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...

Photo of the Day: 'No Coal'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Before the start of a march in Taichung to protest against air pollution on Sunday, hundreds formed an outline with their bodies in Taichung City Council Square which read &quo...

Anti-pollution protests held in Taichung and Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Thousands marched in anti-pollution parades in Taichung and Kaohsiung yesterday calling for the government to take measures to reduce Taiwan's reliance on coal for power pr...

Island named 'Formosa' by Portuguese may not be Taiwan: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In textbooks and tourist brochures, the standard line is that upon first sight, Portuguese sailors in 1542 dubbed Taiwan "Ilha Formosa" or "Beautiful Island,&quo...

Photo of the Day: 3D topographic wood map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- MeridianMaps.co recently created a wooden topographical map of Taiwan posted an image of the piece on the social media group Reddit on Sept. 28, eventually garnering 141 upvote...

Photo of the Day: Man Ray tries to teach Patrick Star about Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American student Aaron Fossedal recently posted his version of a Sponge Bob meme showing one character trying to explain the simple logic of Taiwan being a separate country fro...