Is Changing the Name of China Airlines on the Cards?

SETN is reporting that when asked about changing the name of China Airlines to avoid confusion overseas, Transport Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) replied that although the Transport Ministry is the largest shareholder in the airline, it would be better to get a consensus with the general public, then discuss the issue. Clearly Taiwan having a […]

Focus Taiwan: Taiwan to launch first indigenous rocket Feb. 13

Taipei, Feb. 10 (CNA) Taiwan’s first domestically built rocket, the HAPITH-1, will be launched in the eastern county of Taitung on Feb. 13, the developer Taiwan Innovative Space Inc. (TiSPACE), said Monday. The rocket will be launched at 6 a.m. in the county’s Nantian Village, home to a community of the indigenous Paiwan people, and […]

Taipei Times: John J. Tkacik, Jr. On Taiwan: ‘Republic of China’ and ‘Taiwan’

President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) convincing reelection last month suggests “Taiwan” is now a name the international community is ready for; one that fits easily into the global “status quo.” It has been a long struggle. Elbowing past China’s “Chinese Taipei” moniker has been exhausting. The task is complicated by Taiwan’s official title “Republic of China.” […]