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Personal reflections on secretary of state I admire most: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a former U.S. Foreign Service officer, I had the privilege to work with many men and women who were truly accomplished and memorable. Certainly among the very best was ...

History is 'China's most important psychological tool'

In his new book, The Invention of China, journalist Bill Hayton reconstructs the nation-building process of modern China. He shows how nationalist-minded intellectuals and activists of the late 19th a...

German MP sports T-shirt supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German parliamentarian Daniela Kluckert on Thursday (Dec. 16) posted a photo of herself showing support for democracy in Hong Kong, Tibet, and Taiwan. Kluckert, a membe...

Scowcroft, national security adviser to 2 presidents, dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lifetime before he served two presidents as national security adviser, Brent Scowcroft was just 12 when he decided to become a West Point cadet after reading about cadet life. Afte...

Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brent Scowcroft, who played a prominent role in American foreign policy as national security adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush and was a Republican voice against...

Zoom to stop direct sales in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Zoom Video Communications (Zoom) has announced it will stop selling its products directly in China, starting from August 23. On Monday (August 4), Zoom notified its Chi...

Chinese professor fired by Tsinghua University after release from detention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outspoken jurist and law professor at Beijing's Tsinghua University, Xu Zhangrun (許章潤), said he has been stripped of his job at the institution shortly after being rel...

Zoom admits China demanded suspension of Tiananmen activists’ account

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Zoom Video Communications Inc on Thursday (June 11) admitted it had suspended the account of a U.S.-based Chinese dissident group due to pressure from Beijing, adding the ...

Zoom shuts down account of Chinese dissident group in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video-conferencing company Zoom closed an account used by Chinese activists living in the U.S. after they held an online meeting to mark the 31st anniversary of the Tianan...

Taiwan legislator tells China mouthpiece to 'do fking math' on GDP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a string of tit-for-tat tweets, Independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) on Thursday (June 4) posted a snappy comeback to the editor of a Chinese-state-run tabloid claim...

Photo of the Day: 'Tank Man' statue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China tries to suppress the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, a Chinese artist has created what he believes should be a monument to those who fought fo...

Taiwan demands China apologize for Tiananmen Square massacre, Beijing balks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the eve of the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) called on China to issue an apology for the incident, but ...

Macau bans Tiananmen Massacre photo exhibition for first time in three decades

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Macau authorities have banned an annual photo exhibition of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, sparking concern over Beijing’s growing encroachment on the territory...

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested for participation in anti-extradition protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) was arrested on charges of illegal assembly and intimidation Friday morning (Feb. 28), along with two other veteran pro-democracy fi...

Photo of the Day: Parallels between Tiananmen and Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustration showing solidarity between Tiananmen Square and Hong Kong protesters has gained over 24,000 upvotes on the social media site Reddit since New Year's Ev...