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U.S. support for Taiwan would remain strong under Biden: expert

Washington,  The United States will continue its policies supporting Taiwan and strategic competition with China in the event that Democratic challenger Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump in the country’s Nov. 3 election, an American scholar said Wednesday. Bonnie Glaser,...
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Tropical Storm Goni unlikely to affect Taiwan

Taipei,  Tropical Storm Goni, currently located in waters east of the Philippines, continued moving in a westerly direction Thursday and is forecast to pass through Luzon before heading toward the South China Sea, but is unlikely to affect Taiwan, according.....
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Taiwan researchers develop fast screening method for stroke risk

Taipei,  A research team at National Taiwan University (NTU) said it has developed a rapid screening device for assessing a person’s risk of stroke, using motion analysis, imaging and artificial intelligence technology. With the rapid screening device, ...
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National prayer breakfast canceled following spat over LGBT remark

Taipei,  The annual National Prayer Breakfast in Taiwan will be canceled this year, the first time in 20 years, following controversy over a recent social media post by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) supporting the LGBT community. In a statement issued...
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Ministers, Taipei mayor in spat over ractopamine pork imports

Taipei,  Taiwan’s health and agriculture chiefs on Thursday engaged in a spat with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) over whether countries other than the United States will also be allowed to export pork containing ractopamine to Taiwan under a recent...
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Two-day Tienmu Halloween fest to include parade, parties

Taipei,  Taipei’s annual Tianmu Halloween Festival, which usually attracts more than 200,000 attendees, will be held over a two day period with trick-or-treat events and costume parties, according to event organizers. Currently in its 12th year, the fes...
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China aircraft intrusions deemed to constrict Taiwan’s drill space

Taipei,  A military expert on Wednesday urged the government to stay on high alert against the repeated intrusions by Chinese aircraft into Taiwan’s southwest air defense identification zone (ADIZ), even if such intrusions have become a common occurrenc...
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Two Taiwanese films win kudos at Asian Film Awards

Taipei,  Two Taiwanese films won awards, including Best Supporting Actress, at this year’s Asian Film Awards, which was held Wednesday in an online ceremony. Samantha Ko (柯淑勤) took the Best Supporting Actress award for her role as a mother in...
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TSMC vice president among seven to become naturalized citizens

Taipei,  Seven foreign professionals, including an American executive at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), have been approved for naturalization in Taiwan without surrendering their original citizenship, the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) sai...
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