Japanese colonial-era building in Taipei to be opened to public

National Jul 6, 2020

Japanese colonial-era building in Taipei to be opened to public

A newly restored building constructed in Taipei over a century ago to house the railway headquarters of the Japanese colonial government will be opened to the public on Tuesday. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Railway Department Park in downtown Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen ...

Chinese bomber approaches Taiwan in latest fly-by near island

Asia Pacific Jun 22, 2020

Chinese bomber approaches Taiwan in latest fly-by near island

Chinese Air Force jets, including at least one bomber, briefly entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone on Monday, before being warned off by its air force, the island's military said, the eighth such encounter in two weeks. The encounter came on the day President Tsai ...

Taiwan welcomes those resisting China in face of rising pressure

Asia Pacific May 30, 2020

Taiwan welcomes those resisting China in face of rising pressure

Beijing and Taipei traded competing visions late last week over the fate of Taiwan as China signaled its determination to bring the island under its control while Taiwan’s president amplified her support of those resisting Chinese authority. Officials in Beijing reiterated their commitment to "pro-actively” ...

Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong Kongers

Asia Pacific May 27, 2020

Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong Kongers

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday pledged to draw up a plan to give humanitarian relief to people involved in pro-democracy protests in Taiwan's most concrete intervention since a renewal of unrest in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong. China's proposed new security legislation for the former British ...