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US congresswoman says use of 'Republic of Taiwan' 100% deliberate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Representative Nancy Mace stated Sunday (Nov. 28) that she had used the name "Republic of Taiwan" on purpose while visiting the country last week. On Nov...

Asian American Journalists Association says Taiwan 'officially a province of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is drawing criticism for its style guide, which lists Taiwan as a "province of China" and ignores the presence ...

US congresswoman describes landing in 'Republic of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. congresswoman on Thursday (Nov. 25) announced on Twitter that she had landed in the "Republic of Taiwan" as she joined a delegation of U.S. lawmakers on a...

Biden says it's up to Taiwanese to decide independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday (Nov. 16) tried to clarify to reporters that he did not declare earlier that day that Taiwan is independent and emphasized that it is up to ...

InterPride rectifies Taiwan listing for WorldPride 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — InterPride on Tuesday (Nov. 16) changed its listing for Taiwan to simply "Taiwan" after its designation of the country as a "region" sparked a public o...

Xi warns against crossing 'red line' of 'Taiwan independence' during summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a virtual summit held Tuesday (Nov. 16), China's Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) warned against crossing the "red line" of Taiwan independence, while Chines...

InterPride angers Taiwanese for listing Taiwan as 'region'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — News that Kaohsiung had been selected as the location for WorldPride 2025 was tempered with the fact that the organizer, human rights group InterPride, downgraded the coun...

NBA star shows off 'Stand with Taiwan' shoes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — NBA player Enes Kanter on Wednesday (Nov. 10) posted photos of shoes with "Stand with Taiwan," "Democracy," and Independence" painted on the side,...

Taiwan foreign minister 'honored' to be on China's blacklist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The foreign minister on Saturday (Nov. 6) sarcastically tweeted that it was a "rare honor" to be placed on the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) blacklist. ...

China creates blacklist of 'stubborn Taiwan secessionists' banned from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Friday (Nov. 5) announced that it has created a blacklist of "stubborn Taiwan secessionists" who it will ban from Hong Kong and Macau, including at leas...

NBA star supports Taiwan with Twitter hashtag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stateless NBA player Enes Kanter on Thursday (Oct. 28) continued his criticism of the authoritarian regime in Beijing by expressing support for Taiwan on Twitter. In a ...

Taiwanese chuckle at John Oliver special on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese on Sunday (Oct. 24) got a kick out of John Oliver's long-awaited episode on Taiwan, which covered its history, tensions with China, and the point of view of ...

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....