“Guatemala will stand with Taiwan,” new president-elect says

World 10/22/19, 11:03

Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei Cáceres said on Monday, Oct. 22 that his country "will stand with Taiwan." During a five-day visit to Taiwan, Giammettei, who was elected in August, met with President Tsai Ing-wen and expressed gratitude for the assistance provided to Guatemala over the years, Focus Taiwan reported. The two countries ...

Update: Taiwanese march in support of HK protests

Asia & Pacific 09/29/19, 05:32

The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Thousands of people have marched in Taiwan in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. Protestors run as police use tear gas in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Riot police fired tear gas Sunday after a large crowd of protesters at ...

Chinese communist regime buys news in Taiwan to support ‘reunification’

World 08/14/19, 09:51

Recently uncovered evidence shows that the Chinese regime paid at least five Taiwanese media groups, including a television channel, to publish several articles to improve their image. The purpose was to gain the goodwill of Taiwan's inhabitants, as one of the objectives of its "reunification" agenda. One such paid article said ...

Chinese regime bans solo travelers to Taiwan out of fear

Asia & Pacific 08/01/19, 17:47

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday, Aug. 1, condemned the Chinese communist regime for banning individual mainland Chinese citizens from visiting Taiwan. "I want to tell the Beijing authorities that China using tourism as a political tool will only disgust Taiwanese people,” said Tsai. The Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced ...

China urges US to stop military links with Taiwan after arms sale deal

Asia & Pacific 07/10/19, 16:39

China has called on the United States to “immediately withdraw” the proposed arms deal and stop military links with Taiwan. The Trump administration approved the potential sale, which it said would not alter the basic military balance in the region. The Chinese Foreign Ministry expressed its dissatisfaction with the United States ...

Hong Kong protests may give Taiwan’s leader a boost vs China

Asia & Pacific 07/01/19, 21:43

Recent anti-government protests in Hong Kong are echoing in Taiwan, possibly giving the island's President Tsai Ing-wen a lift in her campaign to resist Beijing's pressure for political unification and win a second term in next year's elections. The demonstrations sparked by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's now-shelved push for ...

Tens of thousands of Taiwanese protest against pro-Beijing media

Asia & Pacific 06/25/19, 12:53

Tens of thousands of Taiwanese on Sunday, June 23, gathered in Taipei under heavy rain to protest pro Beijing media outlets that promote Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s agenda. They called for lawmakers to take action to stop the CCP's infiltration and manipulation of the media outlets, according to the Taipei ...

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach

Asia & Pacific 05/30/19, 01:11

Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island's coast.The live-fire drill on Thursday at a beach in southern Taiwan is part of an ongoing annual exercise designed to showcase the military's capabilities and resolve to repel an attack from across the ...

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan

Asia & Pacific 05/23/19, 23:45

A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan's international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict.U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia W. Patrick Murphy spoke to reporters in Canberra on ...

US backs calls for Taiwan to get role at UN health assembly

Europe 05/20/19, 12:58

The United States is backing calls for Taiwan to be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency's biggest annual gathering, the U.S. health secretary said Monday. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar spoke to reporters in Geneva on the sidelines of the start of the World Health Organization's ...

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage

Asia & Pacific 05/16/19, 03:22

Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers pressured over the past two years by LGBT groups as well as church organizations opposed to same-sex marriage will choose between bills that broadly legalize the unions and give couples many of the ...

Terry Gou moves closer to run for Taiwan president

Asia & Pacific 05/13/19, 07:37

Terry Gou, head of the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, stepped closer to running for president of Taiwan on Monday by announcing that he would not accept a vice presidential slot on the ticket of the opposition Nationalist Party. Gou is chairman of Foxconn, which assembles electronic products such ...

Foxconn CEO meets with Trump, Wisconsin governor

U.S. 05/02/19, 12:12

Foxconn Technology Group is moving forward with its plan to build a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin and President Donald Trump has promised to visit when production starts next year, the Taiwanese company's leader told reporters following a meeting at the White House. Foxconn CEO Terry Gou met with Trump on Wednesday ...

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