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2 US military aircraft fly in China's 'internal' Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. sent two military aircraft into the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (June 28) despite claims by China that the body of water is its internal territory. China's Fo...

MOFA rebukes Putin for saying Taiwan is China's 'internal affair'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday slammed Russian President Vladimir Putin for describing Taiwan as one of China's "internal affairs&quo...

World Cup host Qatar corrects Taiwan name on visa application list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese soccer fans applying for a visa to attend the World Cup in Qatar can now choose their correct country name, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday ...

US rebuffs China by calling Taiwan Strait an international waterway

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday backed Taiwan's assertion that the strait separating the island from China is an international waterway, a further rebuff to Beijing...

Taiwan: Has the risk of war increased following new China warnings?

On Monday, US national security advisor Jake Sullivan and top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi met in Luxembourg for unannounced talks on "a number of regional and global security issues," with ...

Taiwan Strait is international waters: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) slammed China’s recent claims that the Taiwan Strait is its territorial waters and exclusive economic zone (EEZ), calling it &...

World Cup host Qatar forces Taiwanese visitors to choose China as nationality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday (June 14) that it was investigating a complaint from a Taiwanese citizen who was forced to choose China as his national...

Mainland Affairs Council blasts Chinese defense minister for threatening Taiwan

Taipei (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on (June 12) refuted Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe’s (魏鳳和) comments on Taiwan, saying they are the source of unrest in the r...

Taiwan says China defense minister's statement at Asia defense summit 'absurd'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a first face-to-face meeting between the defense chiefs of the United States and China, Taiwan's foreign ministry issued a statement on Saturday (June 11) ca...

China becoming more 'coercive and aggressive' - U.S. defence chief

SINGAPORE, June 11 (Reuters) - The United States will do its part to manage tensions with China and prevent conflict even though Beijing is becoming increasingly aggressive in the Asian region, includ...

US slams China's 'destabilizing' military activity near Taiwan

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin criticized China on Saturday for a "more coercive and aggressive approach to its territorial claims." Speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Asi...

U.S., Chinese defence chiefs stand firm over Taiwan in first meeting

SINGAPORE, June 10 (Reuters) - The defence chiefs of China and the United States held face-to-face talks for the first time on Friday, with both sides standing firm on their opposing views over Taiwan...

Philippines recognizes Taiwan's Digital COVID-19 Certificate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine government has recognized Taiwan's Digital COVID-19 Certificate and now allows vaccinated individuals coming from Taiwan to enter without quarantine, th...

Two delegation leaders from Slovakia test positive for COVID in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two leaders of the delegation from Slovakia’s parliament on a June 5-10 visit to Taiwan tested positive for COVID-19 after meetings with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)...

French delegation to arrive in Taiwan on June 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French Senator Joel Guerriau will lead a delegation to visit Taiwan on June 9, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐江安) announced on Monday (June 6). Accompanying ...