Biden must follow the precedent the Trump administration set for Taiwan-US relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After several long days of waiting for election results, it became clear Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States. While many Americans are rejoicing, Tai...

AP FACT CHECK: Barr raises voter fraud specter, China threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the 2020 presidential race between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden heats up, Attorney General William Barr warned of the potential of substantial fraud in voting by ...

Taiwan's Tsai emphasizes defense amid growing China threat

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Amid rising threats from China, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday said the self-governing island was determined to strengthen its defenses. Speaking a...

US journalist calls for end to 'one China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Washington and Beijing ties continue to plummet, American national security journalist Bill Gertz said Wednesday (Aug. 5) it is time for the U.S. to change its "on...

Taiwan holds military drills against potential China threat

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's military fired missiles from the air and the island's shore facing China on Thursday in a live-fire exercise to demonstrate its ability to defend against any Chinese i...

China prevents US officials from visiting Taiwan in various ways: FBI director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses various means to manipulate and influence American officials from visiting Taiwan, according to the director of the FBI. While ad...

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. ...

China threat looms over presidential election in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Further deadlock and heightened pressure from China is the likely outcome if Taiwan's independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen wins a second term this weekend, as is...

US urges Japan towards military readiness to balance China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States is urging its ally Japan to boost its military capabilities and inform the public about the threat posed by China’s expansionist activity, with Was...

US senator to take part in Taiwan's National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pro-Taiwan U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is set to participate in the country's National Day celebrations on Thursday (Oct. 10), alongside AIT Director Brent Christensen. F...

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — America's top representative in Taiwan said Thursday that Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as Chinese security threats to the U...

Only China can untie its own knot in US relations: William Stanton

The joint opinion letter “China Is Not the Enemy” published in the Washington Post on July 3 may turn out to be one of the last ideological gasps of those 100 signatories – largely A...

Foreign minister says Taiwan a 'beacon' for democracy despite China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will not give up on a democratic way of life despite facing mounting threats and coercion from China, said Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Thursday in Copenhage...

Taiwan's Foxconn tycoon calls Want Want boss China's 'hatchet man and lackey'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn tycoon and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Wednesday (June 26) said that Want Want Group chairman Tsai Eng-meng (蔡衍明) is the "hatchet ma...

Taiwan military must remain vigilant in face of constant China threat: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Speaking at a seminar sponsored by the Brookings Institute and National Chengchi University on Monday (June 17), Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) emphasized that Taiwan’s...