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'We cannot trust China to make commitments on Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden's nominee for ambassador to China, said that Washington cannot trust the communist country to keep its commitments on Taiwan and the solution ...

Representative in Boston urges democracies to back Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative in Boston, Jonathan C.Y. Sun (孫儉元), has said that like-minded democracies who support the East Asian country should tell China to stop its re...

Think tank director urges Taiwan to focus on deterring conflict rather than predicting war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan NextGen Foundation CEO Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷) has called for Taiwanese officials to advance cooperation with like-minded countries and enhance regional security coope...

CIA creates working group on China as threats keep rising

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA said Thursday it will create a top-level working group on China as part of a broad U.S. government effort focused on countering Beijing’s influence. The gr...

Former White House advisor says 2022 spells danger for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster says the next 12 months will be a very dangerous time for security in the Taiwan Strait. McMaster, who served...

China urges US to abide by 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China responded to the U.S. State Department’s denunciation of Beijing’s provocative military actions near Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 4) by urging Washington to ab...

Taiwan seeks help from Australia to counter Chinese aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has asked Australia to expand intelligence sharing and security cooperation as China ramps up military provocations in the Taiwan S...

Foreign minister says Taiwan at 'forefront' of authoritarian expansionism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) at a Hoover Institution online seminar on Tuesday (Sept. 29) emphasized that Taiwan is at the “forefront of the expansion of authori...

US secretary of state to release new strategy for Indo-Pacific region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken told officials at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Thursday (Sept. 23) that a new and comprehensive new U.S. st...

Are the US and China tiptoeing towards an Indo-Pacific Cold War?

The new security partnership between the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, dubbed "AUKUS," has made waves from Asia to Europe. Beijing called the partnership "highly irrespon...

Australian PM claims he said France sub deal could be scuttled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said France was informed of its decision to scrap the US$40 billion (NT$1.11 trillion) deal with the European country’s Nava...

Howls of wolf warriors drown out any dialogue for Sino-US diplomatic reset

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The tongues of China’s wolf warrior diplomats have been the proverbial tip of the spear of China’s sharp power in recent times, yet as China seeks to lower ten...

Taiwan-Japan ties headed for breakthrough

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷), CEO of the Taiwan think tank NextGen Foundation, says momentum is building for a breakthrough in Taiwan-Japan relations as the two countries’ f...

‘Taiwan and Japan are not friends, we are family members’: Deputy defense minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s deputy minister for defense, Yasuhide Nakayama, made a surprise drop in via remote call to a conference on Japan-Taiwan relations held at the Chang Yung-fa F...

Countering China top priority for Japan: Leading PM contender

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Countering Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific will remain a core priority for a post-Suga Japan, says Fumio Kishida, the country’s former foreign minister and le...