Tsai Ing-wen determined to defend Taiwan's sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said during a reception for a delegation from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on Tuesday (Jan. 14) that Taiwa...

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...

China likely to increase pressure against Taiwan: analysts

China is likely to increase its pressure on Taiwan on many fronts as a result of Saturday's presidential and legislative elections, foreign and local analysts who observed the polls said at a work...

US poll asks about Chinese invasion of Taiwan after 2035

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a poll in the United States, 38 percent of respondents expect China to attack Taiwan if no unification agreement is reached by 2035, reports said Thursday (De...

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...

Threat to US elections not limited to Russia in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year's vote as well. But it's not the only nation with an eye on U.S. politics. American officials s...

U.S. concerned at Taiwan's falling number of diplomatic allies

A U.S. official on Wednesday expressed concern over reports the Solomon Islands is considering a shift in diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China, saying that maintaining diplomatic partners is one way f...

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...

Former U.S. Pacific fleet commander calls for Taiwan-China dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the release of China’s latest defense white paper, former United States Pacific fleet commander Scott Swift said cross-straits dialogue and exchanges were ...

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...

China and Vietnam face off in South China Sea over resource rich Vanguard Reef

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, with a potential flashpoint developing between China and Vietnam, who are engaged in a weeks-long “stand-off” over ...

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...

Beijing accidently gave Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen two ‘political gifts,’ said former US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has received two unexpected “political gifts” from Beijing, said former Deputy Assistant Secretary of ...

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets

LONDON (AP) — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into the Washington's political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who's-who network of pundits and experts, from the...

Taiwan contains lowest percentage of citizens living below poverty line in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan proportionally contains less people living in poverty than any other country in Asia, according to statistics obtained by an independent research center in the Unit...