Taiwan public opinion: 23% for maintaining status quo, 36% for de jure independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released its latest polling data on Sept. 17 regarding current attitudes of Taiwanese citizens towards the Tsai administration. The su...

Transitional Justice Commission vice chairman resigns

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Chang Tien-chin (張天欽), vice chairman of the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) under the Executive Yuan, has resigned over remarks that he made in an internal meeting last mo...

Taiwanese netizen declares artist 'pro-Taiwan independence' to get pirated works off Taobao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To help out a frustrated Taiwanese artist whose pirated works were being sold on Taobao despite his requests to have his artwork taken down, a Taiwanese netizen decla...

Fmr President Chen Shui-bian calls for referendum on Taiwan Independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a media interview with Japan’s Sankei Newspaper (產經新聞), and his first in ten years, former Taiwan president Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) called for a publi...

IKEA faces ire of Chinese netizens for supporting 'Taiwan separatism'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Beijing continues its “out of control” campaign of suppression and “Orwellian nonsense,” badgering companies and organizations about their desig...

Former US Pacific Fleet commander visits Taiwan, meets with President Tsai 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a meeting without any notice in advance, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Scott Swift, former commander of the United States Pacific Fleet, Friday, Aug. 24....

Survey: 60% of Hong Kong people under 30 support Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—On the average, more than half of Hong Kong people are against Taiwan independence, but 60% of Hongkongers under 30 years old support Taiwan independence, according to the r...

Taiwan coffee chain 85C sales in China drop 10% amid political bullying 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The founder of the Taiwanese-owned 85C coffee shop chain said in an interview Monday that sales in China dropped 10 percent in a week after being accused of favoring Taiwan Inde...

Parent company of Taiwan's 85℃ Bakery Café sees sharp fall in market value

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The market capitalization of Gourmet Master Co., which owns the 85℃ Bakery Café chain, has dropped by about NT$10 billion (US$325 million) in the past three trading sessions on ...

Former AIT Director William Stanton condemns China’s bullying of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director William Stanton expressed anger Friday about China’s bullying of Taiwan, warning that as Beijing’s power inc...

China readying military to strike Taiwan, US targets in Pacific: Pentagon report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 17, the Pentagon released an annual report on Chinese military power for the U.S. Congress tor review when drafting legislation over the upcoming year. The repo...

Former AIT head slams China bullying after 85C pillow autograph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Condemnation against China's bullying of 85C Bakery Café has mounted over the past 24 hours, in the aftermath of the coffee chain kowtowing to China's world...

Taiwan raid targets White Wolf for funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Investigators raided the home of former gang leader Chang An-lo (張安樂), also known as the “White Wolf,” and the offices of his China Unification Promotion Party (CUPP...

Chinese nationalist accuses actress Hannah Quinlivan of being 'pro-Taiwan independence' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese nationalist netizen has accused Taiwanese-Australian actress and wife of Taiwanese crooner Jay Chou, Hannah Quinlivan (昆凌) of being "pro-Taiwan indepen...

Further links with China not Kinmen's call, says Taiwan's MAC

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Kinmen County's plans to deepen links with China are not issues that can be acted upon by the local government alone but instead must be carefully measured and assessed, Taiwa...