Update: 500 Taiwanese stranded after Philippines includes Taiwan in China travel ban

Update: 02/11 12:00 p.m. CNA cites three major travel agencies as stating that nearly 500 Taiwanese tourists have been left stranded after the Philippines imposed a ban on travelers from Taiwan. ...

Taiwan's foreign ministry calls China 'evil' for blocking country's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday (Feb. 4) slammed China’s obstruction of Taiwan’s inclusion in the World Health Organization (WHO) as “evi...

Taiwan not part of China as claimed by Myanmar, Beijing: MOFA

Taiwan's foreign ministry on Sunday pushed back against a joint statement between Beijing and Myanmar that said Taiwan was undisputedly part of China's territory. "The Ministry of Fore...

Shanghai bleats about Taipei agreement, cuts ties with Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Shanghai city government announced on Tuesday (Jan. 14) that it was severing all ties with Prague after the latter ditched its sister-city agreement with Beijing and s...

Shanghai breaks ties with Prague over Taiwan feud

BEIJING (AP) — Shanghai ended all official relations with the city of Prague on Tuesday after the Czech capital chose to partner with Taipei instead of Beijing. The foreign affairs o...

Photo of the Day: China having a fit after nations congratulate Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Communist China cried foul over 60 countries congratulating President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her record win over the weekend, Hong Kong illustrator Cuson Lo posted a ...

Taipei deputy mayor criticizes China's Taiwan strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s “one country, two systems” formula and other failed strategies are pushing Taiwanese away and helped propel President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to a r...

Prague inks partnership with Taipei after snubbing Beijing

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech capital, Prague, on Monday signed a partnership agreement with the capital of Taiwan, Taipei - three months after canceling a similar deal with Beijing and angering the Chinese...

China likely to increase pressure against Taiwan: analysts

China is likely to increase its pressure on Taiwan on many fronts as a result of Saturday's presidential and legislative elections, foreign and local analysts who observed the polls said at a work...

AP Analysis: Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The landslide reelection of Taiwan’s leader underscores the population’s embrace of an identity distinct from China — a shift that the communist leaders o...

Democracy prevails in Taiwan

After a year of extensive and grueling political contention, Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has won the presidency for a second term, garnering 57.1 percent of the vote, while ...

Taiwan leader meets top US official after her election win

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fresh from a landslide reelection victory, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen met Sunday with the de facto U.S. ambassador to Taipei, as China warned that countries should stick with ...

China says world should stick to 'One China' after Tsai win

BEIJING (AP) — China said Sunday that the world should abide by the idea that there is only one China, ruled by the Communist Party, after Taiwan reelected its democratic leader. “We...

AP Analysis: Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The landslide reelection of Taiwan’s leader underscores the population’s embrace of an identity distinct from China — a shift that the communist leaders of China refuse to accept...

China's Xi meets Kiribati leader after switch from Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping lauded Kiribati on Monday for “standing on the right side of history” during his first meeting with the Pacific island nation's leader since it severed ties...