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Taiwan’s college professors face layoffs as universities continue to shut down

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many universities in Taiwan are being closed due to low enrollment, college professors find themselves facing unemployment. According to UDN, the Ministry of Educati...

Taiwan’s KMT names think tank chief to run for Kaohsiung mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (June 29) named Ko Chih-en (柯志恩), the chairwoman of its think tank, to run for mayor of Kaohsiung City in the Nov. 26 election. She wi...

US officials advise Taiwan to adhere to asymmetric strategy to deter Chinese attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. officials are urging Taiwan to adhere to an asymmetric defense strategy to ward off a Chinese attack. Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Washington has been re...

Experts praise Taiwan’s plan to promote NCO contacts with US counterparts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A plan by the military to promote contacts between non-commissioned officers (NCOs) and their American counterparts this year is receiving praise from defense experts, rep...

Analysts expect next US arms sale to bolster Taiwan's asymmetric defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scholars have predicted that the next U.S. arms sale to Taiwan may not be traditional weapons platforms such as aircraft and ships but items that will help Taiwan boost it...

On Taiwanese island, drills underscore strategic importance and vulnerability

Taiwan held live fire drills in its northernmost territory on Wednesday, putting the spotlight on a remote island that is strategically located at a chokepoint near China - and potentially vulnerable ...

American destroyer in Taiwan Strait meant to warn China about attacking Taiwan: Experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Navy sent a destroyer, tailed by a Lockheed EP-3 electronic signals reconnaissance plane, through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday (Feb. 26), which Taiwanese experts...

Experts call on Taiwan military to revise procedures for responding to unknown civilian aircraft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) should revise regulations and provide more resources to the military so it can better respond to foreign aircraft near Taiwan’...

Military analysts praise Taiwan-made cruise missile's potential capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military analysts have said the domestically produced Hsiung Feng IIE cruise missile would have the capability to change course mid-flight to avoid interception if paired ...

Taiwan opposition party think tank vice-chair resigns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sean Lien (連勝文) announced his decision to resign as vice-chair and director of the National Policy Foundation (NFP), Kuomintang’s (KMT) official think tank, in a lon...

China could alter Taiwan invasion strategy by 2025: Analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military strategy analyst at the National Policy Foundation says the Chinese military might in the near future adjust the tactics it would use in an attempted invasion o...

China's gray-zone warfare against Taiwan at highest possible level: Analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shu Hsiao-huang (舒孝煌), a scholar at the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), said on Thursday (Feb. 25) that China’s gray-zone warfare tacti...

Over 70% Taiwanese oppose US pork imports: KMT survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A poll released by a Kuomintang (KMT) affiliated think tank on Thursday (Nov. 26) showed that over 70 percent of respondents oppose the lifting of a ban on the import of p...

Taiwan cabinet details plans to regulate pork imports from US

The Cabinet on Thursday (Nov. 26) released a five-point plan for the regulation of American pork products, in an effort to ease public concerns over residues of the livestock drug ractopamine, before ...

James Soong registers as presidential candidate for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The People First Party's (PFP) James Soong registered as a presidential candidate at the Central Election Committee (CEC) on Monday (Nov. 18), CNA reported. Soong r...