Asia Pacific

Taiwan indicts ex-president Ma Ying-jeou over leaks

Prosecutors say China-friendly former leader broke laws by releasing personal information on rival politicians.

Taiwan indicts ex-president Ma Ying-jeou over leaks

Asia

Taiwan bus flips over, kills dozens of elderly tourists

Bus returning from a cherry blossom day trip overturns on an exit ramp in Taiwanese capital, leaving at least 32 dead.

Dozens dead as Taiwan tour bus flips over near Taipei

Arts & Culture

An explosive start to the Chinese New Year in Taiwan

In this 19th-century festival, legend has it, cholera ravaged Yanshui until the god of war was summoned with fireworks.

An explosive start to the Chinese New Year in Taiwan

Asia Pacific

US will honour 'One China' policy, Trump tells Xi

US president reaffirms Washington's position recognising China's sovereignty over Taiwan, in a move welcomed by Beijing.

Trump supports 'One China' policy in call with Xi

Asia Pacific

China ship enters strait, Taiwan warns against 'panic'

Chinese aircraft carrier sails into Taiwan Strait amid increasing tensions between mainland and island territory.

Taiwan urges calm as Chinese warship enters strait

Asia Pacific

Taiwan's president heads to US amid China dispute

Tsai's US stopovers come after she incensed China by her phone call to Donald Trump to congratulate him on his victory.

President Tsai Ing-wen heads to US amid China dispute

United States

Trump names anti-China economist as trade council chief

Peter Navarro, who accuses Asian superpower of wreaking havoc on US economy, described as "visionary" by new president.

Trump names anti-China economist as trade council chief

Taiwan

Taiwan slams Sao Tome's decision to cut diplomatic ties

"Abrupt" move to break diplomatic relations condemned by Taipei as main rival China gleefully welcomes the decision.

Taiwan slams Sao Tome's decision to cut diplomatic ties

Donald Trump

Donald Trump questions 'one China' policy

President-elect Donald Trump says the US is ready to abandon the policy, unless China agrees to a trade deal.

Opinion

Trump era has Beijing on edge

Donald Trump's exchange with Taiwan's leader broke with nearly four decades of the 'one China' policy.

J Berkshire Miller

by J Berkshire Miller

J Berkshire Miller

Reporter's Notebook

Trump's Taiwan call opens questions about his Asia agenda

US president-elect's direct contact with President Tsai might be hinting at changes in Washington's China policy.

Trump's Taiwan call opens questions about his Asia agenda

Donald Trump

Trump speaks to Taiwan's leader, angering China

President-elect speaks with Taiwan' leader in a break from the US' "one China" policy triggering protest from Beijing.

Opinion

China: Soon the most visible victim of deglobalisation

China's exports are falling and millions of jobs are at risk.

Salvatore Babones

by Salvatore Babones

Salvatore Babones

Weather

Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, killing at least 4

Third typhoon in two weeks hits island nation with heavy rains and damaging winds, injuring hundreds of Taiwanese.

Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, killing at least 4

Weather

Strongest storm of the year strikes eastern China

Meranti, the third most violent typhoon on record, brings strong winds and rain to coastal cities as Taiwan cleans up.