Taiwan's foreign ministry calls China 'global trouble maker'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has called China a “global trouble maker” in its latest riposte against Beijing’s criticism of a planne...

US residents warned not to plant mysterious seeds likely from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of residents in the U.S. states of Utah, Virginia, Arizona, and Washington have reported mysterious seeds being mailed to them in packages printed with Chinese te...

US has 10 more ways to defeat China: Taiwanese economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese economist Wu Chia-lung (吳嘉隆) stated on Friday (July 24) that the U.S. has at least 10 additional ways to counteract China's aggressive global expansion as te...

Pompeo calls for united front against China as tensions soar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China a threat to freedom and democracy worldwide as the U.S. ratcheted up pressure on its rival by ordering a Chinese consulate...

Asia shares slip as China orders US consulate closed

MITO, Japan (AP) — Worsening China-U.S. friction, worries over aid to Americans and U.S. businesses and a stumble on Wall Street combined to push shares in Asia lower on Friday. Sha...

Videos show fire behind Chinese consulate that drew media attention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As news broke on Wednesday (July 22) that the U.S. government had ordered the immediate closure of the Chinese consulate in Houston, videos have surfaced showing a fire in...

Trump signs bill, order rebuking China, and slams Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed legislation and an executive order on Tuesday that he said will hold China accountable for its oppressive actions against the people of Hong Kong,...

Recognizing Taiwan's independence harshest punishment for CCP: US lawmaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The ranking Republican in the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, Michael McCaul, said he believes recognizing Taiwan as a sovereign, independent country would be the ha...

US builds Wake Island into key airfield in case of Pacific conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If the United States would have to pull back its armed forces out of the western half of the Pacific during a military conflict, it would choose Wake Island between Japan ...

Taiwan Defense Act submitted to House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A draft of the Taiwan Defense Act (TDA) was submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill, which was first drafted for the Senate by U.S. Senator...

Pompeo says F-16 sale to Taiwan appropriate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed in a radio interview on Tuesday (June 23) that he has discussed various military issues with the director of China’s Cen...

US speaker slams Trump for 'enabling' Xinjiang atrocities in pursuit of trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Monday (June 22) blasted President Donald Trump over his statement in a June 19 interview that he had stopped short of sanctionin...

Trump put Xinjiang on back burner to sweeten trade deal for China: Axios

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly said Friday (June 19) that he has refrained from sanctioning Chinese officials connected to mass incarceration in Xinjiang in order ...

Chinese vice premier admits economic challenges from coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s economy is still facing challenges from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but there are signs of improvement, Vice Premier Liu He (劉鶴) said in a mes...

US senator introduces Taiwan Defense Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) on Thursday (June 11) introduced the Taiwan Defense Act (TDA). Hawley said the bill is intended to enable the U.S. to fulfill its obliga...