CCTV anchor calls for 'Wan Wan to come home' after '26 measures' for Taiwan released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After announcing China's "26 measures" to entice Taiwanese talent to work in the country, an anchor from China's state-run TV station CCTV called on &quo...

Taiwan app developer releases 'Free Uyghur' edition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Text editing app Notepad++ released a new "Free Uyghur" edition on Tuesday (Oct. 29) to voice its support for the ethnic minority group, causing Chinese netizens...

LeBron James airballs answer to China-NBA dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite having over a week to "educate" himself about a tweet sent by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, NBA...

Should Taiwanese basketball fans boycott the NBA?

KAOHSIUNG (Taipei News) — It seems like almost every week, a new international company, brand, or organization is falling over itself to apologize for hurting the feelings of citizens of the Peo...

'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...

Taiwan-born Nets owner parrots CCP line over pro-Hong Kong tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese-Canadian owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Joseph Tsai (蔡崇信), on Monday (Oct. 7) posted an open letter on Facebook criticizing Houston Rockets manager Daryl Morey ...

US senator criticizes NBA for siding with China against Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Republican Senator Ted Cruz tweeted his disappointment on Monday (Oct. 7) about the NBA's official apology to China after Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey s...

Houston Rockets manager sets off controversy in China with pro-Hong Kong tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The NBA has come under heavy criticism from U.S. lawmakers and the public for what appears to be a defense of the Chinese government and its policy towards Hong Kong. T...

'OK' gesture sparks online debate in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The OK gesture, formed by touching the forefinger to the thumb with the other fingers outstretched, is a ubiquitous sign of affirmation in many countries and a crude insul...

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 ...

Versace t-shirt design hurts feelings of Chinese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Italian fashion designer Versace is the target of criticism among Chinese internet users this week after a photo of a Versace t-shirt surfaced on Weibo, with the image...

Taiwan's CoCo tea stirs more trouble in Hong Kong, anger bubbles over on Weibo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the recent controversy over political statements from the Yi Fang tea company regarding the ongoing Hong Kong protests, another Taiwanese tea chain is causing a ...

Breaking News: Beijing axes individual travel visas for Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced today (July 31) that due to the current state of cross-strait relations, applications for and the issuance of individual t...

Chinese spammers suffer Hong Kong hack attack and personal data leak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese netizens on Di Bar (帝吧), a subforum in Baidu Tieba (百度貼吧), have been calling for spam attacks on the Hong Kong forum LIHKG (連登) but saw instead their personal info...