US-China tariffs: What's behind them, who stands to be hurt?

WASHINGTON (AP) — By imposing tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, President Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with Beijing and triggered the likelihood of price ...

Proposed bill would revoke citizenship for Taiwanese who adopt new Chinese IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an announcement by Beijing that Taiwanese living in China would be eligible for "smart residence cards" starting this month, an amendment is ...

China's United Front, Fmr HK Executive funding US foreign policy think tanks 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recently released U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission report on China's United Front noted that the Chinese Communist Party has been covertly fundin...

Taiwan more than a bargaining chip for the US: academics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The relationship between the United States and Taiwan has grown solid beyond fears of President Donald Trump using the island as a bargaining chip in his quarrels with Chi...

China influencing US midterms, using CNN, social networks to help Dems: Guo Wengui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –  China may be in the midst of a cyber-campaign to manipulate the U.S. midterm elections, according to well-known Chinese exile Guo Wengui (郭文貴), and recent statements...

Satellite photos show China working in overdrive expanding internment camp for Uighurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Satellite images were posted in a Wall Street Journal article on Aug. 17 of before and after satellite images showing an internment camp in Xinjiang holding ethnic Ui...

MAC warns of Chinese 'Skynet' after residence permits for Taiwanese announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the same day that China announced that residence permits would be made available to citizens of Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (...

US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in London is urging Britain to back President Donald Trump in pulling out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying a united front is the best way to persuade Tehran to c...

Leaders of Germany, Spain pledge united front on migration

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The leaders of Germany and Spain are bolstering a shared approach to immigration into the European Union amid growing populist opposition to taking in more asylum-seekers. ...

Cross-Strait tunnel part of 'China's consistent united front propaganda:' MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Chen Min-tong (陳明通), promptly responded to China's claim to have finalized plans to build a tunnel conne...

MAC strongly condemns Kinmen water supply misrepresentation by China

Water supplied to Taiwan’s outlying Kinmen County from Fujian province on the other side of the strait is not free nor a gift, and misrepresentation of this fact by China is strongly condemned, ...

China promoting flying of state flags at religious events

BEIJING (AP) — Officially recognized faith groups in China are promoting the flying of national flags at religious events amid a push by the ruling Communist Party to extend its ideological cont...

China promoting flying of state flags at religious events

BEIJING (AP) — Officially recognized faith groups in China are promoting the flying of national flags at religious events amid a push by the ruling Communist Party to extend its ideological control ov...

Global whiskey industry leaders unite to denounce tariffs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Top global whiskey associations put aside their marketplace competition Thursday to show a united front in denouncing tariffs and urging world leaders to end their disputes befo...

Trump-Europe trade rift: What was settled, and what wasn't?

WASHINGTON (AP) — To the relief of many, the United States and Europe have agreed to avert a trade war over autos and to work toward removing other barriers to trade. Yet the truce r...