Maserati bows to China, cancels support for Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Italian luxury sports car company Maserati, which is owned by the Fiat Chrysler group, earlier this week announced it would be withdrawing its sponsorship for the 56th...

Media in India calls Taiwan a country, Chinese Embassy throws tantrum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese Embassy in India lashed out in a statement criticizing Indian media outlets for recognizing Taiwan as a sovereign nation and an autonomous state. On Oct. 24...

Fashion brand Dior apologizes to China for Taiwan map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – French luxury brand Christian Dior apologized to China after it excluded Taiwan from the country’s map at a university presentation in the city of Hangzhou, reports ...

China throws tantrum over former Canadian PM's visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China complained on Monday (Oct. 14) about a visit former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper made to Taiwan last week. On Oct. 8, Harper joined a delegation of for...

Countdown to Taiwan Presidential Election: 90 days

Tsai Ing-wen Quote from Tsai Ing-wen: “The Kuomintang Party doesn’t dare to criticize China, they only make a fuss about Taiwan’s domestic issues.” The Kuomintan...

Nauru stands with Taiwan, Haiti might be next to turn to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan’s Pacific ally Nauru has joined the Marshall Islands in expressing its solidarity with Taiwan, the island’s relations with the Caribbean nation of...

Taiwan is a state: Solomon Islands parliamentary committee head

The head of the Foreign Relations Committee in the Solomon Islands Parliament on Sunday criticized his government's decision to establish diplomatic relations with China based on the "One Chi...

US disappointed in Solomon Islands' decision to break ties with Taiwan: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Tuesday issued a statement on the decision by the Solomon Islands’ government to break ties with Taiwan and establish relat...

China tries to lure Haiti away from Taiwan with interest-free loans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the Solomon Islands consider switching ties from Taiwan to China, Beijing is targeting another of Taipei's 17 diplomatic allies, Haiti, with interest-free loans, re...

Solomon Islands discusses whether to make diplomatic switch to China today

[Last update at 11:50 on Sept. 13] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s longtime Pacific ally the Solomon Islands convened on Friday (Sept. 13) to discuss whether the country should switch d...

Joseph Wu admonishes United Nations for Taiwan's continued exclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chicago-based newspaper The Daily Herald published an op-ed written by Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Thursday (Aug. 29) under the title “Buildin...

Versace t-shirt design hurts feelings of Chinese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Italian fashion designer Versace is the target of criticism among Chinese internet users this week after a photo of a Versace t-shirt surfaced on Weibo, with the image...

Chinese drama faces punishment for excluding Taiwan from China on map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese television series is facing punishment for not including the island of Taiwan in Chinese territory on a map that appeared in its episode, adding to the list of e...

China to impose sanctions on Taiwan’s U.S. arms suppliers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) transited in New York City on her way to the Caribbean Friday (July 12), China announced it was going to impose sanctions on the U.S. f...

China says US should not allow visit by Taiwan's leader

BEIJING (AP) — China is criticizing a short visit by Taiwan's president to the United States, saying it violates the "one-China" principle. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang urg...