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Taiwanese singer outraged by China changing song lyrics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese singer Cheng Chih-hua (鄭智化) on Sunday (July 3) said he was outraged that the lyrics to his song have been modified for a Chinese TV show. On his Weibo account...

Anti-CCP Hong Kong science fiction writer Ni Kuang dies at 87

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed Hong Kong science fiction and Wuxia writer Ni Kuang (倪匡), who was known for being critical of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in his works, died at the age of 87 o...

US bill seeks to speed arms shipments to Taiwan amid 'CCP aggression'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill introduced by two congressmen on Friday (July 1) seeks to expedite the shipment of weapons to Taiwan by improving the transparency of the arms sale process. Repu...

New York attorney set to run in Taipei mayoral race as independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Media personality and New York attorney Tung Wen-hsun (童文薰) announced her Taipei mayoral bid on Friday (July 1) as an independent candidate, unveiling at the same time a p...

Taiwan cautions against China’s unification campaign at Straits Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Wednesday (June 29) warned against Taiwanese participating in the Straits Forum due to China’s ratcheted-up unification campaig...

Hong Kong and Taiwan, so similar yet so different

Twenty-five years ago, Hong Kong reverted to China on July 1, while Friday also represents the halfway mark of the territory's agreed implementation of a "one country, two systems" polit...

Chinese leader salutes 'CPC members of Taiwan origin'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Every time the National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) is about to roll around, some party leader will earnestly exhort a select mob of Taiwanese “del...

Could Kaohsiung’s floating restaurant be tribute to Hong Kong’s sunken Jumbo?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The loss of the Jumbo Floating Restaurant in Hong Kong was both suspicious and symbolic. Suspicious because no one quite knows how it sank (or indeed, whether it did...

Could Taiwan's KMT be making moves to drop the 1992 consensus?

This is part six in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know ...

MAC hits back at China's disapproval of Taiwan's parliamentary diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has no right to interfere in Taiwan’s diplomacy, Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said on Tuesday (June 21). The remark was in response to Chin...

Is the new KMT pro-US shift actually for real?

This is part five in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know...

When pro-China elements took over the KMT

This is part two in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know ...

What Americans need to know about KMT past

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) has just returned from a trip to the United States, where he re-opened the party’s Washington D.C. office, met with overseas ...

Spy agencies' focus on China could snare Chinese Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — As U.S. intelligence agencies ramp up their efforts against China, top officials acknowledge they may also end up collecting more phone calls and emails from Chinese Americans, raisi...

Strategist: Last Australian government lost Chinese votes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The previous Australian government’s stance against a more aggressive China drove away many Chinese-Australian voters at recent elections who considered the administration’s...