From the Liaoning to Lagos: China stays on an aggressive course

        The Liaoning, China’s first aircraft carrier, spent most of Wednesday moving through the Taiwan Strait from south to north on its way back to Qingdao from exerci...

Nicaraguan president calls Tsai his “sister” from the “Republic of Taiwan”

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During his inauguration speech Tuesday, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega reportedly referred to President Tsai Ing-wen as his “sis...

Daniel Ortega sworn in for 3rd term as Nicaragua's president

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Daniel Ortega has been sworn in for another term as Nicaragua's president while his wife, Rosario Murillo, is the new vice president, giving a married couple the reins of pow...

Nicaragua reiterates support for Taiwan’s international participation

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega reaffirmed his country's support for Taiwan's international participation, during a meeting with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in Managua on Tuesday. Tsai...

Taiwan media caught off guard by Tsai-Ortega meeting

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese reporters traveling with President Tsai Ing-wen to Nicaragua found out about her meeting with President Daniel Ortega by switchi...

Tsai arrives in Nicaragua to attend presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen has arrived in Nicaragua on Tuesday in the second leg of her four-nation tour to Central America. She was greeted by Nicaragua’s newly elected Pr...

Taiwan's president arrives to attend Nicaraguan inauguration

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Taiwan's president has arrived in Nicaragua to attend the inauguration of President Daniel Ortega. It is the second stop on President Tsai Ing-wen's tour of ...

Tsai Ing-wen embarks on 2nd state visit

  TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen departed Saturday on a nine-day tour to Central America, her second state visit since taking office in May 2016. Speculation is ...

Senior North Korean leader to attend Nicaragua inauguration

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A senior North Korean delegation left Pyongyang on Friday to attend the inauguration of Nicaragua's newly elected President Daniel Ortega. Choe Ryong Ha...

Senior North Korean leader to attend Nicaragua inauguration

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A senior North Korean delegation left Pyongyang on Friday to attend the inauguration of Nicaragua's newly elected President Daniel Ortega. Choe Ryong Ha...

Tsai to embark on key voyage of her presidency

        President Tsai Ing-wen is leaving for what could be the most important overseas voyage of her term in office Saturday, heading for four Central-American allies while s...

Six legislators to accompany Tsai on the upcoming visit to Latin America

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Six legislators from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), People First Party (PFP), and New Power Party (NPP) will accompany President Tsai Ing-wen on her upcoming state...

President Tsai’s Nicaragua itinerary raises questions

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen’s itinerary for her visit to Nicaragua showed lots of empty spaces according to her schedule released Wednesd...

Tsai’s visit to Honduras, Nicaragua reportedly due to failing bilateral relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen’s state visit to the Central American nations of Honduras and Nicaragua in January was reportedly to improve relations over fear of breaking ties, a...

Can Taiwan survive an avalanche?

        On December 21, 1471, Portuguese sailors arrived at a small island off the west coast of Central Africa which they named after the patron saint of the day, Saint Thoma...