Is Huawei’s ‘no-spy agreement’ really going to work?

The Chinese company Huawei, founded in Shenzhen in 1987, has become one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of telecom equipment in the world. It claims to be a private corporation operating in...

Chinese photographer Lu Guang's detention raises alarm

For almost 40 years, Chinese photographer Lu Guang has been doggedly documenting environmental and social issues in China through the lens of his camera. The impact of his photography has been recogni...

Hostelworld kowtows to Beijing by listing Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hostel review and booking website Hostelworld has kowtowed to Beijing by changing its listing for Taiwan to Taiwan, China and sent a "creepy" email to a prospective c...

US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-China trade blowup was a long time coming. And it won't be easily resolved, not even if U.S. and Chinese negotiators reach a truce in the next few weeks th...

Next president must oppose China, ensure Taiwan's sovereignty: William Lai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – William Lai (賴清德) Taiwan’s former premier and a presidential candidate vying for the Democratic Progress Party’s (DPP) nomination for the upcoming presidential...

China releases pop anthem to promote dystopian 'Social Credit System'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Youth League recently sponsored a music video by the mando-pop group, TFBOYS (The Fighting Boys), and several other Chinese pop s...

China employing ‘soft’ measures to eliminate mosques

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — State oppression is surging in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region, while religious monuments and sanctuaries are being demolished elsewhere in the country. The Chine...

KMT delegation from Taiwan to visit Beijing before party primary election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to media reports, a group of Kuomintang (KMT) party members will make a visit to Beijing next week from May 12 to May 15 to “conduct consultations on issue...

Chinese photographer Lu Guang's detention raises alarm

For almost 40 years, Chinese photographer Lu Guang has been doggedly documenting environmental and social issues in China through the lens of his camera. The impact of his photography has been recogni...

Taiwan history expert cries hypocrisy over Xi's remark on May 4th Movement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A recent speech by Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) to mark the centennial of the May Fourth student movement has drawn a strong backlash both internationally and from Taiwanese...

US State Department botches map of Taiwan in anti-BRI video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has blundered in its attempt to counter Communist Chinese propaganda about its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by falling for Beijing's mantra that...

Press freedom activists worry about 'mysterious' detention of Chinese lensman Lu Guang

For almost 40 years, Chinese photographer Lu Guang has been doggedly documenting environmental and social issues in China through the lens of his camera. The impact of his photography has been recogni...

Security report confirms Chinese Communist Party has infiltrated Taiwanese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report from the National Security Bureau (NSB) confirms that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has exercised spin control through partnered media outlets in Taiwan. T...

Xi Jinping says Chinese youth must 'love the party and socialism'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On April 30 in Beijing, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Chairman Xi Jinping addressed a crowd of university students and workers at the Great Hall of the People exhorting th...

Is it time for President Tsai to stand aside?

With decision-time edging ever closer for both the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Kuomintang (KMT), the question of who the two parties will nominate as their presidential candidates is on eve...