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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...

Olympic athletes test positive in Tokyo days before Games

TOKYO (AP) — A third athlete at the Olympic Village in Tokyo has tested positive for COVID-19, with the Czech Republic team reporting the case Monday of a beach volleyball player who could miss his fi...

China protests Taiwan envoy's meeting with German lawmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German parliament's recent invitation to the Taiwanese envoy to speak on Taiwan and cross-strait issues has infuriated China, which warned lawmakers in the Europea...

Tsai says Taiwan-Czech relations 'will only grow stronger' due to shared values

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a speech delivered on Monday (Oct. 12), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that given the shared values of Taiwan and the Czech Republic, relations between the two c...

Taiwan has once-in-a-lifetime chance to forge new alliances

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Not too many English-speaking Taiwan observers will be keen readers of the French newspaper Le Monde. But, if they were, they would have spotted an article earlier this...

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...

Czech senator who visited Taiwan skewers China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senator Lumir Aschenbrenner has turned on China after it promised to ban “everyone who accompanied the president of the Senate” on a diplomatic mission t...

Hong Kong activist thanks Czech mayor for calling CCP 'rude clowns'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Hong Kong activist posted a letter on Saturday (Sept. 5) thanking the mayor of a Prague district for his scathing letter calling the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) "...

Czech businesses slam China for 'childish' economic retaliation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Entrepreneurs and business leaders from the Czech delegation to Taiwan on Thursday (Sept. 10) reacted to Beijing's decision to ban their companies from the Chinese mar...

Taiwan says China's bullying of Czech politicians, firms creates antipathy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Beijing’s bullying will only increase antipathy, referring to threats and retaliatory actions China recently m...

Prague mayor shares study abroad experience in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a YouTube interview, Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib was asked to recall his experience as an exchange student in Taiwan in 2005 and share some of his favorite memories of...

Czech billionaire buys NT$7 million of pianos rejected by China due to Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Karel Komarek, a billionaire in the Czech Republic, has bought NT$7 million (US$239,000) worth of Petrof pianos that were rejected by a Chinese customer due to Czech Senat...

Czech president calls senate leader's Taiwan visit 'boyish provocation'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech President Milos Zeman on Sunday (Sept. 6) slammed Milos Vystrcil, the country's senate leader, for visiting Taiwan and called his decision a "boyish provoca...

Australian report details China’s coercive diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian think tank has published a report about how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has resorted to bullying in its engagements with foreign governments over the p...

Czech senator greeted with 'We are Taiwanese' signs in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil returned from a six-day tour of Taiwan on Saturday (Sept. 5), he was greeted in Prague with supporters carrying signs that read ...