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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...

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...

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...

Taiwan refuses to renew pro-China news channel's license

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s government refused to renew the broadcast license of a leading pro-China cable news channel on Wednesday, prompting complaints of political interference. ...

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)....

Taipei mayor rides promotional bus to advocate freedom of press

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (Nov. 11) boarded a bus displaying an advertisement promoting press freedom to Taipei City Hall, hoping to promote a less politic...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's KMT likens Tsai to Mao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) party on its official Twitter account on Tuesday (Oct. 27) posted an illustration comparing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to Mao Zedong (毛澤東) ...

Taiwan TV station removes prediction of coronavirus lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CTiTV News has taken down a message that said Taiwan is just six days away from a complete lockdown, reports said Saturday (March 28). While the island nation’s n...

Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Elections / Countdown - 3 days to go

Only three days are left until Taiwan's Jan. 11 presidential and legislative elections, and the candidates have been busy making their final appeals to voters. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of t...

Reporters Without Borders group slams Taiwan media company action against Financial Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recent lawsuit brought by the Want Want China Times Group against the Financial Times and its Taiwan correspondent was a pure case of abuse of the law, Reporters Witho...

NCC looks into Chinese involvement in Taiwan media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Communications Commission (NCC) said Thursday (July 18) it was opening an investigation into allegations that the Chinese government’s Taiwan Affairs Of...

Taiwan media conglomerate receives orders from Chinese authorities: report

[Updated with a statement from the China Times and CTI at 22:00 on July 17] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan-based media conglomerate, Want Want China Times Group, reportedly follows direct in...

Taiwan's Foxconn tycoon calls Want Want boss China's 'hatchet man and lackey'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn tycoon and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Wednesday (June 26) said that Want Want Group chairman Tsai Eng-meng (蔡衍明) is the "hatchet ma...