President Tsai: Pension reform will avert imminent pension financial collapse and ensure 25-year stability

President Tsai Ing-wen reaffirmed the government’s resolve to reform the country’s unfair pension system at the opening of a national pension reform conference on Sunday, saying that ...

Philippines key nation in Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy

Under Taiwan government’s “New Southbound Policy,” the Philippines is seen as the most important nation for Taiwan to expand cooperation and ties in the region. The New Southbound...

Trump will not sell out Taiwan: Yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New United States President Donald Trump will not sell out Taiwan since the Taiwan Relations Act would bar him from doing so, ex-Premier Yu Shyi-kun said Friday he was tol...

World reacts to Trump's 'America first' inaugural speech

President Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy, but offered no specifics about America's place in the world. The billionaire businessman and reality televi...

World reacts to Trump's 'America first' inaugural speech

President Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy, but offered no specifics about America's place in the world. The billionaire businessman and reality televi...

Tsai tweets congratulations to Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan President Tsai ing-wen took to Twitter to offer her congratulations to Donald Trump on his inauguration Friday. Donald Trump has been officially sworn in as the 45th P...

Tsai calls for dialogue with China in letter to Pope Francis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen called on China to engage in positive dialogue in a January 5 letter to Pope Francis, the Presidential Office said Friday. The letter was a reply...

Taiwan should not worry about Trump: Yates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan should not worry about new United States President Donald Trump’s policies as he would focus on trade issues, former White House official Stephen Yates said T...

Taiwan ex-premier says China being petty over inauguration participation

Taipei (Taiwan News) - China is protesting the attendance of Taiwan's delegation headed by a former premier at Donald Trump's inauguration Friday. In response to China's call, the ex-premi...

China notes progress in ties under US President Obama

BEIJING (AP) — Sidestepping recent disputes over Taiwan and regional security, China said Thursday that "important progress" has been made in its relationship with the U.S. under Presi...

Editorial: Taiwan on the verge of the Trump era

On January 20, the office most frequently connected with the title of most powerful man in the world changes hands, when the first African-American president of the United States, professional politic...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 17 The Wall Street Journal on President Obama's decision to commute the ...

China calls on US to bar Taiwan from Trump inauguration

BEIJING (AP) — China has called on the U.S. to bar a Taiwanese delegation from attending Donald Trump's presidential inauguration on Friday. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said...

U.S. troops could move to Taiwan from Okinawa: Trump adviser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – John Bolton, a foreign policy adviser of United States President-elect Donald Trump, said U.S. troops could be stationed in Taiwan as a response to protests in Japan and t...

Ex-premier calls on China to choose peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Speaking in the United States where he will represent Taiwan at the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, ex-Premier Yu Shyi-kun called on China’s President Xi ...