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Poll shows 70% agree Taiwan and China 'not subordinate to one another'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Results from a new poll show that 70.6% of respondents agree with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) statement that Taiwan’s Republic of China (ROC) and Chi...

Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — After sending a record number of military aircraft to harass Taiwan over China’s National Day holiday, Beijing has toned down the saber rattling but tensions remain high, with the rheto...

China says military drills near Taiwan a 'just' move

BEIJING, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Chinese military exercises near Taiwan are targeted at forces promoting the island's formal independence and are a "just" move to protect peace and stability,...

China: Military drills, flights were needed to defend Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China's recent increase in military exercises and warplane missions near Taiwan — which have raised concerns around the region — were necessary to defend the nation's sovereignty and te...

China's comments on Taiwan president’s National Day speech ‘unconstructive and slanderous’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) issued a statement on Sunday (Oct. 10) responding to China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, calling its comments about President Tsai Ing-...

Taiwan rejects China's 'path' amid show of military force

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president on Sunday vowed to defend the island from China's rising pressure for reunification, after a week of unprecedented tensions with Beijing. Spe...

French senators undaunted by China's wolf warriors arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of French senators arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 6) as part of a four-day visit during which they will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) among oth...

Threats lurk behind China's outbursts against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) recently launched a verbal assault against Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮), describing him as a “hardline Taiwan independe...

Evoking Mao, China likens Taiwan foreign minister to a 'shrilling' fly

TAIPEI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - China has launched a vituperative attack on Taiwan's foreign minister, evoking the words of revolutionary leader Mao Zedong to denounce him as a "shrilling" fly...

MOFA praises French senators' upcoming trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has praised the upcoming French Senate delegation to Taiwan for braving hostility from China and going forward with the trip, which ...

China denounces upcoming French Senate delegation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) on Wednesday (Sept. 29) objected to a French Senate delegation's planned visit to Taiwan in October. The delegation will b...

Tsai says Taiwan facing 'political problems' in CPTPP bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Wednesday (Sept. 29) that the country will have to get past some "political problems" to join the Comprehensive and Progress...

China vows to keep Taiwan out of Pacific Rim trade group

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing said Wednesday it will block Taiwan’s application to join a Pacific Rim trade initiative, citing as its reason the island's refusal to concede that it is a part of China. ...

Taiwan blasts 'arch criminal' China for Pacific trade pact threats

TAIPEI, Sept 24 (Reuters) - China is an "arch criminal" intent on bullying Taiwan and has no right to oppose or comment on its bid to join a pan-Pacific trade pact, Taiwan's government s...

China to halt shipments of sugar apples, wax apples from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The General Administration of Customs of China issued a notice on Sunday (Sept. 19) stating that it will stop all imports of sugar apples and wax apples from Taiwan after ...