Taiwan Politics

Taiwan vice president attends canonization ceremony in Vatican

VATICAN CITY (CNA) — Taiwan’s Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Sunday attended the canonization of late British Cardinal John Henry Newman and four...
According to President Tsai Ing-wen, inclusion in the CPTPP, a Japan-led trade initiative, will enable Taiwan and Japan to work together on the international stage and contribute even more to the global community. (NOWnews)

Taiwan should join Japan-led CPTPP: President Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) — At a meeting with a visiting Japanese delegation Thursday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said she hopes Japan will support Taiwan's admission...
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Terry Gou will not work with PFP head to vie for presidency

TAIPEI (CNA) — Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) said Thursday that he will not work with People First Party (PFP)...
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HK on the verge of chaos due to ‘One Country, Two Systems’: President Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rejected the "one country, two systems" model proposed by Beijing as the future path of cross-Taiwan Strait...
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Full Text | President Tsai pledges to safeguard sovereignty, uphold status quo across strait

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address Thursday, in which she pledged to safeguard the sovereignty of the Republic of China (Taiwan)...
Keiji Furuya, a member of Japan's House of Representatives, is seen in this Dec. 26, 2012 file photo.

Japan will seek support for Taiwan’s CPTPP bid: parliamentarian

TAIPEI (CNA) — Japan will seek support from other countries for Taiwan's efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP),...
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LSE confirms Tsai’s doctoral degree in statement

TAIPEI (CNA) — The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Tuesday issued a formal statement confirming the legitimacy of President Tsai...
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Taiwan needs to balance relations with China, U.S.: Ko

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan needs to find a balance in its relationship with China and the United States instead of depending too much on...
Under this new proposal, light users may see less discount on their train fare, but details remain in discussion, TRTC said, adding that the scheme will be handed over to the Taipei City government for a review by the end of this year. (NOWnews)

Taipei MRT mulling adjustment to discount fare scheme

TAIPEI (CNA) — The pricing scheme of Taipei MRT may be adjusted by yearend, with the universal 20 percent discount for passengers using smart...
At the 116th session of the Bundestag, members of parliament debate a motion by the Left for a pension unit between East and West on Sept. 27 2019. (Arne Immanuel B'nsch/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)

German petition on Taiwan ties reaches threshold

BERLIN (CNA) — A petition launched in Germany to urge Berlin to establish diplomatic relations with Taipei has received enough signatures to go to...

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