John Chiang, the son of immigrants from Taiwan and currently California state treasurer, said Tuesday that his decision to take part in the 2018 gubernatorial election is aimed at giving the next generation a better education.
An exchange student from Sao Tome and Principe was turned over to the authorities after he allegedly injured a policeman late Tuesday.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday unanimously passed a concurrent resolution in support of Taiwan, reaffirming the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances as "the cornerstone of U.S.-Taiwan relations."
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Industry & Analysis, Marcus Jadotte, will be arriving in Taiwan on Sunday for a four-day business development seminar, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday.1 Comment
The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 國防部) called the footage of military drills off the south-eastern coast of mainland China "a routine exercise" Tuesday, refuting concerns that it is a warning to President-elect Tsai Ing-wen in light of her upcoming inauguration ceremony on Friday.
James Huang, a former foreign minister who has been named as the head of the New Southbound Policy Office, said Tuesday that if Taiwan does not quickly expand its influence in Southeast Asia, it will lose its edge in the region.
Taiwanese students won 14 awards at the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona this week, the best performance ever by Taiwan in the world's largest pre-college science competition.
Taiwanese pianist Yang Chia-tyan (楊佳恬) is shown in this file photo. Yang, who lives in Austria, has been chosen to be a European Union cultural ambassador, a job that entails promoting Europe's cultural heritage and international cooperation.
Incoming Health Minister Lin Tsou-yen will depart May 20 for Geneva to attend this year's World Health Assembly (WHA), which opens May 23 in the Swiss city, an official said.
The European Economic and Trade Office in Taipei and all European Union member state offices in Taiwan issued a joint statement on Thursday, opposing the use of capital punishment following Taiwan's execution of a metro killer on Tuesday.1 Comment