PLA troops in Hong Kong awaiting orders from Xi: Boxun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As protests in Hong Kong intensify over a proposed law that would allow for the extradition of prisoners to China, an inside source tells the news site Boxun that Chinese Presi...

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Today in History Today is Monday, June 3, the 154th day of 2019. There are 211 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 3, 19...

Tibet uprising 60 years on: The fight continues

March 10 is an important date for the Tibetan struggle. On this date in 1959, tens of thousands of Tibetans blockaded the palace of their leader, the Dalai Lama, to protect him against perceived threa...

Sieren's China: World's telecoms giants warrant general suspicion

It's becoming increasingly clear that the Huawei affair is a defense strategy on the part of United States, a declining world power, against China, an emerging world power. The timing itself speak...

NATO urges Russia to comply with INF nuclear treaty

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday urged Russia to make quick changes to comply in full with the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. Stoltenberg called on Russia to...

Chinese medical vessel docks in Venezuela

The Chinese army medical vessel "Peace Ark" arrived in Venezuela's La Guaira port on Saturday, as the country faces a deep economic crisis that has devastated its public health services....

A visit to Taiwan’s Matsu islands, the time capsule of Chinese Civil War’s frontline

Matsu’s “blue tears” have made the outlying island chain a popular destination, enticing travelers to come from far and wide to see the natural phenomenon during the summer. Other th...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 3, the 154th day of 2018. There are 211 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 3, 196...

Anti-independence hackers force closure of Taiwan ID card design website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) announced yesterday that the website created to enable Taiwanese to vote for a new design for the Taiwan national ID card had to be taken dow...

Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign brings down another top Chinese general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The anti-graft and corruption campaign carried out under Xi Jinping among top party and PLA officials has reportedly led to the arrest of another major military figure on ...

101-year-old man identified as California wildfires victim

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A 101-year-old man who told his wife to flee last month's deadly Northern California wildfires without him is the latest victim of the devastating blazes to be identified by ...

PLA is being 'tailor-made' to invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In part two of Taiwan News' exclusive interview with Ian Easton, author of the new book "The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan's Defense and American Strategy in Asi...

No matter what Taiwan does, China continues invasion plans: researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwanese media went into a frenzy earlier this month reporting that a new book by Ian Easton was revealing the details of China's plan to invade Taiwan in 2020, the ...

India's army chief sees war threats from China, Pakistan

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's army chief says the country should be prepared for a two-front war with China flexing its muscles and little hope for reconciliation with long-time rival Pakistan. ...

AP Explains: India and China face off in border standoff

NEW DELHI (AP) — It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm: Chinese soldiers had arrived with bulldozers and excavators, and were building a high-mountain road near India's bo...