Three former aides to Taiwanese legislators exposed as spies for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese men who have worked for three separate ruling and opposition party legislators between 2014 and 2018 were taken into custody Thursday (June 17) on espionag...

Man behind Taiwan's most shared pro-Han fake news site exposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Of the plethora of fake news sites based in Taiwan, the pro-Han, pro-China site Mission, which nabbed the title of the "most-shared Facebook content" leading up ...

Taiwan's New Party suggests caning to stop cyber bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Party candidate said at a press conference on Friday (Dec. 6) that the party would table an anti-cyberbullying bill if the party successfully secured a legislative s...

Former official claims to 'oversee' Taiwan election for Chinese Communist Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former government official on Thursday (Nov. 21) suddenly appeared during the registration of New Party (新黨) legislator-at-large candidates, claiming he is "oversee...

Taiwan New Party officials indicted for working on behalf of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Party spokesman Wang Ping-chung (王炳忠), his father and two supporters were indicted for violations of the National Security Act Wednesday, including recruiting serving ...

Chinese student spy released from jail, barred from leaving Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The first Chinese student in Taiwan found guilty of spying and sentenced in prison has been released on Tuesday, yet remains subject to a travel ban. Zhou Hongxu (周泓旭), 30, ...

Taiwan Supreme Court hears case against accused Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Supreme Court will hear the case of Zhou Hong-xu (周泓旭) today for attempting to develop a spy network in Taiwan and thus violating the National Security Act....

Taiwan officers not involved in spying for China: Ministry of National Defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four serving military officers and two retired employees made statements as witness but were not being accused of spying for China in the scandal surrounding a New Party o...

Taiwan's New Party spokesman rejects allegations about funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hours after accusations he had been involved in a Chinese spy ring, New Party spokesman Wang Ping-chung (王炳忠) denied Tuesday that he had accepted US$200,000 (NT$5.9 millio...

Taiwan charges Chinese student with using New Party spokesman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors on Tuesday charged a Chinese student who is appealing against a 14-month prison sentence with using New Party spokesman Wang Ping-chung (王炳忠) to develop a spy ...

Taiwan investigators search homes of pro-Chinese New Party officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors searched the homes of four officials from the small pro-Chinese New Party (新黨) Tuesday morning, with media reports claiming a link with the recent conviction o...