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Tsai's post-presidency perks to include NT$250,000 monthly, security team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will receive a monthly salary, a security detail, free healthcare, and other perks when she steps down as president in May. Tsai will step down after...

China flooding social media with disinformation about Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's election nears, China has released a propaganda piece on President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) that is being spread across multiple social media platforms in an app...

Security strengthened for Taiwan presidential candidates after kiss

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The agency responsible for the security of Taiwan’s presidential candidates said it will beef up protective measures after the Democratic Progressive Party’s L...

Taiwan People’s Party candidate calls diplomatic allies a myth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Diplomatic allies are a myth, and even if Taiwan lost all of them, it would not be as important as the substance of relationships with other countries, Taiwan People&rsquo...

China intensifies espionage as Taiwan's presidential election draws near

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has seen a rise in China-linked espionage, as seen by the numerous charges and convictions of suspects in the last 10 months, according to a BBC report. Beijing ...

Taiwan intelligence agencies remain vigilant of Chinese military activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are currently no indications of an imminent conflict in the Taiwan Strait, National Security Bureau (NSB) Director Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥) said on Monday (Nov. 6). B...

China depicts Taiwan elections as choice between war and peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese interference in Taiwan’s election campaign moved from sowing doubts about United States intentions to portraying the election as a choice between war and pea...

Taiwan intelligence chief accuses China of waging ‘smokeless war’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been waging a “smokeless war” against Taiwan for years and is expanding its tactics to other countries, the chief of Taiwan’s top intelligence ...

Taiwan to inaugurate new security unit for protecting presidential candidates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military officials announced on Sunday (Oct. 29) that the National Security Bureau will establish a special unit responsible for protecting the presidential and vice presi...

Introducing the Taiwan News Poll of Polls

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Political analysts and commentators rely heavily on polling data. It is useful in capturing a moment in time to understand what the public supports or the state of a can...

Number of Taiwanese interrogated in China doubles after spy law revised

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Taiwanese who reported being interrogated when traveling to China has more than doubled from four to nine after Beijing passed revisions to its counter-espio...

Taiwan says China has 'very diverse' ways of interfering in election

TAIPEI, Oct 4 (Reuters) - China has "very diverse" ways of interfering in Taiwan's elections in January, from military pressure to spreading fake news, including manipulating opinion pol...

Taiwan intelligence chief accuses China of manipulating opinion polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is working with survey research companies to manipulate opinion polls for next year’s elections, the chief of Taiwan’s top intelligence agency told lawma...

Taiwan intelligence agency orders armored car for next president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Security Bureau (NSB) is budgeting NT$27 million (US$846,000) to buy one armored car for the next president, reports said Thursday (Aug. 31). The item was ...

Taiwan intelligence chief visits Eswatini ahead of presidential trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan intelligence agency chief Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥) has visited Eswatini ahead of President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) official trip next month, reports said Wednesday (A...