Taiwan President rejects 'peace treaty' with China to avoid compromising national sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rejected the possibility of signing a peace treaty with Beijing, noting that Taiwanese people will not agree upon any pacts crafted to undermi...

'We have to be prepared' for growing China threat: Taiwan President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with CNN, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that the country must be prepared for China's growing military threat, but the rest of the world should t...

3 MEPs granted medal of diplomacy to recognize promotion of Taiwan-EU ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) conferred the Friendship Medal of Diplomacy to three members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Monday. Bas Belder, Eduard Kukan, and...

Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. ...

The time is right for Taiwan's President Tsai to address the US Congress

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday, Richard C. Bush wrote an article for the Brookings Institution arguing against the suggestion that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should be invited to a...

China, US start trade talks ahead of March tariff deadline

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators began trade talks Thursday that President Donald Trump says will help decide whether he escalates a fight over Beijing’s technology ambitions by...

Who is excluded from conferences and summits and why?

The exclusion of countries, peoples or individuals from high-profile summits and conferences often says much about the events themselves. As the Mideast conference in Poland convenes...

US Navy admiral: 'One Country, Two Systems' does not respect the wishes of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Head of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Admiral Philip Davidson expressed concern Tuesday over the presence of Chinese naval forces in the Taiwan Strait, and Beijing’s...

French lawmaker declares 'Taiwan definitely not part of China' in letter to Foreign Minster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A French Parliamentarian has spoken up in defense of Taiwan, and grilled the country’s Foreign Minister on why France maintains its “One China” policy to...

Asian stocks rise after listless Wall Street day

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Tuesday following a listless day on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 2.6 per...

US Senator Schumer announces fentanyl sanctions bill ahead of China talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is introducing legislation to “hold China accountable” and sanction laboratories and other traffickers who export fentanyl to the Un...

Wife of Taiwan human rights worker jailed in China visits U.S. Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After attending President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address earlier in the week, Lee Ching-yu (李淨瑜), the wife of jailed Taiwanese human rights activist Lee M...

S&P 500 set for another down week as January's rally fizzles

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dipped in early trading Friday to join a worldwide drift lower as concerns remain high about global trade and the strength of the economy. The S&P 500...