Taiwan

Watch: Brave Chinese Woman Risks Her Life to Denounce ‘Evil’ Regime’s Handling of Coronavirus

An anonymous Chinese woman courageously posted a video message to her fellow citizens on Sunday in which she called for resistance to the Communist Party, accusing it of destroying countless lives by bungling its response to the Wuhan coronavirus and warning that even now, the Party is primarily interested in suppressing dissent and maintaining power than fighting the disease.

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Chinese Military Bullies Taiwan in Response to Coronavirus Criticism

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China conducted naval and air drills near Taiwan on Monday in an intimidation operation against Taiwanese “secessionists.” The bullying came after Taiwan outspokenly criticized China’s handling of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak and pressed for participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) over Chinese objections.

An F-16 fighter aircraft releases flares during the Han Kuang drill at the Ching Chuan Kang (CCK) air force base in Taichung, central Taiwan, on June 7, 2018. - Taiwan on June 7 staged its largest annual drills simulating Chinese attacks as Beijing stepped up military and diplomatic pressure on …

Taiwan Prepares to Battle China’s Coronavirus with Little Aid from World Community

Communist China’s relentless effort to diplomatically isolate Taiwan is bearing particularly bitter fruit this week as Taiwan prepares to battle China’s rapidly spreading coronavirus epidemic with limited assistance from the international community, since China has resolutely blocked Taiwanese membership in bodies like the World Health Organization (WHO).

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen speaks during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Palace in Taipei on October 10, 2019. - President Tsai Ing-wen pledged October 10 to defend Taiwan's sovereignty, calling it the "overwhelming consensus" among Taiwanese people to reject a model that Beijing has used to rule …

China Claims Wuhan Virus Spread Is Miraculously Declining, Defying Experts

China’s National Health Commission claimed on Wednesday the rate of infection for the new deadly coronavirus originating in central Wuhan city is miraculously declining, directly contradicting estimates by public health experts the spread will continue to accelerate and peak only after a few months and finally begin declining in the summer.

A woman (R) wearing a protective facemask to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in Wuhan, leaves a supermarket holding her groceries as her friend (L) waits for her in Beijing on January 29, 2020. - The number of confirmed cases in the new virus outbreak …

Death Toll from China Mystery Virus Doubles Overnight

Chinese officials confirmed the death toll of a mystery coronavirus spreading from central China doubled to six people from Monday into Tuesday, insisting that Beijing is prepared to screen potential carriers as Asia prepares for Lunar New Year, one of the continent’s biggest travel days.

A mask-clad commuter rides a bus in Beijing on January 21, 2020. - The number of people in China infected by a new SARS-like virus jumped to 291 on January 21, according to authorities. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP) (Photo by WANG ZHAO/AFP via Getty Images)

Beijing Claims Chinese Want ‘Military Force’ Against Taiwan

China has effectively pledged military action against Taiwan should its newly re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen and her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) push for secession, stating they will stop at nothing to stop the country seceding from the mainland altogether. 

XILINGOL, CHINA - JULY 30: The flag guard formation holding the flag of the Communist Party of China, the national flag and the flag of the PLA attends a military parade at Zhurihe military training base to mark the 90th birthday of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on July 30, …

Taiwan Election Hits the Homestretch with Angry Accusations and Calls for Unity

Taiwan’s presidential election entered its final day of campaigning with a mixture of angry allegations, calls for unity, and international tensions. Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) remains heavily favored to win, but Tsai herself advised supporters to “come together and never underestimate our rival,” meaning Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Han Kuo-yu.

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - JANUARY 10: Taiwan's current president and Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate, Tsai Ing-wen, speaks during a rally ahead of Saturday's presidential election on January 10, 2020 in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwan will go to the polls on Saturday after a campaign in which fake news and the looming …

Seven People Poised to Shape History in 2020

As the sun sets on another year, those who left their mark on 2019 prepare for a new decade – one that will likely face unprecedented political, economic, and moral challenges to the free world. With 2019 came a growing

Joshua Wong, Mihrigul Tursun, Jeanine Áñez, and Tsai Ing-wen