WHO leader axed from website after Taiwan gaffe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bruce Aylward, assistant director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), has disappeared among the list of leaders on the organization's website a day after a...

Foreign minister ends 5-day visit to Central American allies: MOFA

Taipei, Jan. 18 (CNA) Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Friday concluded a five-day visit to Guatemala and Honduras, reaffirming Taiwan's ties with two of its Central American diplomatic allies,...

Taipei mayor dismisses US researcher's comments as 'bizarre'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) has shot down American think tank researcher Bonnie Glaser after she characterized him as a pro-China politician that Beijing would work with ...

China will get tougher with Taiwan following President Tsai’s victory: Glaser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China will intensify its diplomatic, military and economic actions targeting Taiwan following the successful re-election of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Center for Strate...

US think tank advisor warns of intensified Chinese aggression toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bonnie Glaser, senior advisor for Asia at the U.S. think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), said during the "China Power" broadcast on W...

Trump Administration moves to submit Taiwan F-16V deal to Congress: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration notified the United States Congress late Thursday (August 15) that it wanted to submit the US$8 billion (NT$250 billion) sale of 66 F-16V fighter ...

CSIS analyst praises Taiwan’s democracy, urges international support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Bonnie Glaser, a senior advisor on Asia at the Washington-based think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), has expressed her support for Taiwan&rsqu...

China signals willingness to use force in Hong Kong: Bonnie Glaser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense of China announced on Wednesday (July 24) that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) could legally intervene with Hong Kong’s ong...

PLA putting pressure on Xi Jinping over Taiwan: CSIS analyst

Taipei (Taiwan News) – According to a senior analyst at the Washington D.C.-based Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), senior officials of China’s People’s Liberation A...

Taiwan’s culture minister visits Washington to promote soft power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Minister of Culture (MOC) Cheng Li-chun (鄭麗君) visited the think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on Wednesday (May 22), as part of a four-day...

Why did Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen ask for US arms during Hawaii visit?

During a visit to the US Pacific island state of Hawaii on Wednesday, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen made a request to buy new US military equipment, including M-1 Abrams tanks and F-16 fighter jets...

Ko’s comment on US-Taiwan-China relationship too ‘ambiguous,’ says US academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An approach to the tri-lateral relationship between Taiwan, China, the United States suggested by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) in an address delivered at the Heritage Foun...

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in China on 4-day trip

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Beijing for the start of a four-day trip, Chinese and North Korean state media reported, as preparations are being made for a second summit with US Presi...

US think tank advisors: Taiwan should up military capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lead researchers at two top U.S. think tanks have said now is the time for Taiwan to up its offensive and defensive military capabilities. While enjoying a fruitful, co...

Disillusioned US academics call for government action to counteract China’s infiltration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As global attention is drawn to the talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping at the G20 meeting in Argentina, a media report reveal...