China confirms detention of Taiwanese professor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a routine press conference, China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) confirmed the detention of a renowned and outspoken China-friendly academic, Tony Shih (施正屏), citing...

Taiwanese professor goes missing in China, family denies rumor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A famous and outspoken China-friendly academic was said to have gone missing in August of 2018, possibly serving a 3-year prison sentence for an unknown reason, while his ...

Taiwan's interior minister gets in shouting match with pro-China reporter over HK suspect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) blamed the Hong Kong government for allowing a murderer to walk free before being accosted by a pro-China reporter. As he...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019 Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:50 Sept. 5, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and ...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

China paid Taiwan media for positive coverage: Reuters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a report by the Financial Times accusing China of direct interference in the Taiwanese media, the Reuters news agency said Friday (Aug.9) that the Chinese govern...

Reporters Without Borders group slams Taiwan media company action against Financial Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recent lawsuit brought by the Want Want China Times Group against the Financial Times and its Taiwan correspondent was a pure case of abuse of the law, Reporters Witho...

NCC looks into Chinese involvement in Taiwan media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Communications Commission (NCC) said Thursday (July 18) it was opening an investigation into allegations that the Chinese government’s Taiwan Affairs Of...

Taiwan media conglomerate receives orders from Chinese authorities: report

[Updated with a statement from the China Times and CTI at 22:00 on July 17] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan-based media conglomerate, Want Want China Times Group, reportedly follows direct in...

Taiwan's Foxconn tycoon calls Want Want boss China's 'hatchet man and lackey'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn tycoon and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Wednesday (June 26) said that Want Want Group chairman Tsai Eng-meng (蔡衍明) is the "hatchet ma...

YouTuber calls on Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and Macau to overthrow communism together

The march against the “red media” last Sunday (June 23) did not hand out free lunchboxes, did not hire buses, did not have local politicians mobilize their residents, yet still massive num...

Photo of the Day: 'Xi the Pooh' sign in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As tens of thousands of Taiwanese took to the streets of Taipei to protest against the encroachment of pro-China media outlets in Taiwan, a sign was spotted which mocked China&...

Taiwanese praise cleanliness of anti-red media protesters vs. sloppy Han fans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens were impressed with the speed and thoroughness of the cleanup after a massive rally against "red media" outlets, which is in stark contrast to the ...

Rally against pro-China Taiwanese media held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally against pro-Beijing Taiwanese media was held on Sunday afternoon, with tens of thousands of people pouring out on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei despite intermitten...

Taiwan lawmaker urges government to restrict pro-China media from competing for public tenders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) urged the government to examine public tenders won by pro-China media at a press conference on Monday (June 17). The New Power Party (時...