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Taiwanese, Japanese legislatures to hold 1st security forum Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Japan will hold their first parliamentary security partnership forum on Tuesday (Jan. 18). The conference will be held virtually at Taiwan’s Legislativ...

TECO director suggests Canada's Ontario establish trade office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Toronto, Jin Ling-chen (陳錦玲) has called for deeper economic ties between Taiwan and Ontario and recommen...

Taiwan's KMT says public health most important when considering Fukushima food imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) on Saturday (Jan. 15) commented on the issue of importing food products from Fukushima, Japan, saying the party prioritizes the he...

European Parliament to review policy reports advocating more support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament is set to review two policy reports calling for more support for Taiwan at a plenary meeting scheduled for next month. The Common Foreign and Se...

President orders Taiwan defense ministry to investigate cause of F-16 crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has instructed the Ministry of Defense (MND) to find the cause of last week's F-16 crash and to assist the pilot’s family. Presid...

Taiwan mum on who will attend Honduran presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has reportedly appointed Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) as the special envoy to go to Honduras for the presidential inauguration of Xiomara...

Guam seeks to expand bilateral exchanges, resume direct flights with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Guam Taiwan Office (GTO) has stated that it will continue expanding bilateral exchanges in areas including tourism, economy, trade, culture and that it hopes to resume...

President vows to boost Taiwan's defense capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (Jan. 14) pledged to strengthen Taiwan’s defense capabilities during the inauguration ceremony of the Navy’s first and s...

UK intelligence accuses woman of being Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman has been identified by the U.K.’s intelligence agency as reportedly having connections to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and actively working to hinder U....

Former Danish PM calls on US, EU to increase support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Tuesday (Jan. 11) called on the U.S. and Europe to increase support for Taiwan in a Newsweek op-ed. In the article...

DPP lawmakers criticize China's use of Taiwan pop stars in pro-unification music video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) politicians on Thursday (Jan. 13) blasted China’s use of Taiwanese stars in a recent music video promoting unification. The Chi...

Taiwan thanks Germany, France for moral support of Lithuania amid Chinese coercion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Jan. 13) said it is grateful for German and French support for Lithuania’s expanded relations with Taiwan and cal...

Taiwan military's search for downed F-16V continues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military on Thursday (Jan. 13) continued its search for Air Force Captain Chen Yi (陳奕), who piloted the F-16V fighter jet that crashed off the coast of Chiayi on Tuesd...

Taiwan to purchase additional Patriot missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) has said it plans to purchase an additional batch of Patriot III MSE missiles from the U.S. in 2025 and 2026 to strengthen its air d...

Philippines envoy, Taiwan labor minister discuss entry of Filipino workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Chairman Wilfredo B. Fernandez on Tuesday (Jan. 11) met with Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) to discuss allowing Filipino ...