Taiwan minister rejects Chinese media attempts to claim credit for same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese state-owned newspaper People’s Daily has experienced significant pushback on Twitter for attempting to claim jurisdiction over Taiwan by bafflingly takin...

More countries call for Taiwan to join the World Health Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three more countries have joined the call for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (May 17)...

Hostelworld kowtows to Beijing by listing Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hostel review and booking website Hostelworld has kowtowed to Beijing by changing its listing for Taiwan to Taiwan, China and sent a "creepy" email to a prospective c...

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 Chairman underestimates difficulties to be a successful peacemaker between Taiwan and China: You

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn Technology Group founding Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) may have underestimated the difficulties and complexities to be a successful peacemaker between Taiwan and China...

Think tank urges 'zero accident' policy for Taiwan, China and US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States think tank has suggested Taiwan, China and the U.S. adopt “zero accident” policies to prevent conflict over the next two years. The National...

Terry Gou urges no arms race, Tsai: Tell it to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen advised Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) to “tell it to China” today (April 29) in response to his criticism of Taiwan’s recent arms...

US Navy warships sail once again through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two United States warships transited through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (April 28), making it the fourth such voyage this year. USS Stethem was spotted on MarineTra...

Taiwanese novelist Wu Ming-yi interviewed at Atlantide literary festival in France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei Representative Office in France released Wednesday (Apr 24) a short film of Taiwanese novelist Wu Ming-yi (吳明益) being interviewed at the Atlantide literary festival ...

China likely to intensify influence campaign prior to 2020 election: Taiwan intelligence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is likely to amp up legal and psychological warfare to influence public opinion in Taiwan prior to the 2020 general election, a report fr...

Taiwan cannot become the second Hong Kong: William Lai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is an independent sovereign state and cannot become a second Hong Kong, Macau or Tibet, said former premier William Lai (賴清德). Lai on Monday afternoon attended a...

Singapore only approves medical diplomas from NTU Medical School for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Singapore has decided not to recognize 57 foreign medical education diplomas from January 1, 2020, covering 20 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, Austr...

India should bolster Taiwan ties to frustrate China’s aggressive designs

In 2014-15, both India and Taiwan elected new leaders, projected as harbingers of change, to overhaul their respective economies and international standing. With China challenging India’s positi...

Taiwan should remain open and friendly to China: Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) said during a conference at Harvard University on Thursday (April 11) that Taiwan and China should seek a peaceful coexistence. Han sai...

Taiwan to expel Chinese academic who advocates military unification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Chinese academic known for advocating the use of force to unify Taiwan with China will have to leave the island Thursday because he was planning to speak in public while only ...