Photo of the Day: Taiwan coaster clears up CCP myth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Hong Kong tourist traveling in Taiwan last month took this photo of a coaster pointing out that the country has never been part of Communist China. The tourist took t...

Foreign Minister Joseph Wu calls for UN to 'open door' to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) published an opinion piece titled, “Taiwan is not and has never been a part of the People’s Republic of China. U.N....

The Lancet publishes protest letter against labeling Taiwan as province of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, published a formal protest letter against the designation of Taiwan as a province of China by Minister of Health and We...

Turkish TRT video report 'Why there are Two Chinas' angers people on both sides of Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The English language Turkish news channel, TRT World, released a short clip highlighting cross-strait relations and the dilemma facing Taiwan and China on Jan. 13. The ...

Japanese broadcaster causes stir, lists Taiwanese athlete as representing ‘China’ at Asian Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese TV station TBS caused a stir by incorrectly labeling Taiwanese athlete Hank Yang (楊俊瀚) as representing "China" during its broadcast of the 200m final at...

Taiwan calls on Indonesian airline to remove the ‘China’ after Taiwan's name on company website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Indonesia's national airline, Garuda Indonesia recently classified Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport as part of China, likely in response to pressure from Be...

Taiwan calls on AirAsia to remove 'Taiwan, China' from website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysian low-cost airline, AirAsia recently listed Taiwan as part of China on their business website, causing dissatisfaction and complaints from both the Taiwanese gover...

'Taiwan is not China:' netizens call on Lufthansa Airlines to rectify website designation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to the German airline Lufthansa changing the designation of Taiwan on its business website to say “Taiwan, China,” Taiwanese netizens have spoken o...

Can Taiwan bank on China?

After ECFA, Taiwan has found another acronym likely to cause far-reaching internal divisions. The AIIB or Asian Investment Infrastructure Bank is a new international financial organization to be for...

Recipes for an early grave as Tomb Sweeping Day approaches

We’ve heard it all before. “Everybody does it.” “It’s only a little bit.” “We can’t do it any other way.” “We’ve been doing it like this for decades.” The news that food vendors in some of Taiwan’s...