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The US took an oddly two-faced approach to Taiwan this week

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On March 31, the U.S. and Taiwan held high-level talks “on expanding Taiwan’s participation at the United Nations and in other international fora” is i...

US and Taiwan should sign an FTA: Heritage Foundation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American think tank has recommended Taiwan and the U.S. sign a free trade agreement (FTA) as the next step in their evolving economic relationship. The Heritage Foun...

Deputy mayor says Fukushima food must be kept separate in Taipei supermarkets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Deputy Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊) said on Tuesday (Feb. 8) that the city government will require vendors and supermarkets to keep food from Japan’s Fukushima...

President Tsai insists Taiwan will not import nuclear food from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to new safeguards, Taiwan will not see contaminated food from Japan entering the country, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) insisted Tuesday (Feb. 8), just hours after her ...

Taiwanese support for Fukushima food imports up more than 10%: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Between September 2020 and January 2022, Taiwanese support for food imports from Fukushima has increased by 10.5%, while opposition has dropped by 10.9%, the Taiwanese Pub...

Hou Yu-ih's manifesto for future of Taiwan politics

In recent years, the Kuomintang (KMT) has shifted to overheated accusations like accusing the Tsai administration of being “a dictatorship” that is imposing a “green terror.” ...

Taiwan's main opposition party eyes international pivot amid domestic setback

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) is in the midst of an international pivot as it prepares to reestablish an official presence in Washington to spread a counter-narrative to that of Pr...

US congress members support closer Taiwan trade ties after failed pork referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. members of Congress on Tuesday (Dec. 22) voiced support for closer trade ties with Taiwan following a failed referendum to ban U.S. pork containing ractopamine residu...

China Broadcasting chairman real 'war criminal' of referendum: People First Party member

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party reels from its recent referendum upset, People First Party member and commentator Lee Cheng-hao (李正皓) has said China Broadcasting ...

Taiwan referendums: Eric Chu lost, Hou Yu-ih won

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) eked out narrow “no” victories on all four referendum items, but it wasn’t an impressive victory. I...

Taiwan's trade chief says no timetable for talks with Japan on Fukushima food ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will have to face the issue of its ban on some Japanese food imports following the referendum defeat of a proposed ban on ractopamine-laden pork, but no timetable h...

With an anti-American image, KMT will lose again and again: Pundit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — KMT-leaning commentator Huang Wei-han (黃暐瀚) said the U.S.-China dynamic played a large role in the four referendums on Saturday (Dec. 18) and that if Taiwan’s opposi...

Consumers’ Foundation urges ractopamine labeling for Taiwan’s meat imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Consumers' Foundation is calling for mandatory ractopamine labeling for all meat imports after the rejection of a controversial referendum proposal on pork laden w...

Pork referendum's defeat helps Taiwan join CPTPP, Indo-Pac Economic Framework: researchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Now that the referendum on ractopamine pork has been defeated, Taiwan’s chances of joining the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, and then the Comprehensive and Progre...

Taiwan needs a capitalist party

Taiwanese voters declined in a referendum to ban a gross-sounding pork additive in a move that will supposedly maintain good trade relations with America. They also rejected other ballot measures, inc...