China infringing on academic freedom at US universities: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Washington D.C. based think tank released a report last week detailing how the Chinese government is influencing U.S. universities and curtailing academic freedoms on co...

Taiwan says China 'coercion' poses threat to global values

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taiwan's foreign minister says that Chinese "coercion" of the self-governing island poses a threat to regional security and global values of freedom and democracy. ...

President Tsai addresses European Federation of Taiwanese Associations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The European Federation of Taiwanese Associations (EFTA) held their annual forum from Sept. 1 to Sept. 3, with President Tsai addressing the gathering of European lawmaker...

Taiwan Foreign Minister shares country’s strategy for Indo-Pacific 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Thursday unveiled the country’s vision of an Indo-Pacific region, which will be centered on economic, defensive, a...

Taipei Mayor rejects request to sign Taiwan Olympic name change petition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday (Aug. 27) refused to sign a petition calling for the changing of the name of Taiwan's national team at the 2020 T...

Sexual misconduct claims in state legislatures since 2017

Since the start of last year, The Associated Press has tallied at least 76 state lawmakers who have faced public allegations or repercussions over sexual misconduct claims. Most of those cases became ...

White House: El Salvador breaking ties with Taiwan a 'grave concern' to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday evening, Aug. 23 the White House released a statement condemning El Salvador’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establish relations with...

China's El-Salvador snatch changes status quo: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's recent efforts to take away Taiwan's diplomatic allies alters the status quo and is detrimental to regional security, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) sp...

German parliamentarians back Taiwan in youth games row

Two members of Germany's parliament came to Taiwan's defense Thursday, criticizing China for pressuring the East Asian Olympic Committees (EAOC) into revoking a Taiwanese city's right to h...

China readying military to strike Taiwan, US targets in Pacific: Pentagon report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 17, the Pentagon released an annual report on Chinese military power for the U.S. Congress tor review when drafting legislation over the upcoming year. The repo...

Australian scholar says East Asia, Taiwan a 'ticking time bomb'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Sun newspaper in the U.K. published an article on Aug. 9 suggesting that East Asia is a “ticking time bomb” in order to promote a recently published book b...

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai banned 6 months

LONDON (AP) — Chinese tennis Peng Shuai has been banned for six months for breaching the sport's anti-corruption program by attempting to change her doubles partner through coercion after the sign-in ...

Immigration raids in Nebraska, Minnesota target businesses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A large federal law enforcement operation conducted Wednesday targeted businesses in Nebraska and Minnesota that officials say knowingly hired — and mistreated — immigrants who are ...

US Indo-Pacific Strategy will win American primacy in region: official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Randall Schriver said that U.S.'s Indo-Pacific Strategy will win U.S. primacy in the region, dur...

Taiwan is a democratic high-tech powerhouse: US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo described Taiwan as an "open, democratic society that blossomed into a high-tech powerhouse" during a speech to the U.S. Cha...