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Photo of the Day: Relief map of Taiwan with colors of flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, a relief map of Taiwan by Filipino cartographer Miguel Valenzuela drew much praise on social media for its detail and the inclusion of the colors of Taiw...

Taiwan’s China Airlines denies new logo design unwelcome in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines (CAL) on Wednesday (Jan. 6) denied media reports that its Boeing 777 Freighter bearing an image of Taiwan had been refused a landing spot in Hong Kong. T...

Australian museum pressured to change map showing Taiwan separate from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A museum in Western Australia (WA) has altered a reference to coronavirus originating in China and an interactive map that failed to include Taiwan as a Chinese territory,...

New passport design offers practical and diplomatic benefits

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – A few years ago, I flew into Maastricht in the Netherlands with my Taiwanese wife and brother-in-law. After an uneventful flight, we passed through the small and quiet ...

New Taiwan passport design up for public vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voting is now underway on a New Power Party (NPP) website for a series of new Taiwanese passport cover designs, which either minimize or entirely eliminate any mention of ...

Independence groups support having only ‘Taiwan’ on passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-independence groups on Monday (July 20) called for changes to Taiwan’s passport, the name of China Airlines, and the country’s judicial system. Members ...

Taiwan is 'de facto independent free country': Czech senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, who is planning to visit Taiwan in August, was quoted in an online interview as saying that Taiwan is a "de facto independent a...

Brian Tseng's 'Taiwan' crushes Fanny Liu's 'China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese comedian's response to a music video that boasted of the advantages of China has outstripped the number of views of the original by nearly five to one. ...

Photo of the Day: 3D map of Taiwan's population density

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British professor on Monday (May 4) created this fascinating three-dimensional map of Taiwan depicting its population density. The map's creator, Alasdair Rae, 43...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Legislator proposes erasing ‘China’ from Taiwan’s passport cover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foreign ministry is open to changes in the cover design of the country’s passport, as its official name, “Republic of China,” has become a...

Map shows location of Wuhan coronavirus cases in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American open-source software developer has created a real-time interactive map showing confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Mike Redmon, 2...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan map made by Romanian game designer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A map of Taiwan created by a Romainian game designer has gone viral on social media. The map's designer, 27-year-old gaming game developer Ovidiu Tepes, said that t...

Leaked map shows China plans to invade S. Taiwan after taking Kinmen, Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo surfaced Sunday (Jan. 19) on Weibo showing People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers sitting next to a map of Taiwan that appears to indicate a southerly route f...

Taiwan to unveil new eID card in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While the Cabinet approved plans for the new e-identity card on Thursday (August 22), the final design will only be unveiled in April or May next year, with the changeover...