New platform for promoting democracy paves way for deeper Taiwan-US cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first U.S.-Taiwan consultations on democratic governance began on Thursday (Sept. 12) at the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), signaling further cooperation between ...

Taiwan president hopes for regular Indo-Pacific democracy consultations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scott Busby Wednesday (September 11) that she hoped a dialogue on democratic governance...

Top US diplomat raises alarm over Chinese disinformation war on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A top U.S. diplomat said on Tuesday (Sept. 10 ) that China has invested significantly in ways to disrupt the upcoming 2020 presidential election in Taiwan, including the s...

Hard-hitting DPP video supports Uyghurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) launched a five-minute video on its Facebook page Friday (April 5) featuring prominent Uyghur activists and revealing the brutality ...

6 US senators send letter to Trump admin urging action on China's meddling in Taiwan's elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A bipartisan group of six U.S. senators, led by Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), sent a letter to key members of the Trump administration on Thursday (Dec....

Over 2 million Muslims detained in Chinese concentration camps since April 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. authorities revealed today (Dec. 5) that the state estimates over 2 million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities have been incarcerated in China’s Xinjiang Auton...

Taiwan officials: spread of fake news a 'national security threat'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan authorities have expressed that the proliferation of fake news from overseas is becoming a national security crisis. President Tsai met with Deputy Assistant Sec...

US state department official calls for Taiwan-US cooperation in fighting disinformation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan teamed up with the United States to hold an international workshop Thursday on promoting media literacy as coordinated attacks of disinformation are gradually seen ...

US State Department official visits Taiwan to attend Taiwan-US workshop on media literacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scott Busby is visiting Taiwan from Oct. 16 to 21 to attend an international workshop on media literacy as part of a cooperative p...

US intel chief: Getting NKorea to give up nukes 'lost cause'

WASHINGTON (AP) — National Intelligence director James Clapper said Tuesday that the U.S. goal of persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons is probably a "lost cause" and the best hope is ...

US voices frustration over democracy progress in Thailand

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States has expressed deep frustration over the lack of democratic progress in Thailand after last year's military coup, saying a new constitution there won't pass the "sm...