Should Taiwanese basketball fans boycott the NBA?

KAOHSIUNG (Taipei News) — It seems like almost every week, a new international company, brand, or organization is falling over itself to apologize for...

‘We fear Hong Kong will become just another Chinese city’

This exclusive interview with Martin Lee took place in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district last weekend. Martin Lee Chu-ming is affectionately known as the “grandfather...

As the CCP celebrates, those who love China mourn

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party has controlled China for 70 years now and, for the party at least, this is something...

On the submission procedure for Tsai’s dissertation in Taiwan national library database

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Oct. 3, prominent media personality Yang Sen-hong (楊憲宏) and New York attorney Tung Wen-hsun (童文薰) took President Tsai Ing-wen’s...

Tsai’s dissertation conspiracy is baseless but could still harm her election chances

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) - - Many U.S. citizens still firmly believe that Barack Obama, the country’s first African American President, should never have held...

CCP soft-power victory after Voice of America publishes highly flawed article

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Voice of America (VOA) is a U.S. government-funded state-owned news agency which broadcasts impartial news around the world while promoting...

The ‘new’ Taiwan beyond cross-strait relations

Beijing has been increasing pressure on Taiwan recently. From a move to ban individual travel permits for Chinese visitors to Taiwan to two large-scale...

Taiwan’s own Meiji Restoration: A Chance for Peaceful Resolutions to Potential Crises

This editorial is an examination of threats to Taiwan based on American anthropologist Jared Diamond's new book "Upheaval," which examines how nations cope with...

Extending the Taiwan High Speed Rail to Pingtung will do the DPP more harm...

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – It is fair to say that Taiwan’s High Speed Rail (HSR) network can, broadly speaking, be judged a success. After years...

Why China’s wealthy elite are losing faith in their country’s future: William Stanton

While the world too often underestimates or overlooks Taiwan’s achievements, it also often underestimates China’s challenges, exaggerates its strengths, and forgets its weaknesses. Given...

Is the KMT in crisis?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – They say a week is a long time in politics. If that’s true then a couple of months must seem...

White House ‘Purchase Taiwan’ petition feeds Chinese sovereignty claims

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – American citizens reading this article may well have found themselves browsing the "We the People" White House petition site during...

By Linking Trade Deal With Hong Kong Unrest, Trump May Have Spared Protestors of...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Trump’s August 18 warning to Beijing that China trade talks would suffer if Beijing resorts to violent suppression of...

Nobel Peace Prize for Trump at stake with Xi meeting in Hong Kong

The United States and China have become entangled in a number of disputes of late, ranging from trade and development of the global economy...

The divide and rule strategy that will define Taiwan’s presidential election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Divide and rule is a political strategy that can be traced all the way back to Niccolò Machiavelli and Renaissance...

Yi Fang, China, and why enough should be enough for the Taiwanese people

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Most people who have lived in Taiwan for any length of time have probably had at least one, and possibly...

China’s disregard for HK freedoms shows why Taiwan must take a stand

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- On Monday, Communist China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) held a rare press conference. Unlike the regime’s Taiwan Affairs...

Only China can untie its own knot in US relations: William Stanton

The joint opinion letter “China Is Not the Enemy” published in the Washington Post on July 3 may turn out to be one of...

Have Three Million People in Taiwan Joined a Business Cult?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For job seekers today, opportunities seem to be drying up. Headlines offer hope for future job growth, but many feel...

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