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Pentagon mulls dedicated naval task force to check China: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pentagon is mulling whether to deploy a dedicated naval task force to the Pacific to check China’s growing military ambitions, according to a Politico report. ...

US authorities looking into possible fission gas leak at Chinese nuclear reactor: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since last week, the U.S. has been examining the circumstances of a possible fission leak at a nuclear reactor in China after requests from the French company partnered wi...

Florida takes aim at Chinese espionage, intellectual property theft with 2 new laws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Monday (June 7) signed two bills into law to combat espionage and prevent foreign adversaries from stealing intellectual property. The ...

US trade chief Tai says US faces ‘very large challenges’ on China

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Wednesday that the United States still faces “very large challenges” in its trade and economic relationship with China that require the Bide...

China’s Wanda dumps AMC shares, departs company's board

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Dalian Wanda Group announced on Sunday (May 23) that following a massive selloff of shares, it would completely withdraw from the board of directors of AMC E...

Pentagon chief unable to talk to Chinese military leaders despite repeated attempts

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has so far been unable to speak with China's top general despite multiple attempts to set up talks, U.S. defense officials said on Friday. Relations between ...

Honduras warns Taiwan of diplomatic fallout over vaccine shortage: FT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan’s remaining 15 diplomatic allies, Honduras, continues to inch closer to China in the hope of gaining access to COVID-19 vaccines. In remarks made to...

China refuses nuclear talks with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood on Tuesday (May 18) said that Beijing refuses to engage in nuclear talks with Washington. In his remarks at a conference on nucl...

Beijing blasts US public diplomacy efforts in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state-run mouthpiece Global Times criticized the U.S. Embassy in China's Public Diplomacy Grants Program in an article published Sunday (May 16), calling it a ...

Beijing denies top economic envoy to US faces axe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China denied on Thursday (May 13) that its top economic envoy to Washington will be replaced. According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Wednesday (May 12), Beijing ...

Biden's China affairs director praises new US-Taiwan exchange guidelines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. National Security Council’s senior director for China, Laura Rosenberger, said new Taiwan guidelines reflect the present state of the U.S.-Taiwan relationsh...

Tesla puts brake on Shanghai land buy as U.S.-China tensions weigh - sources

U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc has halted plans to buy land to expand its Shanghai plant and make it a global export hub, people familiar with the matter said, due to uncertainty created by U.S.-Ch...

Army of fake fans boosts China’s messaging on Twitter

BRUSSELS (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media. Liu Xiaoming, who recently ste...

Taiwan likely to sustain export growth post-pandemic: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After posting a decade-high 8.16 percent GDP growth in the first quarter of 2021, Taiwan will likely extend its export momentum even after the coronavirus pandemic subside...

Mainland Affairs Council analyzes Chinese threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has prepared a special report for the Legislative Yuan highlighting the significance of China’s military activities in the Taiwan ...