China's live-fire drills are 'tailored for Taiwan separatists'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese media reports that the live-fire military exercises taking place off the coast of Zhejiang Province this week, July 17-23, are “tailored for Taiwan separatis...

Xi reveals 'four reasons' he is confident China-Taiwan ties will improve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the meeting between former KMT chair Lien Chen and Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party Xi Jinping on Friday, July 13, Chinese leadership and media are making...

US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

BEIJING (AP) — Last month, the daughter of a jailed Cambodian opposition party leader received an email from a well-seeming activist at a reputed Cambodian non-profit. For weeks, the sender nudg...

Chinese journalist denied entry to Taiwan due to fake reports: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top office handling cross-strait affairs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), explained Wednesday that a Chinese reporter had been denied entry to Taiwan du...

China reaffirms Taiwan threats following naval mission

BEIJING (AP) — China is reaffirming its threats to take action to block "independence separatist plots" by self-governing Taiwan, following the recent passage of Chinese navy ships through the Taiwan ...

Chinese undergrads studying in Taiwan on steady decline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The number of students from China studying in Taiwan this year appears to have taken a steady drop compared to the increases in previous years, with some observers suggest...

Taiwan New Party officials indicted for working on behalf of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Party spokesman Wang Ping-chung (王炳忠), his father and two supporters were indicted for violations of the National Security Act Wednesday, including recruiting serving ...

Former Taipei mayor to lead KMT delegation to Straits Forum

Taipei (CNA) - Former Taipei City mayor and current KMT Vice Chairman KMT Hau Lung-bin is to lead a delegation of party members to Xiamen, China on Monday, where he will speak at the 10th Straits...

Taiwanese TV station suspected of bowing to Beijing, after canceling historical drama

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The cancellation of a historical TV drama produced by a Taiwanese television station has led to speculation and rumors that pressure from the Chinese government led to the...

China considers issuing resident ID for Taiwanese working in China: former NSC chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan) - Former National Security Council Secretary-General Su Chi (蘇起) said that the Chinese government is talking about a plan to issue a resident identity card to Taiwanese studying and wo...

China TAO possibly creating 'Taiwan independence supporter list'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A spokesman for China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) at a press conference yesterday (May 16) did not directly confirm or deny the possible existence of a list of "...

China says military exercises intended to threaten Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China says military exercises around Taiwan are intended as a direct threat to the self-governing island's government over moves Beijing sees as cementing its independence from the main...

MOFA: Beijing lies, putting Taiwanese health at risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a statement made by China's Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman Ma Xiaoguang (馬曉光) on April 25, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) expressed anger a...

China air force conducts encirclement of Taiwan, as Beijing threatens 'further action'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese military aircraft reportedly circled Taiwan Thursday April 26, as a part of a campaign of intimidation that has heightened tension since China’s live fire mi...

Taiwan court confirms 14 months in prison for China spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Court on Thursday confirmed the 14-month prison sentence for Chinese citizen Zhou Hongxu (周泓旭) based on his attempts to develop a spy ring in Taiwan. Ap...