2 Chinese immigrant women injured in Puyuma Express derailment in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Chinese immigrant women were injured in yesterday's (Oct. 21) deadly derailment of a Puyuma Express train that killed 18 and injured 190 in northeastern Taiwa...

Shanghai official's application to visit Taiwan rejected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An official from the Chinese government's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) in Shanghai has been denied entry to Taiwan after refusing to comply with Taiwan's requiremen...

Alarms raised over Beijing's United Front targeting Taiwanese high school students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A report on Oct. 4 from the Liberty Times, quoted an unidentified official from the National Security Bureau (NSB) who says that China’s “United Front” h...

Beijing using 'Taiwanese spy' propaganda to foment anti-Taiwan attitudes in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This weekend in China, there has been a coordinated effort among media outlets and the government to raise the specter of Taiwanese spies and their informants infiltrating...

Taiwanese must reconsider before accepting Chinese ID cards

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is perhaps the only organization which still thinks it is going to be able to win over the Taiwanese people through a hearts and minds campaign.  There have b...

Beijing may punish Taiwanese in China who travel home for National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Communist authorities in Beijing may be preparing to punish Taiwanese citizens residing in China, and potentially other nations in Southeast Asia, if they travel home ...

China interferes with Southeast Asian visitors to Taiwan’s Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is warning Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia not to attend Double Ten National Day ceremonies in Taiwan next month, or they might be refused entry to China in the f...

MAC warns of Chinese 'Skynet' after residence permits for Taiwanese announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the same day that China announced that residence permits would be made available to citizens of Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (...

How Taiwan should use China-based workers to spread the truth about life in Communist China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- China has once more ratcheted up its efforts to try and lure more Taiwanese workers across the Straits, in their latest economic assault on Taiwan.  But a fascinatin...

China eliminates work permits in latest appeal to Taiwanese

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has eliminated the need for Taiwanese citizens to apply for permission to work in China, in its latest effort to woo the island's skilled young workers amid a diplomatic freeze....

Further links with China not Kinmen's call, says Taiwan's MAC

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Kinmen County's plans to deepen links with China are not issues that can be acted upon by the local government alone but instead must be carefully measured and assessed, Taiwa...

Taiwan will lodge appeal against cancellation of East Asian Youth Games: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday her administration will fully support Taichung City Government’s move to lodge an appeal after its right to host the...

Reports: Beijing City to introduce '50 measures' to attract Taiwanese abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In February 2018, the Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) of the State Council in China announced “31 measures” or incentives to attract Taiwanese to work, study, live...

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...