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Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council calls out China for damaging cross-strait relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has refuted retired Army General Chi Lin-liang’s (季麟連) comments on China’s military provocations towards Taiwan by saying th...

US envoy Nicholas Burns sticks to strategic ambiguity on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nicholas Burns, President Joe Biden's nominee for the new U.S. ambassador to China, has indicated he views strategic ambiguity in regard to Taiwan's security situa...

German experts, politicians call on new government to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German scholars and politicians within Germany's future ruling parties have called on the country's new government, when it is formed, to support Taiwan's inte...

Poll shows 70% agree Taiwan and China 'not subordinate to one another'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Results from a new poll show that 70.6% of respondents agree with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) statement that Taiwan’s Republic of China (ROC) and Chi...

China’s economic woes run deeper than Evergrande

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – A few weeks back, the international media was awash with stories about Evergrande Group, China’s second-largest property developer. Having borrowed big to scal...

Taiwan rejects China's 'path' amid show of military force

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president on Sunday vowed to defend the island from China's rising pressure for reunification, after a week of unprecedented tensions with Beijing. Spe...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's National Day speech (Full Text)

TAIPEI (Central News Agency) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address on Sunday (Oct. 10), pledging to defend Taiwan's sovereignty and democracy amid "un...

Taiwan shuts down Beijing's dreams of unification following Xi Jinping speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s (習近平) speech on Saturday (Oct. 9) that pledged to “reunify” with Taiwan, the Presidential Office responded by sayin...

CCP’s saber-rattling and ADIZ incursions are backfiring

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Double Ten Day is fast approaching and around the globe, Taiwan’s representative offices and expat communities are celebrating the 110th anniversary of the establ...

Chinese leader to comment on eve of Taiwan’s Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) was expected to make a statement about recent developments surrounding Taiwan on the eve of the latter’s Double Ten National Day, rep...

Taiwan's KMT chairman catches flak over weak response to AIDA flag incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese diplomat Liu Shih-chieh (劉仕傑) on Friday (Oct. 1) blasted Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) for his lackluster response to China’s interferenc...

Ko Wen-je does not rule out a virtual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People's Party (TPP) Chairman and Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) expressed his hope on Saturday (Oct. 2) that the annual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum could be conve...

‘Taiwan's burial': Scholar slams Chairman Chu's China policy as KMT divisions deepen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — KMT disunity was on full display Wednesday (Sept. 29) as political scientist Chang Ya-chung (張亞中) tore into newly elected party Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫), saying his cross-s...

Kuomintang will take pragmatic line: US scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American scholar has predicted that the Kuomintang (KMT) will take a pragmatic line after the party elected former New Taipei City mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) as their chairpe...

DPP accuses Taiwan's opposition party chairman of not standing up for nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Sunday (Sept. 26) accused newly elected Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) of not having the courage to speak up for Taiwan...