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Taiwan FactCheck Center warns against fake Starbucks travel mug offer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) has warned netizens against a fake Starbucks message circulating on LINE that claims the coffee chain is offering 2,000 travel mugs for f...

Taiwan determines pictures of men not ROC founding father

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three supposed pictures of a youthful Republic of China (ROC) founder Sun Yat-sen (孫中山) actually show a famous Japanese actor and a Chinese engineer, reports said Friday (...

Chinese trolls post fake news about Taiwanese cop torturing 'HK refugee'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Friday (May 29) announced that Facebook posts alleging that a Taiwanese police officer placed his knee on a "Hong ...

US, Taiwan team up to debunk coronavirus rumors on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taipei (AIT) on Friday (March 27) announced a collaboration with the Taiwan Fact-Check Center to combat disinformation amid the coronavirus (COVI...

Fact-checking center warns of disinformation about virus outbreak in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) has warned of a surge of disinformation being disseminated on Facebook about the escalation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Taiwan, whic...

Taiwan experts debunk online rumors about Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the epidemic of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) reaches a peak, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warns in a press release on Jan. 25 that the spread ...

Claim linking sex equity education in Taiwan with STDs refuted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) has debunked an infographic made by an anti-homosexuality group, asserting that sexual equity education at school and same-sex marriage h...

Like old times: Toronto FC vs Seattle Sounders for MLS Cup

TORONTO (AP) — Its Atlanta celebrations over, Toronto FC returned to training Saturday to concentrate on a familiar MLS Cup opponent — the Seattle Sounders. "We had our night to enjo...

Overseas Filipino worker film 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' to screen in Taipei Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The hit Philippine film about overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) "Hello, Love, Goodbye" will screen in Taipei on Sunday (Aug. 11). The romantic drama, which stars Ka...

Toronto FC sells star Sebastian Giovinco to Saudi club

TORONTO (AP) — The Sebastian Giovinco era in Toronto is over. Unwilling to meet the Italian star's contract demands, Toronto FC sold Giovinco to Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal FC on Wed...

Philippine celebrity team plays Filipino OFWs in Taiwan basketball tournament

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) played a close game with a celebrities team from the Philippines in the finals of the "Kapamilya Playoffs in Taiwan," which...

Association of Taiwan Journalists announces its support for equal marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Association of Taiwan Journalists (ATJ) has come out in support of equal marriage by declaring today (Nov. 14) that it opposes the contents of referendums 10, 11, and ...

New York Red Bulls score late, beat Toronto FC 2-0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Alejandro Romero Gamarra scored in the 70th minute and the New York Red Bulls all but knocked defending MLS champions Toronto FC out of playoff contention with a 2-0 victory Satu...

New York Red Bulls score late, beat Toronto FC 2-0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Alejandro Romero Gamarra scored in the 70th minute and the New York Red Bulls all but knocked defending MLS champions Toronto FC out of playoff contention with a 2-0 victory Satu...

Beijing-based PTT users spread fake Osaka airport bus story

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Professional Technology Temple (PTT), the most popular online bulletin board in Taiwan, has announced it is suspending applications for new accounts, after it has been discover...