Taiwan could do with an actual national day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A country’s national day should be an opportunity for citizens to remember the past, reflect on the present, in order to better chart the future — unfortunatel...

Students at Chinese University of Hong Kong raise Taiwan flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video and a screen capture of Hong Kong student protesters defiantly raising the Taiwanese flag over a sports field on the campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (C...

Countdown to Taiwan's presidential election: 88 days

Han Kuo-yu “In a great downpour and flood, even a dog knows to head to higher ground.” On Oct. 13, areas surrounding Tokyo, Japan, were slammed with large amounts of rainfall b...

Photo of the Day: South Korean man shows Taiwan flag in Tiananmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre nears on June 4, a South Korean student boldly posed with a Taiwan flag in the middle of the square. After studying for a s...

US State Department bureau website takes down flags of all countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In another disjointed, unannounced move by the Trump administration, just days after news broke that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the U.S. State Department Bureau o...

Taiwan's flag mysteriously disappears from official US websites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The official Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) webpage, which introduces the U.S.-Taiwan trade relations, as well as a United States Department Burea...

Argentine athletes warned by FISU for carrying Taiwanese flags at Universiade closing ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after the Argentine athletes boldly carried the official Taiwan flag and wore wigs in the Taiwanese national colors into Taipei Municipal Stadium during the procession of...

Argentina athletes carry Taiwan flags at Universiade closing ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At last night's closing ceremony for the 2017 Taipei Universiade, Argentine athletes boldly carried the official Taiwan flag and wore wigs in the Taiwanese national colors ...

Photo of the Day: Universiade athlete makes Taiwan flag with water bottles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An unnamed Taiwanese athlete has posted a photo on social media of red and blue plastic water bottle caps arranged to form the colors and pattern of the Taiwanese flag, while a...

Taiwan flag design back in focus after Emirates Airlines flag pin debacle

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) -- Last week's furor at Emirates Airlines over whether or not staff should be able to wear Taiwan flag pin badges has put the issue of the Taiwan flag firmly back on the news ...

Emirates nixes communist flag pin requirement for Taiwanese crew

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to a backlash from Taiwanese crew, netizens, and a formal protest by Taiwan's foreign ministry, Dubai-based airline Emirates on Wednesday backtracked on its ord...

Emirates mandates cabin crew remove Taiwanese flag pins from uniforms to follow 'One China Policy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dubai, UAE-based Emirates airline issued a directive to all Taiwanese cabin crew on Tuesday, mandating them to wear a China Flag pin has caused a backlash among employees. T...

U.S. court rules against overseas group's removal of ROC flag

San Francisco, July 27 (CNA) A U.S. district court of appeal in San Francisco has handed down a ruling against an overseas Chinese association in the city over its removal of the national flag of the...

ROC flag a consensus among Taiwanese: DPP official

The official designation of Taiwan, the Republic of China (ROC), and the ROC flag are highly symbolic for people in Taiwan, and there is a broad consensus on the national flag, a Democratic Progressiv...

Cross-strait relations depend on Beijing's view of Tsai: scholar

London, Jan. 16 (CNA) The development of relations between Taiwan and China will depend on how Beijing sees Taiwan's President-elect Tsai Ing-wen after the leader of the independence-leaning Democr...