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Membership in EU's pro-Taiwan group sees rapid growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a little over a year, the "Formosa Club," which was established by the European Parliament and the parliaments of Britain, France, and Germany, has expanded t...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be 'grievous mistake': Blinken

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Joe Biden's pick for secretary of state on Tuesday (Jan. 19) told senators that the U.S. will uphold its "longstanding commitment" to Taiwan ...

European Parliament vice president to visit Taiwan after pandemic subsides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — European Parliament Vice President Nicola Beer said on Thursday (Dec. 3) that in addition to promoting cooperation between Europe and Taiwan, she hopes to visit the East A...

Key lessons from Kaohsiung’s mayoral by-election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The political currents swirling around the office of mayor in Kaohsiung have involved high drama and hyperbole as the Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) era came and — not a moment...

National Taiwan University starts work on memorial for murdered activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Work started on the Dr. Chen Wen-chen Incident Memorial Square (陳文成事件紀念廣場) on the campus of National Taiwan University (NTU) Thursday (July 16) following a long campaign t...

Taiwan elections: A victory for freedom, democracy, and common sense

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — And breathe… It’s been a stressful few weeks and months coming into this election for everyone who cares about Taiwan. It’s been particularly acut...

Why is Terry Gou really so opposed to the Anti-Infiltration Bill?

KAOHSIUNG CITY (Taiwan News) — After his humiliating defeat in the KMT presidential primary elections, Terry Gou (郭台銘) appeared to slope out of Taiwan’s political sphere with his tail betw...

US Senate passes TAIPEI Act by unanimous vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Senate has passed the TAIPEI Act of 2019 to strengthen Taiwan's diplomatic standing in the world at a time when China is using its growing economic, ...

US stands by Taiwan in defense of freedoms: Mike Pence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retaining a harsh tone against Beijing in a speech on China policy similar to the one he made a year ago, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday (Oct. 24) expressed co...

European political leaders form Formosa Club to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political leaders from around Europe gathered in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday (Oct. 16) for the official launch of the Formosa Club, which will allow pro-Taiwan Europea...

Ex-president Ma abetted Chinese threat to Taiwan: Presidential Office spokesperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A spokesperson for Taiwan's Office of the President fired back at criticism leveled by former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) over the Solomon Islands' severance of d...

US to ensure Taiwan remains free from coercion: AIT

Taipei (CNA) The United States is strengthening its partnership with Taiwan under the Indo-Pacific Vision to ensure the island remains "free from coercion," the American Institute in Taiwan ...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai presents views on TV for DPP nomination race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two rivals for the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential nomination, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德), presented their v...

Religious freedom yet rings in Taiwan: Ken Starr

Bob Fu is an American hero. Having narrowly escaped the atrocities of Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Bob served time in a Chinese prison, fled to Hong Kong, then was warmly welcomed 20 years ago as a ...

A manifesto for media reform in Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last weekend, dozens of senior officials from right across Taiwan’s mainstream media attended an industry summit. There’s nothing strange about that, you may thi...