10 Chinese speedboats attack Taiwan coast guard cutters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) 9th (Kinmen) Offshore Flotilla on Thursday (March 19) reported that its vessels were attacked by more than 10 Chinese speedboats, whic...

Taipei man murders motorist after argument with wife over dinner plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man is facing murder charges after fatally stabbing a man seated on his scooter after getting into an argument with his wife over where to go to eat. At about ...

Chinese cops prevent Wuhan residents from heckling Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to prevent a repeat of the heckling Wuhan residents dished out at China's vice premier, police officers were reportedly stationed through a residential co...

Beijing fails to congratulate Taiwan KMT's new chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing failed to send its standard congratulatory telegram after the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party selected reformist Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) as party chairman on Sa...

Apple Daily Taiwan announces layoff plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the closure of sister company Next Magazine on Feb. 29, leading Taiwan newspaper publication the Apple Daily has revealed a layoff plan for editors and salespeop...

13 Taiwan EVA Air flight attendants quarantined after serving Australian passenger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen EVA Air flight attendants are to undergo quarantine after an Australian passenger was found to have contracted the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). On Thursda...

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested for participation in anti-extradition protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) was arrested on charges of illegal assembly and intimidation Friday morning (Feb. 28), along with two other veteran pro-democracy fi...

Outspoken Hong Kong publisher held over pro-democracy march

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper says the outspoken head of its publishing group, Jimmy Lai, has been held by police Friday over his participation in a protest march in August that w...

Apple Daily newspaper says publisher, opposition party vice chairman detained over Hong Kong pro-democracy march

HONG KONG (AP) — Apple Daily newspaper says publisher, opposition party vice chairman detained over Hong Kong pro-democracy march.

Taiwan’s Next Magazine confirms publication will end on Feb. 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Next Magazine confirmed on Thursday (Feb. 20) that it would cease online publication on Feb. 29, almost 19 years after having entered the Taiwan market with its weekly por...

Taiwan’s Next Magazine on the verge of folding: Reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Next Magazine, the weekly famous for using paparazzi tactics to uncover scandals and liaisons, is about to fold after 19 years in Taiwan, the rival China Times Want Want G...

KMT politician posts fake photo of Tsai mocking Taiwan military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (實查核中心) has found that a photo of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) that was posted online by a Kuomintang...

Ex-Taiwan president sues Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) filed a defamation lawsuit against Kuomintang (KMT) party presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Friday (Jan. 3) at Taipei...

Taiwan presidential candidate drops F-bomb on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After lashing out at Taiwanese media at Sunday's (Dec. 29) presidential debate, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) used the F-bomb while accusing...

Man behind Taiwan's most shared pro-Han fake news site exposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Of the plethora of fake news sites based in Taiwan, the pro-Han, pro-China site Mission, which nabbed the title of the "most-shared Facebook content" leading up ...