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...

Air New Zealand plane turned back from China for referring to Taiwan as country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Air New Zealand flight bound for Shanghai was forced to turn back on Saturday (Feb. 9) by Chinese authorities because it referred to Taiwan as a country, reported Stuff. ...

Taiwanese thrilled at White House map showing Taiwan separate from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A map used during a press briefing at the White House on Monday (Jan. 28) has gained praise from Taiwanese as it shows China and Taiwan as separate countries. On Monday, nat...

Nintendo Switch language update includes 'Taiwanese'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Among the new icons and languages rolled out in the new update for the Nintendo Switch, the hybrid console now includes "Taiwanese," according an announcement by Nint...

MOFA slams Chinese publication requesting companies to change references to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs filed a strong protest on Jan. 17 against the Chinese publication "The Blue Book on the Cyber Rule of Law in China 2018&rdq...

Taiwan among 10 countries eligible for easy pass in Frankfurt Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are thrilled to see the Frankfurt Airport in Germany include Taiwan, along with its official flag, among the 10 non-EU countries eligible for its easy pass s...

Buddhist guru declares he's 'Chinese from Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwan's 'bread master' Wu Pao-chun (吳寶春) found himself in hot water for saying he was "proud of being Chinese," a famous Buddhist master has weighe...

Bakery of Taiwan's controversial 'bread master' packed to the rafters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite, or perhaps because of the controversy swirling around Taiwan's 'bread master' Wu Pao-chun (吳寶春), a photo has surfaced showing his Kaohsiung bakery packed w...

Half baked: Taiwan's 'bread master' says he doesn't know politics, just bread

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After attempt to butter up China sent Taiwan's "bread master" jumping from the frying pan and into the fire, Taiwan's 'bread master' held a press conf...

Dictionary.com chooses 'misinformation' as word of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Misinformation, as opposed to disinformation, was chosen Monday as Dictionary.com's word of the year on the tattered coattails of "toxic," picked earlier this month for the same honor ...

China reportedly bans film companies from Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The real-life drama continues with the Golden Horse Awards ceremony following news that China may have issued a ban on Chinese companies participating in the event in the wake ...