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Taiwan sees US trade initiative as vital for defense of its democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Talks in the context of the United States-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade will help reduce Taiwan’s reliance on the Chinese economy and protect its democracy...

The KMT's radical plan to win Taiwan-centric voters from the DPP

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In a now-famous interview with the BBC right after winning re-election in 2020, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) dropped this bombshell: “We are an independent country...

Kolas Yotaka takes aim at magistrate post in Taiwan’s Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kolas Yotaka (谷辣斯.尤達卡), spokesperson for the Office of the President, has dismissed claims the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will use her as “cannon fodd...

Taiwan gifts Budapest NT$4.5 million to aid Ukraine refugees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Liu Shih-chung (劉世忠), Taiwan’s representative to Hungary, donated US$150,000 (NT$4.46 million) to Hungary’s capital city, Budapest, on behalf of the Taiwan gov...

Singer Jacky Cheung defends use of slogan 'Hong Kong add oil'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong Canto-pop star Jacky Cheung (張學友) on Sunday (July 3) issued a statement defending his use of the phrase "Hong Kong add oil" (加油, jiāyóu) in a vi...

Is freedom of expression under threat in India?

The arrest of Muhammed Zubair, co-founder of Alt News, a fact-checking website, has been described as a new low for press freedom in India. Press and human rights groups see it as an attack on the fre...

Taiwan deputy foreign minister, envoy to US to attend Lithuanian freedom forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Deputy Foreign Minister Harry Tseng (曾厚仁) and Representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) will attend a forum held by the Lithuanian parliament, the Seimas, comm...

Former legislator leaves Taiwan Statebuilding Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) on Friday (June 1) named 24 candidates for the year-end local elections after its only former legislator, Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) announced ...

Enforcer of Hong Kong security law sworn in as city's new leader

HONG KONG, July 1 (Reuters) - China's president Xi Jinping on Friday swore in John Lee, 64, as the city's next chief executive - the first security policy expert to run the China-ruled interna...

Freedom has 'vanished', Taiwan says on Hong Kong anniversary

TAIPEI, July 1 (Reuters) - Freedom in Hong Kong has "vanished" and China has failed to live up to its promises of 50 years without change, Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang said on Friday, the 2...

New York attorney set to run in Taipei mayoral race as independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Media personality and New York attorney Tung Wen-hsun (童文薰) announced her Taipei mayoral bid on Friday (July 1) as an independent candidate, unveiling at the same time a p...

Who is winning Myanmar's civil war?

Who has the upper hand in Myanmar's civil war? Is it the military, which has been trying to control the country with brutal force since the coup, or the resistance movement, which is using guerril...

Hong Kong residents mark 25th handover anniversary with resignation

Beijing is in control of the political situation in Hong Kong. Since 2019, the pro-democracy movement, both on the streets and in the corridors of the legislative council, has been virtually eliminate...

Hong Kong deploys massive security as Xi set to swear in new leader

HONG KONG, July 1 (Reuters) - Authorities deployed a massive security force around Hong Kong on Friday as Chinese President Xi Jinping prepared to swear in the city's new leader and attend celebra...

Opinion: Can NATO save eastern Europe?

In NATO's Strategic Concept 2022, Russia is mentioned 14 times and China 11. This strong focus on the dangerous alliance between Moscow and Beijing highlights the fact that NATO heads of state and...