‘The Assassin’ tops Asian Film Award nominations

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) The martial arts movie “The Assassin” (刺客聶隱娘) received nine nominations, including best film, best director, best … Read More

Taiwan to intensify Zika prevention measures at airports


Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will strengthen surveillance and preventive measures against the Zika virus, … Read More

China Airlines mulling formation of professional baseball team


Taipei, Feb. 2 (CNA) The Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) on Tuesday invited China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan’s largest air carrier, … Read More

Taiwan no hindrance to navigation freedom in South China Sea: MOFA


140323-N-NE138-349 WATERS NEAR GUAM (March 22, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) fires a Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) during a missile firing exercise. Curtis Wilburn is participating in Multi-Sail 2014, an annual exercise in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Fire Controlman 2nd Class Kristopher G. Horton/Released)

Taipei, Jan. 30 (CNA) The Republic of China (Taiwan) has held Taiping Island, the largest island in the Spratly Islands, … Read More

First Chinese travelers transiting via Taiwan expected Monday



Taipei, Jan. 31 (CNA) The first group of Chinese air travelers who will make a transit through Taiwan before flying … Read More

Tsai Ing-wen backs ROC sovereignty over Taiping Island


Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday that she has consistently insisted on the Republic of China’s … Read More

Remarks by President Ma Ying-jeou on Taiping Island

Unknown-1On Jan. 28, ROC President Ma Ying-jeou led government officials and scholars on a visit to Taiping Island in the … Read More

U.S. officials arrive to show support for Taiwan’s continued growth


Taipei, Jan. 17 (CNA) Two senior officials of the United States arrived Sunday to show Washington’s support for Taiwan’s continued … Read More

Taiwan to start FTA talks with Japan: president-elect


Taipei, Jan. 17 (CNA) President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said Sunday that Taiwan intends to … Read More

Women’s groups hope Tsai’s election will promote gender equality


Taipei, Jan. 17 (CNA) Local women’s groups said Sunday they hope the election of Taiwan’s first female president, Tsai Ing-wen, … Read More

Cabinet to resign Monday after opposition’s electoral victory


Taipei, Jan. 17 (CNA) Taiwan’s Cabinet will resign en masse Monday afternoon after the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won … Read More

Teenage star in ROC flag flap supports ‘one China’ policy


Taipei, Jan. 16 (CNA) A video clip released late Friday that showed Tzuyu (or Chou Tzuyu, 周子瑜), the only Taiwanese … Read More

President optimistic about future for Taiwan’s next generation


Taipei, Jan. 6 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) lauded his administration’s efforts to improve the country’s development and expressed optimism … Read More

EVA Air among top 20 safest airlines globally


Taipei, Jan. 6 (CNA) EVA Airways (長榮航空), one of Taiwan’s leading international carriers, has been named one of the top … Read More

Taiwan sees record-high air passenger traffic in 2015


Taipei, Jan. 8 (CNA) Taiwan’s air passenger traffic amounted to a record high of 57.81 million trips last year, as … Read More

DPP’s Tsai promises ‘no provocation, no surprise’ China policy


Taipei, Dec. 22 (CNA) Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), chairwoman of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and front-running presidential candidate in … Read More

Ousted KMT candidate solicits expat support for party in China


Beijing, Dec. 22 (CNA) Taiwan’s Vice Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) has been maintaining a low profile since arriving in … Read More

Tourism Bureau chief markets Taiwan tourism in Japan


Taipei, Dec. 22 (CNA) Tourism Bureau Director-General David Hsieh (謝謂君) hosted a banquet in Japan Tuesday as part of his … Read More

Latest U.S. arms sale not enough to defend Taiwan: WSJ


New York, Dec. 22 (CNA) The latest package of U.S. weapons to be sold to Taiwan is not enough for … Read More

The Christmas Kingdom of New Taipei


By Russel Seth Corbett CNA intern writer

For many westerners, no holiday tends to hold as much significance as Christmas. … Read More

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