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French presidential candidate says Taiwan not a country, independence red line for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French presidential candidate on Tuesday (Oct. 19) stated that he does not believe Taiwan to be a country, that a declaration of independence would be a red line for Chi...

Video shows Taiwan flag raised for National Day in New York Chinatown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video of a flag-raising ceremony for the Taiwan national banner in New York's Chinatown to mark Taiwan's National Day has gone viral on social media. On Oct. ...

Taiwan CECC deputy head chastises reporter for calling China 'Mainland'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Deputy Chief of Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) caused a stir at the end of the center's press conference on Tuesday (Oct....

Anonymous posts Taiwan independence flag on CCP website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked into a Chinese government website for Qinghai Province, where it uploaded Taiwan's national flag,...

Poll shows 70% agree Taiwan and China 'not subordinate to one another'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Results from a new poll show that 70.6% of respondents agree with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) statement that Taiwan’s Republic of China (ROC) and Chi...

Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — After sending a record number of military aircraft to harass Taiwan over China’s National Day holiday, Beijing has toned down the saber rattling but tensions remain high, with the rheto...

Taiwan dismisses Chinese media reports of dollar diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (Oct. 11) refuted a report by China's state-run Global Times that claimed Taiwan has been bribing individuals in count...

China's Xi Jinping vows ‘reunification' on eve of Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's leader Xi Jinping (習近平) vowed on Saturday (Oct. 9) to achieve so-called "reunification" with Taiwan, one day ahead of Taiwan’s Double Ten Natio...

China's Xi Jinping vows 'peaceful reunification' with Taiwan

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for peaceful reunification with self-governed Taiwan. Xi made the comments in Beijing just days after mainland China carried out record military incurs...

KMT's Chang Ya-chung bets NT$7 million pension on 228 Incident debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chang Yachung (張亞中), from the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party, has thrown down the gauntlet by announcing he will stake his entire pension fund on winning a debate ...

China urges US to abide by 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China responded to the U.S. State Department’s denunciation of Beijing’s provocative military actions near Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 4) by urging Washington to ab...

China flies record 56 warplanes toward self-ruled Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China flew 56 fighter planes toward Taiwan on Monday in the largest show of force on record, continuing the three days of sustained military harassment against the self-ruled isl...

Evoking Mao, China likens Taiwan foreign minister to a 'shrilling' fly

TAIPEI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - China has launched a vituperative attack on Taiwan's foreign minister, evoking the words of revolutionary leader Mao Zedong to denounce him as a "shrilling" fly...

'The Daily Show' fixes map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American late-night talk show "The Daily Show" on Wednesday (Sept. 29) corrected a map of China, which the previous week had erroneously included Taiwan with...

Divers from 10 countries defy Taiwan flag ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese diving association along with athletes from 10 countries requested their national flags be removed from the leader board in support of their Taiwanese counterpa...