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Internet freedom in Taiwan like 'different planet' from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Freedom House created infographics last week that clearly demonstrate the vast difference between Taiwan and China when it comes to internet freedom. In Freedom House&#...

Taiwan ranks 5th for internet freedom, China last

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan ranked fifth in the world for internet freedom in its first entry on Freedom House's list, while China finished in dead last place for the seventh year in a row...

Taiwan Forestry Bureau demands record NT$228 million in compensation for forest fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five people, including a former senior employee of the National Communications Commission (NCC), should pay a record NT$228.59 million (US$8.17 million) to compensate for ...

Taiwan reviews application by CTiTV to produce news shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) is continuing its review of an application by CTiTV to broadcast three news shows and a talk show on a daily basis, reports sa...

Taiwan legislators approve new COVID relief package

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Friday (June 18) approved an extra NT$259 billion (US$9.33 billion) COVID-19 relief budget after slashing more than NT$500 million from the governm...

Taiwan media group to test all 5,000 employees for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the death of a photographer at Next TV, the Eastern media group will have all 5,000 of its employees undergo COVID-19 PCR tests, reports said Thursday (June 10)....

Media workers should be included on vaccination priority list: Taiwan NCC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The telecommunications and broadcasting regulator in Taiwan is pushing for the country’s media workers to be included on the list of priority groups for the nationwi...

Taiwan's Jade Mountain fire extinguished after 12-day battle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The effort to douse a forest blaze triggered by hikers on Yushan, also known as Jade Mountain, came to an end after 12 days, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said on Thurs...

Beijing pressures Taiwan media deemed anti-China: US State Department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A newly released report by the U.S. State Department alleges that Beijing seeks to influence news reports about China by pressuring advertisers and the parent companies of...

Taiwan’s NCC rejects applications to fill slot of pro-China broadcaster with CNN, FRANCE 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday (Feb. 8) rejected the applications of cable providers in separate areas of the country to move CNN and FR...

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...