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Concerns are building in both Taipei and in the US — the unofficial guarantor of the island’s security — that China could be moving closer to launching the attack which it has been threatening for 70 years. “Militarily, the other side has been doing [its] homework for a couple of decades. The threat is real,” says Enoch Wu, a Taiwanese former special forces officer who is running for parliament in Saturday’s election. “The [People’s Liberation...

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The Executive Yuan yesterday published this year’s Gender at a Glance report, which used indicators in the UN’s Gender Inequality Index and found that, if it were included in the index, Taiwan would be the top Asian nation in terms of gender equality and rank ninth in the world. The results were derived after incorporating the five indicators of three areas of the index: health, empowerment and labor market, the Executive Yuan’s Gender Equality Committee...

In recent years, a number of Chinese espionage cases have been exposed, highlighting the fact that Taiwan’s political, economic, military, social and other institutions have been seriously infiltrated by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) spies. The Taiwan National Security Bureau has estimated that the CCP has about 5,000 spies in Taiwan. They have infiltrated the Taiwan military using five major methods. The CCP’s party guidelines explicitly state that all Party members and institutions have the responsibility...

In a jam-packed show, hosts Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) and Michael Turton (麥哲恩) discuss Daniel Han Kuo-yu, Dan Han, Dan Han and more Dan Han–he’s got dubious online support…but this isn’t the first time this has come up, he’s being investigated for allegedly misusing funds when he was head of the TAPMC, the bizarre China shipping links story, the petition out to recall him and creative students protest him on stage. Han & Terry Gou...