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TAIWAN POLITICS: Taiwan to China: Learn From Us on Democracy on Tiananmen Anniversary

TAIWAN POLITICS: Taiwan to China: Learn From Us on Democracy on Tiananmen Anniversary

“When Xi Jinping comes, he’ll know the people of Hong Kong have not forgotten,” said Lee Cheuk-yan, a veteran democracy activist and an organiser of the annual candlight vigil.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: Taiwan Says US Ties Solid, as Opposition Chides Over Trump Response

TAIWAN POLITICS: Taiwan Says US Ties Solid, as Opposition Chides Over Trump Response

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen says that she would not rule out talking directly again to the U.S. president, when asked about such a possibility.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: Li Ching-yu Sees China ‘Conspiracy’ Behind Li Ming-che Arrest

TAIWAN POLITICS: Li Ching-yu Sees China ‘Conspiracy’ Behind Li Ming-che Arrest

Li Ming-che’s wife, Li Ching-yu was scheduled to fly to Beijing but told reporters at Taiwan international airport her permit to enter mainland was canceled.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: 8 Submarines to Be Built By Taiwan Indigenous Shipbuilding Project

TAIWAN POLITICS: 8 Submarines to Be Built By Taiwan Indigenous Shipbuilding Project

Military and defence industry officials in Taiwan have said the first submarine is expected to go into operation within 10 years.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: ‘Don’t Use Taiwan’, Taipei Frets Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

TAIWAN POLITICS: ‘Don’t Use Taiwan’, Taipei Frets Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

At issue for Taipei is whether Trump-Xi meeting will harm Taipei’s interests as US begins new arms package for Taiwan, a move sure to anger China.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: Chinese Military Threat Grows: Taiwan Says

TAIWAN POLITICS: Chinese Military Threat Grows: Taiwan Says

“The recent activity of Chinese jets and ships around Taiwan shows the continued rise in (China’s) military threat capabilities,” highlighting the importance of Taiwan’s need to defend itself, the review will say.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: Thousands Protest Outside Presidential Office

TAIWAN POLITICS: Thousands Protest Outside Presidential Office

“We protest the Tsai government,” the protesters chanted, calling the reform plan “government bullying” and “majority tyranny.”

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TAIWAN POLITICS: President Tsai Ing-wen Congratulates US President Donald Trump

TAIWAN POLITICS: President Tsai Ing-wen Congratulates US President Donald Trump

“Congratulations @realDonaldTrump. Democracy is what ties Taiwan and the US together. Look forward to advancing our friendship & partnership,” Tsai tweeted just minutes after Trump took his oath of office.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: Trump Call With Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen Backfires As China Lodges Protest

TAIWAN POLITICS: Trump Call With Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen Backfires As China Lodges Protest

The 10-minute telephone call with Taiwan’s leadership was the first by a U.S. president-elect or president since President Jimmy Carter switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China in 1979.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: Taiwan Lists Times China Blocked Its Diplomatic Space

TAIWAN POLITICS: Taiwan Lists Times China Blocked Its Diplomatic Space

The list comes after official communication channels between Taiwan and China ceased.

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