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‘Milk Tea Alliance’ blends Asian discontents but how strong is the brew?

Young pro-democracy activists in Asia are displaying solidarity with their counterparts in Myanmar under a loose transnational online network called the “Milk Tea Alliance”. But in a regio...

KMT opposes changing Taiwan's country name, national emblem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT), Taiwan's main opposition party, said Wednesday (Feb. 17) that it firmly opposes making legal changes to the country's official name, national...

North Macedonia holds election amid virus surge

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia holds its first parliamentary election under its new country name this week, with voters heading to the polls during an alarming spike of coronavirus cas...

Wikipedia finally designates Taiwan as 'country'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The editors of Wikipedia last month finally came to a consensus that Taiwan is indeed a country instead of a "state." Over the years, the Wikipedia entry for ...

Majority of Taiwanese support replacing 'Republic of China' with 'Taiwan' on passport cover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has said it would accept a decision by the Legislative Yuan to omit Taiwan’s country name, “Republic of China,” le...

Prague to become 50th sister city of 'The City Of Taipei, Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Council on Tuesday (Dec. 24) passed the sister city agreement drafted between Prague and Taipei in which "The City Of Taipei, Taiwan" will be use...

Doctor forces medical conference in Rwanda to change country name to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese doctor upset by the labeling of her country as a province of China wrote a letter of protest to a conference in the African state of Rwanda, which led to &ldq...

LSE ignores Chinese cries, adds asterisk next to Taiwan on globe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After more than three months of suspense over whether the London School of Economics would cave in on Chinese student demands that it change the color of Taiwan to match that o...

Tspiras to seek confidence vote in Greek government

Greece's right-wing defense minister on Sunday announced his resignation ahead of a planned vote to end a decades-long name dispute with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Panos K...

Shih Chien University president protests against ‘Taiwan, China’ name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shih Chien University (實踐大學) President Michael Chen (陳振貴) successfully protested against the use of the name ‘Taiwan, China’ by a conference in Beijing, report...

Taiwan demands country name change for photo running in WMO calendar vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau is asking the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to remove the words “Province of China” and leave only “Taiwan” fo...

'Taiwan Day of Action 8/22' declared against US airlines today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The grassroots Taiwanese-American advocacy group Keep Taiwan Free has declared today (Aug. 22) "Taiwan Day of Action 8/22" and is encouraging netizens of the world to...

Chinese passenger on Delta claims discrimination from Taiwanese flight attendant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid the ongoing controversy over Beijing’s demands that airlines alter Taiwan’s designation on their websites, a Chinese passenger traveling on Delta has accu...

Under pressure from China, American Airlines drops 'Taiwan' from airport designation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The deadline imposed on airline carriers by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) demanding that they alter their designations of Taiwan to reflect Taiwan as a...

Macedonia: Any new country name to be put to a referendum

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's prime minister says any new name for his country that is agreed with neighboring Greece will be put to a referendum to be held later this year. S...