Fiji authorities will protect Taiwan events after Chinese attack: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s office in Fiji has completed all the formalities necessary to file a lawsuit against the Chinese diplomats who allegedly attacked a Taiwanese diplomat, the ...

US official says amphibious assault of Taiwan difficult for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It would be tough for China to conduct a successful amphibious landing in Taiwan due to the distance and lack of accessible beaches, United States National Security Advise...

US pushes 3 advanced weapons sales to Taiwan amid Chinese aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration is going ahead with plans to sell three sophisticated weapons systems to Taiwan, having notified Congress of the approved sale. As tensions hea...

KMT resolutions on Taiwan-US ties nothing but political theater

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Tuesday (Oct. 6) passed two resolutions proposed by the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) related to Taiwan-U.S. relations; unfortunately, both are m...

Pompeo says US committed to defusing cross-strait tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Taiwan that the U.S. will take action to reduce cross-straits tensions and that “appeasement’is not the answer.&rdq...

Taiwan military has conducted more than 11,000 air, maritime missions in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Oct. 5) mentioned in a report that in response to changes in the enemy’s situation, the military has dispatched air...

China's aggression increasing likelihood of cross-strait conflict: Taiwan foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Monday (Sept. 28) emphasized that China’s diplomatic suppression and military threats to Taiwan have increas...

Digital minister attributes Taiwan's thriving democracy to trust in its citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Digital Minister Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said Thursday (Sept. 24) that the Taiwanese government must remain proactive in resisting pressure from Beijing and that playin...

US should help Taiwan enhance defense capabilities to deter Chinese aggression: Senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio has said the U.S. should assist Taiwan in advancing its defense capabilities to deter Chinese military aggression. “We should ...

Exclusive: U.S. pushes arms sales surge to 'Fortress Taiwan,' needling China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as...

Japanese defense minister labels China as 'security threat' to Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono said Wednesday (Sept. 9) that Beijing has become a "security threat" to Japan and an international alliance in the Indo-Pacif...

Assuming US will not help Taiwan 'huge gamble': Think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall Schriver on Tuesday (Aug. 25) said that it would be a huge gamble for China to believe that the United States will not f...

Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs concerned nation could become 'next Hong Kong'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Wednesday (Aug. 12) shared his views on Taiwan-U.S. relations and expressed concerns about growing Chinese aggression in the...

How Chinese and Indian media reacted to border clashes

'No diplomatic kowtowing' The Times of India newspaper considers it conceivable that "Chinese aggression" could be a warning to India against joining the "absolutely legitimate...

Chinese military massing near Himalayan border

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent satellite photos appear to show that China has transported construction machinery and military equipment to the Sino-Indian border in the Galwan Valley, where a ser...