NCC demands smartphone makers list Taiwan properly after Huawei alters caller IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports of Huawei smartphones suddenly changing Taiwan's listing to "Taiwan, China," the National Communication Commission (NCC) on Wednesday ...

Former UN ambassador says Taiwan will fall after Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As violence continues to escalate in Hong Kong, former American representative to the United Nations (U.N.), Nikki Haley on Tuesday (Nov. 12) urged U.S. citizens to stand ...

Award-winning French director receives Taiwan citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French director and recipient of the 2017 Prix franco-taïwanais cultural award, Jean-Robert Thomann, was granted Taiwanese citizenship at the end of October and has s...

Singapore PM: Taiwan citizens peaceful but pessimistic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (李顯龍) on Sunday (Nov. 10) said at the People's Action Party Assembly that Taiwanese are losing faith in the idea that "...

Taiwan warns of attack if China's economy keeps crumbling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Wednesday (Nov. 6) said that Taiwan will need to brace itself for a "military conflict" if China's economy c...

US think tank advisor warns of intensified Chinese aggression toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bonnie Glaser, senior advisor for Asia at the U.S. think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), said during the "China Power" broadcast on W...

American Express bootlicks Beijing with 'Taiwan, China' page

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Express has joined the growing list of corporations that have kowtowed to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) by changing the listing for Taiwan on its Live the Wor...

English teacher in Taiwan resigns over TutorABC's intrusive 'one China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An email from the English teaching website TutorABC surfaced on Saturday (Nov. 2), sent in response to the resignation of an instructor who refused to conform to new, drac...

Taiwan joins Cross-Strait CEO Summit in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Cross-Strait CEO Summit (CSCS) opened in Nanjing, China, on Monday (Nov. 4), inviting business owners from Taiwan and China to share company strategies and discus...

US senator warns of narrowing military gap with China, Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator and Armed Services Committee member Joni Ernst (R-IA) said at a briefing of the U.S. Military Readiness Report on Wednesday (Oct. 30) that the country's a...

Han compares Taiwan-China ties to 'bastard and daddy relationship'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a stunningly poor choice of words, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) described relations between Taiwan and China as a "bastard and daddy re...

US envoy nominee promises support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Roxanne Cabral, the nominee for U.S. ambassador to the Marshall Islands and current representative to Panama, promised on Tuesday (Oct. 29) to protect Taiwan and its Pacif...

Taiwan seizes trespassing Chinese boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese dredger boats that trespassed the Cross-Strait Median (海峽中線) were seized by the Coast Guard Administration and Penghu County Government on Thursday (Oct. 24) morni...

Pro-Beijing party may be infiltrating temples in Taiwan: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pro-Beijing political party in Taiwan is reportedly exerting a strong influence on dozens of temples across the island, sparking fears that religious communities are bei...

President Tsai should improve Taiwan govt.'s treatment of Chinese spouses: TAO spokesman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) spokesman Ma Xiaoguang (馬曉光) said in a press conference Wednesday morning (Oct. 16) that Chinese citizens with Taiwanese spouses ar...