CCP afraid of Russian-style ‘referendum’? State media particularly silent

Russia 09/24/22, 14:58

In the face of Russia's continued defeats on the battlefield in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on September 21 the mobilization of 300,000 new troops, further hinting at a nuclear threat. The West called this a "serious escalation" and strongly condemned Putin's war. In his speech on September 21, Putin ...

Xi Jinping’s worst fears that may keep him awake at night

Insights 08/26/22, 18:18

For several years, veteran journalist Pierre Donnet has followed Asia closely, focusing on China. A retired AFP journalist, Pierre-Antoine Donnet is the author of more than fifteen books on China, Japan, Tibet, and other topics in Asia. In 2020 he published the book titled Le leadership mondial en question, L'affrontement entre ...

Former Secretary of State Pompeo to visit Taiwan in March

China 02/21/22, 20:05

According to the Taiwanese administration, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Taiwan from March 3rd to March 5th. According to Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Pompeo and his wife will meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu, and deliver a ...

Taiwan to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics

China 01/27/22, 22:07

According to Reuters, Taiwan will not send government officials to participate in the Beijing Winter Olympics and calls on the Chinese regime not to use politics to "interfere" with the Olympic Games or "belittle" the island. In a statement released on Tuesday, Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council announced that its athletes are ...

CCP increases military air drills in Taiwan’s air defense zone

China 01/12/22, 15:27

The number of Chinese military aircraft intruding Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) increased significantly last year, with more than 960 sorties, Japan-based Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper reported, citing Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense. From Sept. 16 to the end of December last year, 500 sorties were reported, compared to around 150 ...

‘Anonymous’ hacked the UN website to promote Taiwan’s inclusion

World 12/25/21, 15:29

Anonymous hacked the UN website on Thursday, Dec. 23, creating a post titled "Thanks to Anonymous, Taiwan returns to the UN once again before Christmas!" that contained several pro-Taiwan links, according to Taiwan News.  A Reddit user with the name, "Allez-opi_omi," posted on his account the nine links that the international ...

The German Parliament passed a resolution to increase exchanges with Taiwan

Europe 12/21/21, 01:48

The Petitions Committee of the German Bundestag passed a resolution on December 9th in response to a popular petition for Taiwan-German relations establishment. According to the Central News Agency, the Committee has recommended that the government re-evaluate its Taiwan policy and strengthen exchanges with Taiwan. A German citizen named Michael started the petition ...

French lawmakers arrive in Taiwan for five-day visit amid China tensions

China 12/19/21, 04:03

Led by former President of the France National Assembly François de Rugy, a 6-member delegation of the French National Assembly met Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Dec. 15 for a five day visit. According to AFP news, this move represents new support from a Western country for Taipei's position on the ...

Former Japan PM Abe warns of consequences if China attacks Taiwan

China 12/17/21, 03:39

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan, the United States and Taiwan need to boost cooperation in various fields, including technology and information exchanges, amid the Chinese Communist Party’s aggression. Speaking at a security summit in Taipei on Dec. 14, Abe urged Taiwan to rise and spread its democracy ...

Polls show CCP’s propaganda failure in ‘United Front’ in Taiwan

China 12/16/21, 11:55

Two polls reported by Taiwan TVBS News showed that Taiwanese have become less fond of cross-strait supporting reunification each year. The downward trend also contrasted with China’s propaganda efforts. Some Taiwanese experts said that the CCP’s various threats and intimidation methods for pushing Taiwan reunification only played the opposite role.  According to ...

US-Taiwan trade is improving: US imposes tariffs on China

China 12/07/21, 08:00

The United States has imposed tariffs on China. Meanwhile, U.S. and Taiwan trading is booming. The "Wall Street Journal" report indicates that the demand for electronic chips in the international market is currently increasing, and Taiwan is taking advantage of this opportunity to expand its influence in the field of ...

Another European delegation visiting Taiwan

Politics 12/06/21, 15:49

As Taiwan's central news agency said on Dec. 3, a group led by Slovak Economy Minister Karol Galek will visit Taiwan from Dec. 5 to 10.Then, he will host the first ministerial-level economic and trade consultative meeting between Taiwan and Slovakia.As previously said in October of this year, Taiwan has ...

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