Taiwan ex-Defense Minister Michael Tsai leaves DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Defense Minister Michael Tsai (蔡明憲) announced Friday (April 12) he was leaving the Democratic Progressive Party, while calling on the ruling party to respect the primary ...

Taiwan Vice President announces he will not be on the ticket in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) announced Friday he will not be seeking re-election next January, but will make way for a new candidate. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pick...

Taiwanese group will not meet with Taipei mayor during U.S. visit

The Taiwanese Association of America said Saturday it does not welcome Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) planned visit to the United States later this month and will not meet with him during the trip...

Taiwan remembers 228 victims at music concert in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A festival hosted at Taipei’s Ketagalan Boulevard on Thursday not only commemorated the lives lost during Taiwan’s period of White Terror, but also cast a ligh...

Work of transitional justice is to build a better democratic society: Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With a new report on the 228 Incident to be published later this year, President Tsai Ing wen (蔡英文) pledged Thursday at a commemorative event that investigation into the w...

Taiwanese activist tosses squid congee at Chiang Kai-shek statute on anniversary eve of 228

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man tossed squid congee towards the statue of the country's former ruler, Chiang Kai-shek, at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) on Feb. 27, in protest o...

Taiwan to commemorate 228 Incident with ceremonies, exhibitions

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- More than 30 ceremonies, concerts and exhibitions commemorating victims of the February 28 Incident of 1947 will take place on the anniversary of the tragedy and throughout Ma...

Music Festival to be held in Taipei on 228 Peace Memorial Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A music festival raising awareness about the February 28 massacre is to commence in Taipei on Thursday. Tomorrow is National 228 Peace Memorial Day, and marks the 72nd ...

Taiwan president: new information on 228 incident to be published in midyear report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new midyear transitional justice report containing the names of previously unknown victims and new information on the 228 incident is soon to be published, President Tsa...

Taiwan Premier: CKS Memorial Hall should not be demolished, but repurposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Tuesday that Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) should be converted into a space for different public use—rather than torn d...

Overseas Taiwanese community in New York commemorate 228 incident with special event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the anniversary of the 228 massacre approaches, overseas Taiwanese communities are coming together to commemorate the lives lost and lessons learned from Taiwan’s...

Statue of Taiwan Independence leader daubed with red paint

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Police were looking for a man and a woman Saturday suspected of having daubed the statue of a prominent Taiwan Independence leader in Tainan with red paint. The incident foll...

Taiwanese students chop leg off Chiang Kai-shek equestrian statue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The leg of an equestrian statue of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) was cut off by college students early this morning on the campus of National Chengchi University (NCCU) to retaliate ag...

Taiwan’s Academia Historica head tapped as new National Palace Museum Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Palace Museum will be headed by Academia Historica President, Wu Mi-cha (吳密察), while Deputy Chairperson of the Ocean Affairs Council, Lee Chung-wei...

Taipei International Book Exhibition opens Feb. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition is to begin following the New Year holidays. CNA reports the fair will feature a number of stars including singer/songwrit...