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Dutch House of Representatives shows support for Taiwan with passing of two resolutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (Dec. 1) thanked the Dutch House of Representatives for passing two pro-Taiwan resolutions the previous day. MOFA po...

China 'hunted' over 600 Taiwanese overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report released by the international human rights organization Safeguard Defenders has alleged that China is "hunting" Taiwanese all over the world, with over ...

Taiwan’s Far Eastern Group bows to China after hefty fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Douglas Hsu (徐旭東), chairman of Taiwan-based Far Eastern Group, has said he opposes formal Taiwan independence following the high-profile, politically-driven punishment of ...

Defense minister says Taiwan Strait situation has worsened following latest Chinese ADIZ incursion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said on Monday (Nov. 28) that recent developments in the Taiwan Strait have made the cross-strait situation worse. In an interview...

Taiwan vows to 'never bow to CCP pressure' after 27 warplanes penetrate ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The foreign minister on Sunday (Nov. 28) vowed to "never bow" to pressure from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) after 27 Chinese military aircraft intruded into...

Asian American Journalists Association says Taiwan 'officially a province of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is drawing criticism for its style guide, which lists Taiwan as a "province of China" and ignores the presence ...

Taiwan president condemns Chinese sanctions against Far Eastern Group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China should immediately stop its arbitrary sanctions against Taiwanese businesses operating in the country, as they will only drive both sides further apart, President Ts...

Taiwan girds for China's intensified unification campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Monday (Nov. 22) warned that China is planning on stepping up its unification scheme and that the country must strengthen co...

Choose a side, China tells Taiwan firms as it punishes conglomerate

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan firms operating in China need to draw a line between themselves and independence supporters, China’s government said on Monday after punishing a major Taiwanese firm os...

Taiwan diplomat calls for deeper relations with Central and Eastern Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese envoy to Hungary Liu Shi-chung (劉世忠) on Saturday (Nov. 20) emphasized the importance of Taiwan’s security to the world and called on Central and Eastern Eu...

Taiwan shuts down Kinmen's cross-strait flight plans before Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Friday (Nov. 19) shut down Kinmen’s call for the central government to resume cross-strait flights before the Lunar ...

Singapore foreign minister sees complications in Taiwan’s CPTPP bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan would welcome Taiwan’s bid to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)...

PLA has acquired initial invasion capacity of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest annual report by the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) states that China has acquired an "initial capability" to inva...

Taiwan's foreign ministry thanks Biden for words of support during meeting with Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has expressed appreciation to President Joe Biden for his affirmation of support for outstanding American commitments to Taiwan and ...

Xi warns against crossing 'red line' of 'Taiwan independence' during summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a virtual summit held Tuesday (Nov. 16), China's Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) warned against crossing the "red line" of Taiwan independence, while Chines...