Blizzard Taiwan bans Hearthstone player for supporting Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American video game developer Blizzard Entertainment has banned Hearthstone Grandmasters winner Blitzchung, revoked his prize money, and fired two casters for a now-delete...

Photo of the Day: Parallel lives of Xi and Winnie

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sunday (Feb. 24), just as Chinese netizens were busy working themselves into a lather over a mocking reference to Chinese President Xi Jinping as Winnie-the-Pooh in the Taiw...

Taiwan among 10 countries eligible for easy pass in Frankfurt Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are thrilled to see the Frankfurt Airport in Germany include Taiwan, along with its official flag, among the 10 non-EU countries eligible for its easy pass s...

Bakery of Taiwan's controversial 'bread master' packed to the rafters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite, or perhaps because of the controversy swirling around Taiwan's 'bread master' Wu Pao-chun (吳寶春), a photo has surfaced showing his Kaohsiung bakery packed w...

IELTS bows to Beijing by posting 'Taiwan, China' on English testing site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Friday (Oct. 5), multiple Taiwanese media outlets reported that International English Language Testing System (IELTS) changed its online reference from Taiwan to "Taiwa...

Four Points by Sheraton Taipei changes name, cuts contract with Marriott for bowing to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After canceling its contract with Marriott for kowtowing to Beijing, Four Points by Sheraton Taipei (福朋喜來登酒店) has now changed its name to RSL Taipei Jhonghe Hotel (瓏山林台北中和大飯店)....

Trump urges US airlines to blow off Beijing's bullying over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Trump administration is urging United Airlines and other air carriers from the U.S. to ignore directives from Beijing to change their references to Taiwan on their corporat...