Australia denies using Chinese spy case to influence Taiwan elections

The Australian representative office in Taipei said Tuesday (Jan. 21) that its government's disclosure of a case involving a self-confessed spy from China, who was seeking asylum in Canberra late ...

Chats between spy and pro-KMT Chinese businessman revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian analyst has released screenshots of conversations involving a Chinese businessman claiming to represent the Kuomintang (KMT) who attempted to bribe and intim...

Taiwan KMT official says 'Australia harbors criminals' amid Chinese spy probe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to news that Kuomintang (KMT) party Deputy Secretary General Alex Tsai (蔡正元) was being investigated by Australian police for allegedly trying to bribe a Chines...

Australian police investigate Taiwan KMT official amid bribery allegations involving Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Ministry of Justice (MOJ) official on Thursday (Jan. 9) confirmed that Australian police had sought to verify the identity of a Kuomintang (KMT) official for his alleged...

Taiwan KMT official allegedly tried to bribe Chinese spy into fake confession blaming DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Kuomintang (KMT) official and Chinese official allegedly tried to bribe and intimidate self-proclaimed Chinese spy Wang "William" Liqiang (王立強) into making a f...

Taiwan KMT official describes top Australian reporter as liar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) official Alex Tsai (蔡正元) on Tuesday (Dec.17) accused a top Australian journalist of having asked for money from Taiwanese intelligence in connection with ...

Taiwan's Ministry of Justice asks Australia for information about 'Chinese spy defector'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Deputy Minister of Justice Chen Ming-tang (陳明堂) said that the country's prosecutors have begun investigations over the espionage claims made by a self-professe...

Australia forms new anti-espionage unit to counter foreign interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia established a new intelligence task force on Monday (Dec. 2) in response to the growing threat of foreign interference and amid revelations of alleged Chinese es...

Taiwan police allegedly abuse power on matters related to Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the revelations by a self-professed Chinese spy continue to grab headlines in Taiwan, the government’s response to related issues has also come under scrutiny. ...

Green Party Taiwan says man in court video scored only 59% facial similarity with Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Green Party Taiwan says a man in a video purported to be self-proclaimed Chinese spy Wang "William" Liqiang (王立強) being convicted for fraud only has 59 percent s...

Visiting U.S., Italian legislators urge Taiwan to defend democracy

Visiting legislators from the United States and Italy urged the Taiwanese people Tuesday to defend democracy amid the worsening situation in Hong Kong. "Democracy is a precious thing and we ha...

Taiwan president comments on China spy case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Tuesday (Nov. 26) people should not speculate about the alleged Chinese spy who has turned himself into the Australian authorities, ca...

Executives of 3 Taiwan TV stations named by 'Chinese spy' invited to NCC meetings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Executives of three Taiwanese television stations denied accusations by an alleged Chinese defector that they had received funds from China during a meeting with Taiwan...

2016 'judgment' against Chinese spy suddenly appears out of thin air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are no online archival traces of a 2016 case that Chinese government mouthpieces are citing as evidence that a self-described Chinese spy is a convicted "frauds...

Taiwan's NSB confirms its investigating 'Chinese spy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Security Bureau (NSB) is working with international partners to verify information leaked by a Chinese defector about Beijing’s interference ...