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Foreign ministry says China 'ignorant' of Taiwan's sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Minister of Foreign Ministry (MOFA) on Thursday (Dec. 2) said that China is ignorant of the international reality of Taiwan’s sovereignty after Beijing condemned...

Abe warns China not to misjudge Taiwan Strait situation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said on Wednesday (Dec. 1) that Japan will not accept a military invasion of Taiwan and warned Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) th...

Japan’s former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo planning Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is planning to visit Taiwan next year in a move likely to check new Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and Foreign Minister-designate H...

Japan mulls next generation stealth fighter program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major Hosomi Akinori vanished on a cool evening in April 2019 while flying one of the world’s deadliest aircraft — the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter. There was...

Japan’s new PM creates Cabinet-level role to manage economic threat from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s newly elected prime minister, Kishida Fumio, has created a new post for a minister of economic security, with the focus understood to be on the emerging thre...

Kishida Fumio win offers Japan-Taiwan stability … for now

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — This time last year, Taiwan was every bit as focused on the latest developments in the U.S. presidential race as its own elections. No one is in any doubt of the imp...

Scholars discuss implications of new Japanese leadership for Taiwan's security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Institute for National Policy Research (INPR) on Thursday (Sept. 30) held a symposium on the implications of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader Kishida Fumio's ...

Four contenders vie for Japan leadership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Friday (Sept. 17) opened the race for its leadership, which is likely to culminate in the winner being anointed as t...

Japan's Takaichi 'really wants to meet' Taiwan president if elected PM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Takaichi Sanae, one of the three candidates running for president of Japan’s dominant Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), praised Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) i...

Japan's defense minister says Tokyo cannot stand aside from developments in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Kishi Nobuo said in an interview with the Mainichi Shimbun on Tuesday (Sept. 7) that Japan could not stay outside developments in Taiwan as both shared un...

Japan’s defense minister says Taiwan’s 'defense stability' important for global stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Defense Minister Kishi Nobuo sees Taiwan's "defense stability" as important not just for his own country but for the stability of the whole world, T...

Former Japanese prime minister’s support for Taiwan motivated by Hong Kong’s fate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s public support for Taiwan at a videoconference last week was inspired by concern over the Chinese crackdown on freedoms i...

Ex-Japanese PM Abe hopes to visit grave of Taiwan's 'Father of Democracy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a recent interview, former Japanese prime minister Abe Shinzo expressed a desire to visit the final resting place of Taiwan's first popularly elected president, Lee...

PLA buff channel calls for breaking Japan into 4 countries if it tries to defend Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video by a Chinese military buff channel last week called for an all-out war with Japan were it to try to defend Taiwan from an invasion from China, outlining plans for ...

CCP channel reposts video threatening to nuke Japan if it defends Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video reposted by a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) committee in northeastern China on Sunday (July 11) threatens to "continuously use nuclear bombs" against Jap...