Next target of China's censorship machine: men’s earrings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese viewers of popular streaming platform iQiyi were confused to see translucent blobs recently appear on the earlobes of their favorite TV stars. The BBC reports t...

Analyst: 9 predictions for China in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2019 marks several milestones for China, namely the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the 40th year of official relations with the U.S., and the 30th ...

China cries foul after Taiwan's NPM lends ancient calligraphy to Japanese museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese-state-run media and netizens are in an uproar after news broke that the National Palace Museum in Taipei is lending a rare 1,200-year-old calligraphy masterpiece from t...

Response from William Stanton to former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd

Mr. Kevin Rudd’s only factual objection to my commentary is to my statement that he is “reportedly now on the boards of several major Chinese state-owned corporations.” I qualified m...

Turkish TRT video report 'Why there are Two Chinas' angers people on both sides of Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The English language Turkish news channel, TRT World, released a short clip highlighting cross-strait relations and the dilemma facing Taiwan and China on Jan. 13. The ...

Xi's Taiwan speech, its intended audience, and how it played into the DPP’s hands

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- As the dust settles on the latest "make or break" moment in cross-strait relations, it appears that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping’s spe...

Beijing's newest tactic: Open primary teacher cert. exams to Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In another move to siphon talent from Taiwan, the Chinese Ministry of Education announced on Jan. 10 that cities throughout China would open teacher qualification exams to...

Taiwan’s attitude towards Chinese efforts to unifiy too weak: former President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) said China’s efforts towards unification with Taiwan are increasing, and Taiwan’s sense of urgency about this is too...

44 international scholars release open letter to democratic Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 44 international scholars and former U.S. government officials, including Jerome Cohen, William Stanton, and Stephen Young today jointly published an open letter to ...

Taiwan aborigines' message to Xi: 'Taiwan is not part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech mentioning the "1992 consensus" and "one China principle" given last week, the representatives of T...

Public pressure encourages Taiwan president Tsai to resist China and improve polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) heavyweights, Presidential Office advisor Wu Li-pei (吳澧培), former Presidential Office adviser Peng Ming-min (彭明敏), former Academia Sinic...

Tsai's response to Xi: 'Taiwan does exist'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three days after China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech in which he rehashed the Chinese Communist Party's stance on "one China," "one country, two s...

Taiwan says 'No thanks!' to Xi Jinping's offer of one country, two systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three days after China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech in which he rehashed the Chinese Communist Party's stance on the "inevitable" unification of Taiwa...

Former Chinese professor says CCP should look to Taiwan as example

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Peking University sociology professor Zheng Ye-fu (鄭也夫) has said China ought to use Taiwan as a model for democratic transition. CNA reports the academic recentl...

Hong Kong implores Taiwan, don't fall for China's lie of 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Xi Jinping’s address on cross-strait affairs on Jan. 2 to mark the start of the New Year, many Hong Kong scholars, politicians, and netizens are expressly ...