australia decided to “open its skies&rd...

Senior U.S. APEC official visits Taiwan

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just a week after President Tsai Ing-wen made a controversial phone call to United States President-elect Donald Trump, Washington is send...

KMT disrupts hearing on Japanese food

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A local Kuomintang politician on Saturday disrupted a government-backed hearing about the eventual import of food from the Japanese region...

U.S. disappointed with progress on pork import issue

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) The United States has expressed its disappointment with a lack of progress in pork import issues to Taiwan in the latest round of talks under the Trade and Investment Framework...

Taiwan lifts ban on Canadian beef

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A ban on the import of beef from Canada imposed after cases of mad cow disease last year will be lifted effective Friday, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said. In February ...

Premier's approval rating at 42.7% after first month in office

Les than 43 percent of people in Taiwan are satisfied with Premier Lin Chuan's (林全) performance in his first month in office, while 33.7 percent are dissatisfied mainly because of his handling of Taoy...

Tsai discusses food safety with ministers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen on Saturday continued to host discussions with Cabinet ministers on a range of topics at her private home in Yonghe, New Taipei City. On Friday, she had...

More than half satisfied with Tsai: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Slightly more than half the Taiwanese were satisfied with the performance of their new president, Tsai Ing-wen, two weeks after she was sworn in, a poll commissioned by the Taiw...

Premier presents first policy report on US pork, fishing disputes

Premier Lin Chuan set out his first policy framework and answered interpellations at the Legislature Friday morning, touching on a variety of issues from food safety to disputes with Japan. He note...