LSE forced to change color of Taiwan on artwork after Chinese students cry foul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The London School of Economics (LSE) decided to kowtow to Chinese students and change the color of Taiwan to match that of China on a large sculpture on its campus, despite opp...

Rubio says Chinese incursions will not 'scare US' into dropping commitments to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that Chinese fighter jets crossed over the Taiwan Strait median line on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio today on Twitter said that such incursions would not &...

Taiwan blasts China over its 'barbaric behavior' in Czech Republic

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday blasted China for what it called "barbaric behavior" after Taiwan's representative in the Czech Republic was for...

China shreds 29,000 maps showing Taiwan as a separate country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The city of Qingdao destroyed 29,000 maps at a secret site because they failed to show Taiwan as part of China, the South China Morning Post reported Monday in an article titled...

Taiwan is main target of China's disinformation campaign: RSF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Paris-based global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Monday (March 26) released a report detailing China's strategy of controlling information abroad, with Ta...

Taiwanese actress in China harassed for attending Shenyun performance 9 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An 18 year old Taiwanese actress and musician working in China, Ou-yang Nana (歐陽娜娜), has become a target of harassment by Chinese netizens, for her alleged support of Taiw...

Big majority of Taiwanese surveyed reject China's 'one country, two systems' scheme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A large majority of Taiwanese reject Beijing's 'one country, two systems' framework to unify Taiwan and believe Taiwan's future should be decided by its citizen...

Taiwan flag causes stir on last day of US Taekwondo tournament in Las Vegas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese flag is once again causing unnecessary controversy at an international sporting event, this time at the 2019 U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships in Las Vegas. ...

Photo of the Day: Parallel lives of Xi and Winnie

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sunday (Feb. 24), just as Chinese netizens were busy working themselves into a lather over a mocking reference to Chinese President Xi Jinping as Winnie-the-Pooh in the Taiw...

Sales of Taiwanese horror game 'Devotion' exceed 1 million units despite Chinese outcry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After outcry from Chinese netizens and being removed from the China market for having mocking references to Chinese President Xi Jinping, sales of the new Taiwanese horror vide...

'We have to be prepared' for growing China threat: Taiwan President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with CNN, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that the country must be prepared for China's growing military threat, but the rest of the world should t...

Sign wars: Taiwan flag back at Frankfurt Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following concerns that Germany was bowing to pressure from Beijing by removing the Taiwan flag from it's EasyPass signboard at Frankfurt Airport on Monday (Feb. 11), photo...

Air New Zealand plane turned back from China for referring to Taiwan as country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Air New Zealand flight bound for Shanghai was forced to turn back on Saturday (Feb. 9) by Chinese authorities because it referred to Taiwan as a country, reported Stuff. ...

Communist China criticizes Taiwan's 'unreasonable restrictions on voting rights'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens got a good laugh when China's Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman Ma Xiaoguang on Wednesday (Jan. 30) criticized Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (D...

Nintendo Switch language update includes 'Taiwanese'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Among the new icons and languages rolled out in the new update for the Nintendo Switch, the hybrid console now includes "Taiwanese," according an announcement by Nint...