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Op Ed | Taiwan question should not destabilize China-US relations

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Obviously it is not just a few people in Washington that are pessimistic about relations with China and assume that...

Taiwan-Vietnam ties are looking better than ever

The China Post Once again, political pressure from Beijing has made it impossible for President Chen Shui-bian to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)...

Analysis: Are Trump, Tillerson doing ‘good cop,’ ‘bad cop’?

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump and his top diplomat are playing "good cop, bad cop" with North Korea, it doesn't appear to...

Analysis | Protecting Taiwan sovereignty, democracy key arguments in Tsai reelection

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was elected to a second four-year term Saturday with a strong mandate to further protect...

Trump-Xi meeting to have no major effect on Taiwan: scholar

WASHINGTON (CNA) – A meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jingping (習近平) set to take place in Beijing this November...
Earlier this year, the Ministry of the Interior reported 181,000 births — the lowest number since 2010. The current group with the highest birth rate is women ages 30-34. (NOWnews)

2020 Presidential Election | Taiwan ranks top for lowest birth rate

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — As of 2019, Taiwan has the lowest birth rate out of 200 countries at a startling rate of 1,218...
Taiwan’s current legal scene is somewhat incongruous. Almost a month after same-sex marriages became legal, a couple in Pingtung County have announced their decision to divorce. This may come as a shock to authorities had they not anticipated a complication to the law that passed on May 24. (NOWnews)

Analysis | Taiwan didn’t predict same-sex divorces

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan’s current legal scene is somewhat incongruous. Almost a month after same-sex marriages became legal, a couple in Pingtung...

Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics, at least during their lifetimes, and only...

Analysis | Taiwan needs to stop relying on wishy-washy America

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Five countries have broken relations with the Republic of China (ROC) since the previous presidential election in 2016, leaving...

Report says mystery of Flight 370 is ‘almost inconceivable’

SYDNEY (AP) — A report on the almost three-year search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Tuesday the continuing mystery over the fate of...