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China Steps Up Efforts to Influence Taiwan with Soft Power  Voice of America

China has increased efforts to get Taiwanese to work, study and open businesses on the mainland. The efforts to bring the sides together are a form of soft ...


Taiwan Needs New Submarines To Stop a Possible Future Invasion by China  The National Interest Online

Taiwan has broken ground on the shipyard that could build the country's first new submarines in nearly 40 years. But the island state's defense minister signaled ...


The Need to Clarify and Strengthen Our Relationship with Taiwan  National Review

Taiwan has become more isolated, and its relationship with the U.S. has grown ill-defined. President Trump can and should change that to pressure China.


Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a ...


Why Taiwan is watching Hong Kong very closely  Washington Post

The recurrent protests in Hong Kong on the past 13 weekends suggest that the “one country, two systems” (OCTS) model offers no magic formula for blending ...


Taiwan Wants Updated Submarine Force - USNI News  USNI News

A modern submarine force to deter China's ambitions to take over Taiwan tops the island's unmet defense needs, its first civilian defense minister told a ...


If China Invades Taiwan, Is the B-52 Bomber Its Last Hope?  The National Interest Online

Key point: The bombers themselves are no longer safe from the Chinese military, but what if...? China steadily is building up the forces it could deploy in an ...


Taiwan ‘ready to move quickly’ to seal deal on F-16 jets from US  South China Morning Post

Taipei has agreed to buy 66 new Block 70 combat aircraft from Lockheed Martin.


Taiwanese Man Who Disappeared in China Is Under Investigation, Beijing Says  The New York Times

HONG KONG — A Taiwanese man who disappeared during a visit to China is being investigated for suspected activities that “endanger national security,” the ...


Taiwan says business leader has been missing in China for 14 months  South China Morning Post

Tsai Jin-shu, the chairman of the Federation of Southern Taiwan Cross-Strait Associations, disappeared while on a trip to Fujian province in July last year, Straits ...


China and Taiwan set to lead chip investment surge in 2020  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Global spending on new semiconductor production sites and equipment is projected to reach $50 billion in 2020, with mainland Chinese and.


Taiwan Signals to U.S. That It Will Act Fast on F-16 Jets  Bloomberg

Taiwan has signaled to U.S. officials that it will move swiftly to complete the purchase of 66 new F-16 fighters once congressional foreign relations committees ...


Time for 'made in Taiwan': DBS report  Taipei Times

After two decades of manufacturers relocating abroad, it is time for “made in Taiwan,” driven by a combination of external push and domestic pull factors, DBS ...


Taiwan’s Richest Man Eyes Run For President As An Independent  Forbes

Foxconn's billionaire founder Terry Gou said that he is leaving the opposition Kuomintang party, fueling speculation that he might run for president as an ...


Taiwan actress Jiang Ping divorced husband after his affair with her mother  The Straits Times

He was 14 years older than her but Taiwanese actress Jiang Ping had no qualms marrying the scriptwriter, despite a short period of courtship.. Read more at ...


Taiwan reports 3 new cases of indigenous chikungunya | Society | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) A cluster of three chikungunya fever cases has been confirmed in New Taipei, all of which were contracted in Taiwan, the Centers for ...


Taiwan's leaders and Taiwanese values  台北時報

When asked whether independent Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was an ally of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) before the Taipei mayoral ...


US urged to invite Taiwan to join the RIMPAC exercises  台北時報

The US should invite Taiwan to participate at multinational military exercises in the Pacific, Wang Ting-yu (王定宇), convener of the legislature's Foreign Affairs ...


Solomons task force recommends switch from Taiwan to Beijing  Reuters

A Solomon Islands task force recommended to the government on Friday that the South Pacific archipelago sever its long-standing ties with Taiwan and ...


Good time for Taiwan, US to establish formal ties: Yu  台北時報

Now is the best time for Taiwan and the US to resume official diplomatic ties as US President Donald Trump's administration features many pro-Taiwan Cabinet ...


Global opportunities for Taiwanese companies and investors: Gale force momentum in Taiwan’s offshore wind sector  JD Supra

After many years of careful planning the Taiwan offshore wind sector is gaining traction, but challenges remain. This year is proving to be a threshold year of...


Ian Easton On Taiwan: Why the US defends Taiwan  台北時報

For many Asia-watchers, one of the biggest surprises of Donald Trump's last two years and eight months in high office has been that he hasn't sold Taiwan out in ...


Taiwan's President Rises From the Ashes With a Hand From Hong Kong  Bloomberg

Heading into 2019, Tsai Ing-wen looked at risk of becoming Taiwan's first one-term president. Then came the unrest in Hong Kong.


[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen  Taiwan News

Snapshots for Sept. 13: 120 days from 2020 Taiwan Presidential Election.


Fuel prices in Taiwan to rise this week | Economics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) Taiwan's two major fuel suppliers on Sunday announced prices increases for this week, citing a rebound in international crude oil prices ...


Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen rises from the ashes with a hand from Hong Kong  The Straits Times

TAIPEI (BLOOMBERG) - Heading into 2019, Tsai Ing-wen looked at risk of becoming Taiwan's first one-term president. Then came the unrest in Hong Kong.


Taiwan demands China disclose whereabouts of missing citizen  ABC News

Officials in Taiwan demanded Friday that China disclose information about the disappearance of a Taiwanese man who reportedly distributed photos of Chinese ...


As China Watches, Solomon Islands Weighs Cutting Ties to Taiwan  The New York Times

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Solomon Islands is said to be considering breaking diplomatic relations with Taiwan in order to establish formal ties with China, a move ...


Ex-premier says now is the best time for Taiwan, US to form diplomatic ties | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Washington, Sept. 14 (CNA) Former Premier Yu Shyi-kun (游錫堃) on Saturday said now is the best time for Taiwan and the United States to form official ...


More Taiwan companies reshore due to US-China...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Southern Taiwan Science Park Deputy Director-General Su Chen-kang (蘇振綱) believes more Taiwan companies will reshore as the ...


Taiwan Business Quick Take  Taipei Times

MANUFACTURING. Khgears to debut tomorrow. Precision gear maker Khgears International Ltd (鈞興) is expected to start trading on the Taiwan Stock ...


Taiwan President Tsai and ex-Premier Lai fail...  Taiwan News

President praised 'Ching-te' for supporting the annual music event.The expected first encounter between President Tsai Ing-wen and former Premier William Lai ...


Canada Sends Warships Through Sensitive Taiwan Strait  VOA News

The Canadian navy has, in the last three months, passed two warships through the Taiwan Strait, a move analysts say is probably an expression of Canadian ...


DPP lawmaker lobbies for Taiwan to join Pacific military exercises | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Washington, Sept. 14 (CNA) Wang Ting-yu (王定宇), convener of the Legislature's Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee, said Saturday that the ...


Taiwan Denies Stoking Hong Kong Unrest  TIME

Taipei-based Mainland Affairs Council said Hong Kong protests stemmed from the Communist Party's refusal to consider protesters' demands.


U.S. officials urge caution as Solomons considers cutting Taiwan link  Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. officials have warned the Solomon Islands to be wary of Chinese funding promises and not to be pressed into cutting ties with Taiwan, ...


Politics Prof in Washington Post: Hong Kong Protests Echo Through Taiwan  Davidson News

On WashingtonPost.com last week, Brown Professor of Political Science Shelley Rigger analyzed the impact of the ongoing Hong Kong protests on Taiwan.


Activists urge Taiwan to join fight for Hong Kong democracy  Reuters

Hong Kong activists urged Taiwan on Tuesday to help promote democracy in the Chinese-ruled city amid its worst political crisis in decades and called for a ...


Taiwan Submits Golden Horse Award Winner ‘Dear Ex’ to Oscar Race  Variety

Taiwan has picked last year's "Dear Ex" as its submission to this year's Best International Film Oscars race.


EDITORIAL: Taiwan as new financial center  台北時報

The lingering China-US trade tensions have caused.


Taiwan News Quick Take  台北時報

TOURISM. New incentives start today. The government's second round of incentives to encourage domestic travel during the fall-winter period begin today.


Taiwan to buy US$3.6 billion worth of US agricultural products  South China Morning Post

The rising tension between Beijing and Washington has helped Taipei, as the US Congress and Trump administration move to strengthen ties with Taiwan.


The wisdom of Solomons: Taiwan and China's Pacific power play  The Interpreter

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare offers an insight on the whys and why nots of diplomatic recognition.


America angers China with a sale of fighter jets to Taiwan  The Economist

China's anger is certain; its retaliation unpredictable.


Argentinian movie filmed in Taiwan gets posit...  Taiwan News

An Argentinian film that was shot mostly in Taiwan has been receiving largely positive reviews from critics since it was released in the South American country in ...


In Beijing rebuke, Taiwan signals closer defense ties with US and Japan  Nikkei Asian Review

TAIPEI -- Taiwan's defense ministry called for greater cooperation with the U.S. and other countries to counter growing military pressure from mainland China in ...


Taiwan's Q4 hiring outlook second strongest worldwide: poll | Economics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwan's hiring outlook for the fourth quarter of the year is the second strongest in the world, behind Japan, according to the latest survey ...


Filipino winter basketball league tips off in...  Taiwan News

A winter basketball tournament for some 13 teams of Filipino players was launched in Taoyuan on Sunday, with hundreds of people gathering at a community ...


Scenery of Shifen Waterfall in SE China's Taiwan - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Tourists view the Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei City, southeast China's Taiwan, Sept. 15, 2019. (Xinhua/Chen Bin). 1 2 3 Next. 1 2 3 Next. KEY WORDS:.


Taiwan warns Solomon Islands of China 'debt trap'  Aljazeera.com

China offering more economic aid to Solomon Islands in exchange for switching diplomatic ties from Taipei to Beijing.


Solomons urged to sever Taiwan ties in favour of China  The Australian

Solomon Islands is moving towards forging closer ties with Beijing, after a cross-party committee recommended the country sever its relationship with Taiwan by ...


Canadian frigate sails through Taiwan Strait amid tense relations  The Straits Times

TAIPEI (AFP) - A Canadian frigate was passing through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (Sept 10), Taipei's defence ministry said, in the latest of a string of such ...


US concerned about Taiwan's ties with its...  Taiwan News

The United States and other like-minded countries have always been keeping a close watch on Taiwan's relations with all of its diplomatic allies, because such ...


Taiwan headline news | What the Papers Say | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Sunday are as follows: @United Daily News: Han campaigns in Taichung, crosses sword with ...


Solomons PM tries to clarify 'useless' Taiwan comment  RNZ

Solomon Islands prime minster Manaseh Sogavare has sought to clarify a comment he made on an Australian podcast that Taiwan is "completely useless".


Taiwan, US sign MOU to facilitate consular assistance | Politics  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Washington, Sept. 13 (CNA) Taiwan and the United States on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate consular assistance and ...


Former KMT leader says no to Taiwan vice-pres...  Taiwan News

Serving as Han's running mate is 'inexistent matter:' Chu.KMT Chairman and 2016 presidential candidate Eric Liluan Chu is at present unwilling to run for vice ...


Chinese nationalist threatens to burn down Sh...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese nationalist with an extreme dislike of Japan has reportedly declared his intent to burn down a Shinto shrine located in ...


Here's how Taiwan got its edge in chip manufacturing  Abacus

Taiwan and the US are years ahead of China in semiconductors, but can they stay there as Moore's Law slows down?


Taiwan's Offer of Amnesty for Hong Kong Protesters Draws Fire from Mainland China  Newsweek

As demonstrations continue in Hong Kong, Taiwan's offer to provide political amnesty to protestors has angered officials in Beijing. Protests have rocked the ...


Taiwan president to sue talk show host who do...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has told her attorneys to collect information with the intention of filing a lawsuit against talk show host ...


Taiwan unveils 1st homegrown self-driving ele...  Taiwan News

WinBus expected to drive local autonomous-vehicle Industry one step forward.Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC), a government-sponsored vehicle ...


This Is How a War With China Could Begin  The New York Times

TAIPEI, Taiwan — If the United States gets embroiled in a war with China, it may begin with the lights going out here in Taipei. Tensions are rising across the ...


Hong Kong, Taiwan and the amazing appeal of freedom  FCW.com

Steve Kelman is in Taiwan, and has some first-hand observations of the resistance to Chinese control.


IMIA medical body expels China and picks Taiw...  Taiwan News

Dr. Jack Li will have office at WHO.The International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) has decided to expel China and select Dr. Jack Li (李友專) from ...


Small group of Taiwanese gathers in Taipei to sing songs in support of Hong Kong anti-government protesters – with more rallies planned  Yahoo Singapore News

A small group of Taiwanese gathered in one of Taipei's most famous shopping districts on Sunday to sing songs in solidarity with the anti-government protesters ...


Patient-doctor experience in Taiwan lagging behind OECD nations: report  台北時報

Taiwan lags behind nations in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) regarding the prevention of premature births and low ...


Taiwan Fines Traveler $6,400 for Bringing in Chinese Moon Cakes With Pork  Bloomberg

If you're thinking of bringing moon cakes from China to Taiwan for the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival next week, it could cost you more than $6000.


Remember those who fought for Taiwan  台北時報

It came as a shock to hear that former legislator Hsieh Tsung-min (謝聰敏), who in 1964 co-drafted the “Declaration of Formosan Self-Salvation” with his ...


Column: Today's Taiwan can be tomorrow's Hong Kong  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Taiwan stands as the only free and democratic ethnic Chinese society in the world. We are hoping that today's Taiwan can be tomorrow's Hong Kong.


China holding Taiwanese man said to have photographed police  Hartford Courant

China confirmed Wednesday it was detaining a Taiwanese man who reportedly sent back photos of Chinese paramilitary police massing equipment near the ...


Help Hong Kong by Defending Taiwan  National Review

if Taiwan is ever forcibly integrated with the People's Republic of China, Chinese hegemony of the region will loom.


Foreign Minister: Taiwan-US Relations Probably at Their Best Ever  VOA News

Taiwan's relations with the United States have reached their strongest point ever despite a lack of formal diplomatic ties as officials in Washington value the ...


New Taipei sushi restaurant heavily damaged b...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the final day of the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday weekend, a popular sushi restaurant in New Taipei district caught fire and suffered ...


Hong Kong protests are a game changer – for Taiwan  Inkstone

At the Purple Garden Hotel in downtown Taipei, there is little sign that it had once hosted Chan Tong-kai, the Hong Kong student who confessed to killing his ...


Solomon Islands minister to visit Taiwan as China diplomatic battle heats up  CNA

TAIPEI: The Solomon Islands' top diplomat is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (Sep 8), Taipei's foreign ministry said, as the Pacific nation mulls switching its ...


Taiwanese tourist wanders into North Korea mi...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese tourist on a tour of North Korea left his group twice and ended up inside a forbidden military zone, the Liberty Times ...


In Taiwan, a generational rift opens over Hong Kong protests  The Straits Times

TAIPEI - Church official Alex Ko knows more than most what tear gas feels like and what it can do to a person.. Read more at straitstimes.com.


Taiwan's HSR to be extended to Pingtung  Taiwan News

Taiwan High Speed Rail line to be extended to Pingtung.Taiwan government planning to extend HSR line to Pingtung.


Taiwan on the Cutting Edge of Virtual Reality  Variety

Taiwan has emerged as a creative hub for Mandarin-language *content*, with such heavyweights as HBO Asia and Netflix collaborating with local TV networks ...


Rescued bear cub in S. Taiwan receives name a...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Local indigenous Bunun communities in Taiwan's Taitung County that have been caring for an abandoned black bear cub have ...


Taiwan Is Getting Sixty F-16s but They Won't Really Matter Against China  The National Interest Online

China possesses hundreds of more modern fighters than Taiwan does. Sixty-six F-16s won't change that. Nearly a decade after first requesting them, the ...


China's Greatest Nightmare: Taiwan Armed with Nuclear Weapons  Yahoo News

Key Point: What kind of bomb was Taiwan attempting to develop? Two possibilities are low-yield tactical nuclear weapons and a higher-yield city killer. It would ...


Taiwan markets: Where the nights are always young  The New Indian Express

An integral part of Taiwan's culture, buzzing night markets are unmissable.


Canada backing Taiwan’s effort to gain invitation to International Civil Aviation Organization  The Globe and Mail

The Canadian government is backing Taiwan's effort to gain an invitation to a major gathering of civil-aviation authorities from around the world that is taking ...


Lighting up 'Remains of the 13 Levels'...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The lighting of the "Remains of the 13 Levels" in NE Taiwan since this year's Mid-Autumn Festival has many local residents fearful that ...


Taiwan urgently needs refugee law  台北時報

Article 18 of the Laws and Regulations Regarding Hong Kong and Macau Affairs (香港澳門關係條例) states: “Necessary assistance shall be provided to Hong ...


Taiwan's own Meiji Restoration: A Chance  Taiwan News

Taiwan could be headed for its own 'Meiji Restoration' in response to Chinese threats. A period of restoration could be in store for Taiwan as a reaction to the ...


US warship sails through Taiwan Strait after Chinese officials canceled its Hong Kong port visit  CNN

The US Navy sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait Friday, a move that comes amid heightened tensions with Beijing over trade.


Jimmy's floating super moon appears at New Taipei's Bitan  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 15-meter floating moon created by famed graphic artist Jimmy's team has appeared at New Taipei's Bitan (碧潭) Scenic Area and will ...


Taiwan wheat millers visit Northwest | Grains and row crops  Capital Press

Taiwan Flour Mills Association representatives are touring the Pacific Northwest and Washington, D.C., during a visit that will culminate in a new two-year ...


Taiwan's Kai Ping Culinary School offers internationally recognized culinary education  Taiwan News

Culinary academy in Taipei trains next generation of *service* industry leaders in Taiwan.Kai Ping Culinary School (開平餐飲學校) is Taiwan's only high school ...


Taiwanese man investigated in China over 'state security'  CNA

BEIJING: A Taiwanese man who went missing last month after crossing into China from Hong Kong is being investigated for activities that "endanger state ...


China Threatens Trump Over F-16 Sale to Taiwan  U.S. News & World Report

China on Friday threatened the U.S. with unspecified "countermeasures" if it follows through with a planned sale of F-16s fighter jets to Taiwan – the first of what ...


Campaigners demand end to fish tethering 'torture' in Taiwan  The Guardian

Campaigners in Taiwan are calling for an end to the centuries-old practice of fish tethering – which sees live fish tied into a crescent shape to entice buyers ...


Demand for 'lucky cap' from Taiwan te...  Taiwan News

A Taoist temple in Changhua County said Saturday that it has been flooded with about 20,000 orders for a baseball cap that is believed to have brought good ...


Mobile 3D Sensing: Taiwan's Tech Sector Senses New Chance To Make Money  Forbes

In case it becomes the new next big thing in mobile technology, Taiwanese suppliers are ready to jump on it. They're keeping eyes out for a boom in 3D mobile ...


Taiwan minister without portfolio to speak in...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) will speak in New York at the same time as the United Nations holds its General Assembly.


Taiwan's Tsai Expresses Thanks over Approval of F-16V Sale  VOA News

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen thanked the United States on Tuesdsay for approving the sale of 66 advanced F-16V fighter jets and urged rival China to ...


China's Pacific island advances are not just Taiwan's problem  Nikkei Asian Review

China is using its deep pockets to expand its presence in the Pacific islands. It appears that Beijing is trying to peel away diplomatic allies f.


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