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Former US national security official says Japan would defend Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Trump administration Deputy National Security Advisor Matt Pottinger has said that Japan would defend Taiwan were China to attempt to annex the nation, per SCMP. In a p...

US leaders have often best served China's interests: William Stanton

This is the second part of a two-part commentary. The first part can be found here. Generally speaking, when we talk about People's Republic of China (PRC) political warfare — or var...

Biowarfare history of China's Sinopharm vaccine maker raises questions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid concerns about the safety and efficacy of Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine, the history of the company's lab in Wuhan has raised suspicions among biowarfare exper...

PLA experimented in Wuhan lab, covered up outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with CBS on Sunday (Feb. 21), former Deputy National Security Advisor (DNSA) Mathew Pottinger said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) had been carrying...

Taiwanese warned cross-strait conflict could mean sacrifice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese may have to make sacrifices and bolster preparedness if the nation is pushed to the brink of war with China, warned a former U.S. official. Matt Pottinger, wh...

Initial Biden steps give Taiwan reason for optimism: William Stanton

Understandable concern All supporters of a free and democratic Taiwan have inevitably and understandably been concerned about the policies President Biden’s new administration will adopt towa...

Beijing's assurances on forced labor 'hot air': Chair of EU Parliament's China Delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EU leaders and China hammered out the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) in the closing days of 2020 at a time when the Chinese Communist Party is increasingly on...

Trump says his term is ending, transition will be orderly

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said there would be an “orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count early Thursday certifying Presi...

Trump official blasts EU-China deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A major investment agreement between the EU and China designed to rebalance the rules of investment between the two entities was finalized Wednesday (Dec. 30), and U.S. De...

US targeting only 1% of Chinese students over security: White House official

The United States is targeting only about one percent of the 400,000 Chinese students in the United States over China’s bid to gather U.S. technology and other information, a top White House sai...

US NSC obtained masks from Taiwan for senior White House officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While United States President Donald Trump was still downplaying the importance of wearing face masks against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the National Security Counc...

US considers expelling Chinese reporters in retaliation for ban of WSJ journalists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government is strongly considering expelling hundreds of Chinese journalists from the country in retaliation for Beijing's ban on three Wall Street Journal (W...

Taiwan friend Matt Pottinger to serve as US deputy national security adviser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Matt Pottinger, a former Marine and China-based journalist, will be appointed deputy to the new U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, reports said Saturday ...

Taiwan invites Solomon Islands leadership to visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Thursday (June 6) the government has invited the leadership of the Solomon Islands to visit Taiwan after the Paci...

Washington won’t send high-level officials to China's Belt and Road summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The US Department of State said on Tuesday (April 2) the country will not send high-level officials to attend China's second Belt and Road summit in Beijing in late April, ...