Taiwan indigenous scholar uses native tongue during Presidential Office meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Oct. 17), the Presidential Office received its first presentation given entirely in the language of Taiwan’s Paiwan people, marking an important milesto...

Fashion brand Dior apologizes to China for Taiwan map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – French luxury brand Christian Dior apologized to China after it excluded Taiwan from the country’s map at a university presentation in the city of Hangzhou, reports ...

Arrival of Flagship in Taiwan significant for US-Taiwan relations: William Stanton

The U.S. Language Flagship Program Has Come to Taiwan Relations between the United States and Taiwan have clearly never been better, but we tend to measure that progress only in terms of major eve...

Japan’s prime minister extends National Day greetings to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered his felicitations to Taiwan at a gala event held by the Fukuoka Branch of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Osaka ...

Huawei CFO wishes China well in first remarks since arrest

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is wishing happy birthday to China in her first public remarks on camera since being arrested in Canada. ...

Hong Kong targets Taiwanese arrivals with thorough luggage checks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Immigration at Hong Kong International Airport has started conducting thorough luggage checks for passengers arriving from Taiwan, looking for materials related to the ant...

Chinese-born Australian lawmaker fights election challenge

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Lawyers for the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be appointed to Australia's Parliament and for a senior government minister appeared in a court on Wednesday to fight challeng...

Taiwan offers NT$20 million prize to improve Chinese-language AI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is accepting registrations for its “dialogue with AI” competition until Oct. 7. The competition foc...

China's Confucius Institutes face decline in Australia, North America

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Educational institutions across the United States and Australia appear to be reconsidering their relationship with the China-funded Confucius Institutes, with a recent spa...

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...

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kon...

Hong Kong film companies to boycott Taipei Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (CNA) -- In the wake of an announcement earlier this week that China will boycott this year's Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, several Hong Kong film companies have followed suit and with...

China boycotts Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards

[Updated on August 7 at 17:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese films and filmmakers will be absent from this year’s Taipei-based Golden Horse Awards, occasionally dubbed by foreign media...

Australia to launch investigation of Confucius Institutes at 13 universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A number of Australian universities are set to undergo a government probe into potentially illegal deals made with China’s Hanban, or the Office of Chinese Language ...

Taiwan opens third education center in Indonesia

Jakarta, July 25 (CNA) Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) opened a Taiwan Education Center Thursday at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) in Bantul, Indonesia, to provide students in the ...