Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 16 The London Evening Standard on racist chants and gestures during the football match between...

Arrival of Flagship in Taiwan significant for US-Taiwan relations: William Stanton

The U.S. Language Flagship Program Has Come to Taiwan Relations between the United States and Taiwan have clearly never been better, but we tend to measure that progress only in terms of major eve...

More Brexit questions than answers as Oct. 31 deadline nears

LONDON (AP) — Well over three years after Britain announced it would split from the European Union, everything regarding Brexit is still in limbo and early hopes of an amicable split have turned into ...

China-Australia rift deepens as Beijing tests overseas sway

Australia’s ban on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei’s involvement in its future 5G networks and its crackdown on foreign covert interference are testing Beijing’s efforts to project its...

Han's 1988 master's thesis critical of China's plans to annex Taiwan, HK extradition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The more than 30-year-old master's thesis of itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) brings up the issue of extraditing ...

Trump out to square America First with united front on Iran

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump goes before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to try to square his "America First" approach to foreign policy with his administration's hope for a multi...

Chinese-born Australian lawmaker fights election challenge

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Lawyers for the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be appointed to Australia's Parliament and for a senior government minister appeared in a court on Wednesday to fight challeng...

Round 2: The main parties, blocs in Israel's repeat election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel heads to the polls on Tuesday for the second time this year. While many of the key issues and players remain largely unchanged, a number of new alliances and ...

The ‘new’ Taiwan beyond cross-strait relations

Beijing has been increasing pressure on Taiwan recently. From a move to ban individual travel permits for Chinese visitors to Taiwan to two large-scale military drills close to the Taiwan Strait, Chin...

Chinese-born Australian lawmaker under fire over past links

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's Parliament has come under attack over her links to the Chinese foreign influence network. Glad...

China's Confucius Institutes face decline in Australia, North America

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Educational institutions across the United States and Australia appear to be reconsidering their relationship with the China-funded Confucius Institutes, with a recent spa...

CCP destroys more Buddhist statues to stamp out religion in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of its efforts to subjugate religion in China, photos have surfaced showing the Communist Chinese government defacing, walling up, and tearing down Buddhist statues acr...

Beijing using 'agents' to spread disinformation on social media in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 2020 Taiwan general elections grow near, a report by a Taiwanese think tank states that China is using "agents" and intermediaries to spread disinformation onl...

Pro-independence group's move to form political party draws mixed reaction in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by pro-independence organization the Formosa Alliance (喜樂島聯盟) to form a political party on Thursday (July 18) has drawn a mixed response among people who favo...

Former Sunflower Movement activists join DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a move intended to garner young voters’ support in the presidential election in 2020, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) welcomed the student leader of...