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Taiwanese, Japanese legislatures to hold 1st security forum Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Japan will hold their first parliamentary security partnership forum on Tuesday (Jan. 18). The conference will be held virtually at Taiwan’s Legislativ...

Canada, UK join diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games

Canada joined Australia, Britain and the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing on Wednesday, with China calling the boycotts "political posturing" and a sme...

Japanese media: Chinese ships simulated landing east of Taiwan in mid-November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese naval vessels simulated a landing attack against Taiwan in mid-November in an area just 111 kilometers east of the country, Japan’s Sankei Shimbun report...

Taiwan biggest winner of Biden-Xi Summit: Sankei Shimbun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was the biggest winner of the recently concluded virtual summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平), according to Akio Yaita, Taipe...

Taiwan KMT recall campaign ‘hateful’: Sankei Shimbun Taipei director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yaita Akio, the director of Sankei Shimbun’s Taipei branch, has identified three lines of defense for Taiwan's security, adding the nation has become a "Pur...

Taiwan hopes Japan can take lead to discuss CPTPP bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As chair of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade group, Japan should take the lead in handling Taiwan’s applicatio...

4 US, UK, Japanese carriers patrolled north of Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three aircraft carriers from the U.S. and U.K. and one helicopter carrier from Japan conducted joint exercises just north of Taiwan during a tense weekend that saw 93 Chin...

Taiwan’s President Tsai congratulates Japan's Kishida Fumio on winning LDP party vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) offered congratulations to Japan's former Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio on Wednesday (Sept. 29) after he won the vote for ...

Taiwan president talks business, security with Japanese prime minister hopeful

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) spoke with one of the four Japanese ruling party candidates for prime minister on Tuesday (Sept. 20). Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Repres...

Japan's Takaichi 'really wants to meet' Taiwan president if elected PM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Takaichi Sanae, one of the three candidates running for president of Japan’s dominant Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), praised Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) i...

Military expert cautions Taiwan to address China's regional military maneuvers carefully

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a Japanese military report pointing out that China is dispatching multiple ships off Taiwan’s east coast, Taiwanese military expert Lu Li-shi (呂禮詩) has sai...

Chinese warship on 24-hour standby in waters east of Taiwan: Sankei Shimbun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese media on Monday (Aug. 30) reported that a Chinese warship is being deployed 24-hours a day in the waters between Yonaguni Island and northeast Taiwan. On Monda...

Ex-Japanese PM Abe hopes to visit grave of Taiwan's 'Father of Democracy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a recent interview, former Japanese prime minister Abe Shinzo expressed a desire to visit the final resting place of Taiwan's first popularly elected president, Lee...

US warns Taiwan's TSMC not solution to China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Deputy Director Raymond Greene said that Taiwan should not rely on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) for protection. Gree...

Japan’s ruling party sets up working group for Taiwan policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s governing Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) will launch a working group next week tasked with discussing policies toward Taiwan, reports said Friday (Feb. 5). ...