US senators revive bill backing Taiwan's worldwide recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three U.S. senators on Thursday (May 24) reintroduced a draft bill designed to counter China's bullying of Taiwan in the international arena and the poaching of its diploma...

China cries foul after Sweden's NA refers to Taiwan as 'country' that should attend WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Swedish newspaper Nerikes Allehanda (NA) recognized Taiwan as a country that deserved to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA), China demanded it make a correction, but ...

Hostelworld kowtows to Beijing by listing Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hostel review and booking website Hostelworld has kowtowed to Beijing by changing its listing for Taiwan to Taiwan, China and sent a "creepy" email to a prospective c...

US State Department botches map of Taiwan in anti-BRI video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has blundered in its attempt to counter Communist Chinese propaganda about its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by falling for Beijing's mantra that...

CTi News lambasted for including Taiwan in map of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are furious after a screen capture of a CTi News (中天電視) broadcast surfaced on Tuesday (April 23) which included Taiwan in a map of China, leading many to cal...

American-Taiwanese actress apologizes for liking Instagram post calling Chinese tourists 'a-la̍k-á'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American-Taiwanese actress Tiffany Ann Hsu (許瑋甯) found herself having to apologize to Chinese netizens on Thursday (April 11) after they caught her liking an Instagram post tha...

10,000 sign petition calling on LSE to maintain color of Taiwan on sculpture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese students today plan to submit a petition signed by over 10,000 people calling on the London School of Economics (LSE) to reverse its decision to change the color of T...

LSE: 'No final decisions reached' on Taiwan map in school artwork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After unwittingly involving itself in Taiwanese politics with the unveiling of an artwork installation on March 26, the London School of Economics (LSE) has stepped back f...

Taiwan's MOFA pokes fun at People's Daily tweet that Hualien is part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs mocked a tweet posted by China's state-run mouthpiece the People's Daily that listed Hualien as a part of China on Tuesday nigh...

LSE forced to change color of Taiwan on artwork after Chinese students cry foul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The London School of Economics (LSE) decided to kowtow to Chinese students and change the color of Taiwan to match that of China on a large sculpture on its campus, despite opp...

Taiwan is main target of China's disinformation campaign: RSF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Paris-based global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Monday (March 26) released a report detailing China's strategy of controlling information abroad, with Ta...

American cosmetics company in hot water for excluding Taiwan from map of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- MAC Cosmetics, a New York retailer owned by Estee Lauder, has had to scramble to apologize to irate Chinese consumers after they discovered that Taiwan was excluded from a map ...

Photo of the Day: Parallel lives of Xi and Winnie

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sunday (Feb. 24), just as Chinese netizens were busy working themselves into a lather over a mocking reference to Chinese President Xi Jinping as Winnie-the-Pooh in the Taiw...

Sales of Taiwanese horror game 'Devotion' exceed 1 million units despite Chinese outcry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After outcry from Chinese netizens and being removed from the China market for having mocking references to Chinese President Xi Jinping, sales of the new Taiwanese horror vide...

Sign wars: Taiwan flag back at Frankfurt Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following concerns that Germany was bowing to pressure from Beijing by removing the Taiwan flag from it's EasyPass signboard at Frankfurt Airport on Monday (Feb. 11), photo...