Taiwan's representative to Spain calls attention to Chinese threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative to Spain Jose Maria Liu (劉德立) on Thursday (Nov. 19) highlighted the dangers of China's expanding influence and urged countries around the w...

US secretary of state reiterates bipartisan commitment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Thursday (Nov. 12) that Washington's commitment to Taiwan is bipartisan and that the country "has not been a par...

White House official guarantees freedom of navigation in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has promised that the American government will ensure freedom of navigation in the Taiwan Strait in response to Beijing&#...

Taiwan willing to team up with India against China: Joseph Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) emphasized Wednesday (Oct. 21) that Taiwan is willing to collaborate with India to defend freedom and democracy against Beijing. During...

Can Australia dump China amid trade tensions?

There are reports that Australia's coal is not wanted in China, their biggest market, with Chinese power stations and steel mills canceling orders and Chinese ports turning away Australian shipmen...

China may try to restrict Taiwan's air access to outlying islands: Expert

A retired Taiwan Air Force general warned Saturday that an incident on Thursday, in which Hong Kong turned back a Taiwan military-chartered supply plane en route to the Dongsha Islands, may have been ...

Taiwan president greets Indian netizens on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took to Twitter Tuesday (Oct. 14) to greet Indian netizens who have shown support for Taiwan amid rising tensions in the Taiwan Strait and int...

French museum postpones Genghis Khan exhibit due to Chinese interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nantes History Museum in France announced on Monday (Oct. 12) that it has decided to cancel its longstanding partnership with a Chinese museum after the latter attempt...

Taiwan withdraws from international tourism exhibition after Chinese interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourism Bureau confirmed Thursday (Oct. 8) the nation had withdrawn from this year’s Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart exhibition due to Chin...

Japan to toughen visa rules amid fears of Chinese espionage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is reportedly stepping up scrutiny of visa applications from foreign students and researchers in light of growing concerns over Chinese espionage in the country. ...

Americans fault US govt over foreign powers for virus crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans blame the U.S. government instead of foreign nations for the coronavirus crisis in the United States, a rebuke to the Trump administration's contention that China or o...

Australia seeks more control over deals with foreign states

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has drafted new laws that would cancel international deals struck by lower tiers of governments with foreign states that are not in Australia’s int...

'Five Eyes alliance' slams postponement of Hong Kong polls

In a joint statement on Sunday, foreign ministers of the "core Anglosphere" nations condemned the Hong Kong government for postponing the legislative council elections. The statement said t...

Hong Kong rounds up dozen of prominent democracy activists

23:00 Update: Next Magazine and Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai has been released on bail. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police on Saturday (April 18) morning rounded up about a dozen pr...

China seeks to subvert global order using growing clout in international bodies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been securing roles in multiple international organizations in an attempt to disrupt global order and jeopardize rule-based institutions, said a Taiwanese politi...