China nominates candidate for international maritime disputes tribunal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has nominated a candidate for a judge on an international tribunal that deals with maritime disputes, a move that the U.S. is looking to block citing Beijing’s...

US lists all 5 Taiwanese telecom companies as ‘Clean 5G’ networks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All five telecom service providers in Taiwan have now been listed as “Clean 5G” networks by the United States, reports said Wednesday (July 29). Chunghwa Te...

US troops could shift to Asia-Pacific as China threat increases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military could be realigning its forces with the intention of putting more focus on the Indo-Pacific region in order to counter China’s increasing threat. ...

What Trump’s re-election could mean for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-election may mean a generally consistent American policy towards Taiwan, but the man himself could prove a variable in bilateral rel...

Indonesia rejects Beijing's South China Sea claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesia has rejected China's territorial claims in the South China Sea by raising the 2016 Hague ruling in its letter to the United Nations earlier this week. In ...

Vice premier shares 'Taiwan model' with top U.S. health official

The "Taiwan model" for fighting COVID-19 can be successfully adopted by democracies around the world, Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) told United States Deputy Health Secretary Eric Hargan o...

Presidents in health crises: Trump more hands-on than many

WASHINGTON (AP) — Woodrow Wilson was more focused on the end of World War I than a flu virus that was making its way around the globe, ultimately sickening hundreds of thousands of Americans, includin...

Rights group: Lacoste gloves made in Chinese internment camp

Gloves made in China for the popular French brand Lacoste appear to have been sewn inside a factory where ethnic minorities face forced ideological and behavioral re-education, according to a U.S.-bas...

US impressed by Taiwan-developed mask availability digital maps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many countries have been impressed by Taiwan-developed digital maps that provide information about facial mask availability, which are in short supply due to the coronavir...

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 ...

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...