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British pianist waves Taiwan flag after flap with Chinese nationalists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British pianist involved in a dispute with Chinese nationalists over image rights took a photo of himself holding up a Taiwan flag in a London train station and uploaded...

MrBeast adds Taiwan to China map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The most-subscribed YouTuber in the world has drawn the ire of Taiwanese by inserting Taiwan into a map of China for the second time in five months. On Tuesday (Jan. 23...

Taipei Ningxia Night Market draws fire for Chinese 'Subject 3' TikTok dance-off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Ningxia Night Market has apologized for causing "trouble" after receiving backlash over its competition based on a popular Chinese TikTok dance but sa...

X community note falsely labels Chinese police brutality as Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An X community note added to a video allegedly showing police beating a Uyghur man erroneously claimed that the officers were Taiwanese. On Jan. 13, an X page called Mo...

Taiwan tells China to ‘face up to reality’ of Lai's victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to "fallacious comments" by China following Taiwan's elections, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) urged Beijing to respect the results and &...

China flooding social media with disinformation about Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's election nears, China has released a propaganda piece on President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) that is being spread across multiple social media platforms in an app...

GenG apologizes to China for calling Taiwan 'overseas country'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A South Korean professional esports team has canceled a Taiwan trip after Chinese netizens complained it had referred to it as an "overseas country," but its apo...

800 fake Facebook users amplify Taiwan election interference TikToker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 800 fake Facebook accounts are disseminating content from an operation launched on TikTok and YouTube designed to influence the outcome of the 2024 Taiwanese presiden...

22 Taiwanese investigated for paid trips to China to sway voters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors are investigating 22 people for taking trips to China that are intended to sway voters toward pro-Beijing candidates. The Kaohsiung Ciaotou Prosecutors&rsqu...

India: Why journalists' digital security is in danger

Police raids targeting reporters working for Indian news portal NewsClick resulted in the seizure of around 250 electronic devices — including phones, hard disks and laptops — and even the...

Taiwan foreign minister mocks China's lecturing of Thailand on press freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Sunday (Nov. 12) mocked China's government for lecturing Thailand over freedom of the press following his interview on a Thai telev...

PLA lieutenant general says Chinese invasion of Taiwan will be 'just and legitimate war'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A People's Liberation Army (PLA) lieutenant general on Sunday (Oct. 29) was cited by Chinese state-run media as saying that when China invades Taiwan, it will be a &qu...

Putin alleges Taiwan is part of China at Belt and Road Initiative summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (Oct. 18) claimed that Taiwan is "an inalienable part of the Chinese territory," prompting the Ministry of Foreign ...

India: Crackdown on NewsClick alarms journalists

Hundreds of journalists, civil society activists and free speech campaigners rallied in New Delhi this week over the raids targeting reporters working for NewsClick. The move of unprecedented solidar...

Lai Pin-yu's big fall and Taiwanese news media

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Of the recent controversies involving Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker Lai Pin-yu (賴品妤), one of the most unusual of an already highly unusual election season ...