Taipei Times

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Taipei Times
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) The Liberty Times Group
Founder(s) Lin Rong-San
Publisher The Liberty Times Group
Founded 15 June 1999 (18 years ago) (1999-06-15)
Headquarters Taipei, Taiwan
ISSN 1563-9525
Taipei Times
Traditional Chinese 台北時報
Simplified Chinese 台北时报

The Taipei Times is the third daily English-language printed newspaper to be established in Taiwan.[1] Competitors include The China Post, Focus Taiwan and Taiwan News. Established on June 15, 1999,[2][3] the Taipei Times is published by the Liberty Times Group, which publishes the Chinese-language newspaper the Liberty Times which has a pro-Taiwan independence editorial line.[4]

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

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  1. ^ "Taipei Times and Taiwan Timeline". Taipei Times. 15 June 2004. p. 24. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Huang, Sandy (16 June 2002). "`Taipei Times' celebrates anniversary". Taipei Times. p. 1. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Lee, Chang-kuei (15 June 2004). "Opening a window on Taiwan". Taipei Times. p. 23. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  4. ^ 郭賽華 (2002). 語言與意識型態:台灣媒體論述分析 [Language and ideology: Taiwanese Media editorial analysis] (pdf). 清華大學外國語文系. Archived from the original on 2014-10-01  – 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 15 December 2015. 

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