The China Post (Taiwan)

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - In response to a recent Chinese jet incursion across the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan Legislator Chung Chia-pin of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) proposed that Taiwan boosts its defense by using S-2T anti-submarine aircraft. 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - The 2019 Hakka Tong Blossom Festival in Yunlin will run on April 13-14 and April 20-21, featuring Tung flowers blooming all over Taiwan's mountainous area. 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Tiffany Hsu, a 34-year-old actress from Taiwan who recently made a social media “faux pas,” apologized on April 10 for “liking” a post with discriminatory language against Chinese people.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - According to Bloomberg News, U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, even though the exact time of delivery remains unknown, likely in 2021, because of changes in production lines within manufacturer Lockheed Martin.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je met with officials from the U.S. National Security Council, Department of Defense, and State Department on March 19 (Eastern Time), during which he restated his ‘Five Mutual Principles.’

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Taiwan is having troubles retaining local talents as many high-school students opt for studying abroad for university. Besides, foreign colleges and companies are also actively recruiting Taiwanese talents.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Taiwan weather always gets warmer in spring, which also marks the beginning of the blooming season for calla lilies at the Bamboo Lake in Yangmingshan. Due to the warm winter this year, the 2019 Calla Lily Festival will run from March 29 to April 28.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) –  ​Taiwan Cabinet announced last year a new design of the electronic identification card (eID) to be released in October 2020.

TAIPEI (The China Post) - Always Open” stores won’t be opened 24/7 in the future. Around 400 stores across Taiwan will soon stop operating at night for operational benefits, according to Uni-President President Hang Jui-tien.

TAIWAN (The China Post/ANN) - Talents from Chinese Taipei national football team are making headways in Hong Kong Premier League, including Chen Ting-yang, nicknamed “the hunting lamb” who recently started to play for Lee Man FC, and Wang Ruei, known as “the forbidden guard” who joined Yuen Long last year.