NCC demands smartphone makers list Taiwan properly after Huawei alters caller IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports of Huawei smartphones suddenly changing Taiwan's listing to "Taiwan, China," the National Communication Commission (NCC) on Wednesday ...

American Express bootlicks Beijing with 'Taiwan, China' page

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Express has joined the growing list of corporations that have kowtowed to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) by changing the listing for Taiwan on its Live the Wor...

Another English teacher quits TutorABC over invasive 'one China' policy toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another American English teacher has come forward to say that she has resigned from TutorABC because of its politically-charged "one China" regulations for staff...

English teacher in Taiwan resigns over TutorABC's intrusive 'one China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An email from the English teaching website TutorABC surfaced on Saturday (Nov. 2), sent in response to the resignation of an instructor who refused to conform to new, drac...

Eastman School of Music scraps China tour over ban of South Korean members

An upstate New York orchestra reversed course on Tuesday and canceled plans to tour China this winter after China refused to allow the group's three South Korean musicians to perform. The Eastm...

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...

Beijing tries to use 'visa blackmail' to dissuade US congressmen from Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has denied entry visas to a U.S. congressional delegation in retaliation for their scheduled trip to Taiwan, according to an op-ed by Representative Sean Patrick Mal...

Blizzard Taiwan hit with avalanche of criticism for kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Blizzard Entertainment is facing an intense backlash from U.S. congressmen, American gamers, and company employees for banning a Hearthstone Grandmasters winner after he s...

Blizzard Taiwan bans Hearthstone player for supporting Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American video game developer Blizzard Entertainment has banned Hearthstone Grandmasters winner Blitzchung, revoked his prize money, and fired two casters for a now-delete...

'South Park' creators mock NBA's kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The creators of the cartoon comedy "South Park" posted a mock apology to China on Tuesday (Oct. 8) after the NBA kowtowed to the communist country to limit damag...

Video game War Thunder replaces Taiwan flags with China banners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The video game War Thunder, which is a game predicated on historical accuracy, last week suddenly and expectedly created multiple historical anachronisms by removing all the Ta...

Chinese netizens furious at Huawei for listing Taiwan as separate country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese netizens on Wednesday (Aug. 14) turned on their own flagship tech company Huawei after images surfaced of some of the company's phones listing Taiwan as a separate ...

Taiwan's Yi Fang Fruit Tea declares it's getting out of politics, sticking to tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After facing a massive backlash from furious Taiwanese netizens for kowtowing to Beijing on Weibo on Monday (Aug. 5), Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳水果茶) changed its tune today and decla...

Taiwanese furious at Yi Fang Fruit Tea for kowtowing to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Well-known Taiwan tea brand Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳水果茶) suddenly took to Weibo on Monday (Aug. 5) to kowtow to Beijing by swearing its support for the tattered "one country,...

Photo of the Day: 'Taiwan clichés, inaccuracies, and bad takes' bingo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In anticipation of the standard disinformation spewed forth by Chinese state-run media and its regurgitation by Western media outlets over the latest arms sale to Taiwan, a res...