How powerful is China's military?

For the first time since 2015, China held a live-fire military exercise in the Taiwan Strait on April 18, aiming to intimidate self-governing Taiwan while showcasing its much-improved military strengt...

How powerful is China's military?

For the first time since 2015, China held a live-fire military exercise in the Taiwan Strait on April 18, aiming to intimidate self-governing Taiwan while showcasing its much-improved military strengt...

China panda offer requires further discussion: Kaohsiung tourism head

A much-debated proposed offer of pandas from China to Kaohsiung will not be easy to become reality, because it would require the approval of at least three official bodies, an official in the southern...

China might give two pandas to Taiwan's Kaohsiung City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung City Government has confirmed media reports that China might offer two pandas to the city as an act of cultural exchange, saying it is likely to establish a ...

Sieren's China: Premier Li Keqiang says Beijing faces woes

The 2018 National People's Congress is focused heavily on the unstable international economic situation. The government has announced its intent to lower China's growth target and introduced t...

Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council slams China as 'extremely ridiculous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top government agency handling cross-strait affairs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), slammed Beijing for being “extremely ridiculous and deceitful...

MAC: China should resolve its domestic issues before threatening Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) told Beijing to prioritize China’s own domestic issues in response to an earlier comment from a Taiwan Affairs Office r...

China vows to treat foreign firms as 'equals'

China will cut taxes and boost funding for social programs and education, as well as take other steps to boost its economic growth in 2019, Premier Li Keqiang told the National People's Congress o...

China's slowing economy casts shadow over National People's Congress

Thousands of delegates from across China have descended on Beijing to attend the annual gathering of the National People's Congress (NPC), which kicks off on Tuesday and ends next Friday (March 5-...

China 'under pressure' to resolve trade dispute with US

DW: How would you evaluate the outcome of this week's trade talks between the US and China? He Jiangbing: I think Beijing and Washington have managed to make tremendous progress during this ...

Well-known defector, Chinese Communist Party member permitted to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A member of China’s National People’s Congress, and the wife of a fellow Taiwanese defector has reportedly traveled on several occasions between Taiwan and Chi...

India citizenship bill ignites mass protest over migration fears

On Tuesday, India's lower house of parliament apporoved a bill that would grant citizenship rights to foreign Hindus and certain religious minorities, including Christians and Sikhs, who illegally...

Xi Jinping to give New Year's speech addressing Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese leader, Chairman Xi Jinping, will give his first major speech of 2019 on Jan. 2, which will focus specifically on Taiwan. On Monday, Dec. 31, China’s stat...

Chinese Defense Minister: army will take action ‘at any costs’ to prevent Taiwan split

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said in a speech at China’s Xiangshan security forum today (Oct. 25) that China will never give up an inch of its territory. R...

Why North Korea's 70th year could be its most decisive

On Sunday, North Korea's leadership will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the country's founding — and the world will be watching. Will Pyongyang's propaganda machine extol the stat...