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Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 15 The Guardian on U.S. President Joe Biden, China and Europe: It is 50 year...

G7 stresses importance of peace across Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After its 2021 summit, the Group of Seven issued a communiqué that included the call for peaceful resolution of cross-Strait issues and emphasized that the Indo-Pac...

Taiwan MOFA calls China’s threats against Foreign Minister Wu ‘laughable’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday slammed China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) for improperly criticizing Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph ...

China using fake accounts to amplify CCP messaging on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A horde of fake accounts on Twitter are helping amplify propaganda spread by Chinese diplomats and state media, reaching hundreds of millions of people, according to a new...

Army of fake fans online boosts China’s global messaging

BRUSSELS (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media. Liu Xiaoming, who recently ste...

Army of fake fans boosts China’s messaging on Twitter

BRUSSELS (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media. Liu Xiaoming, who recently ste...

Chinese diplomat denounces US aggression, calls for cross-strait unification in conflicting tweets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese consul general in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, took to Twitter on Monday (May 3) to castigate the U.S. for what he termed its aggression, right before calling for c...

Photos of the Day: China's wolf-warrior diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — From the discharge of water from the Fukushima reactor to the COVID-19 outbreak in India, Chinese officials are sharing their opinions loudly and with graphics on social m...

Video shows moment Chinese ambassador accidentally admits Taiwan is independent, again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with Swedish TV, China's Ambassador to Sweden Gui Congyou (桂從友) awkwardly conceded that Taiwan is a country, marking the second time in a month the &qu...

Chinese ‘wolf warrior’ diplomat blasted for sharing distasteful meme using Japanese art

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese diplomat known for his “wolf warrior”-style remarks has drawn the ire of Japanese for tweeting a controversial meme. Zhao Lijian (趙立堅), an outspok...

Chinese embassy unwittingly admits Taiwan is independent in threatening email to Swedish journalist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Swedish politicians are calling for the expulsion of the Chinese ambassador after he sent a series of threatening emails to a Swedish journalist, while netizens are mockin...

China's ‘wolf warrior’ diplomacy helps Taiwan attract global support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's aggressive diplomatic approach may have backfired and helped Taiwan gain international support, according to Western politicians who attended a seminar hosted ...

China's original 'Wolf Warrior' caught using iPhone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens are crying foul after they discovered that their hero and original "wolf warrior" has been posting to social media with an iPhone instead of a d...

Taiwan's foreign ministry expresses regret over China's sanctions on EU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (March 23) said it is disappointed with China’s sanctions on EU officials and that Beijing should come to terms wit...

France summons Chinese envoy over insults to pro-Taiwan researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French foreign ministry has summoned Chinese ambassador Lu Shaye (盧沙野) for repeatedly insulting a researcher in a war of words over Beijing's pressure on French la...