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China ratifies international forced labor conventions

China has ratified two separated international conventions against forced labor, lawmakers announced on Wednesday. The National People's Congress approved the ratification of the International La...

Europe expresses support for Taiwan with passing of 2 security reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament has expressed strong support for Taiwan with its passing of Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and the Common Security and Defence Policy (C...

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...

French delegation drives home need to support Taiwan on world stage

[Updated 12:00 p.m. Dec. 20] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French lawmakers of various political stripes delivered a message of goodwill and support for Taiwan's right to self-determination and ...

Taiwan president receives French National Assembly delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) received the visiting French National Assembly delegation, led by Francois de Rugy, chair of the France-Taiwan Friendship Group, in the Presid...

EU delegation meets Taiwan president on first official trip

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The head of a European Parliament delegation on its first official visit to Taiwan said Thursday that it’s “high time” for the European Union to step up cooperation with the self...

EU lawmakers meet Taiwan premier in first official visit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Bumping their elbows in greeting, European Union parliamentarians met with Taiwan's premier on Wednesday in the first official visit of an EU delegation to the self-ruled island,...

China cries foul at EU report backing closer Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Thursday (Oct. 21) lashed out at the European Parliament for "obstinately adopting" a report that calls for closer relations between the EU and Taiwan. ...

EU lawmakers push to 'upgrade' ties with Taiwan

The European Parliament on Thursday adopted a resolution calling for strengthening the EU's ties with Taiwan, the bloc's legislature said in a statement. The move comes amid heightened tensi...

Panelists assess Taiwan's New Southbound Policy at Yushan Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A panel of international leaders and experts on Friday (Oct. 8) shared their perspectives on increasing Taiwan’s presence in the Indo-Pacific via the country’s...

Taiwan stands to benefit from Europe’s NT$25 trillion green and digital transition: EU trade office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chief of the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) said on Wednesday (Oct. 6) that Taiwan can benefit from the European Union’s Green Deal and Digital Europe...

Taiwan looks forward to EU trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan called for pre-negotiation work to start on a possible Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) on Friday (Sept. 17), after the European Union (EU) announced the previo...

European MEPs call for stronger EU-Taiwan ties, warn of China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — MEPs from the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (Sept. 1) adopted a report calling for a bilateral investment agreement (BIA) with Taiwan...

European Parliament to discuss name change for EU office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The representative office of the European Union (EU) in Taiwan could soon add either the name “Taipei” or “Taiwan” to its official title if the Eur...

Pro-Taiwan group expands to 150 members

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European chapter of the Formosa Club on Monday (May 17) held a virtual meeting with some of its new members, who hail from 24 countries. Foreign Minister Joseph Wu ...