Taiwan premier lists four demands for future China evacuation flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Thursday (Feb. 6) announced four rules for flights evacuating Taiwan citizens from China due to the coronavirus outbreak, The Storm ...

Rubio calls China's blocking of Taiwanese evacuations from Wuhan 'outrageous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Thursday (Jan. 30) on Twitter said that China's refusal to allow Taiwan to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, the heart of the China ...

China mute over Taiwan's pleas to evacuate 400 citizens from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many countries such as the U.S. and Japan have begun evacuating their citizens from Wuhan due to the China coronavirus outbreak, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on T...

China refuses Taiwan’s request to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has refused Taiwan’s requests to charter planes and bring its citizens home after being trapped in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Taiwan news outlet China Times re...

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...

149 Taiwanese citizens reported missing in China since May 2016

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to statistics presented by the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), there have been 149 cases of Taiwanese citizens going missing in China since the Tsai administr...

Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation chair rebukes chief of China's cross-strait association

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Tuesday (July 16), the chief of China’s Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), Zhang Zhijun (張志軍), criticized President Tsai Ing-wen’s...

Chinese student in Taiwan disappears while snorkeling in Indonesia

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Chinese graduate student at Taiwan's National Tsing Hua University disappeared during a snorkeling excursion off the Indonesian island of Gili Air last week, according to a local...

Former China envoy to visit Taiwan for counterpart’s funeral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A retired Chinese official once in charge of contacts with Taiwan, Chen Yunlin (陳雲林), will soon visit the island country again to pay respects to his counterpart, former Straits...

Taiwan wants to invite China's top cross-strait negotiator to visit

The Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) is willing to invite the head of its counterpart in China to visit Taiwan this year, as 2018 is a milestone for the two organizations, a spokeswoman for the SEF s...

Former head of Taiwan's MAC assumes chair of Straits Exchange Foundation

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Chang Hsiao-yueh (張小月), a former chief of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), assumed office Tuesday as chairwoman of the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), the semi-official intermedi...

Taiwan still hopes to exchange offices with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new minister at the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Chen Ming-tong (陳明通), said Wednesday he hoped he could work toward Taiwan’s and China’s semi-official c...

Government to rescue illegally detained Taiwanese in Mainland China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), which is Taiwan’s top agency for dealing with China, has announced that the government will do all it can to actively assist and ...

Taiwan urges China to allow family to visit detained Taiwanese rights activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s cabinet-level Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Tuesday held an international press conference to urge China to allow the family of the detained human rights adv...

Travel permit for wife of detained Taiwan activist revoked by Chinese gov’t

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Travel permit to enter China for the wife of detained human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) has been revoked by the Chinese authorities, Taiwan’s Straits Exchange Found...