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Over 50 US senators urge Biden to include Taiwan in Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the committee's top Republican Jim Risch (R-Idaho), and 50 other senators sent a letter to Presid...

Chinese ambassador says Solomons pact no threat to Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Chinese ambassador says China’s engagement with South Pacific island countries poses no threat to Australia, responding to fears that Beijing will establish a military foo...

Debate sparks over China's interest in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's defense policy debate heated up when the defense minister said there was evidence that the Chinese Communist Party wanted Australia’s government to change at the...

Senior U.S. official to visit Lithuania in show of support over Chinese coercion

A senior U.S. official will visit Lithuania next week to discuss enhancing economic cooperation with the small Baltic nation, which has faced pressure from China for boosting ties with Taiwan. Unde...

China responds to news EU will take Lithuania case to WTO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing has responded angrily to news the European Union (EU) has taken action against China at the World Trade Organization for its discriminatory trade practices against...

Foreign ministry thankful for Czech Senate's support for Taiwan-Lithuania ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Jan 21) expressed gratitude for the passing of a resolution by the Czech Senate's Committee on Foreign Aff...

US diplomats suggest caving to China on Taiwan office name in Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American diplomats have reportedly recommended to Lithuanian officials that the name of the Taiwan representative office in Vilnius be changed to relieve pressure from 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...

France takes assertive stance against Chinese coercion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As France assumes the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, it is clear the country plans for the bloc to take a more assertive stance against China&rs...

Beijing pressures Vatican to break relations with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has ramped up pressure on the Vatican to break relations with Taiwan and switch recognition to Beijing, according to an Italian report. Corriere della Sera, Italy...

Japan, Indonesia sign arms transfer pact amid China concerns

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and Indonesia signed a pact on Tuesday allowing the transfer of Japanese defense equipment and technology to Jakarta as the two countries strengthen their military ties in the face ...

US congressional commission hears how to deter China from invading Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) on Thursday (Feb. 18) held an online hearing, with a number of scholars and former U.S. government officials ...

Exclusive inside look at Biden's Taiwan policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many voters with a connection to Taiwan are under the impression that the Trump administration has a more favorable policy towards the country, sources close to Joe Bid...

Senators introduce bill to strengthen US-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. senators Marco Rubio and Jeff Merkley, who are both on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Tuesday (Oct. 21) introduced the Taiwan Relations Reinforcement Act ...

Taiwan's US envoy calls for support from international community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), Taiwan’s envoy to the U.S., published an article in the Washington, D.C.-based publication National Interest on Thursday (Oct. 8) saying support...