Category Archives: Politics

DPP to officially nominate Tsai as candidate in 2020 election

| June 18, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will convene a meeting of its Central Executive Committee Wednesday in which it will formally nominate President Tsai Ingwen as the party's candidate in the January 2020 presidential …

Tsai meets with Brookings head, hopes for progress on ties

| June 18, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, President Tsai Ingwen on Tuesday expressed the hope that more progress will be made on TaiwanU.S. relations in the future, when meeting with a delegation led by the head of Washingtonbased policy think tank …

Matsu Islands set up homeland security platform

| June 17, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Law enforcement authorities on the Matsu Islands set up a platform Monday as part of their efforts to crack down on criminal activities, according to the Liangchiang District Prosecutor's Office.

The platform was set …

Cropdevouring caterpillars spreading across Taiwan

| June 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, An invasive caterpillar species the fall armyworm has spread to almost every city and county across Taiwan, including several outlying islands.

Since the first report of the cropdestructing insect's presence in the country emerged …

City god parade highlights annual cultural festival in Kinmen

| May 17, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Large number of worshippers and temple workers took part in a procession through the streets of Kinmen on Thursday as part of an annual religious cultural festival to celebrate the traditional Chinese deity of …

Controversial weedkiller restricted to farming use in Taiwan

| May 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The weedkiller at the center of a lawsuit in the United States, in which a couple who claimed that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weedicide caused their cancer was awarded US$2 billion in damages, is …

Controversial weedkiller restricted to farming use in Taiwan

| May 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The weedkiller at the center of a lawsuit in the United States, in which a couple who claimed that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weedicide caused their cancer was awarded US$2 billion in damages, is …

Taiwanese ballroom dancers take 3rd place in WDSF Asia Cup

| May 13, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, Taiwan's Lin Li and his partner Giulia Giacoppo of Italy ranked third in the final of the World Dance Sport Federation (WDSF) Asian Cup for adult standard in China's Guizhou Province Sunday, earning them …

Power to be sufficient next week as temperatures rise: Taipower

| May 12, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei, The supply of electricity around Taiwan will be adequate during the coming week even as temperatures heat up, staterun Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) indicated on its website.

The utility noted, however, that "yellow" warnings, …

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