KMT support among Taiwan businesspeople in China may be dwindling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businesspeople based in China are a “diminishing force” in terms of support for the Kuomintang (KMT), according to a report in Hong Kong’s Sout...

Taiwan should be open to unification with China: ex-President Ma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) delivered a speech titled "Cross-strait Relations at a Crossroad" at Oxford University on Thursday evening (Oct. 31...

Over 27% of Taiwan people support independence: MAC poll

A recent survey released by the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), which is in charge of supervising exchanges across the Taiwan Strait, showed that more than 27 percent of respondents in the poll suppor...

Video shows number of visitors to Taiwan by nationality since 2001

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An amazing video showing the growth of visitors to Taiwan over the past 18 years by nationality was posted to the data visualization and storytelling website Flourish on W...

Ex-president Ma abetted Chinese threat to Taiwan: Presidential Office spokesperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A spokesperson for Taiwan's Office of the President fired back at criticism leveled by former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) over the Solomon Islands' severance of d...

US disappointed in Solomon Islands' decision to break ties with Taiwan: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Tuesday issued a statement on the decision by the Solomon Islands’ government to break ties with Taiwan and establish relat...

Video game War Thunder replaces Taiwan flags with China banners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The video game War Thunder, which is a game predicated on historical accuracy, last week suddenly and expectedly created multiple historical anachronisms by removing all the Ta...

Solomon Islands 'clearly leaning' toward shifting ties from Taiwan to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's 17 remaining diplomatic allies, appears to be leaning towards switching its ties to China, according to sources who spoke to Reuters. ...

China to hold 3rd set of military drills near Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China is preparing to hold a new round of military exercises near Taiwan this week, the third set of war games within a month. As cross-strait tensions continue to rise afte...

Taiwan's KMT must take clear stance supporting Hong Kong protests: Eric Chu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former mayor of New Taipei City, Eric Chu (朱立倫), on Monday (Aug. 19) issued a very clear statement to fellow members of the Kuomintang (KMT) party, declaring that KMT ...

Taiwanese-founded beverage shop attacked by Chinese trolls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Political controversies stirred up by drink shops are not limited to within the territories of Taiwan or across the Taiwan Strait, but they have also spread to as far as G...

KMT should drop ‘1992 Consensus:’ Taiwan ex-Premier Simon Chang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kuomintang (KMT) should drop all references to the contested “1992 Consensus” in the run-up to next January’s elections, according to ex-Premier Simo...

China warns against Taiwan independence, threatens military action

[Last update: July 24 19:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese military on Wednesday (July 24) once again threatened the use of force against what it considers to be Taiwan’s pro-indep...

Photo of the Day: 'Taiwan clichés, inaccuracies, and bad takes' bingo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In anticipation of the standard disinformation spewed forth by Chinese state-run media and its regurgitation by Western media outlets over the latest arms sale to Taiwan, a res...

Taipei mayor repeats claim that Taiwanese and Chinese are part of one family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) repeated his contentious claim that the Taiwanese and Chinese are part of the same family at the opening of the Taipei-Shanghai Forum on Thurs...