Former UN ambassador says Taiwan will fall after Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As violence continues to escalate in Hong Kong, former American representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday (Nov. 12) urged U.S. citizens to stand with Hon...

Former Google CEO objects to deporting Chinese talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eric Schmidt, Chairman of US National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) and the former CEO of Google and its parent company Alphabet, said at a roundt...

US stands by Taiwan in defense of freedoms: Mike Pence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retaining a harsh tone against Beijing in a speech on China policy similar to the one he made a year ago, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday (Oct. 24) expressed co...

Two US citizens detained in China on human trafficking charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. citizens working in China were detained by authorities in late September for charges related to human trafficking. Alyssa Petersen and Jacob Harlan were detain...

After China tariffs, Trump should recognize Taiwan, the Pentagon likely agrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration is turning up the pressure on China, with a not-so-subtle threat that if Chinese leader Xi Jinping refuses to meet with Trump during the upcoming ...

Xinjiang human rights crisis called to attention in US-China relations seminar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The arbitrary detention of over one million Muslim minority citizens in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region became central to discussions in a U.S.-China relations seminar last...

NSB: Taiwan needs no media advice from Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a list of over 70 Taiwanese news media executives and political commentators attending a controversial gathering in Beijing last week was revealed over the weekend, Taiwan&#...

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world's two biggest economies are engaged in the ...

Liberty owner Joe Tsai wants to help grow US-China relations

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty's new owner Joe Tsai saw the team's exhibition game against the Chinese national team Thursday night as a chance to grow relations between the two countries. ...

Why did Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen ask for US arms during Hawaii visit?

During a visit to the US Pacific island state of Hawaii on Wednesday, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen made a request to buy new US military equipment, including M-1 Abrams tanks and F-16 fighter jets...

Chinese investments in EU in a downward spin

Chinese investments in the European Union fell sharply for the second consecutive year in 2018, a report by the Berlin-based Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) and US consulting firm Rhodiu...

DPP Chairman urges Taipei Mayor to leave cross-strait issue alone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) came under fire for his recent odd metaphor to describe Taiwan-US-China relations, and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman C...

Chinese Foreign Minister pleads for US to respect One China Principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said the U.S. ought to come together with China on the Taiwan issue and respect the One China Principle. 2019 marks the 40th ...

Political risk consultants say US-China relations one of top risks for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political risk consultancy firm Eurasia Group has published its “Top Risks for 2019” report, which lists U.S.-China tensions as one of the biggest harbingers o...

US-China relations will never be what they once were: Kissinger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, at 95 years old, made a visit to China last week where he met with several top communist party officials and was greeted as...