US Congressman calls on Trump Administration to utilize Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Veteran U.S. Congressman Chris Smith called on the Trump Administration to fully implement the Taiwan Travel Act, in a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo o...

Chinese media cries foul when Apple lists Taiwan as country at conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Apple's annual September press conference on Wednesday (Sept. 12) drew an outcry from a Chinese state-run media outlet simply for continuing to list Taiwan as a c...

Taiwanese photographer pulls photo from contest after WMO kowtows to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer has withdrawn his entry for a photo competition organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), after the specialized United Nation...

Times of London calls for solidarity with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The West needs to stand together in order to defend Taiwan against bullying by China, a leading article in the Times of London said Friday. The opinion piece comes as t...

Taiwan can teach Canada a thing or two about human rights: Ottawa Citizen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If Canada is serious about championing democratic values, it should defend Taiwan’s threatened democracy against bullying by China, author Terry Glavin wrote in the ...

Witnesses refute report stranded Taiwanese in Japan had to identify themselves as Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Witnesses are refuting reports by Chinese state-run media outlets which had claimed yesterday that Taiwanese tourists stranded at Japan's Kansai International Airport ...

Taiwan demands country name change for photo running in WMO calendar vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau is asking the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to remove the words “Province of China” and leave only “Taiwan” fo...

China interferes with Southeast Asian visitors to Taiwan’s Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is warning Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia not to attend Double Ten National Day ceremonies in Taiwan next month, or they might be refused entry to China in the f...

How United Airlines decided to counter Beijing's Orwellian bullying with Taiwan Dollars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- United Airline's solution of using currency to delineate China, Hong Kong and Taiwan on its online booking system was as much based on the pragmatic need to keep the l...

Taiwan writer Li Ang refused entry to Afghanistan without China document

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese writer and veteran feminist Li Ang (李昂) was refused entry to Afghanistan because she did not have a “Non Objection Certificate” (NOC) from China, rep...

China’s bullying of international companies destabilizes regional security: Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Office of the President of Taiwan said that China's recent initiative to force international companies to list Taiwan as being part of China is detrimental to inte...

United Airlines side-steps China’s ‘Orwellian nonsense,’ lists Taiwan according to currency 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a retort to China's ultimatum to United Airlines to list Taiwan as being part of China, the U.S. airline has side-stepped the issue by reclassifying China, Hong Kon...

Taiwan more than a bargaining chip for the US: academics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The relationship between the United States and Taiwan has grown solid beyond fears of President Donald Trump using the island as a bargaining chip in his quarrels with Chi...

IKEA faces ire of Chinese netizens for supporting 'Taiwan separatism'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Beijing continues its “out of control” campaign of suppression and “Orwellian nonsense,” badgering companies and organizations about their desig...

Koala park in Australia kowtows to China, tears down Taiwan flags on direction sign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- What the Trump administration described as "Orwellian nonsense" has gone into overdrive now that even a Koala park in Australia has caved to China and removed th...