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Chinese professor sanctioned for bullying Taiwanese student in Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian university has sanctioned a Chinese professor after video surfaced showing him trying to coerce a Taiwanese student into changing his city and country of origin...

Brookstone hawks globe with 'Taiwan Dao' listed as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Brookstone globe was spotted at a bookstore near the U.S. capital depicting Taiwan as a part of China and labeling it "Taiwan Dao." China affairs analyst Ia...

Taiwanese freedivers restore right to compete under 'Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese freedivers were able to compete under the name "Taiwan" this week after overturning a decision by an international diving association to list them ...

Actress Lily Tien angers Taiwanese for 'China's Taiwan' lyrics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress Lily Tien (田麗) angered Taiwanese netizens after she released a video over the weekend in which she claimed to hail from "Taiwan, China," while ...

Chinese prof in Italy pushes Taiwanese student to list origin as 'Taipei, China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video surfaced on Friday (March 25) showing a Chinese professor coerce a Taiwanese student into changing his city and country of origin on his paper from "Taipei, T...

Taiwan condemns China for sticking 'dirty political hands' into Bologna show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (March 24) condemned China for "sticking its dirty political hands" into an art exhibition in Italy by forcing...

US Senate passes bill barring State Department from buying maps showing Taiwan inaccurately

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate on Thursday (March 10) passed a spending bill already approved by the House of Representatives that includes an amendment prohibiting the State Department ...

US House passes bill barring maps depicting Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 9) passed a spending bill that includes an amendment prohibiting the U.S. State Department from purchasing any map de...

NFL takes knee for China by including Taiwan in map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The NFL on Wednesday (Dec. 15) released a map that includes Taiwan as part of China, which it has designated as the international home market for the Los Angeles Rams. ...

German video game ad labels China 'West Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An online advertisement for a video game has gone viral for listing China as "West Taiwan," among other changes to a map of the Asia-Pacific region. Earlier t...

Taiwan CECC deputy head chastises reporter for calling China 'Mainland'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Deputy Chief of Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) caused a stir at the end of the center's press conference on Tuesday (Oct....

'The Daily Show' fixes map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American late-night talk show "The Daily Show" on Wednesday (Sept. 29) corrected a map of China, which the previous week had erroneously included Taiwan with...

Divers from 10 countries defy Taiwan flag ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese diving association along with athletes from 10 countries requested their national flags be removed from the leader board in support of their Taiwanese counterpa...

UN forces Colorado high school to refer to Taiwan as Chinese province

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A small, private high school in Colorado earlier this year was ordered to refer to Taiwan as a province of China before it could take part in a U.N. commission, demonstrat...

Chinese mouthpiece warns of 'severe military measures' if US changes name of Taiwan office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state-run media on Sunday (Sept. 12) threatened that China would respond with "severe military measures" if the Biden administration allows Taiwanese off...