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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...

Lithuania’s support for Taiwan could sway more EU countries: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent actions by the European Union and Lithuania regarding Taiwan may spell trouble for EU-China relations, according to a report by the BBC. The first reason for the...

NHK anchor announces 'Taiwan' team at Tokyo Paralympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on Tuesday evening (Aug. 24), the anchor for NHK introduced the Taiwanese team as being from "Taiwan,&q...

Venice Film Festival kowtows to China, labels Taiwan films as being from 'Chinese Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is demanding that the Venice Film Festival correct its listing for Taiwanese films after it altered their entries to say they come f...

Chinese netizens try to pad their Olympic stats with Taiwan's medals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Still stinging from the U.S.' gold medal supremacy at the Tokyo Olympics, bitter Chinese netizens have created an augmented version of "China" by including T...

Austria's top broadcaster ORF uses Taiwan's real name on medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Austrian broadcaster ORF (Osterreichischer Rundfunk) is yet another international news agency to "rectify" the name or flag of Taiwan in its Olympic coverage. ...

Italy's most popular newspaper shows Taiwan's name, flag on Olympic medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Italy's most-read newspaper is among a growing list of international news agencies that have "rectified" the name or flag of Taiwan in their Olympic coverage...

Russia's state-run news agency shows Taiwan flag on medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Russian state-owned media outlet is joining the growing list of international news agencies that have "rectified" the name for Taiwan or its flag in Olympic co...

US House passes bill banning purchase of maps depicting Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (July 29) passed an appropriations bill that includes an amendment that would prohibit the U.S. State Department from purcha...

Canada's TSN displays Taiwan flag on Olympic medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada's Taiwanese community has been heartened to see Canada's largest sports channel displaying Taiwan's national flag on its online medal count. Canada&#...

China calls NHK's listing of Taiwan on Olympic medal table 'little tricks'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is accusing Taiwan of "playing little tricks" after Japanese broadcaster NHK made a couple of notable references to Taiwan during the Olympic games. Dur...