Blizzard Taiwan bans Hearthstone player for supporting Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American video game developer Blizzard Entertainment has banned Hearthstone Grandmasters winner Blitzchung, revoked his prize money, and fired two casters for a now-delete...

'South Park' creators mock NBA's kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The creators of the cartoon comedy "South Park" posted a mock apology to China on Tuesday (Oct. 8) after the NBA kowtowed to the communist country to limit damag...

Video shows Chinese tourist rip down National Taiwan University Lennon Wall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese tourist was arrested on Monday morning (Oct. 7) after he was captured on video ripping down a Lennon Wall at National Taiwan University (NTU). On its Facebook...

Video shows Chinese students rip down HK protest posters in Taipei college

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after a brawl between Chinese and Hong Kong students at Chinese Culture University broke out, a video surfaced on Wednesday (Sept. 25) showing Chinese students rippi...

US Senate committee passes TAIPEI Act in wake of China's poaching of allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Wednesday (Sept. 25) passed a draft bill designed to counter China's bullying of Taiwan in the international...

Photo of the Day: 'Taiwan independence cave' spotted in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Given the simmering cross-strait tensions of the past few years, Taiwanese netizens got a kick out of a cave entrance in China whose shape bears a startling similarity to ...

Solomon Islanders hold march in support of Taiwan after switch to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke on Monday (Sept. 16) that the Solomon Islands had severed ties with Taiwan in favor of China, Solomon Islanders held a large parade to protest the move and sup...

100 Solomon Islanders attend flag lowering at Taiwan embassy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the Solomon Islands officially broke off diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favor of communist China, about 100 Solomon Islanders attended the final flag-lowering ceremo...

Rubio, Gardner urge passing of TAIPEI Act in wake of Solomon Islands' switch to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that the Solomon Islands switched diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China on Monday (Sept. 16), U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Cory Gardner condemned the move a...

DPP warns citizens to avoid Hong Kong and China after arrest of Taiwanese man

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After China announced on Wednesday (Sept. 11) that Morrison Lee (李孟居), a Taiwanese citizen who went missing in China at the end of August, was arrested for "endangering na...

Video game War Thunder replaces Taiwan flags with China banners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The video game War Thunder, which is a game predicated on historical accuracy, last week suddenly and expectedly created multiple historical anachronisms by removing all the Ta...

Chinese netizens focus anger on Filipina for retweeting Hong Kong activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese netizens have targeted a young lady in the Philippines in an effort to persuade China’s Peking University to revoke her enrollment and scholarship over her a...

Chinese netizens furious at Huawei for listing Taiwan as separate country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese netizens on Wednesday (Aug. 14) turned on their own flagship tech company Huawei after images surfaced of some of the company's phones listing Taiwan as a separate ...

Taiwan's Yi Fang Fruit Tea declares it's getting out of politics, sticking to tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After facing a massive backlash from furious Taiwanese netizens for kowtowing to Beijing on Weibo on Monday (Aug. 5), Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳水果茶) changed its tune today and decla...

Taiwanese furious at Yi Fang Fruit Tea for kowtowing to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Well-known Taiwan tea brand Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳水果茶) suddenly took to Weibo on Monday (Aug. 5) to kowtow to Beijing by swearing its support for the tattered "one country,...