New Zealand prime minister reiterates importance of including Taiwan in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has once again spoken out against Beijing's pressure to exclude Taiwan from participating in the World Health Organization (W...

11 Chinese businesses tied to human rights abuses added to new US sanctions list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An additional 11 Chinese companies were recently added to a list blocking them from access to American commodities and technologies, as they are believed to be involved in...

UK set to suspend extradition treaty with Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. is expected to announce the suspension of its extradition treaty with Hong Kong on Monday (July 20) amid worsening relations with China. Foreign Secretary Domi...

Biden safer bet for survival of Taiwan’s independence: Washington Post columnist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democrat Joe Biden in the White House is a safer bet than incumbent President Donald Trump to protect Taiwan against China, according to an opinion piece in the Washington...

Exiled Uyghurs submit evidence related to China's internment camps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The East Turkistan Government in Exile (ETGE) and the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement (ETNAM) handed in evidence to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in or...

AP Exclusive: Hair weaves from Chinese prison camps seized

Federal authorities in New York on Wednesday seized a shipment of weaves and other beauty accessories suspected to be made out of human hair taken from people locked inside a Chinese internment camp. ...

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 ...

Bolton alleges Trump belittled US obligations to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In his bombshell book, former National Security Advisor John Bolton writes that President Trump frequently downplayed U.S. commitments to Taiwan in backroom meetings. B...

Trump set to sign bill sanctioning Chinese officials over Xinjiang abuses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump will sign legislation that would impose sanctions on Chinese officials for suppressing Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic groups in Xinjiang, repo...

William Stanton: Xi Jinping steers China back to Mao era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre, retired American diplomat William Stanton expressed disappointment over China's backwards trajectory under Xi Jinpin...

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...

China erasing Muslim culture during Ramadan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has recently been increasing its attempts to decimate Islamic culture during Ramadan by forcing Muslims to violate their doctrines and endure severe restrictions on ...

US legislation would ban products from Xinjiang over forced labor concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bipartisan bill to ban the import of products from Xinjiang due to reports of China's persecuted Uyghur minority being forced into labor was introduced to the U.S Ho...

Congress seeks to ban Uighur-made imports

A bipartisan Congressional commission said Wednesday that China is forcing Uighurs and other minorities to work against their will in detention centers and factories in Xinjiang in the far West, and c...