Domestic Lawfare: ‘PRC Citizens Are Taiwanese’ Rule Abolished 

Michael Fahey

A new executive order states that PRC citizens “neither enjoy the rights nor have the duties of ROC citizens.” It may not have a lasting negative impact on the legal rights of PRC citizens in Taiwan, but it demonstrates a clear message that Taiwan and China are separate countries.


INFOGRAPHIC: How Taiwan's Presidents Speak About Taiwan and China

If Lin

Taiwan’s leaders have bounced between terms when referring to Taiwan and China, with Tsai Ing-wen notably abandoning the usual lexicon.


CARTOON: ROC or PRC? Philippines Apologizes for Logo Misuse

Stellina Chen

The Philippines accidentally ran the risk of hurting the feelings of the Chinese people by using Taiwan's Ministry of Defense logo at an event to celebrate warming ties between the Philippines and China.


Stranger Kings: Ancient Traditions of Chinese Power in Northeastern Myanmar

Alice Dawkins

'As the Chinese state extends its reach beyond its traditional power bases in the Sino-Myanmar hills and lowland urban centers to developing a major port off the Rakhine coast, it pays to be aware of the longstanding motif of strategic Chinese infiltration,' Dawkins writes.


CARTOON: No 'ROC' for Chinese Media

TNL Staff

'Taiwan is a province of China,' reads one rule. 'But taking the feelings of our Taiwan compatriots into account, now we generally don’t call it "Taiwan Province," and more often use "Taiwan Region" or "Taiwan."'


Netizens Slam ROC Flag on 'Not Chinese Taipei' Football Shirt

Hsu Chia-yu

Some Netizens are accusing fashion brand S.H In Taiwan of ignorance over a 'sensitive' political issue.


The LAX Connection: Taiwan at the Montreal 1976 Olympics

Kathy Cheng

The 2016 Rio Olympics have just closed, but a story about Taiwan's 1976 Summer Olympics team has resurfaced.


Resumption of Diplomatic Relations Between China and The Gambia Leads to New Challenges for ROC

TNL 編輯

Before Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen officially takes office on May 20, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) announced the resumption of diplomatic relations with The Gambia on March 17. UDN News reports, this is not only a declaration of diplomatic tug-of-war, but also casts shadows on future cross-strait relations.

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Chinese Representative Absent at V-J Day Event to Protest Taiwanese Flag


The national emblem of the Republic of China was on the wreath representing Taiwan, and the Chinese representative thus boycotted the event and did not show up as protest. The seat arranged for the representative remained vacant throughout the ceremony.

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