Taiwan's President Tsai meets US ambassador in Palau

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Two scholars believe that the presence of Amy J. Hyatt, the United States ambassador to Palau, at a banquet hosted by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday reflected growing ...

China's pressure on Tsai weighs on local Taiwan elections

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China's pressure campaign looms large as Taiwan holds local elections Saturday in what is seen partly as a referendum on the policies of independence-leaning President ...

Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is responding to China's arms buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing's military advantage over the self-ruled island, defense...

Chinese diplomat in U.S. threatens Taiwan with military attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The day a United States Navy ship docks in Kaohsiung is the day China will launch a military attack against Taiwan, a Chinese diplomat in the U.S. reportedly said Friday. ...

Ma's visit to Taiping Island necessary: scholars

President Ma Ying-jeou's imminent visit to the Taiping Island in the South China Sea is necessary for the Republic of China (Taiwan) to claim its sovereignty over the island, scholars said Wednesday. ...

Taiwanese voters grow more aloof: media

A media report entitled “Taiwan democracy hit by election chill” describes more aloof voter attitude and chiller elections in Taiwan as the country heads to the polls on Jan 16 to elect its president ...

Returned spies under deliberations for medal awarding

Two imprisoned Taiwanese military intelligence officers, Chu Kung-hsun and Hsu Chang-kuo, were released by China and returned to Taiwan in mid-October. When asked whether the two will be awarded medal...

Moy's appointment as AIT Taipei director well received in Taiwan

Taipei, May 7 (CNA) U.S. appointment of Kin Moy as the new director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT)'s Taipei Office received welcome in Taiwan and was seen as a positive development in Ta...

U.S. F-18 fighters' landing in Taiwan unplanned: analysts

Taipei, April 3 (CNA) Despite speculation that the emergency landing of two U.S. F-18 fighters at a Taiwanese air force base on April 1 was a "political message" being sent by the Pentagon to Beiji...

Taiwan plane crash toll rises to 35; VP visits funeral home

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Divers pulled four bodies Friday from the river where a TransAsia Airways propjet crashed shortly after takeoff from Taiwan's capital, raising the death toll to 35 while relativ...