Australia snubs Huawei, citing security threat in Solomon Islands internet project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Canberra announced this week that Australia will fund the majority of an undersea internet cable project for the Solomon Islands, a sudden decision intended to block the C...

Australia calls for intel. review after report on Chinese espionage made public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a turbulent week in Australian politics, with controversy and debate swirling around issues of espionage and undue Chinese influence, new developments point to even ...

'China Hawks' and 'Panda Huggers,' China causing an uproar in Australian politics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is reportedly blocking shipments of Australian wine at its ports, using the product to exercise the economic power of the Chinese market to coerce political concessi...

Secret service seizes documents from Australian broadcaster

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian secret service officers seized hundreds of classified documents from Australian Broadcasting Corp. bureaus in three cities on Thursday as part of a probe into how...

Anti-drug micro movies by acclaimed Taiwanese directors go online with support from Luis Ko

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The internationally-acclaimed Taiwanese filmmaker Wu Nien-jen (吳念真) and Asio Liu (劉吉雄) recently released three micro movies against drugs at the invitation of Luis Ko, CEO...

Besoin de secours pour les oiseaux rares de la conservation à Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Un hibou des marais (Asio Flammeus) et deux faucons crécerelles (Falco tinnunculus) ont été trouvés accrochés sur les filets de l’A&eacu...

Australia to prohibit secret service torture

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The Australian government has bent to public pressure by proposing a specific prohibition on secret service officers torturing suspected terrorists.The government had plann...

Spy chief says Australia may raise terror threat

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia's domestic spy chief says the country may elevate its terrorism threat to the second-highest level within days because of the growing danger posed by Islamic Stat...