Taiwan's MAC urges China to be more responsible with cross-strait ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) issued a response to statements made by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday, Sept. 21 when Yi met with the Domin...

Taiwanese banned from hosting radio and TV shows in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s primary media supervisory agency under the State Council, the National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA), announced new regulations this week that a...

Taiwan to consider limiting civil rights for citizens who apply for China’s residence permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Executive Yuan will mull over measures to control Taiwanese people applying for the residence permits issued by the Chinese government.  Kolas ...

Taiwan President pledges further exchanges with European Parliament 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday the country will work to further expand exchanges with the European Parliament as it continues to voice support for Taiwan.&...

Taiwan public opinion: 23% for maintaining status quo, 36% for de jure independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released its latest polling data on Sept. 17 regarding current attitudes of Taiwanese citizens towards the Tsai administration. The su...

Beijing using 'Taiwanese spy' propaganda to foment anti-Taiwan attitudes in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This weekend in China, there has been a coordinated effort among media outlets and the government to raise the specter of Taiwanese spies and their informants infiltrating...

Taiwan wants to sign free trade deal with US: foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) urged the United States to consider putting a possible Free Trade Agreement with Taiwan back on the agenda, during recorded video rem...

French delegation visits Taiwan to celebrate bilateral cooperation in technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French parliamentarian delegation, led by Vice President of the Foreign Affairs Committee Michel Herbillon, is visiting Taiwan to take part in an event celebra...

Taiwanese netizen declares artist 'pro-Taiwan independence' to get pirated works off Taobao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To help out a frustrated Taiwanese artist whose pirated works were being sold on Taobao despite his requests to have his artwork taken down, a Taiwanese netizen decla...

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...

Ex. Premier Lin Chuan may be tapped as Taiwan envoy to APEC Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Although the Tsai administration has yet to officially announce the country’s envoy for the 2018 APEC Leaders’ Summit in Papa New Guinea scheduled in mid Novem...

Former US Pacific Fleet commander visits Taiwan, meets with President Tsai 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a meeting without any notice in advance, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Scott Swift, former commander of the United States Pacific Fleet, Friday, Aug. 24....

Beijing's Taiwan policy rooted in backwards, Cold War mentality: scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several scholars and former U.S. officials are voicing their concern and criticisms of China’s current foreign policy tactics following the decision of El Salvador t...

US deeply disappointed by El Salvador, says Director of American Inst. in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Christensen said Thursday that the United States was deeply disappointed by El Salvador’s decision to break...

Opinion: Where is Mayor Ko Wen-je’s backbone?

The Central American Republic of El Salvador has broken off diplomatic relations with the Republic of China (i.e. Taiwan). Taiwan’s government used to make an effort to maintain relations w...