Vice President of Honduras visits Taiwan's I-Mei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Honduran First Vice President Ricardo Antonio Alvarez Arias and the members of his delegation on Thursday visited I-Mei Foods Co., one of Taiwan's biggest food companie...

Taiwan president meets vice president of Honduras after Panama break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the highest-level meeting with a government representative from Central America since Panama switched recognition to China on June 12, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rece...

Support for changes in China policy rises in Taiwan after Panama break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Support for a different China policy peaked after Panama switched recognition from Taipei to Beijing on June 12, according to the findings of a poll released Tuesday. T...

Tourists flock to funky new post office in Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The once sleepy town of Fangshan Township (枋山鄉), just outside of Pingtung County (屏東縣), is waking up to national celebrity status thanks to its mailbox-shap...

Taiwan to invest NT$4 billion in semiconductor in 4 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Minister of Science and Technology (MOST) Chen Liang-gee (陳良基) said Friday that the government is investing NT$4 billion (US$132 million) over the next four years into the natio...

Taiwanese college students denied entry to UN human rights gallery in Geneva

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- A group of Taiwanese college students and a professor were denied a visit to United Nations human rights public gallery in Geneva this Monday for not being able to present docu...

Editorial: Panama and the fear of dominoes

On June 13, Taiwan lost Panama to see the number of official diplomatic allies drop to 20 for the first time. The latest ally to desert the island and chose Beijing’s side followed Sao Tome a...

Panama defection no big loss to Taiwan

Losing a diplomatic ally is never something to be welcomed and, on the face of it at least, Panama was one of Taiwan’s biggest and most geopolitically influential. But looking beneath the sur...

Taiwan down to 20 allies as Beijing tightens the screws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Panama's switching of diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China, Taiwan is left now with just 20 countries that extend it diplomatic recognition. Below is a look...

China reasserts hard line on Taiwan after Panama's switch

BEIJING (AP) — China is reasserting its hard line on Taiwan following Panama's switching of diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing. Spokesman for the Cabinet's Taiwan Affairs ...

Beijing’s move to establish ties with Panama affects cross-strait stability: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday responded to Panama’s switching of diplomatic ties to China on Tuesday, saying Taiwan will not compromise on its national ...

Panama establishes ties with China in blow to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Panamanian government has established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China, Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela said in a televised national ...

Taiwan needs more Southeast Asian tour guides: Cambodian Taiwanese legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- Lin Li-chan (林麗蟬), the first Taiwanese legislator of Cambodian descent, said yesterday that Taiwan needs more Southeast Asian tour guides to help boost the tourism. Having m...

Dominican Republic senator visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dominican Republic senator Reinaldo Pared Perez is visiting Taiwan from June 11 to 16, during which he will meet President Tsai Ing-wen, said the Ministry of Foreign Affai...

Aviation Safety Council to visit Taiwan helicopter crash site Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As darkness fell Saturday, the Aviation Safety Council (ASC, 飛安會) decided to postpone until Sunday a visit to the site in Hualien County where award-winning filmmaker Chi ...