Taiwan to appeal after ISU revokes right to host international event

Taiwan on Wednesday said it will appeal to the International Skating Union (ISU) after its right to host an international figure skating event was revoked less than four months before the tournament w...

China has little to say in first Taiwan Affairs Council press conference since 9-in-1 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Taiwan Affairs Council held its first official press conference since the nine-in-one elections today (Nov. 28). Spokesman for the council Ma Xiaoguang em...

Taiwanese students in Norway raise funds for name change from China to Taiwan on residence permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A group of Taiwanese students in Norway is setting up a fundraising page to push the Norwegian government to correct the nationality of Taiwanese people on residence permits; th...

Taiwan's Taichung to host its own intl. event in lieu of 2019 E. Asian Youth Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In late July, the East Asian Olympic Committee decided to abruptly cancel the 2019 East Asian Youth Games, by revoking Taichung’s right to host the games at the behe...

Taiwan, by whatever name, still winning at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Imagine if the United States could not compete under its real name at the Olympics. Or Japan, or Spain or India. That's the reality for Taiwan, which is also for...

MAC poll finds majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s political interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The majority of people in Taiwan disapprove of Beijing’s efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a poll released Aug. 16 by the Cabinet...

German parliamentarians back Taiwan in youth games row

Two members of Germany's parliament came to Taiwan's defense Thursday, criticizing China for pressuring the East Asian Olympic Committees (EAOC) into revoking a Taiwanese city's right to h...

Can Taiwan counter China's mounting pressure?

On July 24, China successfully lobbied five other members of the East Asian Olympic Committee to revoke Taiwan's right to host its first-ever East Asian Youth Games next year. Recently, a group o...

Campaign for Tokyo Olympics Taiwan name referendum surges past half-way mark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The campaign for a referendum in favor of using the name “Taiwan” instead of “Chinese Taipei” at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is surging forward this we...

The Taichung East Asian Youth Games cancellation and what can be done about it

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The decision by the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) to remove Taichung as hosts of the East Asian Youth Games continues to reverberate around Taiwan. People are angry, and ...

UK lawmakers support Taiwan to host East Asian Youth Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two veteran U.K. lawmakers issued a joint statement on August 1, in support for Taichung City (臺中市) to host the 2019 East Asian Youth Games. The joint statement issued ...

Majority of Taiwanese blame China for cancellation of East Asia Youth Games: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a recent survey, 60.1 percent of Taiwanese people believe that Chinese pressure led to the cancellation of the 2019 East Asian Youth Games, and 76 percent fee...

Intl Olympic Committee approves of China's decision to cancel 2019 Youth Games in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the wake of the abrupt decision of the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) to cancel the 2019 East Asian Youth Games in Taichung, many are searching for answers and hop...

Taiwan must speak out against China's suppression: Taichung mayor

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Monday that the world's attention must be drawn to China "ubiquitous suppression" of Taiwan, as evidenced by the revocation ...

7 Reasons why Taiwan is the best LGBT destination in Asia

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) bullyboy tactics have been having a good week. Not only have US Airlines caved into CCP demands over the use of the name Taiwan, but the East Asian Olympic Co...