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Australian think tank calls for G20 ‘emergency meeting’ on defending Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of a prominent Australian think tank has published an article calling for stronger deterrence, arguing the only way to prevent a war over Taiwan is to change Chin...

Poll shows 70% agree Taiwan and China 'not subordinate to one another'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Results from a new poll show that 70.6% of respondents agree with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) statement that Taiwan’s Republic of China (ROC) and Chi...

Foxconn rolls out three new EV models at Hon Hai Tech Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn unveiled three new e-vehicles at its annual Hon Hai Tech Day event on Monday (Oct. 18), the Model C, Model E, and Model T. The new series, made in partnership w...

Kaohsiung fire survivor shares hair-raising escape story

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survivor of a building fire in Kaohsiung that claimed 46 lives on Thursday morning (Oct. 14) has told his harrowing survival story to the media. The man, surnamed Mao...

'Worker Lives Matter' takes off in China with viral open-access spreadsheet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Resentful over grueling work hours, Chinese office workers have banded together to mount a new campaign to combat what is known as “996 culture” — workin...

Taiwan’s TSMC confident its chips will outperform Intel's new product line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) CEO C.C. Wei (魏哲家) says he is confident his company’s chips will out compete Intel’s recently announced product l...

Australian Office, AIT express condolences after Taiwan’s Kaohsiung fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The representative offices of Australia and the U.S. both expressed condolences on Thursday (Oct. 14) to families of victims affected by a building fire that took place in...

China says US inflaming tensions with Taiwan and India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions in the Taiwan Strait ratchet up to new heights, China faces a renewed risk of conflict on its border with India, compounding geopolitical pressure on the super...

Nearly 60% of Taiwanese worried about possible war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new survey by the Brookings Institute on Taiwanese attitudes to the threat of conflict with China shows 57.6% of respondents said they “worry that war is a distinc...

China, South Korea squabble over origins of Squid Game tracksuit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Netflix’s smash hit series Squid Game has become the latest battleground in an ongoing culture war between hyper-nationalist netizens in South Korea and China. Re...

Prominent Indian think tanker calls on US to 'save Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Brahma Chellaney, an academic at New Delhi–based Centre for Policy Research and fellow at Belin’s Robert Bosch Academy, has penned an article calling for U.S. ...

Think tank director urges Taiwan to focus on deterring conflict rather than predicting war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan NextGen Foundation CEO Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷) has called for Taiwanese officials to advance cooperation with like-minded countries and enhance regional security coope...

‘No illicit affairs, cults or separatism’: leaked CCP guidelines draw boundaries for South Korean comics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A South Korean cartoon studio has received a set of content guidelines from the Chinese government after it announced a deal with Tencent on Monday (Sept. 27) to distribut...

German scholar refuses to teach in Chinese classrooms due to fear of CCTV cams

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China-based German scholar Alicia Hennig has cited CCTV monitors as one of the main reasons she has decided to quit teaching in Chinese classrooms. Hennig says the worl...

Taipei's new forest park in Wenshan expands to 11 hectares, boasts 46-meter slide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City’s second “Forest Park” (森林公園) is due to open early next year in the southern district of Wenshan. Boasting five separate themed areas and ...