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Photo of the Day: Relief map of Taiwan with colors of flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, a relief map of Taiwan by Filipino cartographer Miguel Valenzuela drew much praise on social media for its detail and the inclusion of the colors of Taiw...

Chinese netizens cry foul over Taiwan flag on South Korea's 'Running Man'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An episode of a popular South Korean TV show has been yanked off the Chinese streaming platform Bilibili after Chinese netizens complained that the flag of Taiwan had been...

Erdogan caves to Chinese pressure to take Taiwan flag off Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday (Nov. 1) apparently bowed to pressure from China and pulled a tweet that had included the national flag of Taiwan among th...

'Farce in Fiji' is Chinese diplomacy in a nutshell

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Sometimes you read a news story and have to pause and check that it isn’t satire. That was certainly the case earlier this week with "cake-gate" or the ...

China blames Taiwan flag cake for provoking 'wolf warriors' in Fiji

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's foreign ministry on Monday (Oct. 19) blamed Taiwan's "false flag" and a cake patterned with the same offending banner for provoking its "wol...

Taiwan stands out by favoring Trump, survey shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Local media call U.S. President Donald Trump the "most Taiwan friendly U.S. president in history," and a poll backs this up by showing Taiwanese uniquely favor T...

Online entertainment poll marks Taiwanese artists with Chinese flags

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese stars from supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) to “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” actor Chang Chen (張震) have been identified with China's flag instead...

Taiwanese in Palau celebrate National Day underwater

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the more unusual ways to celebrate Taiwan's National Day (Oct. 10) has emerged, with a video surfacing that shows divers holding both the flags of Taiwan and Pa...

Photo of the Day: Artist sketches M1A2T for Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's National Day (Oct. 10), a Taiwanese artist drew this intricate illustration of an M1A2T Abrams tank. Thomas Chen (陳安平), 25, who is a Taiwanese...

HK authorities take down Taiwan flags on Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The flag of Taiwan is now a sensitive symbol in Hong Kong, since the implementation of Beijing's national security law in the special administrative region. Saturda...

Indian politician puts Taiwan flag posters outside Chinese embassy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a gesture of defiance against China, an official of India’s ruling party put billboards outside the Chinese embassy in Delhi showing Taiwan flags and congratulato...

US classifies fish caught by Taiwan boats as products of forced labor

Fish caught by vessels bearing the Taiwan flag have been classified as products of forced labor, based on the conditions under which the crews work, according to an annual report released Wednesday by...

Paraguay president spotted sporting flight jacket with Taiwan flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of Paraguayan President Mario "Marito" Abdo Benitez wearing a flight jacket with the Taiwan flag emblazoned on it has gone viral. On Sunday (Aug. 23),...

Taiwan flag to be lowered at schools, government agencies to honor Lee Teng-hui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has ordered the nation's schools and government agencies to lower the national flag at half-staff for the next three days to expres...

Germany found to have raised white flag for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Germany was found to have unceremoniously replaced Taiwan's flag with a blank, white banner under its listing for the country on the foreign ministry website — p...