Taiwan official details China’s plan to solve Taiwan ‘problem’ by 2049: US military journal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Security Bureau Deputy Director-General Chen Wen-fan (陳文凡) was recently quoted giving a comprehensive picture of Chinese President Xi Jinping&rsquo...

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...

China may try to restrict Taiwan's air access to outlying islands: Expert

A retired Taiwan Air Force general warned Saturday that an incident on Thursday, in which Hong Kong turned back a Taiwan military-chartered supply plane en route to the Dongsha Islands, may have been ...

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...

MAC highlights risk of travelling to China amid Taiwanese 'spy confessions'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Tuesday (Oct. 13) once again reminded Taiwanese citizens of the risk of arbitrary detention in China after four Taiwanese me...

Another Taiwanese reportedly detained by China for 'endangering national security'

[Last update on Oct. 13, 2020 at 17:00] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s state-run China Network Television (CCTV) ran a program Monday evening (Oct. 12) in which the authorities claime...

China says it has captured a group of Taiwanese spies

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China says it has captured people spying for rival Taiwan and cracked a series of espionage cases. Reports by state TV and other outlets Sunday said multiple su...

Taiwan claims entrapment after China shows spy 'confession'

Taiwan’s government has denounced China, citing entrapment and manipulation, after Chinese state television aired a documentary showing a Taiwanese citizen confessing to visiting Hong Kong to su...

Taiwan asks China to rein in state media over Tsai’s National Day speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has urged China’s state media to exercise restraint over a controversial response to President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文)...

Retired general says Taiwan's combat capabilities are ‘close to none’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retired Taiwanese general Chen Ting-chung (陳廷寵) said earlier this week that Taiwan's combat capabilities are "close to none" and its armed forces stand no ch...

Hong Kong murder suspect plans on returning to Taiwan this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳), whose case indirectly led to the anti-extradition bill protests in the special administrative region last year, has expressed...

Taiwan could fine Ou-yang NT$500,000 for singing at China National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to advertisements in China trumpeting that Taiwanese singers, including Nana Ou-yang (歐陽娜娜) will be performing on a TV special marking the communist regime'...

Taiwanese entertainers attending China's National Day event risk violating law: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The authorities have warned Taiwanese entertainers who plan to attend China’s National Day celebrations that doing so may violate the law. China’s state-run...

China threatens to 'wipe out' Taiwan president with war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to last week's visit to Taiwan by the highest-ranking U.S. State Department official in over 40 years, China's state-run media warned Taiwan's pres...