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...

Chinese drama faces punishment for excluding Taiwan from China on map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese television series is facing punishment for not including the island of Taiwan in Chinese territory on a map that appeared in its episode, adding to the list of e...

US State Department botches map of Taiwan in anti-BRI video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has blundered in its attempt to counter Communist Chinese propaganda about its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by falling for Beijing's mantra that...

LSE: 'No final decisions reached' on Taiwan map in school artwork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After unwittingly involving itself in Taiwanese politics with the unveiling of an artwork installation on March 26, the London School of Economics (LSE) has stepped back f...

China shreds 29,000 maps showing Taiwan as a separate country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The city of Qingdao destroyed 29,000 maps at a secret site because they failed to show Taiwan as part of China, the South China Morning Post reported Monday in an article titled...

Photo of the Day: 1960s tourist map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A copy of this vintage 1960s tourist map of Taiwan went viral on social media yesterday (Feb. 9). The map, which was published in 1969 and is titled "Tourist's Map ...

Taiwanese thrilled at White House map showing Taiwan separate from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A map used during a press briefing at the White House on Monday (Jan. 28) has gained praise from Taiwanese as it shows China and Taiwan as separate countries. On Monday, nat...

Taiwan's EPA sends out first air pollution alert text message

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Saturday (Jan. 26) issued its first air pollution alert text message for an Air Quality Index (AQI) level in excess of 200 i...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan local elections 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Now that the dust has settled from Saturday's (Nov. 24) "nine-in-one" local elections to select mayoral and county magistrate seats across Taiwan, the opposition ...

US State Dept. website highlights Taiwan on map of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Earlier this year, the U.S. State Department attempted to surreptitiously remove the flag representing Taiwan from their website, but netizens quickly noticed its disappea...

Photo of the Day: 'Accidental map of Taiwan' found in bento box

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) -- A Hungarian exchange student living in Kaohsiung took a photo of what she describes as an "accidental map of Taiwan" imprinted on the inside lid of a bento box by the...

Formosat-5 completes full topographic map of Taiwan, free poster coming soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A complete cloudless topographic map of Taiwan proper has been completed by Formosat-5 (福爾摩沙衛星五號), the first remote sensing satellite entirely made in Taiwan, and a free poster...

China targets Muji catalog because map lists Taiwan outside its borders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Catalogs by Japanese retailer Muji (無印良品) were destroyed in China because its map inside showed the country’s borders as leaving Taiwan and the disputed Diaoyutai Is...

After dividing Taiwan nine ways, the artist decided to keep going

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being inspired by a similar map of Europe made by Yanko Tsvetov, an artist who goes by the name of Taiwanball had on Saturday Jan 20, created extra 27 more ways, in addit...

Fun map of 9 ways to divide Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Inspired by a similar satirical map of Europe, artist Taiwanball has created his own version showing nine ways to possibly divide Taiwan up. On Tuesday (Jan. 16), Taiwanball...