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Taiwan reviews application by CTiTV to produce news shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) is continuing its review of an application by CTiTV to broadcast three news shows and a talk show on a daily basis, reports sa...

Beijing pressures Taiwan media deemed anti-China: US State Department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A newly released report by the U.S. State Department alleges that Beijing seeks to influence news reports about China by pressuring advertisers and the parent companies of...

Taiwan’s NCC rejects applications to fill slot of pro-China broadcaster with CNN, FRANCE 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday (Feb. 8) rejected the applications of cable providers in separate areas of the country to move CNN and FR...

Four Taiwan events included in BBC's look back at 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — BBC News has released a video highlighting major events that occurred in the last 12 months, including four pivotal moments in Taiwan's political timeline. The BBC&...

More than 60% of Taiwanese satisfied with President Tsai's performance: DPP Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 60 percent of Taiwanese are satisfied with President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) performance this year, according to a recent survey published by the Democratic P...

Taiwan TV station to move online after court rejects final appeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CTi News will disappear from television Channel 52 on Friday (Dec. 11) night after the Supreme Administrative Court rejected its final appeal against the National Communic...

Taiwan TV station in media freedom row gets internet boost

A Taiwan television station at the center of a dispute over media freedom that could be forced off the air this week has received a boost to its online presence, a senior executive said on Thursday (D...

Taiwanese man self immolates to protest closure of pro-China CTi News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An elderly man suffered third-degree burns on 36 percent of his body on Wednesday evening (Dec. 2) after he set himself on fire in an apparent protest of the closure of pr...

Taipei police brace for 'Autumn Struggle' pro-labor march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei police are urging participants in an annual pro-labor march on Sunday (Nov. 22) to remain calm during their protest of the government's labor regulations and lo...

Pro-China CTi News anchor cries on air after Taiwan rejects license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canelle Chen (陳文越), an anchor for CTi News (中天新聞), broke down in tears during a live broadcast on Wednesday (Nov. 18), the same day Taiwan's media regulators unanimous...

Taiwan politicians react to rejection of pro-China news channel's license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several politicians have spoken out on the National Communications Commission's (NCC) unanimous decision not to renew the license of Chung Tien Television's (CTiTV...

Rejection of Pro-China news channel based on facts, not politics

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang's (KMT) response to the announcement yesterday that the pro-China CTi News (中天新聞) network has been denied a new license to broadcast in Taiwan was de...

Taiwan NCC rejects license renewal for pro-China CTi News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's regulators on Wednesday (Nov. 18) unanimously rejected the license renewal for pro-China Chung T'ien Television's (中天電視) news channel CTi News (中天新聞)....

Taiwan CNA to sue Taipei city councilor for fake photo accusation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following an accusation by Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei City Councilor Yu Shu-hui (游淑慧) that CNA had forged a photo of the Kaohsiung recall march, Taiwan's state-owned Cent...

Taiwan's presidential candidates agree to public debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After much speculation about a potential Taiwanese presidential debate, Taiwan's Public Television Services (PTS) announced Thursday evening (Dec. 12) that it had rece...