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Taiwan Mobile to upgrade phones vulnerable to malware

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Mobile will recall its Amazing A32 mobile phones and fit them with an upgraded security system after the National Communications Commission (NCC) warned Wednesday (...

Leading pro-China news channel in Taiwan ends broadcasts

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A leading pro-China cable news channel prepared to halt its broadcast operations at midnight Friday after Taiwan’s government refused to renew its license, citing accuracy issues...

Taiwan TV station to move online after court rejects final appeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CTi News will disappear from television Channel 52 on Friday (Dec. 11) night after the Supreme Administrative Court rejected its final appeal against the National Communic...

Taiwanese man self immolates to protest closure of pro-China CTi News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An elderly man suffered third-degree burns on 36 percent of his body on Wednesday evening (Dec. 2) after he set himself on fire in an apparent protest of the closure of pr...

Taipei police brace for 'Autumn Struggle' pro-labor march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei police are urging participants in an annual pro-labor march on Sunday (Nov. 22) to remain calm during their protest of the government's labor regulations and lo...

Pro-China CTi News anchor cries on air after Taiwan rejects license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canelle Chen (陳文越), an anchor for CTi News (中天新聞), broke down in tears during a live broadcast on Wednesday (Nov. 18), the same day Taiwan's media regulators unanimous...

Taiwan politicians react to rejection of pro-China news channel's license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several politicians have spoken out on the National Communications Commission's (NCC) unanimous decision not to renew the license of Chung Tien Television's (CTiTV...

Rejection of Pro-China news channel based on facts, not politics

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang's (KMT) response to the announcement yesterday that the pro-China CTi News (中天新聞) network has been denied a new license to broadcast in Taiwan was de...

Taiwan refuses to renew pro-China news channel's license

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s government refused to renew the broadcast license of a leading pro-China cable news channel on Wednesday, prompting complaints of political interference. ...

Taiwan NCC rejects license renewal for pro-China CTi News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's regulators on Wednesday (Nov. 18) unanimously rejected the license renewal for pro-China Chung T'ien Television's (中天電視) news channel CTi News (中天新聞)....

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's KMT likens Tsai to Mao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) party on its official Twitter account on Tuesday (Oct. 27) posted an illustration comparing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to Mao Zedong (毛澤東) ...

Twenty 5G-compatible phones approved for Taiwan market: NCC

The National Communications Commission (NCC) said Saturday that it has given approval for the sale of 20 5G-compatible phone models in Taiwan, nine of which have not yet been released on the market. ...

Taiwan to bar local distributors from representing Chinese OTT services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new regulation announced by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is set to take effect Sept. 3, barring Taiwan companies from representing Chinese over-the-top (OTT) ...

Chunghwa Telecom admits 4G connection slower since launch of 5G in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With customer complaints mounting over a worsened 4G mobile connection after the launch of Taiwan's 5G network in early July, one telecom giant admits its 4G services ...

Taiwan passes draft bill to cut out Chinese media service providers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday (July 16) passed a draft bill to manage audiovisual services on the internet, including foreign over-the-top (OTT)...