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Australian navy faces threat from Chinese anti-ship missiles: Think tank report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new report published by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), a Canberra-based think tank, highlights the unique threat China’s anti-ship cruise missil...

Australian defense minister hints at new Darwin site to check Chinese-run port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A major announcement is expected from Canberra on the potential for constructing a new port in Darwin, according to Australian media reports, amid ongoing concerns about t...

Eileen Gu has 'Marie Antoinette' moment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Teenage skier Eileen Gu (谷愛凌) has drawn the ire of Western and Chinese netizens alike for her comment on virtual private networks (VPNs) that in the West is being compared...

Upgraded Australian air force should be able to reach Taiwan Strait during combat: Experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent war games reveal Australia's air force will need to expand the combat range of its top fighters if it is to help defend Taiwan from an invasion by China. The...

Australian think tank urges Canberra to end Chinese lease of Darwin Port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of a prominent Australian think tank has published an article calling for Canberra to end a 99-year lease of the Port of Darwin to a Chinese company, saying the ...

Strategic clarity on Taiwan will not trigger spiral of escalation: ANU scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A lecturer at Australian National University (ANU) has published an article arguing for the U.S. to pursue strategic clarity on Taiwan, saying a change in policy will not ...

Australian think tank calls for G20 ‘emergency meeting’ on defending Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of a prominent Australian think tank has published an article calling for stronger deterrence, arguing the only way to prevent a war over Taiwan is to change Chin...

Prominent Indian think tanker calls on US to 'save Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Brahma Chellaney, an academic at New Delhi–based Centre for Policy Research and fellow at Belin’s Robert Bosch Academy, has penned an article calling for U.S. ...

CCP outsourcing propaganda campaigns to content farms in Taiwan and Australia: Think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new report by Canberra-based think tank Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) reveals how audiences in Australia and Taiwan have been targeted by a common strateg...

Ted Cruz calls out White House for taking down tweet containing Taiwan flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Thursday (July 8) accused the Biden administration of being weak on China, while Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) called on the U...

White House says it does not support Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration on Tuesday (July 6) made it clear that there are no plans to significantly alter its policy toward Taiwan when a White House official stated that ...

Drop in Xinjiang birthrate largest in recent history: report

BEIJING (AP) — Xinjiang in far western China had the sharpest known decline in birthrates between 2017 and 2019 of any territory in recent history, according to a new analysis by an Australian think t...

Ramadan in China: Faithful dwindle under limits on religion

KASHGAR, China (AP) — Tursunjan Mamat, a practicing Muslim in western China’s Xinjiang region, said he's fasting for Ramadan but his daughters, ages 8 and 10, are not. Religious activity including fas...

Exclusive: China plans to revive strategic Pacific airstrip, Kiribati lawmaker says

SYDNEY (Reuters) - China has drawn up plans to upgrade an airstrip and bridge on one of Kiribati’s remote islands about 3,000 km southwest of Hawaii, lawmakers told Reuters, in a bid to revive a...

Australia must stand with US in potential Taiwan Strait conflict: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Malcolm Davis, a senior analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), on Thursday (Feb. 11) argued in an article published on ASPI’s blog “The S...