China tech stocks Lenovo, ZTE tumble after chip hack report

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese tech stocks Lenovo Group and ZTE Corp. have tumbled in Hong Kong following a news report Chinese spies might have used chips supplied by another company to hack into U.S. comp...

Beijing using 'Taiwanese spy' propaganda to foment anti-Taiwan attitudes in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This weekend in China, there has been a coordinated effort among media outlets and the government to raise the specter of Taiwanese spies and their informants infiltrating...

Taiwan has deported Chinese spy to Hong Kong: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The retired Chinese military officer at the center of Taiwan’s biggest spy scandal was deported to China last Monday after serving out his prison term, the Apple Daily rep...

Taiwanese-Canadian brothers suspected of spying for China in the U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese-Canadian researcher at a university in Canada has come under suspicion after his brother was charged in the United States with stealing technology and sending ...

Western countries worried about China's infiltration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Countries like the United States and Australia have had enough of spying by China and are taking measures to counter the practice. In his national security strategy pub...

Taiwan officers not involved in spying for China: Ministry of National Defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four serving military officers and two retired employees made statements as witness but were not being accused of spying for China in the scandal surrounding a New Party o...

Taiwan's New Party spokesman rejects allegations about funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hours after accusations he had been involved in a Chinese spy ring, New Party spokesman Wang Ping-chung (王炳忠) denied Tuesday that he had accepted US$200,000 (NT$5.9 millio...

Taiwan charges Chinese student with using New Party spokesman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors on Tuesday charged a Chinese student who is appealing against a 14-month prison sentence with using New Party spokesman Wang Ping-chung (王炳忠) to develop a spy ...

Editorial: Tighten the lid on officers

Once again, investigators raided a Taiwanese citizen’s home and offices searching for evidence that he passed on secrets about his work to a rival organization. Scenes like these have occurre...

Editorial: Taiwan needs to strike while the iron is hot

China’s military reform and modernization have received maximum coverage, partly due to President Xi Jinping’s aggressive stance in the South China Sea and toward Japan. The advances by...

[Video] Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 17

Top stories this week included People show off dance moves at Indian Holi Festival; Flush used toilet paper policy to be rolled out in June; Estimated 5,000 Chinese spies in Taiwan; Taiwan anti-n...

Editorial: 5,000 spies like us

Taiwan has been a welcoming place for foreign students, but one recent bizarre turn of events raised suspicions from the public. A student from China was unmasked as a spy who approached Taiwanese ...

Taiwan ex-Vice President's bodyguard arrested as Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A retired national security special service task force commander who served as a bodyguard for former Vice President of Taiwan Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) was found to have ...

Counterintelligence bill back on table to fight Chinese spies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to media reports that over 5,000 Chinese spies have infiltrated Taiwan's military and government, Democratic Progressive Party legislators yesterday proposed re...

China has 5,000 spies in Taiwan: official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There are about 5,000 spies collecting intelligence for the Chinese government in Taiwan, according to an official from the National Security Agency. The infiltration of the...