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Taiwan’s Apple Daily to publish final printed edition on May 17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The final printed edition of the Apple Daily will go on sale Monday (May 17), with only an online version available from the following day, the paper announced Friday (May...

Taiwan political magazine to cease print publication after 33 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Journalist, a Taiwanese weekly political magazine, will cease print publication in February after struggling against tough competition on the internet. On Thursday ...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai freed on bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) was freed on bail Wednesday (Dec. 23) after 20 days in detention after being accused of fraud and of “collusion with foreign f...

Taiwan's Apple Daily mulls layoffs in reaction to coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's leading newspaper Apple Daily is reportedly considering layoffs due to economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Following its sister company Next Ma...

Hong Kong media tycoon will fight new security law 'to the end'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reacting to China’s plans for a Hong Kong national security law, outspoken media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) tweeted Saturday (May 23) that he would fight to the end for ...

Hong Kong rounds up dozen of prominent democracy activists

23:00 Update: Next Magazine and Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai has been released on bail. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police on Saturday (April 18) morning rounded up about a dozen pr...

Apple Daily Taiwan announces layoff plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the closure of sister company Next Magazine on Feb. 29, leading Taiwan newspaper publication the Apple Daily has revealed a layoff plan for editors and salespeop...

Taiwan’s Next Magazine confirms publication will end on Feb. 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Next Magazine confirmed on Thursday (Feb. 20) that it would cease online publication on Feb. 29, almost 19 years after having entered the Taiwan market with its weekly por...

Taiwan’s Next Magazine on the verge of folding: Reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Next Magazine, the weekly famous for using paparazzi tactics to uncover scandals and liaisons, is about to fold after 19 years in Taiwan, the rival China Times Want Want G...

Whole Han clan planned to emigrate from Taiwan to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image took another hit on Wednesday (Jan. 8) when news broke that he and his family had applied to emigrate ...

Wife of Taiwan presidential candidate denies 'Miss Wang mistress' rumor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Chia-fen (李佳芬), the wife of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), on Tuesday (Jan. 7) denied that an affair had taken place between her husba...

Taiwan presidential candidate traveled abroad frequently with alleged mistress: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The alleged mistress of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has reportedly traveled frequently with him, staying in the same hotel as Han at least twi...

Revelation of NT$72 million Taipei home tarnishes Han's 'common folk' image

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image as just another one of the "common folk" took a hit on Wednesday (Nov. 6), when news broke t...

Next Digital Media tycoon thanks US leaders for concern over Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It has been reported that U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) on Monday (July 8) prior to his meeting with U.S. Secretary of Sta...

TCCA set to make Taiwanese culture bloom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Names of the board members of the new Taiwan Creative Content Agency (文化內容策進院) (TCCA) have been released. Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) hosted the first boar...