Taiwanese businessman indicted for trying to help China recruit spies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese businessman was indicted Wednesday (Aug. 5) for trying to recruit government agents to collect information for China. The man, surnamed Huang (黃), moved to ...

China could attack Taiwan's smaller islands: Analysts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A panel of experts on Tuesday (July 21) warned that China could attack one of Taiwan's smaller islands, resulting in a "low-intensity" conflict between the t...

Taiwanese youth are a force to be reckoned with

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The successful recall of Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) last month was undoubtedly a massive undertaking that not only is the first time a Taiwanese city’s mayor w...

Ex MAC official tapped as Taiwan’s National Security Council advisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Min-chi (陳明祺), a former official at Taiwan's cabinet-level agency dealing with cross-straits affairs, assumed office as an advisor at the National Security Counci...

Declassified secret documents show close ties between Taiwan KMT, Bamboo Union before 1984

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to the many political files declassified as part of the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) government's efforts to promote transitional justice, close ties between the Kuomintang ...

Fortinet products pose security threat over Chinese links: Taiwan lawmaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese lawmaker has sounded the alarm about the nation's acquisition of products made by Fortinet, a cybersecurity company with alleged links to China. Legisla...

Taiwan email leaks suggest need for increased cybersecurity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the media circus around the Presidential Office email leaks dies down, the incident serves as an important reminder that the government must bolster its cybersecurity. ...

Taiwan's NIA beefs up screenings on entries by Chinese associated with CPC

Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) has strengthened its screening of entry permit applications by Chinese nationals affiliated with the Communist Party of China (CPC) over the past year to...

Taiwan’s new Presidential Office officials announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese Presidential Office announced the new arrangement for after President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) begins her second and final four-year term on May 20. The former ...

Taiwan’s national security head under fire over comment on Kim’s health

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Security Bureau (NSB) director has come under fire for alleging that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was ill, after the dictator made an appearance o...

Taiwan NSB director says Kim Jong Un is 'sick'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Security Bureau (NSB) director on Thursday (April 30) said that North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is "sick" and that there are contingen...

National Security Bureau to continue declassifying files from Taiwan's martial law era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Security Bureau (NSB) will continue its declassification of political archives to be used in probes into the wrongdoings of the Kuomintang nationalist governm...

China may quit trade deal with Taiwan to allay discontent over handling of virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top national security official has suggested that China may refuse to renew a trade deal with the country in an effort to ease public discontent over its ha...

Taiwan president orders archives regarding martial law-era government atrocities to be declassified in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Classified political archives held by the national security agency are to be declassified and made accessible to an investigation committee within one month, said Presiden...

Taiwanese military personnel returning from 29 countries to be quarantined

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military personnel who have traveled to any of the 29 countries on which travel warnings have been imposed will be subject to a 14-day quarantine after returning as Taiwan...