Taiwan Politics

An amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure passed its third reading in the Legislative Yuan Tuesday that will allow victims of certain crimes to more actively participate in the trials of the perpetrators to make sure their voices can be better heard. (Shutterstock)

Amendments passed to allow crime victims to participate in trials

TAIPEI (CNA) — An amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure passed its third reading in the Legislative Yuan Tuesday that will allow victims...
A woman tries to cross a flooded street as people walk on a trestle bridge during high water, in Venice, northern Italy, Nov. 15, 2019. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)

Taiwan donates 100,000 euros to Venice for post-disaster recovery

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's government has donated 100,000 euros to the Italian city of Venice to help with recovery efforts in the wake of...
The government has expressed concern over new Thailand visa application rules for Taiwanese tourists that include evidence of the applicant's finances. (NOWnews)

Taiwan expresses concern over new Thai visa rules

TAIPEI (CNA) — The government has expressed concern over new Thailand visa application rules for Taiwanese tourists that include evidence of the applicant's finances. The...
Taiwan and Japan on Monday held their annual dialogue on maritime cooperation in Taipei, focusing on such topics as maritime safety, scientific research, ocean environment protection and fisheries cooperation. (Shutterstock)

Taiwan-Japan hold dialogue on maritime cooperation in Taipei

TAIPEI(CNA)— Taiwan and Japan on Monday held their annual dialogue on maritime cooperation in Taipei, focusing on such topics as maritime safety, scientific research,...
Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (Right) on Monday filed a lawsuit against New Power Party (NPP) Legislator Huang Kuo-chang (Right). (NOWnews)

Han sues NPP lawmaker over influence peddling allegations

TAIPEI (CNA) — Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Monday filed a lawsuit against New Power Party (NPP) Legislator Huang Kuo-chang...

Han comes out in favor of marriage equality in campaign first

TAIPEI (CNA) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Saturday came out in favor of marriage equality for the first time, saying...

Taipei prosecutors hoping for help from Australia in spy probe

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Taipei District Prosecutors Office is hoping for help from Australia as it investigates the allegations of Wang William Liqiang (王立強),...

Tao people want nuclear waste off Orchid Island without delay

TAIPEI (CNA) — A group of indigenous Tao people and anti-nuclear activists protested in front of the Executive Yuan Friday, demanding that the government...

Han Kuo-yu calls for boycott of opinion polls ahead of election

TAIPEI (CNA) — The presidential candidate of Taiwan's main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) has urged his supporters to boycott any opinion polls on January's presidential...

Ex-Panama president received US$143 million from China over new ties: Varelaleaks

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Panama faces a new scandal with revelations of the workings of power during the switch of diplomatic ties from...

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