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US Secretary of State mentions threats to Taiwan in phone call to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken told top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi (楊潔篪) in a phone call Friday (Feb. 5) that China will be held accountable for threats...

Biden to continue US arms sales, international support for Taiwan: Experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Democrat Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States Wednesday (Jan. 20), his administration will continue to sell weapons to Taiwan and back th...

New Palau president vows support for Taiwan amid Chinese bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau’s President-elect Surangel Whipps Jr. has pledged to align his nation with Taiwan and the United States and resist Chinese bullying as he prepares to assume of...

Taiwan wants Cathay Pacific to correct wording on documents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a passenger was forced to sign a document listing Taiwan as part of China on his travel history, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) demanded Hong Kong’...

India tells China its media is free to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India's WION news channel on Friday (Oct. 23) demanded mutual respect from China after Beijing lodged a strong protest against an interview featuring Taiwan Foreign Mi...

China tells UN it does not want war of any kind

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping (習近平) told the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday (Sept. 22) that his country does not want a cold nor a hot war but only pe...

Chinese soldiers write goodbye letters to spouses amid war fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) asked soldiers in the province of Fujian, opposite Taiwan, to write a goodbye letter to their spouses, giving rise to mu...

Biden safer bet for survival of Taiwan’s independence: Washington Post columnist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democrat Joe Biden in the White House is a safer bet than incumbent President Donald Trump to protect Taiwan against China, according to an opinion piece in the Washington...

Technology security to be major theme in Taiwan-US relations: New envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan should play a crucial part as technology security moves to the forefront of the strategic competition between the United States and China, the island’s new en...

Taiwan flag appears at Czech protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a decision by the president of the Czech Senate to visit Taiwan later this year, Taiwanese flags appeared at a protest against government corruption in Prague Tu...

Czech Senate president plans Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new president of the Czech Senate, Miloš Vystrčil, will announce next week that he is planning to visit Taiwan in the autumn despite threats by China, reports s...

Chinese military uses model of N. Taiwan city government building for drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese military has built a full-scale model of the Keelung City Government building for use during its drills, reports said Thursday (June 4). Over the past few y...

China’s rule by fear in Hong Kong also threatens Taiwan: The Economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s passage of a national security law for Hong Kong not only introduced rule by fear for the former British territory, but also revealed its attitude toward the...

Japan official denounces China for 'ravaging' Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Keisuke Suzuki, on Thursday (May 21) pointed out Taiwan's importance to Japan's national security and said the Chin...

New Czech Senate president hints at Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new president of the Czech Senate, Miloš Vystrčil, has hinted that the more China issues threats, the more he is likely to visit Taiwan. His predecessor, Jar...