MAC criticizes Beijing for unrealistic policy toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has restated the country’s firm opposition to the proposed “one country, two systems” model while criticizing Bei...

Cross-strait standoff unlikely to end in Tsai's 2nd term: U.S. scholar

China is unlikely to back down from its hardline stance against Taiwan in the wake of the Jan. 11 general elections that resoundingly gave Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) a second term, acco...

Cross-strait standoff unlikely to end in Tsai's 2nd term: U.S. scholar

China is unlikely to back down from its hardline stance against Taiwan in the wake of the Jan. 11 general elections that resoundingly gave Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) a second term, acco...

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...

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party

HONG KONG (AP) — A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Sporting the...

Tsai Ing-wen BBC interview a shift in Taiwan’s cross-strait policy

KAOHSIUNG CITY (Taiwan News) – She has just won a landslide election victory, secured a mandate for her diplomatic stand against the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) bullying, and now Preside...

Taiwan's changing political landscape: two-party system at risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three trends can be observed from Saturday's elections: split-ticket voting, an embattled KMT, and extremist parties losing ground. Voters prefer Tsai to her party ...

Time on Taiwan's side: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an article posted in The Washington Post Thursday (Jan. 16), columnist George F. Will pointed out that the tactics employed by Communist China are no longer effective. ...

Hongkongers favoring Taiwan independence now outnumber those who don’t

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of people in Hong Kong who support Taiwan independence has surpassed those who oppose the idea, according to the latest survey by the Hong Kong Public Opinion R...

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Thursday that the ''one country, two systems'' framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could con...

Netizens call China 'West Taiwan' after Tsai's defiant interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After an interview with the BBC aired on Tuesday (Jan. 14) in which the newly re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took a more defiant stance against Beijing, Western n...

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says the ''one country, two systems'' framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could continue after 2047 deadline if loyalty to Be...

Hong Kong leader says 'one country, two systems' could continue after 2047 deadline if loyalty to Beijing upheld

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader says 'one country, two systems' could continue after 2047 deadline if loyalty to Beijing upheld.

China says Taiwan policy intact despite election results

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official said Wednesday that Beijing will not change its policy of annexing Taiwan through its “one country, two systems" framework, despite the heavy turnout in favor of pro-...

Next generation of Taiwan's KMT fires first shot in fight for party reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After their party's defeat in Taiwan's general elections, the Kuomintang (KMT) party's younger members have begun questioning the party's core values while...