Refuse to board airlines which disrespect Taiwan

Even though a call by the government on citizens to refuse to board flights by airlines which belittle Taiwan might have limited effect, it does reflect a tough attitude and tells each country in the ...

Taiwan 'won't sit idly by' while China's flexes muscles: ex-minister

TAIPEI (CNA) - Taiwan is continuing to upgrade its self-defense capability to safeguard its sovereignty as China keeps flexing its military muscles in the skies and seas around Taiwan, former Min...

Video shows Vietnamese protesting free trade zones, shouting 'China get out'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video submitted to Taiwan news shows of hundreds of Vietnamese on Sunday (June 10) protesting the possible involvement of Chinese companies in new special economic ...

Two Japanese airlines correct reference to Taiwan prompted by protest from Japanese activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In apparent response to an online protest by a Japanese expert on Taiwan affairs, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways have swiftly corrected their reference to Taiwan on...

Canada opposes China pressuring firms on Taiwan designation: envoy

TAIPEI (CNA) - Canada's top envoy to Taiwan said Thursday that while his government does not intervene in a 'commercial' decision by Air Canada to list Taiwanese cities as part of Chi...

Taiwan asks FIFA World Cup fan registration website to correct naming

TAIPEI (CNA) - Taiwan's representative office in Russia continues to talk to the 2018 FIFA World Cup FAN ID website about correcting its name designation for Taiwan after it was found to have...

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...

Costco removes Taiwan flag from website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States retailer Costco has removed the Taiwanese flag from its website and replaced it with the name “Taiwan,” reports said Tuesday, naming the incident...

Taiwan President should visit Paraguay ahead of G20: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should confirm rumors of a trip to Paraguay in August to stave off efforts by China to lure away more allies, experts said Saturday. Since ...

Second U.S. Senator changes itinerary to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Taiwan’s loss of two diplomatic allies and its exclusion from the World Health Assembly (WHA), a second United States senator is changing his itinerary to ...

U.S. should tell China it is changing the status quo: ex-AIT chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States government should tell China it is changing the status quo in relations with Taiwan, former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman Richard Bush said...

BBC China: 11 out of 100 major company websites designate Taiwan as a country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid China’s current campaign pressuring companies to change their designation of Taiwan, BBC China conducted a survey of 100 major international company websites to...

End game near if International Air Transport Association kowtows to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Reports have surfaced that Beijing is pressuring the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to change the country of Taiwan's designation to "Taiwan, Chin...

British man beaten by 10 Chinese in Cambodia for having 'Taiwan' tattooed on his forehead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British man was savagely beaten by nearly a dozen Chinese men in a small city in Cambodia when they discovered he had "Taiwan" tattooed on his forehead and he ...

Taiwan to donate US$1 million to WHO’s Ebola fund despite being denied entry to WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will donate US$1 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) in the fight against the Ebola outbreak in Africa, as part of the island’s commitment to contr...