India tells China its media is free to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India's WION news channel on Friday (Oct. 23) demanded mutual respect from China after Beijing lodged a strong protest against an interview featuring Taiwan Foreign Mi...

China tensions push India and Taiwan closer together

When the Chinese embassy in New Delhi sent an advisory to journalists in India earlier this month, it could not have anticipated the move to backfire so spectacularly. An event that would have otherwi...

China protests Taiwan envoy's meeting with German lawmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German parliament's recent invitation to the Taiwanese envoy to speak on Taiwan and cross-strait issues has infuriated China, which warned lawmakers in the Europea...

UNESCO Peace Chair says India does not include Taiwan in 'one China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with Indian media on Tuesday (Oct. 13) a UNESCO Peace Chair stated that to his knowledge, India does not include Taiwan in its definition of "one Chin...

Will Trump spring ‘October surprise’ and recognize Taiwan?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The scenes that have unfolded over the past few weeks at the White House and the Walter Reed National Medical Center have been pure Hollywood — and pure Donald Tr...

Opinion: China's ethnic socialism

It has recently been reported that China is imposing forced labor on thousands of people in Tibet. Since annexing the Buddhist state in 1950, the People's Republic has done almost everything in it...

US congressman urges end to 'morally bankrupt and failed one China policy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Congressman Tom Tiffany, who on Sept. 16 introduced a bill calling for the resumption of formal relations with Taiwan, on Thursday (Sept. 24) published an op-ed e...

US congressman's bill calls for Taiwan membership in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the heels of a "historic" meeting between the U.S. envoy to the U.N. and a senior Taiwan official on Wednesday (Sept. 16), a U.S. congressman introduced a bil...

US congressman introduces bill to scrap 'one China' policy,' normalize ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Tom Tiffany on Wednesday (Sept. 16) introduced a bill calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "one China" policy, resume formal relations with ...

U.S. envoy leading second recent high-level visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A senior U.S. State Department official is due to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday afternoon to begin a three-day visit that has already drawn a warning from China. ...

China warns US over US-Taiwan economic talks

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China warned the United States on Monday of potential “serious damage” to their relations if it does not withdraw from an upcoming economic meeting with Taiwan that is expected t...

Czech senator who visited Taiwan skewers China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senator Lumir Aschenbrenner has turned on China after it promised to ban “everyone who accompanied the president of the Senate” on a diplomatic mission t...

India and Taiwan should deepen diplomatic ties: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The escalating border tensions between India and China have made it "imperative" that the Indian government establish deeper diplomatic ties with Taiwan, accordi...

Of pangolins and PPE: Taipei and Prague mayors claim sister-city successes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and Prague appeared together Friday (Sept. 4) to announce the sister cities have reached an accord on projects large and small during the Czech delega...

China spokeswoman berates reporter for calling Tsai 'president'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying (華春瑩) on Thursday (Sept. 3) berated a Japanese reporter for referring to Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as "president" when...