Category Archives: Politics

Taiwan honored in India as ‘beacon of democracy’

| April 24, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

New Delhi, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen and the Taiwanese people were awarded the 2019 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for Social Achievement in New Delhi on Tuesday for being a “beacon of democracy, human rights and freedom.”Tien Chung-kwang T…

KMT members propose ways of including Han in presidential primary

| April 23, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Members of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) on Tuesday put forth a number of ideas for including Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu in the party’s presidential primary, hours after he indicated that he had no wish to do so under the current system.KMT …

High ratings for finales of Taiwan drama ‘The World Between Us’

| April 22, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The airing of the final two episodes of the Taiwanese crime drama “The World Between Us” on Sunday drew high ratings and nearly four million viewers watching online, according to live streaming services company CatchPlay.CatchPlay, which owns …

Brokerages raise target prices on TSMC shares to high of NT$310

| April 19, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Several foreign brokerages have raised their target prices on shares of contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) after the company gave an upbeat forecast for the rest of the year in an investor conference held Thursday…

Flight attendants union threatens strike as talks with EVA Air fail

| April 17, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) said Wednesday that it will hold a meeting before the end of the week to decide whether to vote on a strike, after its negotiations with EVA Air broke down earlier in the day.TFAU Secretary-General Ch…

President Tsai decorates St. Christopher and Nevis prime minister

| April 16, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen conferred the Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon on St. Christopher and Nevis (SKN) Prime Minister Timothy Harris on Tuesday, for his contributions in promoting relations between the two countries.At a …

3 out of 10 adolescents experience bullying around them: survey

| April 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Three of 10 Taiwanese adolescents have experienced bullying, either as victims or being aware of it, with verbal and physical bulling the most common, a survey conducted by a children’s rights group has found.The survey by the Taiwan Internati…

Poor air quality forecast for parts of western Taiwan: EPA

| April 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Air quality is expected to be poor in some parts of western Taiwan and the outlying islands Monday due to a northeast monsoon blowing atmospheric pollutants toward the country, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) warned Sunday.Th…

China has no right to represent Taiwan at Interpol: MOFA

| April 13, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) called Saturday for the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to invite Taiwan to participate in its general assembly this year, stressing that China has no right to represent Taiwan.Taiwa…

U.S. House Committee passes bill to boost Taiwan-America ties

| April 10, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Washington, The Foreign Affairs Committee of the United States House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill Tuesday to strengthen the partnership between the U.S. and Taiwan, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA).Th…

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