Cross-Strait Relations

President Tsai to meet Kelly Craft on Thursday: Foreign minister

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will welcome the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, at the Presidential Office...

Cross-strait tensions expected to rise as Kelly Craft heads for Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — China’s state-run media has called for retaliation after the Trump administration promised to lift restrictions on interactions with Taiwan...

Taiwan welcomes controversial visit by US Ambassador Craft

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said Friday it welcomed the upcoming visit of a U.S. ambassador to the island in the final week of...

US sending UN envoy to Taiwan, sparking warning from China

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he is sending U.N. Ambassador Kelly Craft to Taiwan next week to...

China accuses US of show of force with Taiwan Strait passage

BEIJING (AP) — China accused the U.S. of staging a show of force by sailing two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday...

No plan to spend US$5.2b on arms purchases in 2021: Taiwan military

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 國防部) said Sunday that there are no plans for new military procurements valued...

U.S. approves Taiwan drone purchase as arms sales escalate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has notified Congress that it has approved the sale of US$600 million in armed drones to Taiwan, the...

Human rights groups decry alleged Taiwan spy ‘confession’ on CCTV

TAIPEI (The China Post) – Human rights organizations have accused China of forcing a Taiwanese man on Sunday to deliver a public “confession” broadcast...

China dismisses President Tsai’s call for ‘meaningful talks’

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Chinese authorities rebuffed on Saturday President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) call for “meaningful talks,” dampening down expectations for a de-escalation...
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President Tsai Ing-wen hopes for reduced tensions with China

TAIPEI (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday she has hopes for less tensions with China and in the region, if Beijing will...