Taiwan does not accept South China Sea ruling



Taipei, July 12 (CNA) The Republic of China (Taiwan) said Tuesday that it will not accept the ruling by an … Read More

U.S. takes no side on status of Taiping Island: Taiwan official



Taipei, July 12 (CNA) Ahead of an international court decision on the South China Sea that could weaken Taiwan’s claims … Read More

Taiwanese team completes tundra exploration in Siberia


Taipei, July 1 (CNA) A five-man Taiwanese team finished a week-long trip of scientific investigation and exploration in the northeastern … Read More

Pension system reform most urgent issue for government: President


Taipei, June 23 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday that reforming Taiwan’s nearly bankrupt retirement pension system is the

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Majority confident new government can solve problems


Taipei, June 23 (CNA) More than 56 percent of people in Taiwan think that the new administration led by President … Read More

China Airlines new chairman named


Taipei, June 23 (CNA) Ho Nuan-hsuan (何煖軒), a former deputy minister of transportation, has been appointed chairman of China Airlines … Read More

TransAsia Airways to sell or lease A330 aircraft


Taipei, June 20 (CNA) TransAsia Airways, a mid-sized international carrier in Taiwan, said Monday that it will sell or lease … Read More

Taiwan promoting luxury cruise liner travel

201606200030t0002Kaohsiung, June 20 (CNA) The Taiwan International Ports Corp. (TIPC), a state-run company that is tasked with handling port business, … Read More

President wins higher public approval than her Cabinet


Taipei, June 20 (CNA) One month after she was sworn in as Taiwan’s first female president May 20, Tsai Ing-wen … Read More

Foreign minister-designate watching for diplomatic war with China



Taipei, May 16 (CNA) Foreign Minister-designate David Lee (李大維) said Monday that he is keeping close tabs on a possible … Read More

Government changes course on Sunflower Movement protesters


Taipei, May 23 (CNA) Premier Lin Chuan (林全) has decided to withdraw criminal charges filed by the previous Cabinet in … Read More

Stanley Kao to serve as Taiwan’s new representative to the U.S.


Taipei, May 21 (CNA) Stanley Kao (高碩泰) has been named as Taiwan’s new representative to the United States, according to … Read More

Tsai administration to present pension reform proposal within 1 year


Taipei, May 20 (CNA) Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the newly sworn-in president of Taiwan, said Friday that her administration will present … Read More

‘One China’ is Republic of China: MAC


Taipei, May 17 (CNA) The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) reiterated Tuesday that the Republic of China is a sovereign state … Read More

‘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

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