60% of Taiwanese companies reducing footprint in China amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese companies in China are reducing their operations in the communist country due to the Wuhan coronavirus' (COVID-19) continued impact on their bottom line, des...

Taiwan's KMT to stick to '1992 Consensus' as it passes party reforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) is holding its annual National Congress meeting Sunday (Sept. 6) to pass a plan to reform the party. With regard to cross-strait relations, Party C...

13 mysterious 'Taiwan deputies' spotted at China's NPC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During Friday's (May 22) session of China's rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), 13 "Taiwan representatives" appeared to e...

Taiwan employees should have right to refuse returning to China: Lawmaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan legislator Hung Sun-han (洪申翰) and Taiwan Labor Front Secretary-General Sun Yu-lien (孫友聯) held a press conference Monday (Feb. 17), urging the government to protect ...

China refuses Taiwan’s request to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has refused Taiwan’s requests to charter planes and bring its citizens home after being trapped in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Taiwan news outlet China Times re...

Number of Taiwanese working in China hits 10-year low

China continued to be the No. 1 destination for Taiwanese heading overseas to work in 2018, although the number has dropped to its lowest level since 2008, the Directorate General of Budget, Accountin...

Taiwan’s Test Rite retail group to close 13 out of 15 stores in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Test Rite Group (特力), known in Taiwan for its do-it-yourself stores, has decided to close down 13 stores in China due to losses, the Central News Agency reported Satur...

Taiwan seeks to impose fines on nationals holding public office in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 66 Taiwanese nationals are allegedly working as assistants to community directors in China, and may be facing fines for violations against the Act Governing Rel...

Despite economic incentives, Taiwanese do not integrate well to life in China: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Recent survey data published by the Taiwan Research Institute of Xiamen University, reveals that, despite many policies aimed to attract and benefit Taiwanese citizens, a ...

Taiwanese banned from hosting radio and TV shows in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s primary media supervisory agency under the State Council, the National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA), announced new regulations this week that a...

Beijing may punish Taiwanese in China who travel home for National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Communist authorities in Beijing may be preparing to punish Taiwanese citizens residing in China, and potentially other nations in Southeast Asia, if they travel home ...

President Tsai: New 'residence permits' for Taiwanese in China do not determine 'identity'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the announcement that Taiwanese citizens living in China would be eligible for a smart residence card starting from September, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen c...

China’s efforts to lure Taiwanese workers may be backfiring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's recent efforts to gain influence in Taiwan through offering easier opportunities to work in China will not improve Taiwanese attitudes towards China, according...

Taiwanese teenager Chen-Li-nong debuts in Idol Producer 2018

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- 17-year-old Taiwanese teenager Chen Li-nong(陳立農) debuts as one of the nine members in the new Mandopop band-NINE PERCENT. He clinched second place with 20.44 million votes in ...

Nearly 60% of Taiwanese working overseas are in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nearly two thirds of Taiwanese working overseas were employed in China in 2015, according to statistics released by the government on Thursday. According to the Directorate ...