Sarcastic 'Wan Wan come home' memes spread across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a creepy broadcast by a CCTV anchor calling on "Wan Wan [Taiwan]" to return home (湾湾, 回家吧) after China's release of "26 measures" to...

Taiwanese students refuse to attend leadership forum in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Wednesday (Oct. 16) praised student associations for refusing to attend a cross-strait leadership forum organized by China. The gr...

CCP soft-power victory after Voice of America publishes highly flawed article

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Voice of America (VOA) is a U.S. government-funded state-owned news agency which broadcasts impartial news around the world while promoting the values of freedom and de...

Reuters report confirms China's infiltration of Taiwan: Tsai

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Saturday that a report by Reuters a day earlier saying that China was buying positive coverage in Taiwanese media confirmed Beijing's widespread infiltration of T...

China paid Taiwan media for positive coverage: Reuters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a report by the Financial Times accusing China of direct interference in the Taiwanese media, the Reuters news agency said Friday (Aug.9) that the Chinese govern...

Concern mounts over China's expanding digital TV enterprise in Africa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Since 2015, when the Chinese government launched the “10,000 African Villages" project, the number of homes there with digital television access has increased s...

AP Was There: Journalists covering violence beaten, detained

BEIJING (AP) — This story was first published on June 6, 1989, three days after China began a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The AP is republishing the sto...

A singer goes missing in China's effort to erase Tiananmen

BEIJING (AP) — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Th...

Photo of the Day: Pooh firing misinformation missile in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This whimsical depiction of Winnie the Pooh spray-painted on a wall in Tainan City was photographed by an American teacher on Saturday (May 11) and soon became a big hit on soc...

US State Department botches map of Taiwan in anti-BRI video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has blundered in its attempt to counter Communist Chinese propaganda about its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by falling for Beijing's mantra that...

CTi News lambasted for including Taiwan in map of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are furious after a screen capture of a CTi News (中天電視) broadcast surfaced on Tuesday (April 23) which included Taiwan in a map of China, leading many to cal...

Chinese recruiters target Taiwanese job seekers to spread pro-unification propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Advertisements have surfaced on job banks and social media pages in Taiwan seeking supporters of cross-strait unification to spread propaganda. A user of social network...

Taiwan has other deterrence options besides costly and controversial nuclear weapons

The China Uncensored channel is a terrific source of information about Chinese propaganda and misinformation and also has a knack of asking difficult questions that many other media outlets would not ...

Taiwan cracking down on Baidu iQiyi, Tencent Video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is looking to tighten the ban on Baidu's iQiyi and Tencent's planned streaming service in the country due to their use as Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propagand...

How China's new media offensive threatens democracy worldwide

China has been actively trying to establish a new world media order in which journalists become nothing more than "state propaganda auxiliaries," press watchdog Reporter Without Borders (RSF...