Huawei funded by Chinese military and intelligence agencies: CIA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A source with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the U.S. declares that the Chinese telecom Huawei is funded by the Chinese communist government and has been tasked ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 18, the 108th day of 2019. There are 257 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 1...

Apple Music China removes song by Hong Kong star due to association with Tian'anmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) — A song by Hong Kong pop icon Jacky Cheung (張學友) has been pulled from Apple Music in China due to its association with the Tian’anmen Square Massacre. This year ma...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 31, the 90th day of 2019. There are 275 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 31, ...

The 2019 Tour de Taiwan to get underway in Taipei on March 17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Tour de Taiwan, a 723-km-long cycle race across Taiwan with five stages this year, will take place over 5 days from March 17 to March 21, with each day completing a st...

Lost In Translation: How Language Is Used to Obfuscate Taiwan’s Reality

Consume any mainstream English-language media about Taiwan, and you’ll come across an abundant lexicon of terms that sound as though they help define the Taiwan-China situation: “renegade ...

Courtrooms to canola fields: Huawei-US tensions span globe

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei's tensions with Washington, which says the telecom equipment maker is a security risk, stretch across four continents from courtrooms to corporate boardrooms t...

China's Huawei launches court challenge to US security law

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is launching a U.S. court challenge to a law that labels the company a security risk and would limit its access to the American market for telecom equi...

Taiwanese experts use indigenous term to name new termite species

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - For the first time, a new species of termite has been named by Taiwanese scientists, who used the Bunun indigenous term “halum” to register the “Stylotermes ha...

China denies speculation of military presence in Afghanistan

BEIJING (AP) — China's defense ministry is defending military cooperation with Tajikistan following a report of a sizeable Chinese troop presence at a base in the Central Asian state. ...

New Disney area to immerse parkgoers in a Star Wars story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The world of Star Wars is coming from a galaxy far, far away to become the largest single-themed land created in a Disney park. Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is an adve...

Taiwanese scholars reluctant to declare Formosan clouded leopard extinct

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The latest reported sightings of the Formosan clouded leopard are adding to the reluctance by scholars and indigenous tribes to remove the animal from the endangered species li...

Taiwan death row inmate's request for inflatable sex doll denied

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A death row prisoner in the Taipei Detention Center was denied a request late last year to be allowed to purchase an inflatable sex doll, as well as offer to donate his hair to...

Reports: British Bolshoi dancer suspected of having cocaine

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports say police in Moscow suspect a British dancer with the renowned Bolshoi Ballet of possessing cocaine. Channel REN TV said officers stopped Oscar Fr...

Han Kuo-yu sows confusion with planned trade visit to Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mayor of Kaohsiung, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), is sowing confusion after an announcement that he is planning trade visits with officials in Malaysia and Singapore later this mo...