Taiwan public opinion: 23% for maintaining status quo, 36% for de jure independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released its latest polling data on Sept. 17 regarding current attitudes of Taiwanese citizens towards the Tsai administration. The su...

Fmr President Chen Shui-bian calls for referendum on Taiwan Independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a media interview with Japan’s Sankei Newspaper (產經新聞), and his first in ten years, former Taiwan president Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) called for a publi...

Tsai administration criticized for Taiwan's 1st execution since 2016

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the execution of Lee Hung-chi (李宏基), 39, who was shot Friday afternoon in accordance with the death penalty handed down in his case, several groups have criticized th...

Fmr AIT director foresees stable US-Taiwan relationship based on mutual 'assurances'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Richard Bush, a former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (1997-2002) recently penned an essay for the Global Taiwan institute on Aug. 22, which was also pu...

US sending marines to guard American Institute in Taiwan: SCMP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a report from the South China Morning Post (SCMP), the U.S. State Department has confirmed it will dispatch a contingent of U.S. Marines as security detail to...

Tsai admin. 'shocked' when Trump agreed to phone call with Taiwan Pres.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A former Republican party official and a Trump campaign consultant, Steven J. Yates, has recently unveiled some interesting details concerning the famous 2016 phone call t...

Ex. Premier Lin Chuan may be tapped as Taiwan envoy to APEC Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Although the Tsai administration has yet to officially announce the country’s envoy for the 2018 APEC Leaders’ Summit in Papa New Guinea scheduled in mid Novem...

Former US Pacific Fleet commander visits Taiwan, meets with President Tsai 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a meeting without any notice in advance, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Scott Swift, former commander of the United States Pacific Fleet, Friday, Aug. 24....

White House: El Salvador breaking ties with Taiwan a 'grave concern' to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday evening, Aug. 23 the White House released a statement condemning El Salvador’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establish relations with...

Beijing's Taiwan policy rooted in backwards, Cold War mentality: scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several scholars and former U.S. officials are voicing their concern and criticisms of China’s current foreign policy tactics following the decision of El Salvador t...

US deeply disappointed by El Salvador, says Director of American Inst. in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Christensen said Thursday that the United States was deeply disappointed by El Salvador’s decision to break...

Taiwan may just be a 'bargaining chip' for Trump: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. newspaper, Washington Post on Aug. 20 released an article claiming that Taiwan’s political fate may be entirely dependent on Trump’s unpredictable dec...

Losing 3 allies in 4 months, Taiwan President calls for solidarity to preserve national sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pleaded for unity among all major political parties in Taiwan after the country announced the severing of diplomatic ties with El Sa...

Taiwan wishes to defend economic freedom with US: President Tsai

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has expressed hope that her country and the United States can work together to defend free market economy and protect business enterprises from unfair competi...

China may use cyber capabilities to influence elections in Taiwan, other S. Asian nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is likely developing technology to attack the weaknesses of social networks, and use them as tools to interfere in the democratic elections of other countries. Th...