China's El-Salvador snatch changes status quo: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's recent efforts to take away Taiwan's diplomatic allies alters the status quo and is detrimental to regional security, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) sp...

Rubio drafts amendment to end aid for El Salvador after switch from Taiwan to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the news that Taiwan had cut ties with El Salvador as it prepared to switch its allegiance to China, Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced on Twi...

Rubio blasts El Salvador's switch from Taiwan to China as 'terrible mistake,' threatens to end funding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In anticipation of El Salvador's impending switch of diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio harshly criticized the decision as a "t...

Taiwan severs diplomatic ties with El Salvador 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday Taiwan will sever diplomatic relations with El Salvador, after learning that the Central American nation is preparing t...

Scholar: Chiang Kai-shek is most responsible for Taiwan's diplomatic isolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - While Beijing is escalating its bullying of Taiwan by excluding the country's presence in as many international conferences and sports events as it can, a scholar ...

Taiwan's Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

BEIJING (AP) — When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she'll be traveling to a region she's already visited three times in two years. She doesn't hav...

Taiwan willing to participate in talks over South China Sea: MOFA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan has the capacity and is willing to participate in multilateral negotiations in a joint effort to promote peace and stability in the South China Sea, the Ministry of Foreign...

Why Taiwan should prioritize closer ties with Japan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) is a curious figure in Taiwan’s black and white political scene.  A former Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) and President o...

Declassified archives show Taiwan's missile project in the '70s

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Academia Historica has published the archives related to late President Yen Chia-kan (嚴家淦), revealing a blue print on Taiwan's missile development in the 1970s. Yen, born i...

Trump shifts stance on Korea summit from 'off' to 'maybe'

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track. ...

Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared Friday as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getti...

Trump welcomes NK 'warm' response to canceled summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit. He called the North's reaction "warm and p...

Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang —...

Taiwanese bishops meet Pope Francis at Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A delegation of Taiwanese bishops spent an hour meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican last Monday, and invited him to visit the island nation. The Vatican is Taiwan&...

China says military exercises intended to threaten Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China says military exercises around Taiwan are intended as a direct threat to the self-governing island's government over moves Beijing sees as cementing its independence from the main...