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KMT opposition to new national emblem symbolic of party rooted in past

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – To the shock and horror of absolutely no-one, the Kuomintang (KMT) announced this week that it is opposed to making any legal changes to the country’s national sy...

Personal reflections on secretary of state I admire most: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a former U.S. Foreign Service officer, I had the privilege to work with many men and women who were truly accomplished and memorable. Certainly among the very best was ...

KMT opposes changing Taiwan's country name, national emblem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT), Taiwan's main opposition party, said Wednesday (Feb. 17) that it firmly opposes making legal changes to the country's official name, national...

Clubhouse users could face arrest under Chinese law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese and foreign users of the social media site Clubhouse post political content at their own peril, as its servers are based in China and its content is the legal doma...

China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

(Reuters) - Taiwanese coast guard commander Lin Chie-ming is on the frontline of a new type of warfare that China is waging against Taiwan. China’s weapon? Sand. On a chilly morning in late J...

Pushed by China, Guyana cancels Taiwanese investment office

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Under pressure from mainland China, Guyana’s government has cancelled permission for Taiwan to open a trade and investment office in the South American country. ...

Gudou Spring Superior Hotel opens amid fanfare and exudes charm of Jiangmen's overseas Chinese culture

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 5 February 2021 - Gudou Holdings Limited ("Gudou Holdings" or "Company", which together with its subsidiaries, is referred to as the "Group", SEHK stock code: 8308...

Japan's deputy PM lauds Taiwan's COVID prevention work

Taro Aso, Japan's deputy prime minister, on Thursday praised the Republic of China (ROC, Taiwan's formal name) for its COVID-19 prevention efforts at a hearing held in the Japanese Diet. Al...

China toughens language, warns Taiwan that independence 'means war'

China toughened its language towards Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 28), warning after recent stepped-up military activities near the island that “independence means war” and that their armed fo...

Initial Biden steps give Taiwan reason for optimism: William Stanton

Understandable concern All supporters of a free and democratic Taiwan have inevitably and understandably been concerned about the policies President Biden’s new administration will adopt towa...

KMT blasted for cautioning against travel to Covid epicenter in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A spokesperson for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has lashed out at the opposition party KMT for “political maneuvering” amid a brewing COVID-19...

Vietnam: COVID, trade, climate change to be high on new leadership's agenda

Few countries in the world have been as successful in combating the COVID-19 pandemic as Vietnam. Soon after the onset of the health emergency, authorities put in place strict measures to control the ...

China's embassy in Netherlands condemns precedent-setting meeting between US, Taiwan representatives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese embassy in the Netherlands on Wednesday (Jan. 13) strongly condemned the meeting between Pete Hoekstra, the U.S. ambassador to the European country and Taiwane...

Texas megachurch pastor sent to prison for fraud scheme

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas megachurch pastor and former spiritual adviser to two U.S. presidents has been sentenced to six years in prison for bilking investors out of millions of dollars. ...

MIT professor charged with hiding work for China

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor was arrested and charged Thursday with hiding work he did for the Chinese government while he was also receiving U.S. dollars for his na...