Taiwan's MOFA mocks China's '26 measures' in simplified Chinese tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's announcement on Monday (Nov. 4) of 26 more "measures" to lure Taiwanese talent into working in the communist country, Taiwan's Min...

Former DPP Tainan County chief founds Taiwan Renewal Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator and Tainan County Magistrate Su Huan-chih (蘇煥智) founded the Taiwan Renewal Party Saturday (August 24). Su was just ...

PLA putting pressure on Xi Jinping over Taiwan: CSIS analyst

Taipei (Taiwan News) – According to a senior analyst at the Washington D.C.-based Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), senior officials of China’s People’s Liberation A...

Chinese general lists 10 'privileges' Taiwan will 'enjoy' under 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a recent interview with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) propaganda radio program Voice of the Strait (海峡之声), a Chinese general listed 10 supposed "privil...

Taiwan President Tsai confirms re-election bid for 2020: CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with CNN today (Feb. 19), Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen confirmed that she will run for re-election, despite a call by some senior voices to step aside and moun...

Taiwan mainland affairs minister sets forth three proposals to ensure cross-strait stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) set out three proposals for maintaining peaceful and stable cross-strait relations in a New Year press ...

44 international scholars release open letter to democratic Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 44 international scholars and former U.S. government officials, including Jerome Cohen, William Stanton, and Stephen Young today jointly published an open letter to ...

US National Security Council spokesman expresses support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 5, a spokesman for the National Security Council of the Trump Administration, Garrett Marquis, expressed Washington’s support Taiwan, and the administration&...

Taiwan President calls on the world community to support its democracy against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called on the international community to support its democracy in the face of threats from China, the Reuters news agency reported Saturday. She ...

Taiwan President bounces back after rejection of Chinese leader’s speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) saw her online support bounce back after her quick reaction to a speech by Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平), reports said Saturday. On January 2, ...

Contrary to Xi's speech, 84% of Taiwanese do not accept '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite Chinese President Xi Jinping's demand that Taiwan adhere to the mythical "1992 consensus" during a speech given on Wednesday, over 80 percent of Taiwanese...

Contrary to Xi's speech, only 15% of Taiwanese want unification with China at any stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech in which he rehashed the Chinese Communist Party's stance on the "inevitable" unification of Taiwan with Chin...

Taiwan will never accept China's 'one country, two systems,' says President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an impromptu press conference called hours after Xi Jinping's “unification” talk, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) sternly rejected the possibili...

DPP reaffirms support of Taiwan Independence, rejects proposal to alter party platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the annual congress of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Sunday, July 15, delegates unanimously vetoed a proposal to alter the party platform by rescinding prev...

Full text of former President Ma Ying-jeou's video speech at SOPA

Hong Kong, June 15 (CNA) The following is the full text of the former President Ma Ying-jeou's teleconference speech at the award dinner of the Society of Publishers in Asia Wednesday evening: Cha...