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75% of Americans think China-Taiwan tensions important to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Pew Research Center poll released on Friday (Feb. 16) shows the majority of Americans believe tensions between China and Taiwan impact U.S. interests and themselves pers...

China claims US could abandon Taiwan 'pawn' at any time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China said the U.S. could cast off Taiwan like an "abandoned pawn." During a Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) press conference on Wednesday (Jan. 31), a reporter s...

China reiterates it will oppose 'Taiwan independence separatist forces’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Ministry of State Security said it would oppose Taiwan independence forces, in an article posted on its public WeChat account on Wednesday (Jan. 17), per Lib...

China starts Taiwan integration if pro-Beijing candidate wins election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China will activate its integration plan for Taiwan if a pro-Beijing candidate wins the election, according to Nazak Nikakhtar, a national security and international trade...

China expresses 'sincere thanks' for Taiwan's aid after Gansu earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Taiwan Affairs Office has expressed “sincere gratitude” to Taiwanese businesses and individuals that provided aid to earthquake-stricken areas in...

China ends preferential tax status for 12 Taiwan goods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s State Council said that preferential tax rates on the import of 12 Taiwanese petrochemical products will be suspended on Wednesday (Dec. 21), raising concern...

Taiwan election 2024: Major party cross-strait and foreign policies, in brief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With less than one month until Taiwan’s next general election, the policy platforms of the presidential candidates and their parties are coming into focus. While ...

9% of Taiwanese trust China, 65% think US will defend Taiwan: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest poll results on Monday (Nov. 20) by Academia Sinica showed less than 10% of Taiwanese consider China credible, while more than 65% believe in the U.S.'s com...

Singapore PM says sudden invasion of Taiwan unlikely

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (李顯龍) said China is unlikely to suddenly launch an attack on Taiwan. Speaking at a Bloomberg forum on Thursday, Lee said he d...

Japanese pundit predicts Lai Ching-te win in Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A political pundit said Monday (Oct. 30) that he expects DPP presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) to win Taiwan's upcoming presidential election. Yoshiyuki Ogas...

MOFA reminds EU official Taiwan is already independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said that Taiwan is already an independent nation in a press release on Saturday (Oct. 21) in response to recent statements by Europ...

Taiwan presidential frontrunner says dialogue with China still possible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s presidential frontrunner Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said the window for dialogue with China has not closed. In an interview published Saturday (Oct. 7), Democrat...

Taiwan investments in China have dropped 44% since Tsai took office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on Monday (Sept. 11) said that since President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took office in 2016, Taiwan's investment in China has plunged...

Letter to Editor: How to contain an increasingly assertive China

Tensions in the South China Sea are on the rise. The United States has just pledged to defend Philippine vessels if they are attacked, after Beijing and Manila blamed each other when a China Coast ...

Taiwan president sends message of support to Beijing flood victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen expressed a message of support to the victims of Typhoon Doksuri in Beijing on Wednesday (Aug. 2) after the storm caused widespread flooding ...