Taiwan-Israel Sinology center opens at Tel Aviv University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sinology research center was inaugurated on Thursday (Jan. 8) at Tel Aviv University, Israel, in a collaboration between the university and the National Central Library ...

US think tank advisor warns of intensified Chinese aggression toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bonnie Glaser, senior advisor for Asia at the U.S. think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), said during the "China Power" broadcast on W...

Arrival of Flagship in Taiwan significant for US-Taiwan relations: William Stanton

The U.S. Language Flagship Program Has Come to Taiwan Relations between the United States and Taiwan have clearly never been better, but we tend to measure that progress only in terms of major eve...

Analysis: Hong Kong protests could push China to intervene

BEIJING (AP) — While China doesn't want to intervene in the summer-long protests that have shaken Hong Kong, that doesn't mean it won't. The movement, now in its seventh week, has...

Dear Washington, do not seek to appease the Chinese Communist Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On July 3, the Washington Post published an op-ed entitled “China is not an enemy” addressed to the White House and Congress, which was endorsed by 100 signato...

Hong Kong protests may give Taiwan’s leader a boost vs China

BEIJING (AP) — Recent anti-government protests in Hong Kong are echoing in Taiwan, possibly giving the island’s President Tsai Ing-wen a lift in her campaign to resist Beijing’s pres...

What China, North Korea are looking to achieve with summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in di...

Analysis: China blinks on Hong Kong, but divide remains

BEIJING (AP) — The leader of China, it turns out, may not be all-powerful. Faced with huge and disruptive protests in Hong Kong, China blinked. The decision to shelve the legislation...

Taiwan should remain open and friendly to China: Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) said during a conference at Harvard University on Thursday (April 11) that Taiwan and China should seek a peaceful coexistence. Han sai...

Chinese tourist berates Singaporean man for not speaking fluent Mandarin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Tweet posted on Tuesday (March 12) by a 22-year-old Singaporean man, quickly went viral after he described being berated by a Chinese tourist for not being able to speak Mand...

MOC touts poetry collection for boosting Taiwan-Vietnam literary exchanges

A collection of poems by Taiwan author Wu Sheng translated into Vietnamese is helping enhance cultural and literary exchanges with the Southeast Asian country, according to the Ministry of Culture Mar...

Mayor of Kaohsiung to speak at Harvard University this spring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The mayor of Kaohsiung, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), will reportedly be giving a speech at Harvard University’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies in April or May. The mayo...

Taiwan’s Top 7 Libraries

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The winning design for the new southern branch of the Taiwan National Library and Repository in Tainan City (臺南市) has been announced and it looks really impressive. The ...

German student David Missal expelled from China after making human rights film

German journalism student David Missal has been denied a new Chinese visa to complete his studies at Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University after he made a film about the country's persecut...

Trump's Iran policy pushes Tehran into the arms of China

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional security bloc led by China and Russia, is set to hold its 18th annual gathering in the Chinese city of Qingdao on Saturday (June 9) and Sunday. ...