Tsai Ing-wen: News

28 Aug 2023


Who's Terry Gou—Taiwanese presidential candidate advocating direct talks with China

Terry Gou—founder of Foxconn Technology Group—announced his candidacy for the post of Taiwan's president on Monday.

27 May 2023


Taipei claims Chinese aircraft carrier sailed through Taiwan Strait

The defense ministry of Taiwan claimed that the Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday accompanied by two other ships.

10 Apr 2023


China deploys 11 warships, 59 aircraft toward Taiwan: Report

China reportedly deployed 11 warships and 59 warplanes toward Taiwan on the third day of its military drill, the latter's defense ministry said, as per AFP.

01 Jan 2023


Taiwan offers China assistance in coping with fresh COVID-19 surge 

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen said on Sunday that the self-ruled democratic island is ready to help China cope with its fresh COVID-19 spike.

01 Sep 2022


In a first, Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone: Report

In a first such incident, the military forces of Taiwan shot down an unidentified drone that had entered its airspace near the Chinese coast on Thursday.

28 Oct 2021


Taiwan's President confirms presence of US military trainers on island

A small number of United States troops are present in Taiwan for training purposes, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has confirmed.

03 Apr 2021


Taiwan prosecutors probe train crash that killed 51

Prosecutors in Taiwan said on Saturday that they have questioned the owner of an unmanned truck that rolled onto a rail track and caused the country's worst train disaster in decades that killed 51 people and injured 146, though no charges have been filed.

Taiwan becomes first Asian country to legalize gay marriage

In a landmark judgement, judges from Taiwan's highest court ruled in favour of gay marriage, making the small island nation the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

29 Apr 2017

Donald Trump

US-China bonhomie: Trump rejects Taiwanese president's suggestion of phone call

US President Donald Trump has rejected Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's suggestion that the two leaders speak again on the phone.

15 Dec 2016

Donald Trump

Trump lays down his policy- 'Buy American and Hire Americans'

President-elect Donald Trump, at a victory rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin said that his government will support two simple rules: "buy American and hire Americans."