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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...

Scholars: Taiwan's Southbound Policy can improve regional stability, foster stronger alliances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Scholars representing several think tanks held a round table discussion on the Tsai Administration’s Southbound Policy on Monday, July 16 in New Delhi at the India I...

The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest developments in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's visit to China (all times local): 7 p.m. State broadcaster China Central Television has ...

U.S. should tell China it is changing the status quo: ex-AIT chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States government should tell China it is changing the status quo in relations with Taiwan, former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman Richard Bush said...

Kim-Xi summit sends signal to Trump of China's key role

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing wants this week's surprise China-North Korea summit to send the message to Washington that China remains crucial to a Korean Peninsula solution before the North's Kim Jong Un ho...

John Bolton may seek to challenge 'one-China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New National Security Adviser John Bolton, who takes on the role today (April 9), has previously indicated that he thinks the U.S. should challenge Beijing over its "one-C...

Kim, Xi portray strong ties after N. Korean leader's visit

BEIJING (AP) — With smiles and firm handshakes, North Korea and China used a surprise summit this week to show that despite recent tensions, Pyongyang still has a powerful backer and Beijing will not ...

U.S. sends Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alex Wong to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Only days after United States President Donald Trump signed the Taiwan Travel Act, his administration is sending Alex Wong (黃之瀚), the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State i...