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Chinese writer ‘appalled’ by reeducation remark over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese writer and human rights activist Chang Ping (長平) said the recent talk about “reeducating Taiwanese” by China's Ambassador to France Lu Shaye (盧沙野) ...

What international media missed about the Taiwanese reaction to China's provocative live-fire war games

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On Saturday evening (August 6) a friend and I went out for dinner. It eventually got so packed and noisy we left to walk around People’s Park in Taichung. It wa...

Low-quality ‘books’ discussing China, Taiwan, Pelosi’s visit flood Amazon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions between China and Taiwan remain high, over 100 “books” written with bad grammar and plagiarized content have appeared on Amazon on the topic of Tai...

China stresses ties with Southeast Asia in Cambodia meeting

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed his country's efforts to strengthen ties with Southeast Asian countries at a meeting Thursday with their foreign ministers, which ...

KMT's radical reform plan already faltering, and would Taiwan voters buy it anyway?

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — According to a “party insider,” Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu’s (朱立倫) trip to the U.S. in June was the launch of a plan to replace the party’s ...

China, India vie for influence in Sri Lanka amid economic turmoil

Sri Lanka is currently experiencing the worst economic turmoil in its independent history, staring at surging inflation, staggering levels of debt and empty foreign exchange reserves, resulting in cri...

Eric Chu's weak position in KMT threatens plan to radically reboot party

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) is attempting to force the party to radically shift the course it has been on for the last twenty-plus years. After losing two n...

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...

Could Taiwan's KMT be making moves to drop the 1992 consensus?

This is part six in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know ...

Is the new KMT pro-US shift actually for real?

This is part five in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know...

How pro-China is the KMT now?

This is part four in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit to the U.S. and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans ...

KMT's pro-US pivot on very wobbly foundations

This is part three in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to kno...

When pro-China elements took over the KMT

This is part two in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know ...

What Americans need to know about KMT past

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) has just returned from a trip to the United States, where he re-opened the party’s Washington D.C. office, met with overseas ...

Economist says China should seize Taiwan’s TSMC if US unleashes sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A high-level Chinese economist has called on Beijing to seize Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) if Washington levies economic sanctions against China. Accor...