Taiwan unveils plans to create digital ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's plan to establish a digital ministry will be focused on restructuring the National Communications Commission (NCC). As part of President Tsai Ing-wen's...

Far EasTone 2nd telecom operator in Taiwan to receive 5G license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. has received the second 5G license issued by the National Communications Commission (NCC), setting the scene for a summer competition wi...

Chunghwa Telecom first in Taiwan to receive 5G license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Telecom is the first telecom operator in Taiwan to recieve a license for 5G services, the National Communications Commission (NCC) announced Wednesday (June 3). ...

Taiwan to counter OTT streaming services by Chinese TV groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following reports that even China’s state-owned CCTV group was planning to launch over-the-top (OTT) streaming services in Taiwan, the government said Thursday (Apri...

Chinese TV groups use coronavirus pandemic to gain Taiwan market share

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese media groups are using the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to push their over-the-top (OTT) streaming services in the Taiwanese market, with even state-owned...

Taiwan TV station removes prediction of coronavirus lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CTiTV News has taken down a message that said Taiwan is just six days away from a complete lockdown, reports said Saturday (March 28). While the island nation’s n...

Facebook shuts down 60 Chinese accounts for fake coronavirus news in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook recently removed more than 60 accounts suspected of distributing false information in Taiwan about the coronavirus on behalf of China, CNA reported Friday (March ...

Communications agency to ban mobile devices labeling Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) will ban smartphones and tablets that label Taiwan as part of China, including texts printed on the packaging and manuals. ...

NCC considers regulating streaming services in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Communication Commission (NCC) is taking cautious steps toward establishing the first streaming service regulations in Taiwan and the world. Video...

Taiwan media outlet Master Chain criticized for being China lackey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan media outlet Master Chain stands accused of producing communist-friendly content and being a Beijing lackey after announcing it would open an office in Beijing. ...

DPP chairman says China is 'enemy of Taiwan's democracy' after meddling claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a defector's claims of Chinese meddling in Taiwan's elections, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) said that China is the...

Executives of 3 Taiwan TV stations named by 'Chinese spy' invited to NCC meetings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Executives of three Taiwanese television stations denied accusations by an alleged Chinese defector that they had received funds from China during a meeting with Taiwan...

NCC suspends sale of 3 Huawei phone models over Taiwan's designation

The National Communications Commission (NCC) has halted the sale of three smartphone models produced by Huawei Technologies Co. of China, saying a software upgrade had renamed Taiwan as "Taiwan, ...

NCC demands smartphone makers list Taiwan properly after Huawei alters caller IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports of Huawei smartphones suddenly changing Taiwan's listing to "Taiwan, China," the National Communication Commission (NCC) on Wednesday ...

Taiwan Ill-Gotten Assets Committee names BCC radio station as KMT affiliate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ill-Gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (不當黨產處理委員會) officially named radio station Broadcasting Corporation of China (BCC) as an affiliate of the Kuomintang (KMT)...