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Taiwan's preference for status quo with China continues to rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Taiwanese people who prefer to maintain the cross-strait status quo indefinitely has increased for a fourth year, according to a study that also surveys how ...

On frontline Taiwan islands, fishermen wary of China tensions

KINMEN, Taiwan, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Taiwanese fishermen in sensitive waters around frontline islands near the Chinese coast say they are worried about rising tensions, after two Chinese nationals died ...

No current plans for military to help Coast Guard with Taiwan maritime affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military refrains from intervening in Coast Guard affairs, Colonel Lee Chang-fu (李昌富), deputy director of Taiwan’s joint military operations planning, said at a ...

Deputy representative to India lauds Taiwan's democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Deputy Representative to India Chen Mu-min (陳牧民) praised Taiwan’s democracy during a talk on Taiwan’s election results at Jawaharlal Nehru University&rs...

South Korean ambassador underscores peace in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean Ambassador to China Chung Jae-ho reiterated the importance of peace in the Taiwan Strait during a press conference on Friday (Feb. 2). “We hope that ...

Taiwan envoy urges UK to help counter Chinese aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan envoy to the U.K. Yao Chin-hsiang (姚金祥) called on the U.K. and other Western allies to help deter Chinese aggression against Taiwan during a Council on Geostrategy ...

Commitments to Taiwan already made clear: US National Security Advisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S.’ commitments to Taiwan are already clear, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said at a Council on Foreign Relations event on Wednesday (Jan. 31). ...

China says balloons that have angered Taiwan are 'nothing new'

BEIJING, Jan 31 (Reuters) - China's government on Wednesday dismissed repeated complaints by Taiwan about Chinese balloons flying over or near the island, saying they are for meteorological purpos...

China claims threat of force not aimed at most Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China said on Wednesday (Jan. 17) that its threat of force to annex Taiwan is aimed at foreign interference and a small number of so-called “separatists,” acco...

Ex-UK PM advocates defense sales to China after receiving NT$3.58 million for Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss reportedly lobbied her government to allow the sale of military equipment to China three months after she was paid nearly NT$3.6 milli...

China tells Taiwan to accept '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Accepting the “1992 consensus” is the only way cross-strait dialogue can resume, China said on Wednesday (Jan. 17). The “1992 consensus” is the ...

Blinken says Taiwan election example for world, China's actions counterproductive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken lauded Taiwan's elections as a model for the world and said the measures China has taken against the country in recent years are...

Former Taiwanese ambassador says Chinese aid unlikely to help Nauru's people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's former ambassador to Saint Lucia Tom Chou (周台竹) said Nauru’s decision to break diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China will result in a "lose...

Official warns China will step up pressure, coercion on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan representative to the EU Roy Chun Lee (李淳) warned of Chinese pressure on Monday (Jan. 15), days after Taiwan’s elections, per CNA. In a Euronews interview,...

Germany congratulates Taiwan election winners for 1st time in 12 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Germany's foreign ministry on Sunday (Jan. 14) congratulated the winners of Taiwan's presidential election for the first time in 12 years. The last time Germany...