Taiwan's highest cell tower activated on Jade Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The highest cell tower in Taiwan was officially activated today (Aug. 2) on the Northern Peak of Jade Mountain (玉山). Chen Yao-hsiang (陳耀祥), the deputy director of the N...

NCC looks into Chinese involvement in Taiwan media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Communications Commission (NCC) said Thursday (July 18) it was opening an investigation into allegations that the Chinese government’s Taiwan Affairs Of...

Taiwan's Taichung panned for being ‘hotbed’ of pro-China websites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taichung has been accused by a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) city councilor as being a “hotbed” for the distribution of fake news in a smear campai...

Rally against pro-China Taiwanese media held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally against pro-Beijing Taiwanese media was held on Sunday afternoon, with tens of thousands of people pouring out on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei despite intermitten...

Taiwan’s pro-China TV station fined for failing to redress flaws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s CTi News (中天電視) was fined NT$500,000 (US$16,000) by the broadcasting industries regulator National Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday (June 19), c...

Government to fund 5G development in Taiwan

Taipei (CNA) - The Taiwan government will allocate NT$20.4 billion (US$648.2 million) over a four-year period for the development of 5G mobile networks to give Taiwan a strategical place in the new ag...

Taiwan's cable companies can no longer use semiconductors from China in TV boxes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Communication Commission (NCC) has just adopted new restrictions on cable TV box components which will forbid the use of semiconductors or wafers m...

CTi News lambasted for including Taiwan in map of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are furious after a screen capture of a CTi News (中天電視) broadcast surfaced on Tuesday (April 23) which included Taiwan in a map of China, leading many to cal...

5G could be available in Taiwan as early as January 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fifth Generation (5G) wireless services could be available in Taiwan as early as January, according to the Executive Yuan. Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) said today (F...

CTi News fined NT$1 million for fake news about farmers dumping pomelos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has fined CTi News (中天電視) NT$1 million (US$32,000) for failing to check the veracity of a report last month that 2 million...

Taiwan Premier Su warns of China's fake news campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) today (Saturday, April 6) said China’s cyber army is attempting to buy over people from all walks of life, CNA reports. Su said in ad...

Taiwan NCC chairwoman tenders resignation over handling of fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - National Communications Commission (NCC, 國家通訊傳播委員會) Chairwoman Nicole Chan (詹婷怡) tendered her resignation after criticism of its handling of ‘fake news.’ Last mon...

Taiwan students launch petition against media group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Students at Shih Hsin University in Taipei launched a petition against the Want Want China Times Group after accusing it of spreading fake news, reports said Saturday. The gr...

Taiwan is trusted partner in helping Mongolia on ICT infrastructure: NCC chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A business delegation from Mongolia comprising 40 officials and professionals is visiting Taiwan to explore collaborations and business opportunities in the fields of informati...

Taiwan's NCC fines CtiTV for having 50% of headlines about Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has fined CtiTV News (中天新聞) a total of NT$1 million (US$32,000) for seven violations, including posting over 50 percent of...