The leader of Taiwan's delegation to the U.S. presidential inauguration dismissed as "small-minded" China's strong objections to his attendance Friday.2 Comments, 2 Comments
Incoming U.S. President Donald Trump should stand up to Beijing over Taiwan, bring the "one China" policy into the 21st century without risking war and not make Taiwan a bargaining chip in deals with China, a Wall Street Journal opinion piece said on Thursday, one day before Trump's inauguration.2 Comments
China's economic growth accelerated slightly in the final quarter of 2016, shored up by government spending and booming real estate sales, but its full-year performance still was the weakest in nearly three decades.
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday urged the incoming U.S. administration of Donald Trump to support Taipei's continued efforts to maintain cross-strait peace and reiterated that Taiwan should not be used as a bargaining chip in the relationship between the United States and China.3 Comments
Taiwan's chief negotiator with China, Tien Hung-mao (田弘茂), on Wednesday extended an olive branch to his Chinese counterpart Chen Deming (陳德銘), inviting him to a meeting in Taiwan's offshore Kinmen County, but the invitation was declined by the Chinese side.2 Comments
An annual festival showcasing Beijing's culture in Taiwan that has been held in Kaohsiung for the past five years will be moved to New Taipei this year, a switch that Taiwan's ruling party suggested may have been politically motivated.1 Comment
China's President Xi Jinping warned Tuesday against scapegoating globalization for the world's ills or retreating behind protectionist walls, days before Donald Trump takes office.1 Comment
Donald Trump has offered views on U.S. relations with Asia that could indicate radical shifts in long-standing policy toward the region. From opposing free trade agreements to confronting China and questioning Japan-South Korea alliances, he appears set to be charting a course far different from previous administrations.1 Comment
Linguist Zhou Youguang, the man who helped invent the Pinyin system used for writing Chinese worldwide before becoming an outspoken critic of the communist government died Saturday in Beijing. He was 111.
China's foreign ministry on Sunday again rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use American policy on Taiwan as a bargaining chip between the two sides.8 Comments