KMT delegation from Taiwan to visit Beijing before party primary election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to media reports, a group of Kuomintang (KMT) party members will make a visit to Beijing next week from May 12 to May 15 to “conduct consultations on issue...

Taiwan's Ex-Legislative Yuan speaker Wang Jin-pyng to visit China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former speaker of the Legislative Yuan and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential primary contender Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) has announced plans to visit China in May, sparking speculat...

Han warned against falling into Beijing's unification trap

Taiwanese scholars have voiced concern about Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) recent meetings with Beijing's top officials in Hong Kong and Macau, saying the visits indirectly implied that T...

Taiwan's President Tsai expresses concern over Han's visits with Chinese officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In recent days, Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has met with officials in Hong Kong, Macau, and with top liaison officers of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the regi...

Taiwan authorities to determine fate of website registered for Chinese propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s telecommunication regulator will take action to address the issue surrounding a website registered in Taiwan to further China’s propaganda purpose, at...

China panda offer requires further discussion: Kaohsiung tourism head

A much-debated proposed offer of pandas from China to Kaohsiung will not be easy to become reality, because it would require the approval of at least three official bodies, an official in the southern...

China launches new rhetorical broadside against Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China says attempts by Taiwan's government to block its goal of bringing the self-governing island under Beijing's control are like "stretching out an arm to block a car." ...

Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council slams China as 'extremely ridiculous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top government agency handling cross-strait affairs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), slammed Beijing for being “extremely ridiculous and deceitful...

Premier favors tighter screening of visits by Chinese officials

Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Tuesday that he is in favor of imposing tighter screening for officials from China who apply to visit Taiwan. In addition, Chinese officials going beyond the state...

MAC: China should resolve its domestic issues before threatening Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) told Beijing to prioritize China’s own domestic issues in response to an earlier comment from a Taiwan Affairs Office r...

China's former TAO chief: Kuomintang misinterprets '1992 Consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China's former Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Deputy Director Wang Zaixu (王在希) said at a forum recently that the Kuomintang's long-established understanding of the 1992 Con...

It’s time for Taiwan to get less serious about Communist China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Cross-straits relations are undoubtedly a serious matter. They are about the preservation of Taiwan’s hard-earned freedoms and democracy, facing down the hosti...

Wife of Taiwanese activist jailed in China attends US State of the Union address

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Jing-yu (李凈瑜), wife of jailed Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲), attended the U.S. State of the Union address on Tuesday during a week-long trip in wh...

Wife of jailed Taiwanese activist to attend Trump address

WASHINGTON (CNA) — Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜), the wife of a Taiwanese democracy advocate jailed in China, has been invited to attend U.S. President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address on Tues...

Wife of imprisoned Taiwan activist to seek US government's help

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜), wife of Taiwanese democracy advocate Lee Ming-che (李明哲), will visit the United States on Sunday to raise government awareness of the situation regarding her husband...