Election campaign is about protecting Taiwan, not about slamming rivals: DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ruling party’s election strategy is not about slamming Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) 70 percent of the time and Taipei City Mayor Ko W...

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...

China forces Taiwan National Day reception out of Stockholm Sheraton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China told the Sheraton Stockholm Hotel not to host a Taiwan Double Ten National Day reception, leading this year’s event to take place at a history museum instead, ...

Taiwan will lose one or two more allies to China by 2020: NSC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China will interfere with the campaign for the January 2020 elections by luring away one or two more of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies by the end of the year, according ...

IMIA medical body expels China and picks Taiwanese as its president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) has decided to expel China and select Dr. Jack Li (李友專) from Taiwan as the body’s president for the next two...

China censors strike in Thailand: Taiwan booth at ASEAN Smart City expo forced to remove sign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese officials in attendance at the ASEAN Smart Cities Network Conference and Exhibition 2019 in Bangkok Thailand, Aug. 22-24, forced event organizers to remove a sign ...

Taiwan changes name of its office in Fiji under pressure from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Due to pressure from China, Taiwan has changed the official name of its office in Fiji to “Taipei Trade Office in Fiji” from “Trade Mission of the Re...

Taiwan forced to change name of office in Fiji due to Chinese bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday (July 13) it had protested to the Pacific island nation of Fiji as Chinese pressure had forced it to change the na...

Australia and Germany express support for Taiwan’s WHA bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the United States and Japan, Australia and Germany were the latest countries to voice support for Taiwan’s attempts at attending the World Health Assembly ...

LSE: 'No final decisions reached' on Taiwan map in school artwork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After unwittingly involving itself in Taiwanese politics with the unveiling of an artwork installation on March 26, the London School of Economics (LSE) has stepped back f...

Taiwan female baseball umpire protests against UN's China designation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Baseball umpire Po Chun Liu (劉柏君) protested Thursday against a tweet from the United Nations describing her as coming from “Taiwan, Province of China.” The island...

Taiwan President visits Air Force base following incursion by China jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited an Air Force base in Chiayi Thursday to underline her concern about a recent incursion by Chinese jets. Last Sunday, two J-11 fighter jet...

Bolton says US commitments to Taiwan Relations Act 'are clear' after Chinese jet incursion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an incursion by Chinese fighter jets across the Taiwan Strait median line on Sunday (March 31), President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolto...

Taiwan condemns China for 'destroying status quo' in strait with warplane incursion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sunday (March 31), Taiwan's government condemned China for it's "blatant destruction of the status quo" and "intentional, reckless & provocative a...

MOFA slams Chinese publication requesting companies to change references to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs filed a strong protest on Jan. 17 against the Chinese publication "The Blue Book on the Cyber Rule of Law in China 2018&rdq...