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 reside...

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...

'Team Taiwan' 2020 petition surpasses 400,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With about 48 hours remaining in the month of August, the “Team Taiwan” campaign calling for a public referendum ahead of elections this November has succeeded...

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...

The top 7 sporting events in Taiwan

The cancellation of the East Asian Youth Games (東亞青年運動會) in Taichung last year, at the behest of the Chinese Communist Party is a blow to sport in the country. But Taiwan should reassur...

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...

Petition for referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' at 68% of signatures needed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the campaign to organize a public referendum on the usage of “Chinese Taipei” heads into its final stretch, the campaigners are making a last minute press t...

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...

MAC strongly condemns Kinmen water supply misrepresentation by China

Water supplied to Taiwan’s outlying Kinmen County from Fujian province on the other side of the strait is not free nor a gift, and misrepresentation of this fact by China is strongly condemned, ...

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 ...

Taiwan to host Oslo Freedom Forum human rights event: NYT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The New York-based Human Rights Foundation (HRF) has selected Taiwan to host the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) in Taipei on Nov. 10, reports the New York Times.  The 10...

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 an...