China blames Taiwan flag cake for provoking 'wolf warriors' in Fiji

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's foreign ministry on Monday (Oct. 19) blamed Taiwan's "false flag" and a cake patterned with the same offending banner for provoking its "wol...

Taiwan premier condemns China's 'wolf warriors' in Fiji for being 'hooligans'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) condemned China's "wolf warriors" for being "hooligans" during an assault on a Taiwanese diplomat, while ...

China claims 'wolf warriors' were 'provoked' into assaulting Taiwanese diplomat in Fiji

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's embassy in Fiji on Monday (Oct. 19) claimed that two of its "wolf warrior diplomats" were "provoked" into physically assaulting a Taiwanese...

BTS in hot water with Chinese netizens for Korean War comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean K-Pop band BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan) is facing a fierce backlash in communist China after its leader made comments expressing solidarity with the U.S. as a res...

China responds to Taiwan's calls for peaceful dialogue with live fire drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the same day that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered a speech calling on China to engage in peaceful dialogue with Taiwan, Beijing announced it would be h...

Negative views of China skyrocket amid pandemic, wolf warrior diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) ravages the world and China imposes its "wolf warrior diplomacy" on vulnerable nations, a new Pew poll shows that citizens in...

Video game Genshin Impact censors words 'Taiwan,' 'Hong Kong'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the latest example of censorship imposed by China, gamers on Tuesday (Oct. 6) noticed that the action role-playing game Genshin Impact is censoring the words "Taiw...

Chinese warplane recorded warning 'Taiwan Area' while intruding on ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In audio released from an encounter between a Chinese warplane and a Taiwanese Air Force fighter jet on Wednesday (Oct. 7), the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLA...

Japanese VTubers banned for mentioning Taiwan during livestream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two popular Japanese virtual YouTubers (VTubers) have been suspended for three weeks for mentioning Taiwan during their livestream, angering Japanese gamers, while failing...

US congressman urges end to 'morally bankrupt and failed one China policy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Congressman Tom Tiffany, who on Sept. 16 introduced a bill calling for the resumption of formal relations with Taiwan, on Thursday (Sept. 24) published an op-ed e...

Taiwan bird group changes name, reveals BirdLife's hawkish letters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a big flap over refusing to kowtow to the demands of an international bird conservation group and follow the dictates of China, the Taiwan Wild Bird Federation on Th...

Taiwan president says China poses threat to region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Sept. 20) said that the multiple incursions by Chinese warplanes last week hurt China's international image and showe...

18 Chinese warplanes intrude on Taiwan ADIZ in multiple sectors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second day in a row on Friday (Sept. 18), 18 Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) warplanes entered Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone ...

China warns US of 'serious damage' to ties over economic talks in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has warned of "serious damage" to Sino-American relations if the U.S. does not cancel the economic meetings with Taiwan tentatively slated for Friday (Sept...

China fires Long March rocket directly over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's state-run media has announced that the autocratic country has fired a Long March rocket "over the skies of Taiwan Island, China." According to a p...