Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Taiwan, US Plan New Talks This Year in Rebuke to Beijing

Taiwan and the U.S. will hold talks later this year as part of upgraded efforts to counter Beijing's growing pressure ...

US Navy Ships Pass Through Strategic Taiwan Strait, Riling China

The United States sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday as the U.S. military increased the frequency ...

Taiwanese Activist at Risk in Chinese Prison

March 19 marks two years since police in China's Guangdong province forcibly disappeared Taiwanese democracy activist Li Ming-che. Authorities eventually ...

LIVE: International Friendly - Myanmar vs Chinese Taipei Asia

LIVE: International Friendly Myanmar vs Chinese Taipei FOX Sports Asia The club football action around the world takes a short ...

2,000 Indonesians rally in Taipei to support ...

2,000 Indonesians rally in Taipei to support ... Taiwan News TAIPEI (Taiwan News) Nearly 2,000 Indonesians gathered in front of ...

EU removes Taiwan from uncooperative tax jurisdictions list

Taiwan has been removed from the EUs observation list of noncooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes thanks to amendments to two ...

DPP lawmakers throw support behind Tsai

At least 34 Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers yesterday signed a letter supporting for President Tsai Ing-wens () re-election next ...

Association pans planned combined judicial system

The Taiwan Jury Association yesterday opposed a plan by the Judicial Yuan to combine the jury system and the lay ...

Man posing as company exec defrauds stores

The Criminal Investigation Bureau on Monday said that it has arrested several people in connection with two separate fraud cases ...

President confirms request made to buy US fighter jets

President Tsai Ing-wen () yesterday confirmed that her administration has made a formal request to the US to purchase F-16s ...

Legislature passes rules on government spending

The Legislative Yuan yesterday passed the Financial Discipline Act () to better regulate government spending. ...

Better technology exists for drone detection: academic

The government should use better technology to protect public installations from intrusion by civilian-owned uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAV), said Wu ...

NPP lawmaker rebukes deputy speaker for abruptly ending legislative session

New Power Party (NPP) Legislator Huang Kuo-chang () yesterday lashed out at Deputy Legislative Speaker Tsai Chi-chang () for ending ...

Study shows 40% hit with breast cancer under 50

About 40 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer in Taiwan are younger than 50, a study conducted by the ...

AI chatbot can identify moles at risk for cancer

A service powered by artificial intelligence (AI) is available online to help people identify which moles are likely to turn ...

Cabinet draft to open up national parks to hikers

The Executive Yuan is drafting new regulations that would open most national parks peaks and forests to hikers, Minister Without ...

Protests, criticism abound on Kos trip

A visit by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je () to the US east coast has been marred by sporadic protests. ...

Lai says primary should focus on Taiwans values

More is at stake in next years elections than personal, factional or partisan gains, former premier William Lai () said ...

Peak flu season over, but caution still needed: CDC

The peak period of the flu season has ended, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday, but still urged ...

Man accused of secretly filming staff at restaurant

Taipei prosecutors yesterday charged a TGIF restaurant employee with offenses against privacy for allegedly secretly using a spy camera to ...

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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

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