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Under China pressure, Taiwan opposition choses new leader

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s main opposition Nationalist Party chose former leader Eric Chu as its new chairperson Saturday in an election overshadowed by increasing pressure from neighbor China. ...

Georgieva pressured World Bank employees to favor China in report

WASHINGTON: World Bank leaders, including then-Chief Executive Kristalina Georgieva, applied "undue pressure" on staff to boost China's ranking in the bank's "Doing Business 201...

China hits Lithuania with further sanctions over its ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is imposing additional sanctions on Lithuania in retaliation for the latter's pursuit of closer relations with Taiwan. Companies in the agricultural, animal h...

Analysis: Caught between China and the U.S., Asian countries stockpile missiles

Asia is sliding into a dangerous arms race as smaller nations that once stayed on the sidelines build arsenals of advanced long-range missiles, following in the footsteps of powerhouses China and the ...

Taiwan tells U.S. it hopes to sign free trade deal

Taiwan's chief trade negotiator John Deng said on Wednesday he told the United States he hopes the two can sign a free trade agreement, a deal which would be a strong show of U.S. support in the f...

Tesla comes under growing China pressure after customer complaint

Tesla came under increased pressure in China on Wednesday (April 21) from regulators and state media after Monday's (April 19) protest by a disgruntled customer at the Shanghai car show went viral...

Taiwan-Paraguay ties unchanged despite China’s vaccine diplomacy: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has reassured the public that the diplomatic relations between Taiwan and Paraguay remain solid amid China’s vaccine diplomacy...

Journalist who confronted WHO official over Taiwan quits amid pro-China pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Journalist Yvonne Tong (唐若韞) has reportedly resigned from Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) after pressure from pro-Beijing forces over an interview of hers that brought u...

Former US secretary of state likely to visit Taiwan this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has shared a photo of himself eating dried pineapples from Taiwan in support of the country, as officials confirmed he's lik...

Taiwan says India helped Paraguay get vaccines after China pressure

Taiwan worked with other democracies to help its diplomatic ally Paraguay get COVID-19 vaccines after China put pressure on the South American country to ditch Taipei in exchange for shots, and India ...

Taiwan says trade deal would show US support in face of China pressure

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A bilateral trade deal between Taiwan and the United States would reinforce U.S. support for the democratic island in the face of “unrelenting intimidation” from China, ...

Taiwan ambassador buys wine in solidarity with Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ambassador to the Holy See Li Shih-ming (李世明) on Tuesday (Dec. 1) responded to China’s recent bullying of Australia by partaking in a global campaign ...

U.S. increases support for Taiwan, says to counter rising China pressure

The United States said on Monday (Aug. 31) it was establishing a new bilateral economic dialogue with Taiwan, an initiative it said was aimed at strengthening ties with Taipei and supporting it in the...

Taiwan, not ROC, representative office opens in Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a friendly gesture toward Taiwan, Somaliland has allowed Taiwan's newly opened de facto embassy to use the name "Taiwan" rather than "Republic of Chi...

Somaliland president rejects China's deal to drop Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Somaliland's president has reportedly rejected a conditional offer by a delegation of Chinese "wolf warrior" diplomats to cut ties with Taiwan, and added tha...