Bloomberg blunders by mistaking Taiwanese airline for Chinese carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In yet another incident exemplifying why a name change is desperately needed, Bloomberg on Wednesday (June 3) mistook Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines (CAL) wi...

Pro-Trump ad mistakes Taiwan's CAL for Chinese airline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In yet another episode of Taiwan and its organizations being confused with China, a pro-Trump TV ad accidentally used an image of Taiwan's China Airlines (CAL) to repr...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan (Not Part of China) Airlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian man created this meme of a China Airlines (CAL) jet with the name "Taiwan (Not Part of China) Airlines" as Taiwan mulls changing the name of the airli...

Taiwan warns against nationals working for CPC-affiliated agencies

Taiwan warned Friday (April 18) of legal action against Taiwanese citizens working for China-based media outlets with links to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), after an incident that came to light a...

Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation open to changing China Airlines' name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines (CAL) gains international attention and confusion over its name grows, the head of the Ministry of Transportation and Commu...

Petition calls for China Airlines' name to be changed to 'Taiwan Airlines'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese group based in the U.S. has posted a petition calling on President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to change the name of China Airlines to "Taiwan Airlines" as co...

Anonymous creates pro-Taiwan page inside UN website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has apparently hacked into a United Nations (UN) website and created a page that supports Taiwan, a country whic...

Taiwanese group calls for changing China Airlines to 'Formosa Airlines'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pro-Taiwan independence group on Monday (Feb. 3) called for the word "China" to be removed from the name of Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines to avo...

Conspiracy theories swirl online in Taiwan after Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conspiracy theories have begun to swirl on Taiwanese social media in the wake of the deadly crash of a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter on Thursday (Jan. 2), prompting a Taiwa...

Videos shows Chinese tourists busted for mooning Taiwan independence supporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Chinese tourists were charged with public insulting (公然侮辱罪) by police after they made obscene gestures at pro-Taiwan independence supporter Kuo Chien-kuo (郭建國) in fr...

Northwestern University stands up to Chinese students whining over photo of Taiwan independence flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite a massive outcry by its brigade of Chinese students, Northwestern University has refused to take down a photo showing students waving the Taiwanese flag and a pro-...

2020 Taiwan Elections: DPP faces challenge in stronghold Tainan

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) faces a challenge in maintaining its stranglehold on the legislative seats in Tainan in upcoming elections, with the opposition aiming to win two of the s...

Maserati bows to China, cancels support for Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Italian luxury sports car company Maserati, which is owned by the Fiat Chrysler group, earlier this week announced it would be withdrawing its sponsorship for the 56th...

Hong Kong website posts private information of Taiwan activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Wednesday (October 16) condemned the leaking of private information about eight Taiwanese activists by a Russian-based Hong Kong webs...

Hong Kong director resigns from jury for Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards after China boycott

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong film director Johnnie To (杜琪峯) has resigned as the jury president of the 56th Golden Horse Awards after a boycott by Beijing led to the withdrawal of Chinese and...