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British pianist waves Taiwan flag after flap with Chinese nationalists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British pianist involved in a dispute with Chinese nationalists over image rights took a photo of himself holding up a Taiwan flag in a London train station and uploaded...

China pressures influential Taiwanese band ahead of elections - sources

TAIPEI, Dec 28 (Reuters) - China has pressured an influential Taiwanese rock band called Mayday to make pro-China comments ahead of Taiwan's key elections next month, according to sources with dir...

Anonymous posts Taiwan flag on UN site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Anonymous" hacked into a U.N. website to call for calm in the Guyana-Venezuela crisis and uploaded Taiwan's flag, emblem, and photos of famous leaders. ...

Taiwanese American contestant wins Miss Asia USA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese American Tiffany Chang was crowned the 35th Miss Asia USA at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center in California on Saturday (Nov. 18). Chang, 20, is a sec...

Ukrainian-born Taiwanese actress reportedly considered for DPP legislative seat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukrainian-born Taiwanese actress and model Larisa Bakurova (瑞莎) was reportedly being considered by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for an at-large legislative seat,...

Mainland Affairs Council displays incorrect Taiwan flag with 13 rays of light

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keen-eyed observers spotted a Taiwan flag with a curious extra feature displayed at a National Day celebration held by Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on the...

'Anonymous' hacks Chinese government site to protest Israel–Hamas war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Decentralized international hacktivist group "Anonymous" hacked into a Chinese government website and created pages that support Taiwan to protest Google's i...

Chinook helicopter bearing Taiwan flag to perform flyover on National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s National Day celebration will feature a Chinook helicopter flyover with a giant national flag, according to the Ministry of National Defense. There wi...

Taiwan launches 1st indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan launched its first domestically produced submarine in Kaohsiung City on Thursday (Sept. 28). President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) presided over the launch ceremony for t...

Taiwan attends 'Europe's biggest ever arms fair,' China not invited

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan participated as a "country" in Europe's largest arms expo on Sept. 12-15, while China was not invited. The Defense and Security Equipment Internati...

Anonymous fills UNESCO site with Taiwan symbols, sites, party logos, and rap music

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked into a UNESCO website and uploaded dozens of images in five waves including Taiwan symbols, attractions, ...

Former soldier raises war awareness by touring Taiwan on foot

KEELUNG, Taiwan, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Dressed in camouflage and holding a plastic rifle, Tsai Tsung-lin has been tramping around Taiwan on foot for more than a month with one message to his compatriots:...

Chinese trolls angry over Taiwanese player's 'going abroad' to Chengdu comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Team Taiwan's flag bearer says she is "completely unfazed" by backlash from Chinese netizens for describing her team's trip to Chengdu, China for the FIS...

Cop waves Taiwan banner amid flag flap at competition in Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wang Ling-hua (王令樺) of the Taipei City Police Department was among numerous police and firefighter athletes who displayed the Taiwan flag on the podium as they collected m...

Dispute between Taiwan firefighters, police officer about flag at Canada games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese police officer prevented a delegation of firefighters from waving a Taiwan flag at the opening of the World Police and Fire Games in Canada, reports said Satur...