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...

US summons Chinese ambassador over coronavirus accusation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government on Friday (March 13) summoned Chinese Ambassador Cui Tiankai (崔天凱) to the State Department to address Beijing’s controversial suggestion the U.S....

China's foreign ministry accuses US military of bringing virus to Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Contrary to established facts, the Chinese government is claiming the U.S. is the originator of the global Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of th...

US considers expelling Chinese reporters in retaliation for ban of WSJ journalists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government is strongly considering expelling hundreds of Chinese journalists from the country in retaliation for Beijing's ban on three Wall Street Journal (W...

Democrat or Republican: Taiwan's choice in 2020 US presidential election

Editor's note: During his presidency, Barack Obama in fact signed several pieces of legislation pertaining to Taiwan into law, including the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017...

Taiwan's TSMC faces possible impact from US-Huawei clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump is considering cutting Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies off from global chip suppliers, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing C...

US issues highest-level travel warning for China's Hubei Province

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. declared its highest-level travel warning for Hubei Province on Tuesday (Jan. 28) amid serious outbreaks of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China. The U.S...

University of Maryland shuts down first Confucius Institute in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The University of Maryland (UMD) announced Friday (Jan. 17) that it will shut down its Confucius Institute (CI), the first of its kind in the U.S., due to government regul...