New video guide series will share Taiwan’s National Parks with the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is a hidden jewel of Asia, and no matter when you visit, it is always worth the cost, says David Code, internationally recognized travel writer. Taiwan may not be lar...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Taiwan criticizes Philippines in dispute over South China Sea feature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a FONOP by U.S. forces in the South China Sea near the Spratly Islands on Monday, Feb. 11, Taiwan is re-emphasizing its claims in the disputed territory, with th...

South China Sea: US Navy conducts FONOP near Mischief Reef of Spratly Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, Feb. 11, the United States conducted another Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea, sending two naval vessels near the Spratly Islands....

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam may be win for all

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam’s selection as the venue for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is largely a matter of convenience and security, bu...

Vietnam site for 2nd Trump-Kim summit may bring wins for all

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam's selection as the venue for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is largely a matter of convenience and security, but not withou...

A hill of beans: Soybeans upstage trade talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Soybeans account for less than 1 percent of all the goods and services the United States sells the rest of the world. But somehow the humble legumes are upstaging w...

Japan think tank sees obstacles ahead for China's Belt and Road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The “National Institute for Defense Studies” (防衛研究所), a Japanese think tank, released the annual “2019 China Security Report” on Jan. 30, which dis...

Japan, Philippines planning joint naval exercises in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Tuesday, Jan. 29, the Japanese destroyer JS Ikazuchi (DD-107), arrived for a port call in Manila, marking what may be the beginning of increased cooperation between the...

Australia Defense Minister cautions Beijing on creating 'anxiety' in S. China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Australian Defense Minister Christopher Pyne on Monday, Jan. 28, addressed military leaders from the region in Singapore at the International Institute for Strategic Studies. D...

Steve Bannon talks Taiwan and Hong Kong with Chinese exile Guo Wengui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 27, Chinese real estate tycoon and political exile, Guo Wengui (郭文貴) uploaded video of former U.S. presidential advisor Steve Bannon speaking on China-US relations...

New US army 'supergun' could destroy Chinese naval vessels from land

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. army could soon hold a “supergun” in its reserves to blow holes in Chinese naval vessels from a gun pit on land, reports suggest. A report on Task ...

Australia: China has caused "anxiety" in disputed waters

SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne has urged China to resolve tensions in the South China Sea in accordance with international law, and not make countries take sides given i...

US warships pass through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The US Navy sailed two warships through the politically sensitive Taiwan Strait on Thursday, CNN reported, quoting the US Pacific Fleet, which oversees operations in the a...