Featured stories about Taiwan (ROC)
Stories about Taiwan (ROC)
7 March 2016
Reactions to the ad, in which a father accepts that his son is gay, have been overwhelmingly positive. However, some anti-LGBT groups predictably complained.
27 February 2016
24 February 2016
"You helped us and we weren’t even your friends, so of course we came to help. Japan and Taiwan will be best friends forever."
23 February 2016
"What is so fearful about this film? The film has portrayed different thoughts and perspectives; this can be a starting point for communication and understanding."
8 February 2016
26 January 2016
23 January 2016
A mainland Chinese netizens’ movement aimed at silencing pro-independence Taiwanese "through civilized methods” has become a humourous emoji battle and a tech lesson in scaling the Great Firewall of China.
22 January 2016
A teenage K-pop performer's apology for waving a Republic of China flag—interpreted as supporting Taiwanese independence—recently went viral.
18 January 2016
23 December 2015
When Facebook became accessible in mainland China, trolls descended on a Taiwanese politician. What might happen if Facebook were to become permanently accessible in China?
21 November 2015
17 November 2015
"I wish this precious experience can help our 'new friends' see a full picture of Taiwan's democracy, freedom and diversity. Welcome, all of you, to the world of Facebook!"
6 November 2015
"What sort of outcome is hoped to be accomplished with the Ma-Xi meeting? Are the expectations of the Ma government the same as those of the Taiwanese people?"
An eleventh-hour meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-Jeou two months before presidential elections in Taiwan suggests that something very, very unusual is going on.
9 October 2015
US-born Yowei Shaw speaks virtually no Mandarin. Her Taiwanese grandfather speaks virtually no English. She's determined to have proper conversations with Yeye— before it's too late.
21 September 2015
Several Taiwanese citizens were denied entrance to the United Nations offices, after the receptionist there said the passport issued by Taiwan (ROC) was not a valid identity document.
19 September 2015
Every year from May to September, masses of anchovies and sardines swim off the northern coast of Taiwan. "Jolting fire," a traditional way of fishing, is used to catch them.
2 September 2015
Lien Chan will attend a military parade in China commemorating victory over the Japanese, even though the mainland is downplaying his own party's central role in World War II.
3 August 2015
"Today is Guan-Hua Lin’s birthday, July 30. He had only one hope...that we Taiwanese can receive an education based on a Taiwanese perspective. "