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Chinese premier vows to push for 'peaceful unification' with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (李克強) on Friday (March 5) expressed Beijing's determination to pursue "peaceful unification" with Taiwan while upholding the "...

Biden brings no relief to tensions between US and China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden took office promising to move quickly to restore and repair America’s relations with the rest of the world, but one major nation has yet to see any U....

US congressmen introduce bill to end 'one-China' policy, normalize ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American congressmen Tom Tiffany (R-WI) and Scott Perry (R-PA) on Monday (March 1) announced that they had introduced a bill calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "...

Fake '1992 consensus' continues to drag down cross-strait relations

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — In April 2000, Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Su Chi (蘇起) used a phrase that has haunted cross-strait relations between Taiwan and communist China ever since. Su was ch...

Taiwan swears in new defense minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retired General Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) was sworn in as the new minister of national defense Tuesday (Feb. 23) with the promise to continue military reforms. His appointme...

China urges US to lift trade restrictions, stop interference

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on the U.S. Monday to lift restrictions on trade and people-to-people contacts while ceasing what Beijing considers unwarranted interference in t...

Nine Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ on day of Cabinet reshuffle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of nine Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on the day the country reshuffled its top military, intelligence an...

Personal reflections on secretary of state I admire most: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a former U.S. Foreign Service officer, I had the privilege to work with many men and women who were truly accomplished and memorable. Certainly among the very best was ...

Taiwan reshuffles top defense and China policy officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office announced a major reshuffle of its top officials in charge of defense, national security and China policies Friday (Feb. 19), just days after the e...

Biden chalks up China's aggression toward Taiwan to 'different norms'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Joe Biden drew criticism from conservatives for seeming to justify China's repressive actions in Hong Kong and Xinjiang and aggression towards Taiwan as a qu...

Taiwan thanks Biden after he raises concerns in call with Xi

Taiwan's government expressed its thanks to U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday after Biden, in his first phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) since taking office, raised concerns a...

President Joe Biden administration to review US China policy

US President Joe Biden announced the creation of a military task force that would review the US policy towards China on Wednesday. "We need to meet the growing challenges posed by China to keep ...

Hong Kong activists-in-exile launch magazine to carry torch of resistance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first magazine published by (overseas) Hongkongers for Hongkongers is now being distributed around the world. The name of the publication — 如水 Flow HK —...

Pushed by China, Guyana cancels Taiwanese investment office

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Under pressure from mainland China, Guyana’s government has cancelled permission for Taiwan to open a trade and investment office in the South American country. ...

State Department says US 'one-China' policy has not changed

The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday (Feb. 3) its support of a “one-China” policy over Taiwan has not changed. A statement issued by the Biden administration on Jan. 23, its firs...