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TikTok in Taiwan faces pushback despite charming MingMing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — MingMing is adorable and the face of TikTok in Taiwan, with 5.2 million followers. However, plenty of critics are worried about the China-owned platform’s influence ...

Taiwan hit by cyberattacks, China software involved

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of Taiwan government agencies and infrastructure websites have come under cyberattacks in the past few days and, in some cases, the attacks involved software from...

Taiwan fines TV station for erroneous reports about Chinese invasion, volcano eruption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) is fining Chinese Television System (CTS) a total of NT$1 million (US$33,700) for erroneously reporting a Chinese invasion and...

Taiwan’s NCC demands report from TV station following repeated blunders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) wants Chinese Television System (CTS) to submit plans for improvement after the state-owned television company broadcast six b...

Taiwan government investigates CTS TV for false reports of Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese authorities have begun investigating Chinese Television System (CTS) after the broadcaster ran false reports about a Chinese invasion of the country on Wednesday...

Taiwanese news station mistakenly broadcasts 'breaking news' of Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Messages broadcasted by the Chinese Television System (CTS) news channel about war erupting between Taiwan and China alarmed the public on Wednesday morning (April 20) and...

Taiwan concerned about undersea internet links in event of war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Russian invasion of Ukraine has raised concerns in Taiwan that in the event of a Chinese attack, the country’s undersea internet cables could be cut. Taiwan s...

Hitachi Vantara deletes over 420,000 of PTS Taiwan's stock video clips

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's independent public broadcasting institution, Public Television Service (PTS), recently lost over 420,000 stock videos, ironically due to the negligence of a d...

Taiwanese experts warn Chinese drones may be relaying information to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese-made drones used by Taiwanese private companies and individuals could be transferring information back to Beijing, experts said recently. Su Tzu-yun (蘇紫雲), dire...

Taiwan approves news TV channel proposal for first time in decade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time in 10 years, the National Communications Commission (NCC) has given the green light to the launch of a news television station, reports said Wednesday (...

Taiwan's NCC finds censorship software in Xiaomi smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) has said it has found that the Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G smartphones sold in Taiwan have seven built-in apps able to filter more than 2...

Taiwan Mobile merges with Taiwan Star

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The board of Taiwan Mobile Co. on Thursday (Dec. 30) passed a resolution to merge with Taiwan Star Telecom Co., making it the nation's second-largest telecommunication...

Transparency to play key role in Taiwan’s digital services act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A proposal for a digital telecommunications and broadcasting services act (數通法) requires online platforms to be more transparent about their actions against user posts, th...

WakuWaku Japan channel quits Taiwan market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese entertainment channel WakuWaku Japan (WWJ) is leaving Taiwan after five and a half years due to alleged profitability woes, according to reports. The National ...

Taichung 2 by-election: the powerful Yen clan is under siege

Something truly remarkable is happening in Taichung: the once almighty Yen clan that heads the Taichung Black Faction is under attack. Every few days a new allegation against the family surfaces. S...