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Story on Taiwanese identity makes front page of New York Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Times on Wednesday (Jan. 19) posted a story on its front page about the growing opinion among Taiwanese citizens that they have a separate identity in respons...

'Meaningful participation' = unequal participation

In October, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a press statement that said, "We encourage all UN Member States to join us in supporting Taiwan’s robust, meaningful participation ...

Joe Biden's Taiwan gaffes create concern in China and Asia

In August, ABC television asked US President Joe Biden what he thought of Chinese media's claims that the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan without a fight had shown Taiwan that Washington cou...

90% of citizens in Taiwan identify as Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions escalate between China and Taiwan, a new poll found that nearly 90% of respondents consider themselves Taiwanese, while only 8.7 percent think of themselves as...

China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese author Iris Chiang hardly seems like the type whose work would be banned from publication in China. Yet four years after being sold to a Chinese publisher, her bo...

Taiwan should use its flag and national anthem in Olympics: US congressman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. congressman Don Bacon on Tuesday (Aug. 3) tweeted support for Taiwan and asserted the country's flag and national anthem should not be banned at international spo...

Taiwanese in Norway take nationality case to European Court of Human Rights

TAIPEI (Taipei News) — Taiwanese living in Norway are eager to correct their nationality after filing a lawsuit in May against the Norwegian government for labeling them as “Chinese”...

Representative highlights Taiwan's economic, political achievements at Italian university seminar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to Italy, Li Hsin-ying (李新穎), was invited to hold a discussion at the Sapienza University of Rome last Thursday (Dec. 3) to showcase Taiwan’s po...

Korean girl group's panda stunt prompts anger in China

BEIJING (AP) — A publicity stunt involving South Korean girl group Blackpink and a cuddly baby panda has prompted outraged comments and calls for an apology from some in China. The ...

Centennial of historic Taiwanese Cultural Association celebrated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a tribute to the upcoming centennial of the establishment of Chiang Wei-shui's (蔣渭水) Taiwanese Cultural Association, a series of miniature drawings of Da An Hospita...

Taiwan's KMT will not change party name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to whether the Kuomintang (KMT) would omit the word "Chinese” from its official party name, KMT Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Sunday (Oct. 11) said...

Taiwan could do with an actual national day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A country’s national day should be an opportunity for citizens to remember the past, reflect on the present, in order to better chart the future — unfortunatel...

Taiwan's 'Mr. Democracy' Lee Teng-hui dies

The former president of Taiwan, Lee Teng-hui, who earned the nickname "Mr. Democracy" for his role in shifting the island away from authoritarian rule, died on Thursday. The 97-year-old had...

Taipei-Shanghai forum to be held virtually amid coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) has said the Taipei-Shanghai forum will be held virtually later this year amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and strained cross-strait t...

Weekly update of news in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China 【June 28 - July 4】

【Taiwan & China】 1. Taiwan boots out two Chinese reporters Taiwan has expelled two Chinese journalists over their involvement in political talk shows produced illegally in the isla...