Taipei Times
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Taipei Times

Taipei Times
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TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)The Liberty Times Group
Founder(s)Lin Rong-San
PublisherThe Liberty Times Group
Founded15 June 1999 (20 years ago) (1999-06-15)
Political alignmentPan-Green
HeadquartersTaipei, Taiwan
Taipei Times
Traditional Chinese?

The Taipei Times is the only printed daily English-language newspaper in Taiwan and the third to be established in the country.[1] Online competitors include state-owned Focus Taiwan and Taiwan News; the The China Post was formerly a competitor but today is mostly non-operational. Established on 15 June 1999,[2][3] the Taipei Times is published by the Liberty Times Group, which publishes the Chinese-language newspaper the Liberty Times, Taiwan's biggest newspaper by circulation with a pro-Taiwan independence editorial line.[4]

On 15 May 2017, the China Post was the Times' last English-language competitor to go out of print and the Taipei Times is consequently offered at most points of sale, hotels and libraries as the English-language option.

Along with such newspapers as The Guardian, it is a participant of Project Syndicate, established by George Soros.[5]

See also


  1. ^ "Taipei Times and Taiwan Timeline". Taipei Times. 15 June 2004. p. 24. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ Huang, Sandy (16 June 2002). "`Taipei Times' celebrates anniversary". Taipei Times. p. 1. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ Lee, Chang-kuei (15 June 2004). "Opening a window on Taiwan". Taipei Times. p. 23. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ (2002). ?: [Language and ideology: Taiwanese Media editorial analysis] (pdf). . Archived from the original on 8 December 2015 - The data page is in Chinese and there are abstracts in both Chinese and English, but the document body is only in English
  5. ^ "Member publications". Project Syndicate. Retrieved 2015.

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