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Taiwan legislators launch friendship association with Poland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lawmakers formed a friendship association with colleagues from Poland Wednesday (April 6), while predicting that Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) would visit the ...

Taiwan's parliament speaker to visit Europe this summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) will embark on a 12-day trip to Europe this summer. You is expected to visit the Czech Republic, France, Estonia, Latvia, and ...

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...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan foreign minister having beer with Czech Senate president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo showing Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil drinking from a mug filled to the brim with beer with Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has gone viral. ...

Czech Senate president pledges support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil has pledged to back Taiwan despite pressure from China. In an interview with Japan's NHK on Monday (Oct. 25), Vystrcil said, &...

Taiwan foreign minister to deliver speeches in Slovakia, Czech Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) will deliver a keynote speech at a think tank conference in Slovakia and receive a medal from Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, but h...

Taiwan foreign minister urges nations to defend democracy with vigilance, cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) spoke virtually at the 25th Forum 2000 in the Czech Republic on Tuesday (Oct. 12), calling on global democracies to protect universal valu...

Senate president attends Taiwan National Day reception in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to the Czech Republic Ke Liang-ruey (柯良叡) hosted a National Day reception in Prague on Wednesday (Sept. 29), with Czech Senate President Milos Vystrci...

Taiwan legislator invites Lithuanian parliament speaker, politicians to visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Legislator and head of the Taiwan-Baltic nation Parliamentary Friendship Association, Chiu Chih-wei (邱志偉), has written Lithuanian Parliament (...

Czech Republic to donate 30,000 COVID jabs to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Czech Republic has greenlit a donation of 30,000 COVID-19 shots for Taiwan, becoming the third European country to come to the aid of the vaccine-strapped East Asian n...

Czech Republic weighing vaccine donation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Czech Republic is considering a vaccine donation to Taiwan as the East Asian country continues its struggle to vaccinate its population amid a dose shortage, with a de...

Taiwan president offers help to Czech region hit by tornado

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (June 25) offered to help the Czech Republic with reconstruction in a region hit by a rare tornado. The most devastating storm in...

Taiwan thanks global community for condolences following deadly train derailment

Updated April 6 at 9:30 a.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government has thanked friends and allies throughout the world for their support following the deadly train accident that cla...

Beijing's policy toward Taiwan unlikely to change in 2021: think tank

Beijing's hostile policy toward Taiwan is likely to continue in 2021, according to a year-end report released by the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), a government-fund...

Taiwan ex-ambassador donates rare piano to Czech concert hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Ambassador-at-large Maysing Yang (楊黃美幸) donated a rare piano to a concert hall in the Czech Republic to thank the people of the Central European country for standin...