Belgian university to shut down Confucius Institute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Belgian research university Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) announced on Wednesday (Dec. 11) it will terminate cooperation with the Chinese government-sponsored Confucius...

Cross-border crime seminar in Taiwan centered on Chinese threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Western Asia Forum on Regional Security and Transnational Crime launched on Tuesday (Nov. 12) focuses on a joint effort to counteract Chinese meddling in the in...

Chinese suspected of spying on emails of 10 Taiwanese university scholars for 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The email accounts of over 10 cross-strait researchers at National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) have been hacked and spied on over the course of three years, and the Mai...

Taiwan should move to restrict disinformation spread by China-funded media: US scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American researcher has called on the Taiwanese government to impose policy restrictions on Taiwanese media ownership to prevent China-funded news outlets or media comp...

Taiwan presidential hopefuls urged to attend Tiananmen commemorative event

Taipei (CNA) - Several human rights groups called on presidential candidate hopefuls and political heavyweights Friday to attend an event next week to commemorate the 30th anniversary of China's T...

Taiwanese group criticizes LSE for labeling Taiwan part of China

A group of Taiwanese students and researchers in London on Thursday demanded the London School of Economics (LSE) reverse a decision to change a sculpture on its campus in a way that implies Taiwan is...

Why the US-China trade war is an opportunity for Taiwan

The recent US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing into "A New Approach for an Era of U.S.-China Competition" raised an intriguing new opportunity for Taiwan. The USA and China a...

Taiwan Kaohsiung mayor's meeting with Chinese official draws flak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Critics in Hong Kong and Taiwan slammed Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) after he met a Chinese government official in the former British colony Friday. Han is on a tour...

A global anti-Chinese-communism alliance will resist misleading and distorted “Copinism”

The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on March 13 organized a hearing under the title “A New Approach for an Era of U.S.-China Competition” to review and discuss new policies to m...

Taiwan keen for international collaboration against disinformation: president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said she hopes Taiwan and the U.S. continue to deepen cooperation in a host of fields, including efforts to combat disinformation, repo...

Experts call for US-Taiwan engagement to counter China’s sharp power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A host of experts called for greater Taiwan-U.S. collaboration to counter China’s campaigns of influence during a conference in Taipei on Dec. 2. Taiwan and the U...

Former US diplomats urge Taiwan-US free trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two former U.S. diplomats and a host of experts advocated for greater effort towards signing of a potential Taiwan-U.S. free trade agreement (FTA) yesterday. Former U.S...

Australia, Western countries keenly monitoring China influence campaigns in Taiwan: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said that “Australia and other like-minded countries” are interested and learning from China’s use of “shar...

A self-isolated China would give Taiwan more space: ex-U.S. official

Taiwan is part of the new "Free and Open Indo-Pacific" strategy proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Tuesday in Taipei. Speaking to re...

Taiwan urges China to work out rules for interaction with Taiwan

WASHINGTON (CNA) -- Taiwan's minister of mainland affairs on Wednesday put forth a candid and practical proposal for both sides of the Taiwan Strait to work out rules for an orderly interaction. ...