Taiwanese legislator withdraws proposal to remove mention of China unification from law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ruling party legislator has withdrawn his proposal to remove the mention of unification with China as the only national aim from the “Act Governing Relations Betwe...

22 airlines correct their listings for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has successfully convinced 22 airlines to correct their references to Taiwan, despite Beijing's concerted campaign to intimidate...

China official threatens worst-case scenario if Taiwan amends law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Taiwan Affairs Office Spokesman Ma Xiaoguang (馬曉光) warned Taiwan "not to underestimate the strong will and determination of China's 1.4 billion people...

Taiwanese legislators want to remove mention of unification with China from law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A legislator closely associated with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) wants to remove the mention of unification with China as the country's sole national aim from the tex...

Taiwan protests WHO's reference to Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (May 7), Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) protested against the World Health Organization’s labeling of the island nation as part of Chi...

Taiwan warns against nationals working for CPC-affiliated agencies

Taiwan warned Friday (April 18) of legal action against Taiwanese citizens working for China-based media outlets with links to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), after an incident that came to light a...

CCP reporter who told Trump he was from Taiwan faces stiff fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese national who works for a Chinese state-run agency is facing a stiff fine after he posed as a reporter from a Taiwanese media outlet when asking U.S. President ...

Leaked map shows China plans to invade S. Taiwan after taking Kinmen, Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo surfaced Sunday (Jan. 19) on Weibo showing People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers sitting next to a map of Taiwan that appears to indicate a southerly route f...

Schools asked to give notice of China trips as a safeguard: MOE

A decision by the Taiwan government to require advance notice of any planned school trips to China for educational exchanges is aimed at protecting teachers and students from Beijing's propaganda ...

9 retired Taiwanese generals skip Communist China anniversary fearing NT$10 million fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine retired Taiwanese generals reportedly skipped the celebrations for Communist China's 70th anniversary in Beijing on Tuesday (Oct. 1) because they feared having to...

Taiwan not required to pay Qing Dynasty bonds, China is: former premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As U.S. President Donald Trump mulls reviving claims on US$1 trillion worth of Chinese bonds dating back to the Qing Dynasty, Taiwan's former Premier Sean Chen (陳冲) says th...

US Navy ship passes through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the latest move emphasizing freedom of navigation, the United States Navy sent an amphibious transport dock through the Taiwan Strait Friday (August 23). The ship sa...

President reviews progress of Taiwan's Kinmen Bridge project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (Aug. 23), President Tsai was in Kinmen to attend a memorial service commemorating the 823 bombardment campaign and to review progress on the construction of Kin...

Beijing using 'agents' to spread disinformation on social media in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 2020 Taiwan general elections grow near, a report by a Taiwanese think tank states that China is using "agents" and intermediaries to spread disinformation onl...

Can Taiwan's ruling DPP find salvation in Hong Kong’s turmoil?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The turmoil sparked in Hong Kong by its contentious extradition law has served as a wake-up call for Taiwan, but the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) appears to b...