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...

Singaporean PM calls on US, China to 'overcome their differences' for regional stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called on the U.S. and China to seek ways to ease tensions and promote regional cooperation amid a global pandemic. In an...

Washington to block Chinese airlines from flying to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government announced on Wednesday (June 3) that it will block Chinese airlines from flying into the country in response to U.S. carriers being blocked from China....

Trump signs executive order to advance International Religious Freedom

(Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on Advancing International Religious Freedom on Tuesday (June 2), which will likely become a new U.S.-China battlefield on t...

Taiwan in imminent danger of Chinese invasion: Harvard professor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions between the U.S. and China continue to escalate, Harvard University political science professor Graham Allison on Saturday (May 30) warned that Taiwan's ti...

2 American bombers spotted near Taiwan as US-China tensions rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two B-1B bombers and two support tankers were spotted flying from Guam and nearing northeast Taiwan on Sunday (May 31). On Sunday (May 31), Twitter user Golf9, who spec...

HK privileges in crosshairs if China passes security law: US national security advisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The national security advisor for President Donald Trump on Sunday (May 24) warned the special trade and financial status granted to Hong Kong by the U.S. would be jeopard...

US Secretary of State condemns China's attempts at stealing vaccine research

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following warnings issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

President Tsai called ‘leader’ by KMT city councilor on CCTV broadcast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — KMT Culture and Communications Deputy Chairperson and Taipei City Councilor Wang Hung-wei joined a CCTV broadcast about cross-strait relations on May 2 to criticize Presid...

US poised to restrict TSMC's chip sales to China's Huawei

The United States has been aiming to curb the supply of chips sold by contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to China's Huawei Technologies Co. through planned heavier sa...

US Navy fires missile during South China Sea military drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Navy said Tuesday (March 24) that it had fired a missile during a live fire exercise in the South China Sea as tensions between the world's two superpowers co...

US secretary of state scolds China for starting outlandish rumors about coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rebuked the Chinese authorities for spreading disinformation about the coronavirus (COVID-19), which has been declared a pandemic a...