Taiwan's TSMC denies report US asked it not to sell chips to Huawei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, said it has never been asked not to ship chips to Huawei and that all shipme...

Taiwan says '9-dash line' in ‘Abominable’ disrespects its sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Culture on Tuesday (Oct. 22) said that the film 'Abominable' disrespects Taiwan's sovereignty, while a Tainan City councilor described...

'South Park' creators mock NBA's kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The creators of the cartoon comedy "South Park" posted a mock apology to China on Tuesday (Oct. 8) after the NBA kowtowed to the communist country to limit damag...

Eddie Peng angers Taiwanese fans with 70th birthday wish for Communist China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese-Canadian actor Eddie Peng (彭于晏) angered Taiwanese fans after sharing a postcard congratulating Communist China on its 70th anniversary on Tuesday (Oct. 1). O...

'China's declaration of martial law in Hong Kong is expected Aug. 4' claims Guo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (郭文貴), who last week was accused of spying for Beijing, on Thursday (Aug. 1) claimed that China will send in People's Liberation Army ...

China to publish new white paper on defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China will publish its first white paper on defense since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which saw the reformation of People's Liber...

China censors strike again: Taiwanese and Japanese flags cut from new Top Gun film

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the surprise release of a Top Gun 2 trailer at the San Diego Comic-Con on July 19, another example of China’s campaign to suppress Taiwan also made an unexpecte...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 18 The Orlando Sentinel on why it won't endorse Donald Trump for preside...

PLA troops in Hong Kong awaiting orders from Xi: Boxun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As protests in Hong Kong intensify over a proposed law that would allow for the extradition of prisoners to China, an inside source tells the news site Boxun that Chinese Presi...

'I don't know' says Kaohsiung Mayor Han when asked about Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the world's attention turned to up to one million people in Hong Kong marching to protest a controversial extradition bill on Sunday (June 9), itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor ...

Religious freedom yet rings in Taiwan: Ken Starr

Bob Fu is an American hero. Having narrowly escaped the atrocities of Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Bob served time in a Chinese prison, fled to Hong Kong, then was warmly welcomed 20 years ago as a ...

Taiwan international religious forum slams organ harvesting and Uyghur repression by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum closed off Saturday (June 1) with an address by Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) and a condemnation of organ harvesting...

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade

TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary ...

Taiwan Legislature moves to limit activities of former officers in China

TAIPEI (CNA) -- An amendment bill to limit the activities of retired high-ranking Taiwanese military officers and other categories of former officials during visits to China cleared the committee stag...

Understanding China/CCP: Is Huawei’s ‘no-spy agreement’ really going to work?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Chinese company Huawei, founded in Shenzhen in 1987, has become one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of telecom equipment in the world. It claims to be a private ...