China’s information warfare against Taiwan as harmful as military attack: Experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been conducting information warfare against smaller populations in Taiwan that experts warn poses a threat no less potent than military attacks. According to ...

Taiwan official details China’s plan to solve Taiwan ‘problem’ by 2049: US military journal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Security Bureau Deputy Director-General Chen Wen-fan (陳文凡) was recently quoted giving a comprehensive picture of Chinese President Xi Jinping&rsquo...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 20, the 294th day of 2020. There are 72 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 20...

Chinese state media urges Taiwan’s intelligence officers to defect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China ramps up its campaign against Taiwan, the latest front is intelligence, with China making a flurry of accusations of espionage and urging Taiwanese agents to defe...

US warplane appears to 'draw' median line between Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's declaration that the median line in the Taiwan Strait does not exist was upended when Taiwanese aviation enthusiasts saw an American warplane appear to "d...

National security advisor: Russia must stay out of election

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said Tuesday the United States will not tolerate any election interference from foreign countries. O'Brien ...

US defense chief visits North Africa, World War II cemetery

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met with Tunisia's president Wednesday, kicking off a North African tour amid growing regional concern about lawlessness in Libya. ...

China takes further step toward nationwide indoctrination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new guidelines released by China’s Ministry of Education on Wednesday (Sept. 23) indicate that Beijing is ramping up its brainwashing campaign on a national leve...

The Thorns open the fall series with a 3-0 win over Utah

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sophia Smith, the No. 1 overall pick in the National Women's Soccer League draft this year, scored in her Portland debut and the Thorns beat the Utah Royals 3-0 in a fall series ...

Australian lawmaker's adviser challenges interference law

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Chinese-born adviser to an Australian lawmaker has launched a constitutional challenge in Australia’s highest court against laws banning covert foreign interference in dom...

Charges, sanctions revive specter of Russian interference

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has charged a Russian national in a sweeping plot to sow distrust in the American political process and imposed sanctions against a Russia-linked Ukrainian l...

Business Highlights

___ $300 in US jobless aid running out even as more seek help WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s unemployment safety net is looking increasingly shaky, with a $300-a-we...

Russia GRU hackers target U.S. campaigns, parties: Microsoft

BOSTON (AP) — The same Russian military intelligence outfit that hacked the Democrats in 2016 has attempted similar intrusions into the computer systems of more than 200 organizations including politi...

Israel reports 'security incident' along border with Lebanon

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military ordered residents living in communities near the border with Lebanon to shelter in place and blocked roads early Wednesday following what it described as a “secur...

Taiwan Statebuilding Party responds to former president's 'national security laws' remark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) on Sunday (Aug. 23) responded to former President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) allegation that the current administration is using natio...