Beijing accidently gave Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen two ‘political gifts,’ said former US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has received two unexpected “political gifts” from Beijing, said former Deputy Assistant Secretary of ...

Trump's trade wars may be pressuring both economy and Fed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharp pullback in U.S. hiring for May intensified fears that the economy has weakened and that many employers have grown nervous, in part from President Donald Trump's escalating t...

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court said she was barr...

US should focus on bolstering Taiwan deterrence: US military officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As China increases its military clout in the Pacific, U.S. military officials are calling for a more firm stance towards supporting democracies in the region, particularly...

Chinese exchange student in Taiwan criticizes Xi Jinping in live broadcast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following in the footsteps of another student vlogger who hit headlines earlier this year for his criticism of the Communist Party, a Chinese exchange student in Taiwan ha...

China's annual meeting of parliament heavy on rhetoric

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2019 marks a sensitive year for the Chinese Communist Party, and leading officials are ramping up rhetoric to ensure members maintain loyalty and respect core party values...

Taiwanese horror game 'Devotion' taken down after Chinese outcry over Xi Jinping Easter eggs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese horror video game "Devotion" has been taken offline today, exactly one week after its launch and following an intense Chinese gamer backlash over mocking re...

Trump and Xi will not meet before planned tariff raise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s 90-day trade war ceasefire agreement will end without the two meeting to resolve differences, Trump confi...

No plans yet for US, China leaders to meet on trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no plans yet for President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet soon in hope of finalizing a trade deal, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wedne...

Taiwan premier urges China to up swine fever prevention while brandishing Pooh toy

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) uploaded a video to his Facebook fan page Tuesday morning in which he urges the Chinese government to bolster epidemic prevention measu...

US policy expert lambasts professor for blaming Tsai for Chinese aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. foreign and defense policy expert Michael Mazza has provided a stinging rebuttal to a Washington Post op-ed published earlier this month that suggested Tsai Ing-wen s...

Scholar urges Taiwan to remain composed in facing China’s two-prong strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A scholar urged Taiwan to remain unfazed by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s proposal of "one country, two systems" as Xi’s remark was prompted by the ...

Xi's Taiwan speech, its intended audience, and how it played into the DPP’s hands

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- As the dust settles on the latest "make or break" moment in cross-strait relations, it appears that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping’s spe...

Taiwan aborigines' message to Xi: 'Taiwan is not part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech mentioning the "1992 consensus" and "one China principle" given last week, the representatives of T...

Huang Kuo-chang: Beijing must give up its 'One China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Power Party leader Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) remarked on Facebook this afternoon that China can only begin to engage in meaningful dialogue with Taiwan once it gives up it...