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G7 stresses importance of peace across Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After its 2021 summit, the Group of Seven issued a communiqué that included the call for peaceful resolution of cross-Strait issues and emphasized that the Indo-Pac...

Without interference from China, Taiwan could get vaccines even faster: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Without Chinese interference, Taiwan would receive coronavirus vaccines even faster, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Tuesday (May 18). The government agency was...

Taiwanese investment in China plunges to new low

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s share as a destination for investments from Taiwan has plunged to 33 percent in 2020 from 84 percent in 2010, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Thursday (Apr...

Taiwan to allow business travelers from China to apply for visits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will soon allow business travelers from China to file applications to visit the country, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) announced Thursday (March 18). The li...

Taiwan-China relations could improve in 2021: China experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Relations between Taiwan and China have a chance of improvement in 2021, though without any major breakthroughs, Chinese experts said Friday (Feb. 26) on the eve of the co...

New China affairs head choice 'shows goodwill to Beijing': Scholar

The appointment of Chiu Tai-san (邱太三) to handle China affairs should be seen as a friendly gesture toward Beijing, as Chiu is known to be dovish in his approach to cross-strait issues, Taiwanese schol...

US should team up with allies to strengthen Taiwan's defenses: Council on Foreign Relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States should team up with key allies such as Japan to help Taiwan defend itself against a potential attack by China, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) sai...

Key to peace lies in China’s hands: Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The key to peace between Taiwan and China lies in Beijing, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said in a Lunar New Year message Tuesday (Feb. 9). Following a meeting of the Na...

Taiwan-China dispute could escalate into nuclear conflict: Former diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent developments show a peaceful resolution of disputes between Taiwan and China is unlikely, with cross-strait tensions having the potential to escalate into a nuclear...

China toughens language, warns Taiwan that independence 'means war'

China toughened its language towards Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 28), warning after recent stepped-up military activities near the island that “independence means war” and that their armed fo...

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...