Photo of the Day: Inflatable 'tank man' pops up in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre nears on June 4, photos of an inflatable 'tank man' sculpture have surfaced on Taiwanese social media. Due t...

China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

Photo of the Day: South Korean man shows Taiwan flag in Tiananmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre nears on June 4, a South Korean student boldly posed with a Taiwan flag in the middle of the square. After studying for a s...

China bans Leica ad portraying photojournalist taking historic “Tank Man” picture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The award-winning advertising agency F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi released a short film this week intended to promote Leica Camera. But the German camera manufacturer has...

Apple Music China removes song by Hong Kong star due to association with Tian'anmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) — A song by Hong Kong pop icon Jacky Cheung (張學友) has been pulled from Apple Music in China due to its association with the Tian’anmen Square Massacre. This year ma...

Senate report urges shuttering China's Confucius Institutes at US universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. lawmakers have once again raised alarm over the operations of China’s “Confucius Institutes” which operate over 100 such institutes in 44 out of 50 ...

Calls for Taiwan independence surface on Reddit ahead of feared Tencent censorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke that Tencent has made a massive US$150 million investment in the social media site Reddit, many of its users have been hastily posting support for Taiwan's...

US charges Chinese tech giant Huawei, top executive

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department unsealed criminal charges Monday against Chinese tech giant Huawei, two of its subsidiaries and a top executive, who are accused of misleading banks abou...

George HW Bush's muted response to Tiananmen Massacre greatest US China policy failure: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American scholar asserts that former President George H.W. Bush's muted response to the Tiananmen Massacre was the United States' greatest China policy failure since...

Veteran protest in China fizzles after Beijing agrees to release those in custody

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The large veteran protests that erupted last weekend in China’s Henan province, have quietly dissipated, after the government conceded to the protester’s initi...

Why Taiwan must legislate to welcome all refugees from Communist China

In the past week, there have been a couple of high profile examples of Taiwan providing sanctuary to Chinese dissidents. And this has raised the question of what policy Taiwan should have towards thos...

Newly naturalized Chinese dissident blogger plans to run for office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A former Chinese citizen and dissident blogger who has just received his Taiwanese citizenship said that he is interested in running for public office in Taiwan in the future w...

Taiwan President appeals to Chinese netizens on 29th anniversary of Tiananmen Square Protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Monday, June 4, marks the 29th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Protest in China, and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) talked about the democratization and work of t...

Veteran protest erupts in central China on anniversary of Tiananmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – There are reports coming out of China that a large group of veterans hailing from Henan, have found themselves in confrontation with the police. A group of Chinese mili...