Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam may be win for all

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam’s selection as the venue for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is largely a matter of convenience and security, bu...

Vietnam site for 2nd Trump-Kim summit may bring wins for all

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam's selection as the venue for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is largely a matter of convenience and security, but not withou...

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...

Taipei Mayor Ko to visit US think tank in Washington DC, March 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It was first reported on Dec. 18 that Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is planning a trip to the United States in the spring of next year. It has since been reported that d...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Fake news: How China is interfering in Taiwanese democracy and what to do about it

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- This has been the final week of campaigning in what has proven to be one of the most hotly contested elections in Taiwan’s history. It is a process which should hav...

Taiwan on the frontline of combating disinformation: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Tuesday when disinformation is used to erode democratic systems, nations around the world need to work together to...

Trade War: Beijing's last chance approaches with G20 Summit in Argentina

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top U.S. and Chinese officials resumed trade talks via phone conference this past weekend ahead of President Trump’s expected meeting with Chairman Xi Jinping later ...

Trade War: White House advisor lambastes China, 'there is no basis of trust' for new deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Nov. 9, Trump advisor and Director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, Peter Navarro, spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studi...

Taiwan’s international fishery agreements serve as good example for solving South China Sea dispute: scholar 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—American scholar Gregory Poling said on Tuesday that fishery agreements signed between Taiwan and its neighboring countries, which put aside the sovereignty issue of the Sou...

'Now a good time for Taiwan to pursue new trade agreement with US'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese legislator and Vice-Chairman of the Taiwan External Development Council, Chuang Suo-hang (莊碩漢) was in Washington D.C. on Sept. 27 to speak at the Center For Stra...

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 Paradox of Duterte’s Foreign Policy

HONOLULU (IPP Review) -- Two of the most controversial foreign policy stances of the administration of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte involve the nation’s human rights and territorial inte...

China’s deep interference in New Zealand revealed in Canadian report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A report by Canadian intelligence describes a multi-faceted and systematic effort by the Chinese government to influence New Zealand's political, business and aca...

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...