Focus Taiwan - CNA English New

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About this app

Focus Taiwan’s free news app is the top source of English-language coverage of all things Taiwan, from breaking news to politics, business, technology, sports, culture and much more.

The updated app maintains a similar look to the Focus Taiwan website, but also has a "Media" section, which includes a playlist of the latest 30 news stories in audio and video formats.

In addition to scrolling up and down to read articles and lists of news headlines, mobile device users can also swipe right or left to browse different news categories and articles.

The updated app allows users to bookmark articles and videos in the new "My Stories" feature which can be found in the "Menu" section.

Users will be able to choose the font size and layout of the page to suit their reading habits from the "Menu" section and are welcome to leave reviews or contact Focus Taiwan with feedback.

Focus Taiwan would like to hear from you! Send us your feedback at and help shape our future updates.
Updated on
Oct 16, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location and Personal info
No data collected
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Data is encrypted in transit

Ratings and reviews

336 reviews
Michael Campbell
April 4, 2021
After a month all the story headlines are still there but now instead of being able to read them a solid black bar covers the story as you scroll down. There is nothing in help or setting that helps the user get rid of the black bar covering the stories. I like the service and have enjoyed the articles but this black bar is very annoying and frustrating.
14 people found this review helpful
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Rick B
April 10, 2021
This used to be a great app to keep up with Taiwan news. Now the articles cannot be read because a big black rectangular box covers the articles up so they are not readable. There must have been a bad update. I hope they get this fixed! Also, they provide an email address to let them know about issues, but it's not working.
6 people found this review helpful
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May 20, 2022
Good, useful news. The design could be improved by giving a distinct visual style to the ads that are localized to me instead of making them look the same as the regular content.
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What's new

+ Top Stories
Read over 20 daily articles selected by Focus Taiwan's editorial staff.
+ Listen to the News
Use the app's audio function to hear articles read aloud.
+ Bookmarks
Save stories for later using the app's bookmark function.
+ Personalized Settings
Set text size and font preferences to personalize your reading experience.