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A New Year's Taiwan wish list for President Biden: William Stanton

With only a few weeks to go before Joseph Biden becomes president of the United States, Taiwan’s American friends need to press hard for the policies we want to see the new administration pursue...

Anti-China, anti-Taiwan feelings bad for cross-strait ties: panel

Participants in a cultural exchange program supported by the United States government expressed concerns Saturday (Dec. 20) over rising anti-China sentiment in both Taiwan and the U.S. and anti-Taiwan...

85% of citizens in Taiwan identify as Taiwanese, 8.7% as Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to ramp up military pressure on Taiwan, the latest poll by Taiwan Thinktank (台灣智庫) found that 85 percent of respondents consider themselves Taiwanese, w...

US running out of time to counter China, prevent attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States is running out of time to counter China’s military rise and prevent an attack against Taiwan, according to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden adviser a...

US secretary of state reiterates bipartisan commitment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Thursday (Nov. 12) that Washington's commitment to Taiwan is bipartisan and that the country "has not been a par...

90% of Taiwanese oppose Chinese military threats: MAC poll

More than 90 percent of Taiwanese oppose China's military threats against the country while nearly 80 percent believe maintaining cross-strait peace is the responsibility of both sides, according ...

China urges U.S. to stop increasing ties with Taiwan

China urged the United States on Wednesday (Nov. 11) to stop boosting ties with Taiwan, after Washington and Taipei announced they would hold economic talks this month that Taiwan’s government d...

52% of Taiwanese believe US' Taiwan policies will not change if Biden wins: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden ultimately wins the U.S. presidential election, more than half of Taiwanese believe he will maintain the same policies toward the i...

German defense minister warns China against attacking Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Any attempt at a military solution for issues between Taiwan and China will produce only losers, German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said in an interview wi...

Taiwan says Chinese 'wolf warriors' assaulted official at National Day celebration in Fiji

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A member of Taiwan's representative office in Fiji was reportedly hospitalized after being assaulted by two Chinese diplomats who crashed the office's National Day...

Only 2% of Taiwanese consider themselves 'Chinese'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As hostile actions by China against Taiwan continue to intensify, the latest poll by Taiwan Thinktank (台灣智庫) found that only 2 percent of respondents consider themselves &...

Former Taiwan legislative speaker urged not to attend Straits Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (Sept. 3) responded to reports that former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) plans to take part in the China&...

89% of Taiwanese oppose China's 'one country, two systems': Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Close to 90 percent of Taiwanese do not support the "one country, two systems" framework proposed by China, according to a recent survey conducted by Taiwan'...

China inches toward 'liberating' Taiwan after HK security law: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The recent passage of the controversial Hong Kong national security law could serve as Beijing's blueprint for solving the "Taiwan problem," according to a W...

French academic warns Beijing's intent of 'absorbing' Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of the implementation of Hong Kong's new national security law, Jean-Francois Di Meglio, president of the French independent think tank Asia Centre, warned on...