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What international media missed about the Taiwanese reaction to China's provocative live-fire war games

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On Saturday evening (August 6) a friend and I went out for dinner. It eventually got so packed and noisy we left to walk around People’s Park in Taichung. It wa...

KMT's radical reform plan already faltering, and would Taiwan voters buy it anyway?

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — According to a “party insider,” Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu’s (朱立倫) trip to the U.S. in June was the launch of a plan to replace the party’s ...

Kowtowing: How does it relate to Hong Kong and Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kowtow [叩頭] is a Chinese word referring to "the act of supplication made by an inferior to his superior by kneeling and knocking his head to the floor.” Origina...

What Americans need to know about KMT past

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) has just returned from a trip to the United States, where he re-opened the party’s Washington D.C. office, met with overseas ...

Anonymous warns China not to 'try anything stupid against Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The hacker group Anonymous defaced a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) website and warned Beijing to "not try anything stupid against Taiwan" in the wake of Russia&#...

The slow-burning issues eroding CCP supremacy

This is part two of a four-part series. Click here for part one and here for part three. TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Could Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) fail to be elected to a third term at the 20...

Islamic State morphs and grows in Pakistan, Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Basheer was a young Taliban fighter barely out of his teens when the Islamic State group took over his village in eastern Afghanistan, nearly eight years ago. The militan...

Ukrainians in Taiwan call for asylum law outside Russian representative office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Ukrainian residents gathered outside Russia’s representative office in Taipei to protest Moscow’s invasion of their homeland, demanding an immediate ce...

Olympics Live: Biden aide says boycott states US principles

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ President Joe Biden’s national security adviser says the United States “did not go around the world kn...

Ryoyu Kobayashi wins normal hill competition at Olympics

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Ryoyu Kobayashi of Japan won Olympic ski jumping gold on the normal hill on Sunday, becoming the first from his country to win the event since Yukio Kasaya in 1972. ...

Turkish ski jumper İpcioğlu mum on Uyghur statement

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Turkish ski jumper Fatih Arda İpcioğlu declined to say if the crescent and star on his blue skis the day before the normal hill competition at the Beijing Olympics was a stat...

A Uyghur gets death sentence, as China bans once OK'd books

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As the Chinese government tightened its grip over its ethnic Uyghur population, it sentenced one man to death and three others to life in prison last year for textbooks drawn in ...

Tibetan students lock themselves to Olympic rings to protest Beijing games

Two Tibetan students chained themselves to the Olympic rings outside the Swiss headquarters of the International Olympic Committee on Saturday to call for an international boycott of next year's w...

Taiwanese legislators call for boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislators from Taiwan’s New Power Party (NPP) said they are calling for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, bringing a proposal on the issue to a multip...

NBA star supports Taiwan with Twitter hashtag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stateless NBA player Enes Kanter on Thursday (Oct. 28) continued his criticism of the authoritarian regime in Beijing by expressing support for Taiwan on Twitter. In a ...