Life in prison now possible punishment for spies in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Spies could be condemned to serve the rest of their lives in prison following amendments to the National Intelligence Work Act passed by the Legislative Yuan on Friday (De...

Hong Kong protesters warned against fleeing to Taiwan illegally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong residents have been cautioned against illegally entering Taiwan, as reports circulate that more than 200 pro-democracy protesters have fled to the island country...

Hongkongers pour into Taiwan in search of freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A growing number of Hong Kong residents are fleeing to Taiwan in pursuit of freedom and away from uncertainties triggered by the months-long protests at home. The numbe...

Chinese defector: Taiwan TV stations receive China funding

Update: Taiwan TV stations reject defector's allegations of China funding TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man claimed himself as a Chinese spy who defected to Australia has disclosed a list of T...

Taiwan presidential candidate says he will drop out if proven to have accepted NT$1 from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following allegations by a former Chinese spy that China was funding his campaign, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) promised Saturday (November 23)...

Chinese spy confirms China's involvement in Taiwan 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese secret agent who defected to Australia has revealed the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) attempts to manipulate Taiwan’s political system. According ...

Chinese-American Navy officer indicted for trying to smuggle boats into China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States Navy officer of Chinese origin and his wife were among four suspects indicted for trying to smuggle military equipment from the U.S. to China, the Washingt...

Ex-US intel officer turned Chinese spy given 10 years in federal prison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sept. 24, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a U.S. citizen turned Chinese spy was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for the crime of attempted e...

Chinese cybergroup behind Kaohsiung Mayor's win uncovered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After months of suspicions and accusations that China had manipulated social media to engineer Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) meteoric rise to fame and victory in the Kaohsiung mayoral...

Belt and Road Forum: Will China's 'digital Silk Road' lead to an authoritarian future?

In May 2017, at the first Belt and Road International Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that big data would be integrated into the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to create the "digita...

Belt and Road Forum: Will China's 'digital Silk Road' lead to an authoritarian future?

In May 2017, at the first Belt and Road International Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that big data would be integrated into the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to create the "digita...

Ex-State Department worker pleads guilty in China spy case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department employee who held a top-secret clearance pleaded guilty Wednesday to misleading investigators about her contacts with Chinese intelligence agents. ...

Hundreds of Chinese spies active in EU capital Brussels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hundreds of Chinese and Russian spies are active in the Belgian capital of Brussels, due to its role as headquarters of both the European Union and the North Atlantic Trea...

Hundreds of Russian and Chinese spies in Brussels: report

The EU's foreign service has warned there are hundreds of Russian and Chinese intelligence agents operating in Brussels, according to a report in Germany's Welt am Sonntag newspaper. The Euro...

Q&A: What is Huawei and why does Washington worry about it?

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei is China's first global tech brand and a growing source of tension between Washington and Beijing. Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the biggest supplier of network s...