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US Senator Rick Scott arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation headed by U.S. Senator Rick Scott arrived in Taiwan on Thursday afternoon (July 7) as part of a trip to the Indo-Pacific region. The Ministry of Foreign Af...

Heads of MI5, FBI give joint warning of growing threat from China

July 6 (Reuters) - The heads of MI5 and FBI warned of the growing long-term threat posed by China to UK and U.S. interests, in their first joint appearance on Wednesday. MI5 Director General Ken Mc...

MOU on exchange of teachers signed between Taiwan and Queensland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Education (MOE) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Education Department of Queensland, Australia on Thursday (July 7)...

Migrant workers can now view Taiwan work documents online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Migrant workers and their employers can now access their employment documents on a new website in one of five languages. On Wednesday (July 6), the Ministry of Labor (M...

Kowtowing: How does it relate to Hong Kong and Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kowtow [叩頭] is a Chinese word referring to "the act of supplication made by an inferior to his superior by kneeling and knocking his head to the floor.” Origina...

Taiwan only Asian country invited to US-Lithuania conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was set to be the only Asian country with a delegation attending a freedom seminar marking the centenary of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and the United St...

2022 Taipei Fringe Festival stages a 'spicy' comeback

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taipei Fringe Festival (TFF) is making a comeback this August after its cancellation last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organized by the Taipei Performing Ar...

Indonesia: Jokowi walks tightrope balancing ties with Russia, West

In what some pundits considered mere image politics, Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited Kyiv and Moscow last week, becoming the first Asian leader to do so since Russia invaded Ukraine in Februa...

Beijing denies funding pro-CCP organization in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Spokeswoman Zhu Fenglian (朱鳳蓮) on Wednesday (July 6) rejected allegations that Beijing has been channeling funds to supporting a ...

FBI says Chinese invasion of Taiwan would cause 'most horrific business disruption ever seen'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FBI Director Christopher A. Wray on Wednesday (July 6) warned that a Chinese invasion of Taiwan would cause "one of the most horrific business disruptions the world h...

Australia cautions against change of Taiwan’s status quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia’s new Foreign Minister Penny Wong said on Wednesday (July 6) the country does not support any move to unilaterally change the status quo of Taiwan. Wong...

FBI, MI5 warn Western business leaders about Chinese espionage

The heads of the FBI and the British domestic intelligence agency MI5 appeared together at the latter's London headquarters on Wednesday to raise alarms about the extent to which Chinese espionage...

CAIR and HKPC Launch Joint Laboratory on AI and Robotic Applications

Invigorating Intelligent Industrial Transformation and Boosting I&T Development in Hong KongHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 July 2022 - The Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Hon...

Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra to hold Annual Gala Concert featuring AI virtual choir, AI virtual dancers, and an AI media artist

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 July 2022 - The Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra (HKBU Symphony Orchestra) will present an innovative performance showcasing human creativity alongs...

Teachers union urges rethink of Taiwan's Bilingual 2030 policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Federation of Teachers Unions (NFTU) on Monday (July 4) called for a reassessment of the Bilingual 2030 plan to address the many problems caused by the policy...