Hong Kong protesters warned against fleeing to Taiwan illegally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong residents have been cautioned against illegally entering Taiwan, as reports circulate that more than 200 pro-democracy protesters have fled to the island country...

Hongkongers pour into Taiwan in search of freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A growing number of Hong Kong residents are fleeing to Taiwan in pursuit of freedom and away from uncertainties triggered by the months-long protests at home. The numbe...

DPP chairman says China is 'enemy of Taiwan's democracy' after meddling claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a defector's claims of Chinese meddling in Taiwan's elections, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) said that China is the...

Record 6th tropical storm in Nov. forms to southeast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) announced today (Nov. 26) that a tropical depression to the southeast of Taiwan has become Tropical Storm Kammuri (北冕), tying the 55-...

Alleged Chinese spymaster, wife nabbed at Taiwan Taoyuan airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two executives of a Hong Kong company alleged to be spies, including a suspected spymaster who a Chinese defector on Saturday (Nov. 23) said had recruited him, were arrest...

Chinese defector: Taiwan TV stations receive China funding

Update: Taiwan TV stations reject defector's allegations of China funding TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man claimed himself as a Chinese spy who defected to Australia has disclosed a list of T...

Taiwan presidential candidate says he will drop out if proven to have accepted NT$1 from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following allegations by a former Chinese spy that China was funding his campaign, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) promised Saturday (November 23)...

Chinese spy confirms China's involvement in Taiwan 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese secret agent who defected to Australia has revealed the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) attempts to manipulate Taiwan’s political system. According ...

In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pact

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a major policy reversal, South Korea said Friday it has decided to continue a 2016 military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan that it previously said it woul...

Seoul faces major decision over military pact with Tokyo

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Squeezed between a growing North Korean threat and a shaky alliance with the United States, South Korea must decide this week whether its national pride and deep frustrations...

German intelligence agencies open new spy school in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's intelligence agencies are inaugurating a joint spy school in the heart of Berlin, a city that was dubbed the 'capital of spies' during the Cold War and remains a hotspot of esp...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending November 1: Fiction: 1. You Can Thank Me Later: A Novella by James Dommek, Jr., Josephine Holtzman, Isaac Kestenbaum, narra...

Review: Is this the end for Juan Cabrillo and his team?

"Final Option," Putnam, by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison Readers of this ongoing "Oregon Files" series will recognize the standard opening of a Clive Cussler novel, but it quickly ...

East-West divide has left its mark in Berlin, 30 years on

BERLIN (AP) — Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German capital — divided for decades by bricks and barbed wire — has slowly grown back together. Few visible scars remain other than t...

Chinese-American Navy officer indicted for trying to smuggle boats into China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States Navy officer of Chinese origin and his wife were among four suspects indicted for trying to smuggle military equipment from the U.S. to China, the Washingt...