Chinese politician Wang Yang praises Taiwan for protecting Chinese culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Leading Chinese politician Wang Yang (汪洋) praised Taiwan for protecting traditional Chinese culture as the Cultural Revolution in China destroyed its artifacts and traditi...

British man beaten by 10 Chinese in Cambodia for having 'Taiwan' tattooed on his forehead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British man was savagely beaten by nearly a dozen Chinese men in a small city in Cambodia when they discovered he had "Taiwan" tattooed on his forehead and he ...

'Metal Politics Taiwan' documentary to screen in Taipei   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – "Metal Politics Taiwan," a documentary about Taiwanese rock star and Taiwan's legislator Freddy Lim, is going to be screened for two days at t...

Chinese student claims to be sent home after threatening to kill Taiwanese classmates in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Chinese student studying in Armidale, Australia, recently claimed on her Facebook page that she was forced to drop out of school because of 'a joke' to ...

China TAO possibly creating 'Taiwan independence supporter list'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A spokesman for China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) at a press conference yesterday (May 16) did not directly confirm or deny the possible existence of a list of "...

Taiwan's former president Chen Shui-bian gets medical parole extended

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Ministry of Justice's Agency of Corrections approved Friday an application by former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) to have his medical parole extended to Aug. 4, the 14th time...

Taiwan rock star politician has complicated feelings about Trump: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese rock star and politician Freddy Lim (林昶佐) wants to build a better Taiwan but has “complicated” feelings about United States President Donald Trump, t...

China air force conducts encirclement of Taiwan, as Beijing threatens 'further action'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese military aircraft reportedly circled Taiwan Thursday April 26, as a part of a campaign of intimidation that has heightened tension since China’s live fire mi...

China says further steps ready to target Taiwan independence

BEIJING (AP) — China says it is prepared to take further steps to counter perceived moves by self-ruling Taiwan toward formal independence following recent war games aimed at intimidating the island's...

Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan's government said Thursday that recent Chinese military drills are aimed at intimidating the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability. China is attemp...

In the name of Taiwan

There are few people active in politics today who are consistent from start to finish in what they say. One member of that rare breed is Premier William Lai (賴清德). No matter whether he was running for...

Majority of Taiwanese people will defend country facing Chinese Invasion: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a survey released by a Taiwan-based non-profit organization promoting democracy, the majority of the Taiwanese population favors the cross-strait "status...

Magistrates of Nantou, Hualien visit Beijing as China conducts live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Taiwanese county magistrates paid a visit to China this week to meet with China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) chief, as China conducts live-fire military drills ...

US House hearing signals commitment to 'Reinforcing the US-Taiwan Relationship'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a subcommittee hearing of the United States House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee entitled “Reinforcing the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship” on...

Taiwan premier reiterates Taiwan-independence approach as 'pragmatic'

Taipei, April 15 (CNA) Premier Lai Ching-te  on Sunday once again described his approach toward Taiwan independence as being pragmatic and based on three basic beliefs. At a media roundtable i...