Taiwan Politics

Taiwan’s friendship seen in earthquake relief: Japanese official

TAIPEI (CNA) — Although the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami devastated northeastern Japan, relief work in its wake was a true testament of Taiwan’s...

Taiwan to join global campaign to mark Tibet National Uprising Day

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) A group of human rights activists and Tibetans in Taiwan urged people on Wednesday to participate in an annual march...

Pro-unification activists protest over fishing boat incident

Taipei, March 8 (CNA) A group of pro-China unification activists protested outside Japan's representative office in Taipei Thursday over Japanese patrol vessels chasing away...

Chinese aircraft carrier passes through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's military said June 25 it closely monitored the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning (遼寧號), as it passed through the Taiwan Strait earlier in...

President Tsai wants global support for WHA bid

TAIPEI (CNA) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told the leader of the Belgian Senate on May 6 that she hoped his government would support...

Former New Taipei mayor to visit U.S.

TAIPEI (CNA) — Former New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) said on Feb. 12 that he will embark on an eight-day visit to Silicon...

White House urges Beijing to end coercion and talk with Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA) – A senior White House official on Monday called on China to stop its coercion of Taiwan and resume dialogue with Taiwan's...
The MND's statement came after local media reported that passengers of Taima Star ferry that operates between Keelung City and the offshore island of Matsu sighted what was believed to be a Chinese People's Liberation Army's 039A diesel-electric submarine in the waters near Matsu around 1 p.m. Thursday. (NOwnews)

Taiwan monitors alleged PLA submarine movements near offshore island

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on July 4 that it monitors the country's surrounding waters and airspace closely at all...

Work from Hobby Expo China sparks controversy

TAIPEI (The China Post) – The 2020 presidential election is just around the corner and cross-strait relations have become increasingly tenser. An example of this...

Taichung to host 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy

Taipei, March 1 (CNA) Taichung City has been chosen to host the 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy, an annual forum that brings...

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