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Taipei DPP politician labeled as China sympathizer over plagiarism stance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outspoken Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taipei City Councilor Wang Shih-chien (王世堅) was attacked as a China sympathizer following his criticism of the party’s T...

‘China threatens Taiwan every day’ says legislator on Australian news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Wang Ting-yu (王定宇) appeared on Australia Broadcasting Corporation’s China Tonight show with Stan Grant on Wednesday (Au...

Taiwan opinion poll echoes calls for plagiarism-hit candidate to withdraw from election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A simple majority of respondents want Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) to withdraw from the race for mayor of Taoyuan City after National Taiwan University (NTU) stripped him of his m...

KMT vice chairman’s China trip draws fire even from inside own party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) decision to send its vice chairman, Andrew Hsia (夏立言), on a trip to China Wednesday (Aug. 10) while Beijing continued to hold military drills and to s...

Taipei's Taiwanese restaurants 3x more than Chinese, proving independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s (華春瑩) claims of palates dictating sovereignty took another blow when data revealed that there are more tha...

What international media missed about the Taiwanese reaction to China's provocative live-fire war games

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On Saturday evening (August 6) a friend and I went out for dinner. It eventually got so packed and noisy we left to walk around People’s Park in Taichung. It wa...

German legislator announces plan for October visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of Germany’s Bundestag are planning to visit Taiwan in early October, a Taiwanese legislator said during a trip to Europe Tuesday (Aug. 9). Social Democra...

Taiwan's top school confirms plagiarism, revokes DPP mayoral candidate's master's degree

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University on Tuesday (August 9) announced a decision to rescind a master's degree it gave to Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) in 2017, citing plagiarism after a m...

'China has always been part of Kentucky': Former State Dept. spokesperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus on Monday (Aug. 8) announced that based on China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s (華春瑩) ...

Chinese assistant foreign minister scores spectacular own goal over Taiwanese food meme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s (華春瑩) persistent trolling of Taiwan has backfired to a chorus of derision after suggesting Sunday (Aug. 7)...

Video shows Taiwanese enjoy bubble bath party during China's wargames

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Aug. 6) showing revelers enjoying a bubble bath party on a Taiwanese island off the coast of China despite being at the height of the People...

Pelosi dines with TSMC founder at state banquet in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A state banquet was held on Wednesday (Aug. 3) in Taipei to welcome U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, where the founder of the world's largest contract chipmaker was al...

Taiwan's Chen Ming-tong defends Lin Chih-chien against charges of plagiarism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director-General of the National Security Bureau, Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) has waded into the war surrounding Lin Chih-chien’s (林智堅) two theses and whether or not he pla...

National Taiwan University ex-dean comments on DPP candidate's plagiarism scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first dean of the College of Social Science at National Taiwan University (NTU) on Friday (July 30) commented on the plagiarism scandal facing the ruling party's m...

Poll results bode ill for Taiwan DPP Taoyuan mayoral candidate as plagiarism accusations simmer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of an opinion poll bode ill for Lin Chih-chien (林智堅), Taoyuan mayoral candidate of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for the local elect...