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...

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)....

Taipei mayor rides promotional bus to advocate freedom of press

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (Nov. 11) boarded a bus displaying an advertisement promoting press freedom to Taipei City Hall, hoping to promote a less politic...

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) ...

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)...

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...