Russian chess king: Xi Jinping wants to ‘exchange Putin for Taiwan’

Insights 11/05/22, 16:48

Some U.S. officials recently revealed that senior Russian military generals had a dialogue about when and how Moscow would use nuclear weapons tactics against Ukraine, raising concerns of the United States and its Western allies. The Russia-Ukraine war has also affected the Taiwan topic, as prominent Russian opposition leader Kasparov ...

Businessman donates millions to train civilians to defend Taiwan

Weapon/Army 10/15/22, 13:13

In September, a Taiwanese billionaire, owner of the semiconductor company United Microelectronic Corp, Robert Tsao, announced at a press conference his intention to donate $32 million to create an armed civilian force. Tsao, 75, explained the goal was to train 3 million people in the use of weapons to turn them ...

Taiwan’s strong warning to Chinese regime after suffering ‘first strike’

China 10/11/22, 16:35

Taiwanese Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said Tuesday that the first Chinese drone incursions over Taiwanese territory would be considered attacks against Taiwan. Previously, missiles or artillery fire were considered attacks. However, the frequency of Chinese drones flying in Taiwan's airspace is increasing, and the minister explained that it is causing ...

Defying the Chinese regime: US and Taiwan sign new trade pact

Economy 08/19/22, 16:10

The U.S. and Taiwanese governments announced on Wednesday, August 17, that they have begun negotiations on a new bilateral trade pact that includes major investments. The agreement is being developed amid high tension with the Chinese communist regime, which has threatened both the United States and Taiwan with war if they ...

US introduces bill to sanction China in case of Taiwan invasion

China 03/05/22, 21:19

On Wednesday, March 2, several U.S. senators proposed a bill to protect Taiwan from China's military threat by using financial sanctions to restrain Beijing's attempt to unify Taiwan by force. Lawmakers said in a statement: "Passing this bill will make clear to General Secretary Xi that if he mimics Putin's invasion, ...

Pompeo visits Taiwan to talk about freedom

China 03/05/22, 21:14

Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting Taiwan and will participate in events organized by the Vision Foundation: delivering a speech in the morning and attending a press conference in the afternoon on Friday (March 4), local time. During Pompeo's visit, from March 2 to 5, the Vision Foundation ...

China opposes US warship transiting through Taiwan Strait

Insights 03/04/22, 09:08

China has warned that the U.S. will have to pay a heavy price after the U.S. Navy sent a warship through the Taiwan Strait amid the war between Russia and Ukraine. At a regular press conference on March 1, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wen Bin said: “If the US wants ...

Beijing maintains Ukraine stance despite Russia’s nuclear threat

Insights 03/02/22, 20:09

Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin(汪文斌) hosted a regular press conference on Feb. 28. A reporter asked him about China’s attitude towards Putin’s order to put nuclear deterrent forces in a ‘special regime of combat duty’. In response, Wang Wenbin said that on one hand China is closely watching the development of ...

Trump: China will ‘absolutely’ invade Taiwan after the Olympics

China 02/26/22, 13:28

In the Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show on Tuesday, Feb. 22, former President Donald Trump said he believes that China will do something to Taiwan, similar to current Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Trump commented after the host Clay Travis asked him why Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to invade Ukraine ...

EU to deepen relationship with Taiwan amid China’s provocation

China 02/20/22, 19:33

The European Parliament passed two security policies on Thursday, Feb. 17, including clauses supporting Taiwan's effective involvement in international organizations and calling for peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. CNA reported the parliament passed the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) in a 474-113 vote with 102 abstentions, while the ...

Chinese anti-submarine helicopter harasses Taiwan, vigilance required

China 02/18/22, 19:59

China sent a Ka-28 anti-submarine helicopter to harass Taiwan on Wednesday, February 16th. There was a heated discussion about whether it was an armed helicopter. After analysis, two Taiwanese scholars Jie Zhong 揭仲 and Lin Yingyou 林穎佑 said that the tactical significance of anti-submarine helicopters is not huge, but Taiwan ...

Taiwan is more important than Ukraine, US should not be ‘distracted’

Opinion 02/16/22, 20:00

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Elbridge Colby, an expert on China's military security policy, wrote to the Wall Street Journal that U.S. should prioritize Taiwan over Ukraine. He also stated that China should not take the United States' distraction in Ukraine as an opportunity to invade Taiwan. According to the ...

Beijing’s cyber army targeting Taiwanese social network

China 01/27/22, 21:43

ANI said Beijing is conducting a new tactic against Taiwan by infiltrating Taiwan’s social networks and forums to stir up public opinion and to manipulate elections.  The Taipei Times cited reports of the Taiwan Investigation Department saying that more than 400 fake accounts from China were spreading propaganda targeting Taiwanese on ...

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