China dissident leaves for Canada after 233 days in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of two Chinese dissidents who arrived in Taiwan last September asking for political asylum was allowed to fly on to Canada after 233 days on the island, reports said T...

MAC poll shows majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The overwhelming majority of people in Taiwan oppose China’s military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a pol...

Taiwanese opposition to 'one country, two systems' grows: survey

The number of Taiwanese opposed the "one country, two systems" framework proposed by Beijing as a solution to cross-strait relations continues to grow, according to a latest survey commissio...

Taiwan offers Hong Kong assistance to contain ASF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-Hong Kong Economic and Cultural Co-operation Council Chairwoman Katherine Chang (張小月) said Taiwan will gladly send experts to Hong Kong in order to contain the spre...

Estimated 100,000 Taiwanese have applied for China residence permits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) said on Monday (May 6) that about 100,000 Taiwan nationals have applied for China residence permits,...

Foxconn tycoon now says Taiwan is part of ROC, not PRC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After saying that the "gods" were in agreement with him that "Taiwan is a part of China" on Thursday, Foxconn founder and prospective presidential Kuomintan...

Foxconn tycoon claims gods agree with him that 'Taiwan is part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn founder and prospective presidential Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Thursday (May 2) told reporters that Taiwan is a "part of China" and said t...

100,000 Chinese come to Taiwan for medical treatment a year: Internazionale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite the fact that China actively works to exclude Taiwan from the World Health Organization (WHO) and its World Health Assembly (WHA), over 100,000 Chinese visit Taiwan eac...

Taiwan People First Party Chairman supports 'one country, two systems': Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) called on Chairman of the People First Party (PFP) James Soong (宋楚瑜) to clarify a report from Xinhua News Agency that quotes him advocat...

Chinese student who criticized Xi online applies for permanent residence in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese student, who denounced China's President Xi Jinping during a live stream in March went to the National Immigration Agency (NIA) to apply for permanent residency o...

Hong Kong deports 33 Taiwanese planning to join protest against extradition law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Hong Kong on Friday (April 26) deported 33 Taiwanese Falun Gong members planning to join the April 28 protest against a new extradition law, provoking an expression of concern f...

Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing Kee visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing Kee, the former owner of Causeway Bay Books, which was known for stocking political material that is banned in China, arrived in Taiwan Thursday, the Main...

Taiwan allows dissident Hong Kong bookseller to stay for one month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) is allowing dissident Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) to stay in Taiwan for at least one month, reports said Friday (April 26). Lam...

Taiwanese job agencies accused of 'illegally hiring' for Chinese companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) announced on Tuesday (April 23) that it is investigating the employment agencies 104 Job Bank and 1111 Job Bank for violating the law by post...

KMT legislator asks 'Why should Beijing abandon use of force?' against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are incredulous that Kuomingtang (KMT) lawmaker Kung Wen-Chi (孔文吉) on Monday (April 22) asked Minister of Mainland Affairs Council Chen Ming-tong (陳明通): &quo...