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US National Intelligence head warns threat of Chinese invasion of Taiwan has grown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The threat of a Chinese attack on Taiwan between now and 2030 is "acute," U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said. China is “working ha...

China discusses how to protect assets from US sanctions if it attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China held an emergency gathering with domestic and foreign banks to see how they could protect Beijing’s overseas assets from US-led sanctions in the event it carri...

What does Ukraine mean for Taiwan?

Russia and the PRC are mirror images of aggression The similarities between the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a possible People's Republic of China (PRC) invasion of Taiwan are self-evident. ...

US senator backs Taiwan-Lithuania ties in meeting with Taiwanese envoy to Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Rick Scott on Thursday (April 21) met with Taiwan envoy to Lithuania Eric Huang (黃鈞耀), marking the first time a U.S. congressman has visited the Taiwanese Rep...

Former Japanese PM pushes US to drop strategic ambiguity toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should be clear about its defense commitments to Taiwan, Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said on Sunday (April 17). Speaking at a Liberal Democratic ...

EU could stage airlift if China imposes blockade on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Analysts have proposed the EU carry out airlifts to aid Taiwan if the country is besieged by a Chinese aerial blockade in the future. In an in-depth piece on the topic ...

China invasion of Taiwan not imminent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the unlikely event that Taiwan gets invaded by China in the near future, expect the United States to take in Taiwanese refugees and levy sanctions on the Chinese govern...

Russia's failures in Ukraine making China 'more cautious' about Taiwan invasion: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Wednesday (March 30) cited senior advisors as saying that Russia's losses on the battlefields of Ukraine are making China "m...

It’s time to open up Taiwan’s reserves to foreign workers

A lot of people care about Taiwan. And under the shadow of Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, a lot of people appear to be ready to fight for Taiwan’s future should it come to that. A...

Joseph Wu responds to alleged Russian intel of Xi’s planned attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to an apparently leaked Russian intelligence document stating Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) previously considered launching an invasion of Taiwan in the fal...

Pompeo urges US to help Taiwanese prepare to defend themselves now

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on national television Sunday (March 13), warning the risk of Chinese aggression toward Taiwan will be greater if Washi...

Ukraine will cause China to reconsider an attack on Taiwan: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has renewed international debate over the potential likelihood of China launching a similar attack on Taiwan. Yet, according to analy...

Taiwan's parliamentary speaker invokes spirit of historic Taiwanese patriot amid Ukraine invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) has invoked patriotic hero Chiang Shao-tsu (姜紹祖), who fought invading Japanese forces in 1895 to illustrate the &l...

Australia's PM Morrison says Ukraine no portent for Taiwan in major speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stressed the differences between Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the military threat China poses to Taiwan in a major polic...

UMC founder calls on Taiwan to show readiness to defend itself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the event of conflict with China, Taiwan should not hope the U.S. sends troops but rather show the determination to defend itself, according to Robert Tsao (曹興誠), the f...