Taiwan Kaohsiung mayor's meeting with Chinese official draws flak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Critics in Hong Kong and Taiwan slammed Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) after he met a Chinese government official in the former British colony Friday. Han is on a tour...

Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council slams China as 'extremely ridiculous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top government agency handling cross-strait affairs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), slammed Beijing for being “extremely ridiculous and deceitful...

Chinese media calls for arrest of Premier Lai for 'Independent Taiwan' comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China's official news channel People's Daily wrote on Saturday, March 31, that Taiwan's Premier Lai should be prosecuted under China's 2005 Anti-Secession Law f...

Armenia investigates 34 Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Armenia put 34 Taiwanese citizens under observation for alleged participation in a fraud ring, though they were still allowed to move freely, the Ministry of Foreign A...

Ma proposes hotline at opening summit with Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese leader Xi Jinping shook hands for more than a minute Saturday at their historic summit in Singapore, with the Taiwanese president proposing a ...

Jiang expresses support for Hong Kong democracy campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Jiang Yi-huah told lawmakers Tuesday that he was in favor of direct elections in Hong Kong according to the protesters’ demands, while the Legislative Yuan approved a sp...