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Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council warns Straits Forum tool for Beijing's unification campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mainland Affairs Council Deputy Minister Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正) has warned those planning on attending the upcoming Straits Forum that the annual event is a large-scale pla...

Taiwan girds for China's intensified unification campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Monday (Nov. 22) warned that China is planning on stepping up its unification scheme and that the country must strengthen co...

Taiwan shuts down Kinmen's cross-strait flight plans before Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Friday (Nov. 19) shut down Kinmen’s call for the central government to resume cross-strait flights before the Lunar ...

Mainland Affairs Council pledges to protect Taiwan's HK assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to evaluations by Taiwanese government officials, Taiwan’s national assets in Hong Kong may be under threat from the National Security Law in the territory...

Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council calls out China for damaging cross-strait relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has refuted retired Army General Chi Lin-liang’s (季麟連) comments on China’s military provocations towards Taiwan by saying th...

Taiwan blasts Beijing's 'one country, two systems' as facade to annex nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正) on Saturday (July 3) stated in a TV interview that Beijing’s "one country, two systems&quo...

Without interference from China, Taiwan could get vaccines even faster: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Without Chinese interference, Taiwan would receive coronavirus vaccines even faster, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Tuesday (May 18). The government agency was...

Taiwan celebrities appear in Chinese propaganda video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actresses Nana Ou-yang (歐陽娜娜) and Angela Chang (張韶涵) recently appeared in a Chinese propaganda video aimed at promoting cross-strait unification. In a trailer...

29 Taiwanese nationals sentenced in China for telecoms fraud

A total of 29 Taiwanese nationals have been sentenced to jail terms ranging from four-and-a-half years to 14 years in China for telecoms fraud committed in Spain in 2016, a Chinese daily newspaper rep...

Pro-CCP producer from Hong Kong seeking to live in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — News about a Hong Kong movie producer who supports the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) but is seeking to live in Taiwan has drawn a backlash. Reports that producer Charle...

Number of Hongkongers seeking residency in Taiwan reaches record high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hongkongers applying for residency in Taiwan this year has reached a record high, amounting to an exodus from the Beijing-controlled territory. From Janua...

Ministry of Culture may amend rules for Chinese journalists in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) is reportedly planning to amend the conditions under which Chinese journalists can work in Taiwan. On Thursday (Nov. 26), media reports su...

China protests Taiwan envoy's meeting with German lawmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German parliament's recent invitation to the Taiwanese envoy to speak on Taiwan and cross-strait issues has infuriated China, which warned lawmakers in the Europea...

48 Taiwan nationals missing in China amid 'spy confessions'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday (Oct. 15) the authorities have failed to locate 48 citizens who went missing between 2016 and 2019 after travelin...

Taiwan's govt insists HK sign accord before it accepts murder suspect

The Mainland Affairs Council on Thursday (Oct. 15) reiterated its stance that Taiwan and Hong Kong must first clarify jurisdiction-related issues between the two sides before Taiwanese authorities acc...