Taiwan government to explain Anti-Infiltration Act to investors in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government will hold a special information meeting after the Lunar New Year to explain the new Anti-Infiltration Act to Taiwanese investors in China, Straits Exchange ...

Hong Kong protests biggest influence on Taiwan elections: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The months of protests in Hong Kong against the extradition bill and against China were the main influence on Taiwan’s Jan. 11 presidential and legislative elections...

Former NATO chief praises Taiwan’s handling of fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a positive example of how to deal with external fake news trying to influence domestic politics, former Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary Ge...

Legislation intended to curb Chinese infiltration signed into law by Taiwan's president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Wednesday (Jan. 15), the Anti-infiltration Act was signed into the law by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who stressed that the legislation would not curb regular exchang...

Taiwan’s Anti-Infiltration Act to take effect Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Anti-Infiltration Act will start to take effect on Wednesday (Jan. 15) to stymie malicious interference by foreign powers in Taiwan's elections, according to the P...

‘One country, two systems’ not likely to prevail in Taiwan post-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The “one country, two systems” formula touted by Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) will never prevail in Taiwan, whoever wins the presidential election on Saturd...

Over 1,800 academics throw weight behind Tsai as Taiwan's elections loom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 1,800 academics have voiced their support for the re-election of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) with the Jan. 11 elections just six days away. In a press conference ...

US Department of State reacts to Taiwan’s Anti-Infiltration Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an email addressed to Taiwanese media, the U.S. Department of State expressed hope that Taiwan and China could reach a peaceful reconciliation despite the passage of th...

Taiwan campaign spokeswoman resigns over 'China unification treason' remarks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Lawmaker Lin Ching-yee (林靜儀) resigned as spokeswoman for President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) re-election campaign after telling a Deutsche Welle interviewer that supporti...

PRC flags taken down from Kinmen street after Taiwan passes Anti-Infiltration Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese flags have been removed from a street popular among tourists in Taiwan's Kinmen, as the men who had originally placed them there feared they could be in violat...

Videos shows Chinese tourists busted for mooning Taiwan independence supporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Chinese tourists were charged with public insulting (公然侮辱罪) by police after they made obscene gestures at pro-Taiwan independence supporter Kuo Chien-kuo (郭建國) in fr...

Pro-China Master Chain quits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based media outlet Master Chain, which stands accused of being a Beijing lackey, has decided to abandon the local market following the passage of the contentious An...

Taiwan president touts Anti-Infiltration Act in New Year’s talk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered an address on New Year’s Day that highlighted how she would safeguard the sovereignty of Taiwan, as she seeks a fresh mandate ...

Taiwan Legislative Yuan approves Anti-Infiltration Act aimed at China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Legislative Yuan passed the third reading of the Anti-Infiltration Act on Tuesday (Dec. 31), with the aim of countering Chinese influence in Taiwan's elections. ...

KMT members dispute Taiwan's Anti-Infiltration Bill in exchange with reporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) bashed Taiwanese media at the presidential debate Sunday (Dec. 29), the party's representatives engaged ...