Chinese tanks roll toward Taipei – at least on a smaller scale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tanks of China’s People’s Liberation Army were rolling toward Taipei after destroying a Taiwanese Army Humvee Friday (April 19) – at least in the imagina...

Taiwan ex-premier Lai insists on DPP primary despite Tsai’s call for unity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to calls by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) for cooperation entailing his dropping out of the presidential race, former Premier William Lai (賴清德) reiterated his f...

2020 presidential election crucial for Taiwan's future: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Friday (April 19) during a radio interview that the 2020 presidential election will be crucial for Taiwan’s future as it ...

India should bolster Taiwan ties to frustrate China’s aggressive designs

In 2014-15, both India and Taiwan elected new leaders, projected as harbingers of change, to overhaul their respective economies and international standing. With China challenging India’s positi...

Foxconn tycoon draws criticism after entering race for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Foxconn Tycoon Terry Gou’s (郭台銘) announcement on Wednesday, April 17, that he would enter the 2020 Taiwan presidential race, media outlets at home and abro...

BBC: Foxconn founder running for Taiwan president is China-friendly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The BBC described Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘), who announced his bid for president Wednesday (April 17), as “a China-friendly candidate.”...

Taiwan now second in Asia for press freedom according to 2019 World Index

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan remains at 42nd place in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index released today (Thursday, April 18) by non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF). ...

Tsai says Chinese annexation advocates should be refused entry to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (April 17) said that Chinese nationalists who come to Taiwan for the purposes of advocating "one country, two systems"...

'If we stick together, we have power': Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen in a message on her Facebook page posted on Wednesday (April 17) reminded citizens that “if we stick together, we have power.” The me...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai calls on President Tsai to support him if he wins primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Premier William Lai’s (賴清德) camp asked Wednesday (April 17) whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) would support him if he won the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ...

Head of Foxconn announces Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Terry Gou, the head of the world's largest electronics supplier, Foxconn, says he is planning to run for president of Taiwan. Gou announced Wednesday that he wo...

Taiwan expresses sorrow as fire ravages Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

Taiwan's public and private sectors and France's de facto embassy in the country voiced heartfelt sadness and sympathy after a fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday evening (...

Taiwan ex-Premier welcomes more presidential candidates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Tuesday (April 16) he welcomed more presidential candidates willing to shoulder responsibility, saying they would give the voters more choi...

Taiwan president denounces Chinese military 'coercion'

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says Chinese attempts at what she calls military coercion only strengthen the resolve of the self-governing island republic to defend itself. ...

Taiwan President welcomes Prime Minister of St. Kitts with military salute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The prime minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Timothy Sylvester Harris, is visiting Taiwan for the forth time from April 15 - 19, and he was welcomed with a 19-gun military...