UK magazine evokes controversy by linking China flag with coronavirus on cover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens are enraged by the cover of the latest issue of the U.K. weekly magazine The Economist, which depicts the earth wearing a mask made from China's natio...

Macau leader plans 'China Patriotism Centers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Macau's Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng (賀一誠) said there should be education centers in the autonomous region to promote patriotism, in an interview with People's Dail...

Taiwan requests correction of Taiwanese entertainers' references

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) demanded Saturday that the organizer of an event correct the references of several Taiwanese entertainers on TC Candler's annual list of the 100 most beautif...

Chinese man flies Taiwan flag to protest China’s authoritarianism outside migrant assoc. in NYC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese national Chou Hsiao-tang (周小棠) protested New York migrant association Soo Yuen Benevolent Association's (SYBA, 遡源公所) move to fly the Chinese national flag on A...

Taiwan rejects proposal for referendum to ban Chinese flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Central Election Commission (CEC) on Tuesday rejected the proposal to hold a referendum on banning the Chinese flag after the proponent failed to come up with added informat...

Could China pull off a 'flash invasion' of Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In his latest article posted in The Diplomat, American researcher Ian Easton assesses the likelihood of a Chinese "flash invasion" of Taiwan. In an article publish...

Presidential Office says group flying China's red flag undermines democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to a conflict surrounding China Unification Promotion Party (CUPP) members who flew China’s five-star red flag and attempted attacks on those who disagre...

U.K. job site places Taiwan's National Chengchi University in 'Province of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and National Chengchi University (正大) asked a British job search website Saturday to drop a reference to “Province of Chi...

Petition to ban China flag in public passes threshold

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An online campaign by Taiwanese netizens to ban the flag of China, also known as the Five-star Red Flag, from being displayed in public spaces in Taiwan has surpassed the 5,000...

Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade opens with dazzling spectacle and political strife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade opened in the Taiwanese capital Saturday to the sounds and hues of indigenous music, colorful dancing but also political disruption. ...

Protesters block entrance of athletes to Taipei Universiade opening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Protesters disrupted the opening of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade Saturday evening, preventing most of the 7,700 athletes from walking into the stadium behind the fla...