Taipei mayor stands by description of Taiwan and China as ‘one family’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) stood by his description of Taiwan and China as “one family” Thursday (June 13), despite the police repression targeting anti...

Taiwan requires referendum to approve eventual political accord with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Any political accord with China will need not only the approval of lawmakers, but also of the people in a national referendum, according to an amendment passed by the Legi...

Taipei Mayor reiterates claim Taiwan and China are ‘one family’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) reiterated his claim that “the two sides of the Taiwan strait are one family” during a television interview on Tuesday (May 28). ...

More countries call for Taiwan to join the World Health Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three more countries have joined the call for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (May 17)...

Foxconn Chairman underestimates difficulties to be a successful peacemaker between Taiwan and China: You

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn Technology Group founding Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) may have underestimated the difficulties and complexities to be a successful peacemaker between Taiwan and China...

Think tank urges 'zero accident' policy for Taiwan, China and US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States think tank has suggested Taiwan, China and the U.S. adopt “zero accident” policies to prevent conflict over the next two years. The National...

Terry Gou urges no arms race, Tsai: Tell it to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen advised Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) to “tell it to China” today (April 29) in response to his criticism of Taiwan’s recent arms...

Taiwan cannot become the second Hong Kong: William Lai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is an independent sovereign state and cannot become a second Hong Kong, Macau or Tibet, said former premier William Lai (賴清德). Lai on Monday afternoon attended a...

Taiwan should remain open and friendly to China: Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) said during a conference at Harvard University on Thursday (April 11) that Taiwan and China should seek a peaceful coexistence. Han sai...

Taiwan to expel Chinese academic who advocates military unification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Chinese academic known for advocating the use of force to unify Taiwan with China will have to leave the island Thursday because he was planning to speak in public while only ...

Implementing 'one country, two systems' arrangement with Taiwan a serious challenge: Chinese scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Implementing a “one country, two systems” arrangement in Taiwan would be a serious challenge for China, said Chinese scholars at a “Taiwan plan” fo...

President Tsai Ing-wen reaffirms commitment to Taiwan Relations Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the United States’ Taiwan Relations Act, President Tsai Ing-wen held a video conference with the Center for Strategic and Internatio...

Taiwan fines Taiwanese for serving as officials in Chinese community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Interior (MOI) fined two Taiwanese citizens last week for serving as assistants to the chair of a community in the Chinese city of Xiamen, while China decided to...

Taiwan Premier Su warns of China's fake news campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) today (Saturday, April 6) said China’s cyber army is attempting to buy over people from all walks of life, CNA reports. Su said in ad...

Taiwan President visits Air Force base following incursion by China jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited an Air Force base in Chiayi Thursday to underline her concern about a recent incursion by Chinese jets. Last Sunday, two J-11 fighter jet...