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Taiwan's perspective on Chinese ADIZ intrusions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must make strong military preparations as China ramps up its gray-zone tactics against the nation, experts say. After 2020, Taiwan’s southwestern air defen...

View from Kaohsiung: Pelosi visit will benefit Taiwan long term

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The decision of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to visit Taiwan has been welcomed here in Kaohsiung, as it has everywhere else in the country. “Of course, she ...

China blacklists over 100 Taiwanese food exporters on eve of Pelosi's potential visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A possible visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saw China Customs on Monday (Aug 1) expand its trade blacklist to another 2,066 food products and over 100 food manufac...

Pelosi begins Asia tour as China warns against Taiwan visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi kicked off a closely-watched Asia tour on Monday in Singapore as China warned that its military would never “sit idly by” if she were to ...

What's the Taiwan-China conflict all about?

Tensions between China and Taiwan have been rising in recent years driven by differences over the island's status. Beijing claims sovereignty over the territory and has pledged to "unif...

Taiwan vice president slams China for ignoring 6 years of goodwill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been ignoring goodwill from Taiwan for the past six years, Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Thursday (July 14). Since coming to power in 2016, President...

Chinese commentator says Taiwan's president should be assassinated

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — Chinese nationalist TV pundit Sima Nan (司馬南) on Sunday (July 10) uploaded a Weibo post in which he encouraged a 21-year-old Taiwanese college student to make good on his threat...

Taiwan's KMT rebukes Beijing's claims of sovereignty and 'internal waters'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The main opposition Kuomingtang (KMT) party on Wednesday (June 29) issued a statement refuting claims by the Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) that Taiwan is ruled by Beijing an...

MAC hits back at China's disapproval of Taiwan's parliamentary diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has no right to interfere in Taiwan’s diplomacy, Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said on Tuesday (June 21). The remark was in response to Chin...

Is the new KMT pro-US shift actually for real?

This is part five in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know...

‘Ukraine is an example for the whole world’: Zelensky on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky gave what was called “the most assertive defense of Taiwan and its right to exist” when asked how the country should defen...

Taiwan refutes diplomat's claim it has been part of China for thousands of years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Monday (June 6) refuted claims made by China's Ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang (秦剛) that Taiwan has been part of China...

Nearly 50% of Taiwanese say Tsai not ready for Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a new poll released on Tuesday (May 25), nearly half of respondents said that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has not done enough to prepare Taiwan for an invasion by Chin...

WHA rejects Taiwan bid for inclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite Taiwan’s and its allies’ efforts, the World Health Assembly (WHA) will not include a supplemental item proposal (to include Taiwan at the event), WHA P...

Foreign ministry says nearly 30 international media outlets have come to Taiwan since 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since 2020, a total of 29 foreign media outlets and 63 reporters have moved to Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Tuesday (May 17). The foreign mini...