Former Australian, Swedish prime ministers, NATO chief to participate in Taipei's Yushan Forum virtually

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yushan Forum will kick off in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 8), with overseas speakers and guests taking part in the event virtually due to the ongoing pandemic. Presid...

More foreign officials expect to visit Taiwan next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of international political figures have reportedly expressed interest in visiting Taiwan, including former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Swedish...

Taiwan beat coronavirus without sacrificing democracy: President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a speech at a democracy summit on Friday (June 19), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Taiwan fought off the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) without sacrificing its dem...

Former Danish PM invites Taiwan's president to democratic summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been invited to speak at an international conference in Denmark, which will be held online from Thursday (June 18) to Friday (June 19). ...

Taiwan president featured speaker at Copenhagen Democracy Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is going to discuss the defense of democracy amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as a featured speaker at this year's Co...

Former NATO chief praises Taiwan for its coronavirus prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen has publicly urged the international community to include Taiwan in global health discussions amid the escalating corona...

Former NATO chief praises Taiwan’s handling of fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a positive example of how to deal with external fake news trying to influence domestic politics, former Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary Ge...

Canada needs to invite Taiwan to ICAO meeting: former NATO chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan can contribute to global problem-solving, so it needs to be invited to major international events, such as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) meet...

Former NATO Secretary-General says time for Europe to defend Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a July 16 an op-ed published by British news site, the Guardian, former Prime Minister of Denmark, and former NATO General Secretary, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, made a powe...

More countries call for Taiwan to join the World Health Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three more countries have joined the call for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (May 17)...

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Ex-NATO chief seeks task force to clean up Latvian banking

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The former head of NATO has asked the prime minister of Latvia to create an international task force to guide the country in cleaning up its banking sector, which has been rocked b...

US belatedly compiles list of off-limits Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has given Congress a list of Russian officials who may soon become off-limits to anyone who wants to avoid U.S. sanctions, as criticism mounted over the admi...

Belatedly, Trump admin finishes list of off-limits Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration gave Congress on Thursday a list of Russian officials who may soon become off-limits to anyone who wants to avoid U.S. sanctions, as criticism mounted over t...

The Latest: US gives Congress list of off-limits Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. sanctions against Russia(all times local): 5:40 p.m. The State Department says it's giving Congress a list of Russian defense a...