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Chinese academic condemns Beijing’s hardline Taiwan policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China should stop threatening the use of military force against Taiwan, said retired Peking University sociologist Zheng Yefu (鄭也夫) on Wednesday (Jan. 26). The essayist...

China attempting to take over Taiwan without war: Japanese report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China does not yet have the means to successfully seize Taiwan, the communist country has employed propaganda and fake news to win support for unification, Asahi Shimbu...

Naval association rejects Taiwan after pressure from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international association of naval attaches based in Washington, D.C. has rejected members from Taiwan after pressure from China, reports said Friday (Jan. 14). The ...

Poll: 60% of Taiwanese expect US military to fight for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — About 60% of Taiwanese were not worried about a Chinese attack and a similar number expected the United States military to rush to Taiwan’s rescue, according to the ...

Taiwan identifies China as source of challenges Lithuania faces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐江安) pointed to Beijing’s political and economic coercion as the source of challenges Lithuania is facing,...

Taiwan TV show reveals image of submarine keel-laying ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Taiwan held the official “keel-laying” ceremony for its first indigenous submarine last month, reporters were not invited, but a military television show ...

Former Pentagon official calls on US to drop 'one China' slogan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States should stop talking about "one China," as the term is supposed to be conditional on China’s peaceful approach to Taiwan, former Assistant...

Lithuanian legislators to visit Taiwan in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislators in Lithuania are planning a visit to Taiwan in December in the latest confirmation of warming ties between the two countries, reports said Saturday (Oct. 2). ...

Taiwan's envoy in New York hopeful for more global opportunities for nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — James K. J. Lee (李光章), director-general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in New York City, has said the world is waking up to China’s bullying of Ta...

Lithuania recalls envoy from China in dispute over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania has recalled its ambassador from Beijing in the latest step over a dispute about plans for the Baltic state and Taiwan to exchange representative offices, CNA re...

14 EU, US foreign affairs leaders back Lithuania against Chinese bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of pro-Taiwan legislators in Europe and the U.S. have issued a statement censuring China over its actions to pressure Lithuania for developing ties with Taiwan. ...

Formosa Club writes letter to EU, NATO backing Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Formosa Club of pro-Taiwanese legislators in Europe has written letters to the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) backing Lithuania&...

Taiwan’s Olympic performance draws attention to name issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s record medal haul at the Tokyo Olympics has attracted international attention to the official name it uses at the games, but most Taiwanese just ignore the ...

Former Japanese prime minister’s support for Taiwan motivated by Hong Kong’s fate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s public support for Taiwan at a videoconference last week was inspired by concern over the Chinese crackdown on freedoms i...

China’s threats have gained Taiwan international support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Threats from Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) have put Taiwan on the international agenda and helped it gain unprecedented levels of international support, an opinion piece...