Taiwan TV station removes prediction of coronavirus lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CTiTV News has taken down a message that said Taiwan is just six days away from a complete lockdown, reports said Saturday (March 28). While the island nation’s n...

China pressured media outlets in Taiwan: U.S. human rights report

China has pressured media outlets in Taiwan to produce news in line with its political priorities, according to the latest human rights report released by the United States Wednesday (March 11). Th...

Dominicans protest as officials detain 2 in e-vote probe

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Hundreds joined in a demonstration demanding the resignation of the Dominican Republic’s elections commission Thursday, the fourth consecutive day of protests ...

Taiwan’s Next Magazine on the verge of folding: Reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Next Magazine, the weekly famous for using paparazzi tactics to uncover scandals and liaisons, is about to fold after 19 years in Taiwan, the rival China Times Want Want G...

Wei brothers replace Terry Gou as Taiwan's richest: Forbes

The Wei brothers of Ting Hsin International Group, a large food and beverage conglomerate in Taiwan, replaced Terry Gou (郭台銘), founder of Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., ...

Taiwan TV stations reject defector's allegations of China funding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese television stations denied accusations by a Chinese defector to Australia Saturday (November 23) that they had received funds from China to influence free ...

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...

Yi Fang, China, and why enough should be enough for the Taiwanese people

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Most people who have lived in Taiwan for any length of time have probably had at least one, and possibly many, drinks from Yi Fang. They are one of the most popular fruit...

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...

Pro-independence party casts doubt on Taiwan military's insurance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pro-independence political party on Tuesday (July 23) called out national defense authorities for having military personnel insured with a company affiliated with Want W...