US senators revive bill backing Taiwan's worldwide recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three U.S. senators on Thursday (May 24) reintroduced a draft bill designed to counter China's bullying of Taiwan in the international arena and the poaching of its diploma...

China cries foul after Sweden's NA refers to Taiwan as 'country' that should attend WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Swedish newspaper Nerikes Allehanda (NA) recognized Taiwan as a country that deserved to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA), China demanded it make a correction, but ...

Hostelworld kowtows to Beijing by listing Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hostel review and booking website Hostelworld has kowtowed to Beijing by changing its listing for Taiwan to Taiwan, China and sent a "creepy" email to a prospective c...

55 members of Czech parliament sign letter backing Taiwan's presence at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Friday (May 10), 55 members of the Czech Republic's parliament signed a letter asking the World Health Organization (WHO) to allow Taiwan to participate as an observer a...

Winnie the Pooh roughs up the Formosan black bear outside the WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bear with a Winnie the Pooh mask is pushing a Formosan black bear away from a door marked “World Health Organization,” according to an illustration made by T...

China tries to bully Taiwanese students out of food market in Hungary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has protested after China tried to force Taiwanese students out of a food market at their university in Hungary, reports said Saturd...

Prague mayor sending Philharmonic to Taiwan instead of China after Xi snub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that China has canceled a China tour of the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra in retaliation for refusing to exclude a Taiwanese diplomat, the Czech city's ...

Ex-Premier Lai: Taiwan needs to value its own strength

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In the face of China preventing Taiwan from joining international organizations, the island nation needed to value its own strength more, former Premier William Lai (賴清德) said S...

Beijing claims French warship 'illegally entered China's territorial waters' when transiting Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China on Thursday (April 25) claimed that it warned off a French warship as it passed through the Taiwan Strait earlier this month, and said that the ship had "illegally e...

CTi News lambasted for including Taiwan in map of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are furious after a screen capture of a CTi News (中天電視) broadcast surfaced on Tuesday (April 23) which included Taiwan in a map of China, leading many to cal...

Chinese tanks roll toward Taipei – at least on a smaller scale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tanks of China’s People’s Liberation Army were rolling toward Taipei after destroying a Taiwanese Army Humvee Friday (April 19) – at least in the imagina...

China bombers simulated attack on Taiwan: Foreign Minister Joseph Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Chinese bombers among a group of 24 aircraft and five ships which approached Taiwan on April 15 simulated an attack on the southern and southeastern parts of the island, Foreign...

American-Taiwanese actress apologizes for liking Instagram post calling Chinese tourists 'a-la̍k-á'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American-Taiwanese actress Tiffany Ann Hsu (許瑋甯) found herself having to apologize to Chinese netizens on Thursday (April 11) after they caught her liking an Instagram post tha...

10,000 sign petition calling on LSE to maintain color of Taiwan on sculpture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese students today plan to submit a petition signed by over 10,000 people calling on the London School of Economics (LSE) to reverse its decision to change the color of T...

Taiwan's MOFA pokes fun at People's Daily tweet that Hualien is part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs mocked a tweet posted by China's state-run mouthpiece the People's Daily that listed Hualien as a part of China on Tuesday nigh...