China's resort in Cambodia can become PLAN naval base 'overnight': Indian colonel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Indian Army colonel asserts that a massive "tourist" resort being built on Cambodia's southwest coast could be converted into a formidable naval base fo...

US State Department botches map of Taiwan in anti-BRI video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has blundered in its attempt to counter Communist Chinese propaganda about its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by falling for Beijing's mantra that...

India boycotts China's second Belt and Road forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India will boycott China’s second Belt and Road forum scheduled for later this month, according to the Times of India. India declined an official invite to the fi...

Sri Lanka supplies US aircraft carrier as counterbalance to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite China's mounting clout due to the mountains of debt it has piled on Sri Lanka, the tiny island nation stood up to Beijing by supplying a U.S. aircraft carrier last ...

Colonialism 2.0: Rail contract with China threatens Kenya's sovereignty, assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In what appears to be a shockingly one-sided contract, Kenya seems to have signed away its rights to its key strategic assets on the basis of sovereignty if it defaults on its ...

70 percent of Southeast Asian citizens sceptical of China's Belt and Road Initiative

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Citizens of ASEAN countries believe their governments should take strict precautions when making deals as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Reuters ...

China-US ties sinking amid acrimony over trade, politics

BEIJING (AP) — "Both ignorant and malicious" was how the official China Daily newspaper recently described comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, offering a stinging insight into the current...

Trump and Xi plan meeting as trade war escalates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration has given the go ahead for a meeting with China’s Xi Jinping at November’s G20 summit in Argentina, The Wall Street Journal reports. ...

Taiwan academic: China prepared for protracted trade war with U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S.-China relations have hit an unprecedented low, with both sides continuing to gear up for what appears to be a prolonged trade war with no clear end in sight. Direc...

President Tsai described by former U.S. official as ‘very mature’ in cross-strait relations

TAIPEI (CNA) — In a seminar held by Washington think tank Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, former U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Susan Th...

US Vice President Pence lauds Taiwan's embrace of democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a speech to the Hudson Institute on October 4, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence condemned China for luring away three Latin American allies of Taiwan, lauded Taiwan's democ...

US Vice President set to denounce China, laud Taiwan's embrace of democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a speech to the Hudson Institute on October 4, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will launch sharp criticism of China for its political, economic, and trade policies around the ...

El Salvador deal to switch from Taiwan to China could include 'military base'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwan preemptively severed relations with El Salvador today in advance of its diplomatic recognition of Communist China, more scrutiny is being placed on the massive Por...