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Taiwan ranked 2nd freest in Asia by Freedom House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan retained its ranking as the second-freest country in Asia and seventh in the world in Freedom House’s latest report on global freedom. Taiwan scored 94 out...

Lithuania's new government to support Taiwan's 'fight for freedom'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania's new ruling coalition said Monday (Nov. 9) that it will commit to supporting "those fighting for freedom" in Taiwan and around the world. The B...

Chinese man swims seven hours to Taiwan's Kinmen for freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese man claimed Sunday (Aug. 9) that he swam for seven hours from China to Taiwan's offshore Kinmen County in pursuit of the country's freedom and democracy....

UK city to debate establishing sister cities with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Oxford City Council in the U.K. is set to discuss a proposal on Monday (July 20) to establish a sister city relationship with Taiwan. The motion, put forward by Cit...

Hongkongers pour into Taiwan in search of freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A growing number of Hong Kong residents are fleeing to Taiwan in pursuit of freedom and away from uncertainties triggered by the months-long protests at home. The numbe...

China’s disregard for HK freedoms shows why Taiwan must take a stand

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- On Monday, Communist China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) held a rare press conference. Unlike the regime’s Taiwan Affairs Office which is vocal...

Taiwan ranked 10th in Global Freedom Index

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan was ranked 10th overall in the Human Freedom Index 2018 report, co-written by think tanks the Cato Institute, the Fraser Institute, and the Liberales Institut at th...

Taiwan final 'fortress' of freedom in Chinese-speaking world: author

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan is the last fortress of democracy and free speech of the Chinese-speaking world, exiled Chinese writer Pan Yongzhong (潘永忠) said at a book launch in Taipei on Saturday. Pan, b...

Taiwanese universities appeasing Chinese insecurities is a dangerous game

In the last few days, news has come to light that at least half of Taiwanese Universities signed agreements, or as some universities have claimed, "documents," to exclude sensitive topics in...