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Taiwanese freedivers restore right to compete under 'Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese freedivers were able to compete under the name "Taiwan" this week after overturning a decision by an international diving association to list them ...

Majority of Taiwanese now want independence amid Ukraine war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a new poll released on Tuesday (April 26), over 52% of respondents said they want de jure independence for Taiwan amid the Russo-Ukrainian War, a significant increase o...

Taiwanese in Norway to file case in European Court of Human Rights after 'China' labeling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Taiwanese residing in Norway plans to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights after their nationality rectification case was rejected by the Norwegian Supr...

Human rights panel in Taiwan highlights nation's immigration issues

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) — The Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan (HRNTT) relaunched its monthly panel on Wednesday (Nov. 11) after the disruptions of COVID-19 to discuss the difficulty coupl...

First 'new immigrant' legislator looks back on achievements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After almost four years in the legislature, Cambodian-born Lin Li-chan (林麗蟬) shared her life experience at a forum held by the Fair Winds Foundation on Jan. 4. Lin made...

Ukrainian-born actress votes for first time in life in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukrainian-born model and actress Larisa Bakurova voted for the first time in her life Saturday (Jan. 11) in Taiwan’s presidential and legislative elections. Bakur...

German TCM practitioner and stinky tofu lover becomes naturalized Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A German academic and medical professional has become a naturalized Taiwanese citizen after practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Taiwan for 12 years. Silver...

Number of foreign nationals with combined Taiwan citizenship reaches 100

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The total number of foreign citizens awarded Taiwanese nationality without having to give up their own has reached 100 after another nine were accepted into the program, r...

People with Taiwan roots encouraged to write 'Taiwanese' on 2020 US census

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese-American organization has launched a campaign to encourage Taiwanese immigrants and those with Taiwanese roots to write in "Taiwanese" on the 2020 U.S. ce...

600 foreign nationals obtain Taiwanese nationality in past 2 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 600 foreign nationals have obtained Taiwanese nationality since the country’s Nationality Act was amended in December 2016, the authorities said on Saturda...

Under China's eye: Korean music companies exercise caution with Taiwanese K-pop stars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Major music corporations in Korea are coming under increased scrutiny by Chinese government officials for the language used to describe K-Pop stars from Taiwan. Accordi...

Tsai expresses gratitude for Catholic missionaries in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the morning of Oct. 1, President Tsai Ing-wen received an audience of Catholic missionaries serving in Taiwan, as well as a Representative of the Holy See, the Charg&ea...

Taiwan to consider limiting civil rights for citizens who apply for China’s residence permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Executive Yuan will mull over measures to control Taiwanese people applying for the residence permits issued by the Chinese government. Kolas Yotaka, sp...

NIA Taiwan launches '2018 Survey of New Immigrants' Life Needs'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - National Immigration Agency (NIA) in Taiwan entrusted Statinc Company to carry out the "2018 Survey of New Immigrants' Life Needs" (2018年新住民生活需求調查) from Aug 21 to ...

China appoints Taiwanese man to top advisory board

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said on Thursday that China deliberately recruited a former Taiwanese national to its top advisory body in order to promote i...