Tag Archives: Taiwan

  • Taiwan, US coast guards meet despite Chinese pressure

    Officers from the US and Taiwanese coast guards have met to discuss improving cooperation and communication despite efforts by China to isolate the self-governing island democracy. ...

  • Taiwan will never forget China’s Tiananmen crackdown, says president

    Taiwan's people will never forget China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square 32 years ago and will stick with their faith in democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday. ...

  • Taiwan foreign minister congratulates Sikyong-elect Penpa Tsering

    Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu has congratulated Sikyong-elect Penpa Tsering on his win in the Tibetan elections announced on 14 May, saying it showed Tibetans' commitment to building a free and democratic Tibet. ...

  • China sends more jets; Taiwan says it will fight to the end if there’s war

    China sent more fighter jets into Taiwan’s air defence zone on Wednesday in a stepped up show of force around the island Beijing claims as its own, and Taiwan’s foreign minister said it would fight to the end if China attacks. ...

  • Dalai Lama offers condolences to victims of Taiwan train accident

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has written to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to express his condolences over the train crash in Taiwan, "also to those families who have lost loved ones as well as others affected" by the incident. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Myanmar going under China points to need for QUAD

    Considering China's present economic and military strength and the greed to become the super power of the world at any cost, the economic, military, and political strength of the four QUAD partners are vitally needed. ...

  • Taiwan urged to boycott Beijing Games

    Tibetan exile Khedroop Thondop yesterday urged Taiwanese to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics over the suppression of religious freedoms in Tibet. ...

  • Art for human rights exhibition held in Taiwan

    An art exhibition from a group of artists raising awareness about human rights issues was held in Taiwan for two weeks last month. Titled "Inside the Outsider", the exhibition brings awareness about human rights issues through art. ...

  • Leading pro-China news channel in Taiwan ends broadcasts

    A leading pro-China cable news channel prepared to halt its broadcast operations at midnight Friday after Taiwan’s government refused to renew its license, citing accuracy issues. ...

  • China condemns new US Hong Kong sanctions, Taiwan arms sale

    China on Tuesday lashed out at the US over new sanctions against Chinese officials and the sale of more military equipment to Taiwan. The US actions are part of what critics see as an effort by the Trump administration to put pressure ...