Somaliland president rejects China's deal to drop Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Somaliland's president has reportedly rejected a conditional offer by a delegation of Chinese "wolf warrior" diplomats to cut ties with Taiwan, and added tha...

University of British Columbia to fix listing for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a protest by Taiwan's government, Canada's University of British Columbia (UBC) has said it will use the correct designation for Taiwan in the futur...

KMT changes stance on '1992 Consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) Reform Committee's cross-strait discussion group recommended on Friday morning (June 19) that the so-called “1992 Consensus” be used a...

Han Kuo-yu’s China ties are why he must be removed from office

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – This Saturday (June 6), hundreds of thousands of Kaohsiung citizens will head to their local polling station to vote out one of the most catastrophic, underachieving ma...

Defense minister says Taiwan prepared for China attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) said on Friday (May 29) that since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has never relinquished the threat of force against the i...

China's Xi Jinping to give opening speech at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite heavy criticism of China's handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and his unwillingness to allow an independent investigation into the outbreak,...

WHA voting on Taiwan's participation today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the World Health Organization (WHO) will discuss on Monday (May 18) whether to include Taiwan in the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA). A document obtained by...

Push to include Taiwan at WHA hampering fight against coronavirus pandemic: China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting drawing near and a growing number of countries voicing support for Taiwan’s participation in the annual event, the Chine...

New Zealand stands up to Beijing bullying over Taiwan's entry into WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Zealand on Tuesday (May 12) reaffirmed its support for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO), despite pressure from communist China to back...

China cries foul at New Zealand backing Taiwan's entry into WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Monday (May 11) urged New Zealand to stop its "wrong commentary" and discard its "illusions" after it voiced support for Taiwan's particip...

US Senate passes bill backing Taiwan's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate on Monday (May 11) passed legislation supporting Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO). On Monday, the Senate unanimously pa...

China objects to Taiwan's WHA attendance based on ‘political principles’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the World Health Assembly's (WHA) 73rd plenary session just 14 days away, the Chinese representative office to Geneva on Saturday (May 2) strongly objected to Tai...

China decries TAIPEI Act as 'evil'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Communist China on Wednesday (April 1) described the newly signed Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) an "evil act.&quo...

China pressured media outlets in Taiwan: U.S. human rights report

China has pressured media outlets in Taiwan to produce news in line with its political priorities, according to the latest human rights report released by the United States Wednesday (March 11). Th...

Is Johnny Chiang the man to save the KMT?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — With the global Wuhan coronavirus pandemic dominating the news here in Taiwan and around the world, it would be quite understandable if you had overlooked the fact that...