Taiwan is stepping up measures to counter China’s propaganda tricks

China 05/17/22, 01:53

Taipei Times on May 16 cited a source saying that the Taiwan government is boosting measures to cope with China's cognitive warfare, which means the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) brainwashing propaganda campaigns. According to the Taiwan news outlet, China has trained local Internet celebrities to help it spread propaganda as part ...

Taiwan Foreign Minister pleased with U.S. breaking One-China spell

China 05/16/22, 10:53

After the U.S. State Department updated the U.S.-Taiwan Relations Fact Sheet, it removed words such as Taiwan is a part of China and does not support Taiwan’s independence. In response, Zhao Lijian, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, opposed it during a press briefing, claiming that U.S. attempted to undermine the one-China ...

War games predict China to launch nuclear weapons if it invades Taiwan

China 05/16/22, 10:48

According to the latest cross-strait war game exercise, China could launch a nuclear weapon if it decides to invade Taiwan. The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) in Washington, D.C., created the war scenario in response to fears of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan. The original plan was for China to ...

Congress members urge Biden to visit Taiwan on his upcoming trip to Asia

U.S. 05/16/22, 07:51

A group of U.S. House of Representatives members sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging the U.S to add Taiwan to the list of countries he will visit during his upcoming Asia trip. The group includes nine representatives: Tom Tiffany, Scott Perry, Nancy Mace, Louie Gohmert, Lisa McClain, Peter Stauber, ...

US upgrades diplomatic relations with Taiwan

China 05/15/22, 10:31

The U.S. State Department recently updated the fact sheet stating its relations with Taiwan. It removed the wording, "the United States recognized the Government of the People's Republic of China as the sole legal government of China, acknowledging the Chinese position that there is but one China and Taiwan is part ...

Taiwan Legislator considers China an international troublemaker

China 05/13/22, 12:14

In a video on Youtube on May 11, Taiwan legislator Wang Tingyu said that at a time when the world hates aggression, Beijing has continuously conducted multiple batches of military operations. They have transgressed in the Miyako Strait, the eastern waters of Taiwan, the western Pacific Ocean, and the airspace southwest ...

US Intelligence officials: China remains determined to seize Taiwan

China 05/13/22, 04:40

The U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on global threats on May 10 that China’s attack threat on Taiwan is “acute” between now and 2030. Haines said, [quote] “It’s our view that they are working hard to effectively put themselves in a ...

3 Chinese military helicopters enter Taiwan’s air defense identification zone

China 05/12/22, 02:45

Taiwan National Defense Ministry said that Three Chinese military helicopters entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on May 10. One People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) WZ-10 attack helicopter crossed the median line in Taiwan’s ADIZ southwest corner. Taiwan also tracked two Ka-28 anti-submarine warfare helicopters in a different southwest corner ...

Chinese attack helicopter crosses Taiwan’s median line for first time

China 05/12/22, 01:27

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense said that a Chinese military WZ-10 attack helicopter entered the air defense identification zone (ADIZ) around the island on May 10. It also crossed the median line- an informal line that divides the Taiwan Straits into the mainland side and Taiwan island side. This is ...

Freed Taiwan activist reveals stories behind Beijing’s arrest

China 05/12/22, 01:06

After five years in China’s jail, Taiwanese NGO activist Lee Ming-Che was freed in April. He and his wife revealed the stories behind his arrest in a press conference on May 10. In May 2017, Lee disappeared on Chinese soil. He called it a kidnap. The Chinese court sentenced him to ...

China blocks Taiwan from participating this year’s World Health Assembly

China 05/11/22, 01:15

China, on May 9, rejected Taiwan's efforts to attend a World Health Organization meeting set for later this month. Speaking at a news briefing in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian said that Taiwan's participation in international organizations, including the WHO, must be handled in accordance with the "One China" principle. Zhao ...