Learning to appreciate a modern miracle - Taiwan: William Stanton

It is not surprising that many, perhaps most, people around the world do not know about Taiwan. After all, China -- with the support of more and more countries -- has isolated Taiwan diplomatically fo...

44 international scholars release open letter to democratic Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 44 international scholars and former U.S. government officials, including Jerome Cohen, William Stanton, and Stephen Young today jointly published an open letter to ...

Former US diplomats urge Taiwan-US free trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two former U.S. diplomats and a host of experts advocated for greater effort towards signing of a potential Taiwan-U.S. free trade agreement (FTA) yesterday. Former U.S...

Beijing's Taiwan policy rooted in backwards, Cold War mentality: scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several scholars and former U.S. officials are voicing their concern and criticisms of China’s current foreign policy tactics following the decision of El Salvador t...

Former AIT Director William Stanton condemns China’s bullying of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director William Stanton expressed anger Friday about China’s bullying of Taiwan, warning that as Beijing’s power inc...

China to continue pressure on Taiwan after party congress: researcher

Taipei, Oct. 22 (CNA) Beijing will continue to pressure Taiwan after the Communist Party of China's (CPC) 19th Party Congress, a visiting expert on Chinese politics said in Taipei on Saturday, urg...

Taiwan should push changes in U.S. Taiwan policy: ex-AIT head

Taiwan and its friends in the United States should help the new U.S. administration improve its knowledge of Taiwan's geo-strategic importance to any U.S. policy toward Asia and exercise greater c...

New Taiwanese-backed think tank launched in Washington

The Global Taiwan Institute (GTI), a new research institute or think tank based in the United States that focuses on Taiwan affairs and is designed to promote bilateral relations between the U.S. and ...

AIT releases video to praise Taiwan-U.S. relations

Kin Moy, director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Taipei office, published a video on the AIT's Facebook page to show that he and his five predecessors are upbeat about the cordial relati...

Ma’s Taiping trip another hoax

President Ma Ying-jeou’s trip to Taiping Island (also known as Itu Aba Island) last week has been widely seen by observers as a hoax and pretense to jot his name down in history books. But truth be kn...

DPP staff attacked by Chinese hackers

A security company warned that Chinese hackers have attacked Taiwanese target including media and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), to get information about policies and speeches ahead of presid...

Taiwan hopes Japan will promote peace in wake of controversial bills

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) Taiwan is hoping that Japan will fulfill its international responsibility and contribute to international peace and stability, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Saturday, a...

China threatens peace in the South China Sea

Minister of National Defense Kao Kuang-chi told legislators Monday that Beijing has never abandoned its threat to use force to achieve its goal of taking back Taiwan. Meanwhile China’s spending on nat...

DPP's sweeping success in local elections surprising: ex-U.S. rep

Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) Former director of the American Institute in Taiwan's Taipei Office William Stanton said Saturday that the staggering success seen by the opposition Democratic Progressive Party...

Ex-U.S. official urges diversification of Taiwan's role in Asia

Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) As its ties with China improve, Taiwan should also seek to advance its relations with other countries in the region, particularly Japan, South Korea and the Philippines, a visit...