44 international scholars release open letter to democratic Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 44 international scholars and former U.S. government officials, including Jerome Cohen, William Stanton, and Stephen Young today jointly published an open letter to ...

Tsai's response to Xi: 'Taiwan does exist'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three days after China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech in which he rehashed the Chinese Communist Party's stance on "one China," "one country, two s...

Taiwan says 'No thanks!' to Xi Jinping's offer of one country, two systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three days after China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech in which he rehashed the Chinese Communist Party's stance on the "inevitable" unification of Taiwa...

LinkedIn censors Tiananmen leader for China, backtracks next day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After censoring the account of a Chinese Tiananmen Square leader and activist on its site in China, LinkedIn changed its mind and unblocked him the next day, claiming he had be...

Contrary to Xi's speech, 84% of Taiwanese do not accept '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite Chinese President Xi Jinping's demand that Taiwan adhere to the mythical "1992 consensus" during a speech given on Wednesday, over 80 percent of Taiwanese...

Contrary to Xi's speech, only 15% of Taiwanese want unification with China at any stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech in which he rehashed the Chinese Communist Party's stance on the "inevitable" unification of Taiwan with Chin...

Video shows Kazakh man 'glad to shoot' photo of Xi Jinping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced of a Kazakh man "glad" to fire three shots at a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping in an apparent act of defiance in response to the repressi...

Taiwan needs to strengthen military cooperation with neighboring countries: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As four Chinese air force planes and two navy vessels appeared close to the coast of southern Taiwan Tuesday, an expert recommended Taiwan forge closer military ties with its de...

Chinese military aircraft and ships appear close to southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Four Chinese air force jets and two navy vessels appeared close to the coast of southern Taiwan Tuesday, cable station TVBS reported. It was the first time such an incident o...

Google map lists National Taiwan Library as ‘Taipei China Library’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The director of the National Taiwan Library (國立台灣圖書館) has protested to Google Maps about its website listing his institution as “Taipei China Library”(中國台北圖書館), repo...

Video shows Chinese cop shoving knee on Taiwanese woman's neck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video surfaced on Saturday (Dec. 8) of a Chinese police officer shoving his knee with all of his might onto the neck of a woman who was reportedly a Taiwanese tourist. A v...

Student at UN climate conference in Poland says he’s from ‘Taiwan, China’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Taiwanese student speaking at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in the Polish city of Katowice introduced himself as coming from ‘Taiwan, China,’ a Taiw...

Congress should ban U.S. companies from giving in to Chinese pressure on Taiwan: Commission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission recommended in its latest annual report published Wednesday that Congress should legislate against U.S. bus...

U.S. Vice President and Japan take joint stance against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo Tuesday morning, United States Vice President Mike Pence emphasized that they shared the values of opposing a...

Japanese TV lists Taiwan's baseball team as 'Taiwan,' not 'Chinese Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During an international friendly between the national teams of Japan and Taiwan, a Japanese TV station listed the Taiwanese baseball team as "Taiwan," not "...