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Unrest proof of China’s failure in HK, says Taiwan leader

Tsai Ing-wen vows to protect island’s sovereignty ahead of polls.

6 feared trapped in Taiwan bridge collapse

CCTV images show road tumbling onto at least three fishing boats.

Taiwan says China’s ‘dictatorship’ a threat to peace

Mainland Affairs Council believes Beijing ‘trying to find excuses’ for its military expansion.

Soloman Islands breaks ties with Taiwan after Chinese ‘dollar diplomacy’

Taiwan now has formal relations with only 16 countries worldwide and would immediately close down its embassy in the Solomon Islands.

China lashes Taiwan over offer to HK protesters

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen voiced support for granting asylum to some Hong Kong protesters, with the semi-autonomous financial hub in the midst of an unprecedented political crisis.

HK immigration to Taiwan surges as protests continue

The number of people moving to Taiwan from Hong Kong has risen rapidly, fuelled in recent months by anti-government protests that have swept the former British colony.

Taiwan urges citizens to stay on alert for China-backed media ‘infiltration’

President Tsai's statement follows a Reuters report of a Beijing-backed media campaign in Taiwan.

Tsai: Taiwan’s 2020 election will be a test of democracy

Seeking a second term, Tsai Ing-wen will face Kuomintang nominee Han Kuo-yu, who advocates closer ties with China, in the election on Jan 11.

China holds military drills on southeast coast near Taiwan

China's military conducts air and naval drills in its most sensitive region facing Taiwan following the latter arms sales from the US.

Taiwanese president courts ally Haiti during Caribbean tour

The Taiwanese and Haitian leaders are discussing possible cooperation in the education and infrastructure fields, without providing specific details.

Taiwan’s Tsai says no peace deal with China unless force ruled...

Xi Jinping had previously stated that force will not be ruled out in taking Taiwan back and unification is ultimately 'inevitable'.

Taiwan’s Tsai confirms she will seek reelection in 2020

Tsai Ing-wen is 'confident' about her reelection prospects, despite calls from some senior DPP members asking her not to stand again in early 2020. 

Taiwan to appoint new premier, Cabinet after resignations over poll defeats

Tsai will appoint Su Tseng-chang, the former chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for two terms, which also would be followed by new ministerial appointments.

Taiwan’s China-sceptic ruling party opts for moderate new leader

The DPP announced it had chosen Cho Jung-tai, a moderate consensus candidate backed by major party figures.

Taiwan’s China-sceptic ruling party to elect new head

Analysts say the vote for the new party head will set the tone for the run-up to next year's presidential election.

Presiden Taiwan ikrar pertahan demokrasi, cara hidup

Presiden China, Xi Jinping berkata, tiada sesiapa yang boleh menafikan hakikat bahawa Taiwan adalah sebahagian daripada China.

Taiwan’s president quits party leadership after major polls setback

Tsai's DPP, which went into the election with 13 seats, won only six and lost its traditional Kaohsiung city stronghold for the first time in 20 years.

Chinese cyber spies target Taiwan’s leader before elections

President Tsai on Thursday urged governments around the world to beware of Chinese efforts to influence global public opinion by spreading disinformation via the Internet.

Taiwan’s last African ally holds out despite overtures by China

Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to use the Africa summit to offer a generous new round of aid and loans to the continent.

Taiwan marks 60 years since China attack as tensions rise

Tensions with Beijing have worsened under Tsai because she refuses to acknowledge that Taiwan is part of "one China".

Taiwan bakery chain disappears from major Chinese food apps

Taiwan is China's most sensitive territorial issue and Beijing, which considers it a wayward province, has become increasingly critical of how businesses refer to the self-ruled, democratic island.

Taiwan leader makes rare US speech

China views Taiwan as part of its own territory, to be reunified by force if necessary, and is always swift to condemn any move interpreted as de facto diplomatic recognition of the government in Taipei.

No one can ‘obliterate’ Taiwan, president says on departure for US

Tsai Ing-wen says they only need to be firm.

Character building: Taiwan’s presidential calligraphers

In Taiwan, the presidential calligrapher holds an important position.