Beijing's former representative to Fiji says Chinese diplomats under great pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former Chinese representative to Fiji, Chen Yonglin (陳用林), said Tuesday (Oct. 20) that Chinese diplomats are under great pressure to defend Beijing's global image as...

China blames Taiwan flag cake for provoking 'wolf warriors' in Fiji

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's foreign ministry on Monday (Oct. 19) blamed Taiwan's "false flag" and a cake patterned with the same offending banner for provoking its "wol...

Online entertainment poll marks Taiwanese artists with Chinese flags

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese stars from supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) to “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” actor Chang Chen (張震) have been identified with China's flag instead...

UNESCO Peace Chair says India does not include Taiwan in 'one China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with Indian media on Tuesday (Oct. 13) a UNESCO Peace Chair stated that to his knowledge, India does not include Taiwan in its definition of "one Chin...

Taiwan president greets Indian netizens on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took to Twitter Tuesday (Oct. 14) to greet Indian netizens who have shown support for Taiwan amid rising tensions in the Taiwan Strait and int...

Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments

SEOUL (AP) — Chinese nationalists erupted in anger at South Korean boy band BTS after its leader thanked Korean War veterans for their sacrifices. The singer, who goes by RM, made th...

Photo of the Day: Artist sketches M1A2T for Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's National Day (Oct. 10), a Taiwanese artist drew this intricate illustration of an M1A2T Abrams tank. Thomas Chen (陳安平), 25, who is a Taiwanese...

Wu thanks India for standing up to 'Get Lost types' from China on Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Saturday (Oct. 10) thanked Indian politicians and media for standing up to China's "wolf warrior"...

KMT legislator protests proposal to amend Taiwan law concerning Sun Yat-sen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislators Fan Yun (范雲) and Chuang Jui-hsiung’s recent proposal to nix the requirement that the portrait of Sun Ya...

Taiwan mulls new health insurance policy for citizens living overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Health Insurance Administration Director-General Lee Po-chang (李伯璋) said Saturday (Sept. 19) the government is considering a new health insurance pol...

Hong Kong protester arrested with 30 Taiwanese flags

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid protests against the introduction of China’s draconian national security law in Hong Kong, police arrested one man carrying 30 Taiwanese flags in his bag, repor...

Taiwan is 'de facto independent free country': Czech senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, who is planning to visit Taiwan in August, was quoted in an online interview as saying that Taiwan is a "de facto independent a...

Photo of the Day: Czech Pirate Party thanks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a rally in Prague to protest alleged government corruption, a giant image of the Taiwanese flag was beamed onto a screen to thank the country for donating personal ...

Czech Senate president presented with Taiwan-themed cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Czech citizens presented a cake featuring the Taiwanese flag to Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil after his announcement on Tuesday (June 9) that he will le...

US State Department spokeswoman posts Taiwan flag in criticism of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite Taiwan's exclusion from the 2020 World Health Assembly (WHA), international leaders have spoken up for the island nation and bashed China for asserting a negat...