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 ...

The View from Taichung: 2-28 and the real question of responsibility

Progress on the 2-28 massacre and related issues took many forms this week. In her first speech at the annual commemoration, President Tsai announced that she would address the issue of responsibility...

Taiwan aiming to finalize trade pact with China soon: MAC

Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) Taiwan is hoping to conclude its negotiations with China on a trade in goods agreement by the end of the year, a senior official in charge of China policy said Tuesday. "...