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'If the implementation of the national security law for Hong Kong were to cause any damage to our country or cause any irrational situation, we would consider counter measures,' President Tsai Ing-wen tells reporters
'The law makes me dislike China even more,' says 18-year-old student Sylvia Chang
The reporters with China Southeast TV are ordered to leave for violating regulations covering mainland journalists, says Taiwan's top China policy body
The unnamed cub weighs 186 grams after a five-hour labor by its mother Yuan Yuan
The Taiwan-Hong Kong Office for Exchanges and Services in Taipei will, among other tasks, handle applications from Hong Kongers seeking to stay in Taiwan for 'political reasons'
Audrey Tang, Taiwan's digital minister and the world's first openly transgender cabinet member says, it is the experience of living through different identities that allows her to see multiple perspectives
'Today is a big day for the Republic of China air force and it's also an important landmark for the domestic aerospace industry,' says Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen
'By allowing anti-democratic forces and autocrats to advance abroad, we are neglecting our own democratic values,' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says to the annual Copenhagen Democracy Summit.
Taiwan has reported 6 incursions by Chinese jets in the last two weeks
Tsai's government will cover 'necessary expenses' for those who come to Taiwan because their freedom and safety are under threat, says Chen Ming-tong, chairman of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council
Orders keep on coming for bicycle manufacturers in Taiwan
The incursion came as Taiwan's ministry announces the 'Han Kuang' live-fire drill would be held next month, including computer simulations and an exercise to defend against forces landing on the island
The recall vote is another blow for the opposition Kuomintang party, who favors warmer relations with mainland China
Hundreds of people, mostly students, were killed on June 4, 1989 in Tiananmen Square during the Chinese Communist Party's suppression of demonstrations calling for democratic reforms
Campaigners against the law say it deepened gender inequality and violated rights to privacy
'The cabinet will come up with a Hong Kong humanitarian assistance action plan...to provide complete planning for Hong Kong people's residency, accommodation and care,' says Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen
It's a move that could further strain Washington's already tense relationship with Beijing
In her speech during a deliberately stripped-down inauguration, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen says, her country and China 'have a duty to find a way to coexist over the long term '
'While global turbulence might be ahead, Taiwanese people are steadfast and ready to join hands with our Filipino friends in facing these common challenges'
At the WHO's first-ever virtual World Health Assembly, countries unanimously agree to postpone the discussion until later in the year
Some 15 countries write to the director general of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, asking that the question of Taiwan's participation be added to the agenda at the World Health Assembly
Couples post notes, photos and airline ticket stubs on 'Lennon Walls' set up near President Tsai Ing-wen's office in Taipei to appeal for more inclusiveness
'No one should be treated as an orphan in the health network that the World Health Assembly should look after,' says Taiwan Vice President Chen Chien-jen, a US-trained epidemiologist
Construction for the TSMC facility in Arizona is set to start in 2021, with production of 5-nanometer chips beginning in 2024
'Faced with the COVID-19 crisis, all our attention and all our efforts should be focused on the fight against the pandemic,' says the French foreign ministry
'The disabled Philippine economy largely depends upon OFW and immigrant remittances.... Thus, there’s no reason to treat these 'modern-day heroes' with insensitivity and overtaxation.
Taiwan has become a model for its swift response to the coronavirus outbreak, with just 6 deaths despite its close proximity and economic ties with China
Let's discuss some of Taiwan's approaches towards fighting the coronavirus
She got into trouble with Philippine authorities for stating her political opinions, and would have been deported if Taiwan didn’t vouch for her. Still, the spirited OFW says she’d do it all over again for love of country.
Caregiver Linn Ordidor made headlines when the Philippine government pushed to have her deported from Taiwan for having criticized President Rodrigo Duterte. She tells Rappler why she thinks being outspoken is worth the risk.
On Wednesday, April 29, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Ambassador Michael Peiyung Hsu to discuss how Taiwan contained the coronavirus and what the Philippines can learn from its handling of the pandemic
News reports from Taiwan quote its foreign ministry as saying that foreign workers enjoy freedom of speech and 'citizen treatment'
The Philippine government wants Taiwan to deport a Filipina caregiver for her ‘nasty and malevolent’ posts about the President
Lam Wing-kee is 1 of 5 booksellers from Causeway Bay Books publishing salacious titles about China's leaders. Lam vanished and then resurfaced in custody on the mainland in 2015.
'I am the Commander-in-Chief, the military's business is my business and my responsibility,' says President Tsai Ing-wen
'Monga' director Doze Niu is sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female crew member working on a film he was making in 2018
The World Health Organization is accused of failing to follow a lead from Taiwan which warned of human-to-human transmission for the coronavirus
(3rd UPDATE) President Tsai Ing-wen invites WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to visit Taiwan and learn from its handling of the epidemic, challenging him to 'resist pressure from China'
Taiwan says the services and apps of Google and Microsoft, meanwhile, are acceptable for government use
Some 5,000 masks go to the Department of Health while another 10,000 go to the Philippine General Hospital
PRESS RELEASE: The scholarship is open to Filipinos and nationals of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam
'I'd like to welcome you to be stationed in Taiwan – a country that is a beacon of freedom and democracy,' Taipei's foreign minister tells journalists expelled from China
A US Pacific Fleet tweet confirms the USS McCampbell, a guided missile destroyer, transited the strait
'As the world grapples with the severity of the COVID19 pandemic, China's military maneuvers around Taiwan have continued unabated," tweets Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen
The unnamed man, who was supposed to be doing 14-days mandatory self-isolation at home after returning from Southeast Asia, was caught partying in Taipei during a routine police check at a nightclub on March 22
The Taiwanese beverage chain also lets you upgrade select tea lattes and brown sugar drinks to soy milk!
Correctional facilities across Taiwan are taking part in the new scheme to manufacture cloth face masks and face mask protectors to supply their staff and the public
But the Department of Health and the World Health Organization say the travel history of 2 of the positive cases indicate they may have contracted the coronavirus outside the Philippines
'Related investigation suggested it is an imported case linked to the Philippines,' says Taiwan's Center for Disease Control
'We suspect that mainland Chinese Internet trolls are making up and spreading the false messages based on the content and the phrases,' says Taiwan's Investigation Bureau