US charges 8 in plot to intimidate Chinese nationals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eight people were charged by the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday (Oct. 28) for carrying out a harassment campaign at the behest of the Chinese government to pressure ...

VOA reveals list of Biden’s potential advisors on China policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voice of America (VOA) has revealed a list of potential China policy advisors for U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, including many who were in the Obama administratio...

China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely

Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology, and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance,...

If US stations troops in Taiwan, China may sever diplomatic ties: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to ratchet up military aggression in the Taiwan Strait, an American scholar on Thursday (Oct. 22) worried that stationing American troops in Taiwan coul...

Trump administration to consider adding China's Ant Group to trade blacklist: Reuters

The U.S. State Department has submitted a proposal for the Trump administration to add China’s Ant Group to a trade blacklist, according to two people familiar with the matter, before the financ...

US targeting only 1% of Chinese students over security: White House official

The United States is targeting only about one percent of the 400,000 Chinese students in the United States over China’s bid to gather U.S. technology and other information, a top White House sai...

US should help Taiwan enhance defense capabilities to deter Chinese aggression: Senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio has said the U.S. should assist Taiwan in advancing its defense capabilities to deter Chinese military aggression. “We should ...

Mearsheimer: 'The US won't tolerate China as peer competitor'

John Mearsheimer sees international relations as a "nasty and dangerous business." His theory, "offensive realism," is based on the premise that states are the main actors in inter...

Asia summits underway amid U.S.-China friction

Southeast Asian foreign ministers kicked off a series of regional summits on Wednesday (Sept. 9) expected to seek collaboration to fight global threats, and to try to de-escalate a tit-for-tat rivalry...

US support for Taiwan needs to be clear-cut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the last 40 years, the U.S. government has chosen a policy of strategic ambiguity in respect to whether it would come to Taiwan’s defense if it was attacked by C...

Pompeo announces fresh restrictions on Chinese diplomats in U.S.

The United States said on Wednesday (Sept. 2) it would require senior Chinese diplomats to get State Department approval before visiting U.S. university campuses or holding cultural events with more t...

South China Sea: China slams US over 'illegal sanctions'

China on Thursday criticized new US sanctions on Chinese firms involved in Beijing's expansionism in the South China Sea, saying the measures were "illegal" and driven by "tyrannica...

Top US, Chinese officials optimistic on Phase 1 trade deal after phone call

Top U.S. and Chinese officials, who spoke by phone on Monday, see progress on resolving issues over the Phase 1 trade deal reached in January and both sides are committed to the success of the agreeme...

Trump says China 'knows what he will do' if it invades Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday (Aug. 23) told Fox News’ Steve Hilton that China knows what he is going to do if it invades Taiwan in an interview that also to...

China's crying foul over Azar visit to Taiwan sign of 'weakness': Pompeo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said that China's protests over a visit by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to Taiwan are a sign of &qu...