Nation needs change in power: DPP chairwoman

201505200020t0001Taipei, May 20 (CNA) Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the chairwoman of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and its presidential candidate, … Read More

Tsai ahead of all potential KMT rivals in presidential race

201505190018t0001Taipei, May 19 (CNA) Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) would beat any opponent from the ruling Kuomintang … Read More

Taiwan accepts WTO Protocol on Trade Facilitation

2015051900201Taipei, May 19 (CNA) The Legislative Yuan accepted Tuesday a decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO) General Council on

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‘A Journey to Taiwan’ wins award at New York festival

201505190008t0001.jpgNew York, May 18 (CNA) “Malan Breton — a Journey to Taiwan,” directed by Taiwan-born fashion designer Malan Breton, has

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Legislative committee paves way for anti-trust fund

201505180025t0001Taipei, May 18 (CNA) A legislative committee on Monday cleared the way for a ministerial-level agency to set up an … Read More

Jody Chiang, Chen Yang win Golden Melody lifetime award

201505180031t0001Taipei, May 18 (CNA) Taiwanese pop diva Jody Chiang (江蕙) and composer Chen Yang (陳揚) were awarded the Golden Melody … Read More

Second KMT presidential hopeful registers in primary

201505180032t0001Taipei, May 18 (CNA) Taiwan’s former Health Minister Yaung Chih-liang (楊志良) registered with the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) to be a

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Siberian crane winning Taiwanese hearts

201505170018t0001Taipei, May 17 (CNA) A young Siberian white crane that accidentally migrated to a northern Taiwan wetland last December has … Read More

Funding to promote Taiwan studies expanded to 11 more countries

201505180007t0001Taipei, May 18 (CNA) The Ministry of Education (MOE) added 15 universities in 11 countries to the funding list of

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Taipei Zoo has new baby giraffe

201505180010t0001Taipei, May 18 (CNA) Taipei Zoo’s newborn giraffe nicknamed “Hsiao Chang” is being taken care of in an enclosure with … Read More

Ma meets press to mark 7th anniversary of presidency

201505180011t0001Taipei, May 18 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) held an informal gathering with the media Monday as part of events … Read More

Taiwan to help children of immigrants learn parents’ native tongue

201505170011t0001Taipei, May 17 (CNA) The Ministry of the Interior said Saturday that it will launch a program this year to … Read More

Taiwanese students in China affected by identity issues

201505160025t0001Shanghai, May 19 (CNA) One third of Taiwanese students studying in China have experienced problems related to their national identity, … Read More

KMT’s Hung registers for presidential primary

201505170007t0001Taipei, May 17 (CNA) Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱), who is seeking to run for president in 2016, registered … Read More

Chinese tourists tepid on VIP packages to Taiwan

201505150028t0001Taipei, May 15 (CNA) Citing a lack of compelling attractions, local travel agencies said Friday that the opening of VIP … Read More

Taiwanese researcher’s find may take the sting out of needles

201505150018t0001Taipei, May 15 (CNA) A local professor on Friday unveiled a needle coated with a thin film of metallic glass … Read More

Taiwan to donate rice to help feed poor in 17 countries

201505140018t0001Taipei, May 14 (CNA) Taiwan will donate 16,670 metric tons of white rice to 17 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin … Read More

Over 100 illegal Chinese offices in Taiwan found

chinese-count-moneyTaipei, May 14 (CNA) The National Security Bureau (NSB, 國家安全局) has discovered more than 100 offices that were illegally established … Read More

MAC to protest article in Beijing’s national security law

201505140024t0001Taipei, May 14 (CNA) Hsia Li-yan (夏立言), head of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), said Thursday that he will lodge … Read More

Southern Taiwan wetland gains international status as bird sanctuary

201505140022t0002Taipei, May 14 (CNA) A wetland area in southern Taiwan was recently listed by BirdLife International as one of the … Read More

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