Democracy prevails in Taiwan

After a year of extensive and grueling political contention, Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has won the presidency for a second term, garnering 57.1 percent of the vote, while ...

Australia forms new anti-espionage unit to counter foreign interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia established a new intelligence task force on Monday (Dec. 2) in response to the growing threat of foreign interference and amid revelations of alleged Chinese es...

China allegedly seeks to infiltrate Australian Parliament: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the shocking revelation by a self-claimed Chinese spy about Beijing’s espionage in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Australia, reports have surfaced that Chinese int...

Pence says NBA 'acting like wholly owned subsidiary' of China

Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and human rights, saying American corporations have been too willin...

China's global espionage project: Huawei firmware backdoors discovered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cyber security analysts have discovered over a hundred common “backdoors” hidden in Huawei products by analyzing firmware code for vulnerabilities. The pote...

Nations eye threat of China's Huawei at 5G Security Conference in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 5G Security Conference in Prague kicked off on Thursday, May 2 in the capital of the Czech Republic, bringing together representatives from 32 countries to discuss sec...

Possible Chinese spy held without bail in Florida after Mar-a-Lago incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On April 15, the Chinese citizen arrested under suspicious circumstances at the private resort of U.S. President Donald Trump in late March was ordered to be held without ...

Oxford University bans research grants from China's Huawei Technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid global concerns the Chinese company is breaching national security measures, The U.K.’s Oxford University has halted donations and research grants from Huawei T...

Taiwan's III to ban Huawei smartphones from network

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Institute for Information Industry (III) on Tuesday (Jan. 15) announced it was banning smartphones made by China's Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. from accessing its netw...

Taiwan's ITRI bans Huawei smartphones from network today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced on Monday (Jan. 14) that it would ban smartphones and computers made by China's Huawei Technologies C...

Trump mulling January order to block Chinese companies Huawei, ZTE from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration may be poised to issue an executive order declaring a national emergency which would prohibit U.S. companies from purchasing Chinese telecommunica...

US lawmakers wary of deal between AP and Chinese media outlet Xinhua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. lawmakers have expressed concern at a new agreement reached between China’s state news agency, Xinhua, and U.S.-based Associated Press (AP), urging that AP publ...

New Zealand blocks China's Huawei from planned 5G roll out

New Zealand's intelligence agency on Wednesday blocked mobile operator Spark from using equipment from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in its planned 5G roll out, citing "a significan...

AP Explains: Dispute between Seoul, Tokyo over WWII brothels

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's decision to dissolve a foundation funded by Japan to compensate South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military brothels has thrown ...

Australian Foreign Minister expresses grave concern over Xinjiang detention camps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marise Payne, has expressed concern over Xinjiang internment camps after meeting with Chinese authorities. The Australian...