China likely to intensify influence campaign prior to 2020 election: Taiwan intelligence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is likely to amp up legal and psychological warfare to influence public opinion in Taiwan prior to the 2020 general election, a report fr...

Ex-AIT chair warns Formosa Alliance on danger of Taiwan Independence referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Richard Bush, the former Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and a current analyst for the U.S. think tank, the Brookings Institution, offered some cautiona...

Anti-independence hackers force closure of Taiwan ID card design website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) announced yesterday that the website created to enable Taiwanese to vote for a new design for the Taiwan national ID card had to be taken dow...

Why China’s threats to Taiwan PM William Lai aren’t as ridiculous as they seem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It seems that the hyper-sensitive Chinese Communist Party has had its feelings hurt once again by Taiwanese Premier William Lai (賴清德). The CCP might be perfectly comfortable...

Chinese media calls for arrest of Premier Lai for 'Independent Taiwan' comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China's official news channel People's Daily wrote on Saturday, March 31, that Taiwan's Premier Lai should be prosecuted under China's 2005 Anti-Secession Law f...

China threatens 'military pressure' after Trump signs Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two days after President Trump signed the Taiwan Travel Act, China stated through its state-run mouthpiece the Global Times that it will respond with "military pressure.&q...

Taiwan receives direct threats of war from China over US passage of Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the United States Senate unanimously passed the Taiwan Travel Bill on Wednesday, Feb. 28, China has been angered and has sent warnings as well as stated its dissatisfacti...

Taiwan responds to Chinese diplomat's threat with call for peace

Taiwan's government wants peaceful development of relations across the Taiwan Strait, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday in the wake of a comment by a Chinese diplomat that threa...

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. ...

China should prepare for 'use of force' to achieve Taiwan 'reunification': Chinese media

In a flustered response to the unprecedented phone call between U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Trump's subsequent statements calling into the question the ...

The US needs to tell Xi about Taiwan

China’s President Xi Jinping has embarked on one of the actions most likely to gain him exposure in the global media, namely a visit to the United States during which he will of course meet with Presi...

China fires missiles like it’s 1996

The news Thursday that China is planning to hold live-fire military maneuvers in the Taiwan Straits September 11 through 13 must be giving many people in Taiwan an eerie reminder of events 20 years ag...

China reaches for the boomerang

Democratic Progressive Party chairwoman and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen’s 12-day six-city tour of the United States has been the focus of attention, not just of her own supporters, but of an e...

MAC to protest article in Beijing's national security law

Taipei, May 14 (CNA) Hsia Li-yan (???), head of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), said Thursday that he will lodge a protest with his Chinese counterpart later this month against an article ...

Tsai's Mission: Possible

Taiwanese politicians visiting the United States are hardly making history, since despite having no official diplomatic relations, they are still widely considered to be close allies. U.S. presidents ...