New pro-Taiwan independence party holds inaugural meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s newest political party the "Taiwan Action Party Alliance" (一邊一國行動黨), or "TAPA," held its founding conference on Sunday (Aug. 18) and elected ...

The divide and rule strategy that will define Taiwan’s presidential election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Divide and rule is a political strategy that can be traced all the way back to Niccolò Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy, but it is ass relevant and effective today a...

Chinese threats will escalate: Taiwan military think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Chinese Navy maneuvers in the South China Sea this month, military threats will only increase during the months ahead, Taiwan’s top military think tank...

Pro-independence coalition likely to form in support of Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pan-green coalition is likely to form in order to support the reelection of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and ensure the continuity of pro-independence forces. Huang K...

Pro-China political party backs KMT's Han for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A political party that promotes Taiwan’s unification with China has expressed its support for Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) in the key election ...

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the Asian film industry’s most prestigiou...

China boycotts Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards

[Updated on August 7 at 17:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese films and filmmakers will be absent from this year’s Taipei-based Golden Horse Awards, occasionally dubbed by foreign media...

Taiwan mulls plans to attract global tourists amid China travel ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said on Monday (August 5) that the government is mulling plans to attract more international travelers as a means of reducing th...

China attributes travel ban to Taiwan's support for HK protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing has attributed its travel ban on Taiwan to the island nation’s close ties with the U.S. and its support for Hong Kong’s anti-extradition law protests. ...

Ex-Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian to form party on Aug.18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will make good on his words by forming a new party – the “One Country On...

Taipei mayor to form political party, seek legislative power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) announced on Thursday (August 1) that he will form a new political party with the intention to seek legislative representation in the election...

Taiwan's New Power Party at crossroads ahead of presidential election

Taipei, July 31 (CNA) The New Power Party (NPP) is facing a major dilemma ahead of the 2020 presidential election: should it maintain its founding vision to be a third force between Taiwan's two m...

Former Taiwan president likely to form new political party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁), who is on medical parole, hinted on Friday that he would form a pro-independence political party in August. Chen, 68, said...

China warns against Taiwan independence, threatens military action

[Last update: July 24 19:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese military on Wednesday (July 24) once again threatened the use of force against what it considers to be Taiwan’s pro-indep...

Pro-independence party casts doubt on Taiwan military's insurance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pro-independence political party on Tuesday (July 23) called out national defense authorities for having military personnel insured with a company affiliated with Want W...