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Czech Republic to deepen ties with Taiwan as it's 'bullied by China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Czech Republic is looking to help Taiwan "as much as possible" as a fellow democracy that is being "bullied by China." In an interview with Poli...

Viktor Orban eyes favors from Vladimir Putin amid Ukraine crisis

Orban is eager to negotiate increasing gas supplies between Russia and Hungary and discuss the progress of the Russian-backed Paks nuclear power plant project in central Hungary, but the crisis on the...

Taiwan to open Chinese studies center at Czech university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has inked an agreement with the Czech Republic’s Masaryk University on the establishment of a center to promote Sinology research, the 39th such facility in t...

US-Canada women's games off; US men forfeit at world juniors

The pandemic disrupted a pair of top events in international hockey Tuesday, with the two top women’s teams in the world calling off their final pre-Olympic tune-up games and the defending champion U....

Coronavirus: Central Europe's car concentration backfires

Some estimates suggest that the chip shortage could cost the global auto industry around €200 billion ($229 billion) in 2021 alone. Customers face a long wait to get their hands on a new car and ...

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. ...

How Taiwan brought COVID under control again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been able to bring its latest outbreak of coronavirus under control in a little over two months. After keeping COVID at bay for more than one year, Taiwan ex...

Taiwan thanks Czech Republic for timely COVID vaccine donation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has thanked the Czech Republic for its pledge to donate vaccine doses, calling the move a sign of sincere friendship. Czech Minister of Health Adam Vojtech annou...

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...

Russia expels 7 EU diplomats over 'solidarity' with Czechs

Russia's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday gave seven diplomats from Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia one week to leave the country. It is a retaliatory move from Russia after the four countri...

Bizarre reasoning aside, Erdogan’s exit from Istanbul Convention is unconstitutional

Turkey's recent decision to pull out of the Istanbul Convention, which drew international criticism, was a surprising one. The Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence aga...

Prague mayor praises Taiwan's donations, pledges to deepen bilateral ties on science, education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib, a staunch Taiwan supporter, on Wednesday (Jan. 27) announced that his city will deepen collaborations with the East Asian country on science and ...

Coronavirus: EU Parliament halts Strasbourg session amid case hike

The European Parliament on Thursday canceled the physical meetup of its lawmakers, set to go ahead in the French city of Strasbourg next week. Instead, the session will be held via video conference. ...

Another Taiwanese reportedly detained by China for 'endangering national security'

[Last update on Oct. 13, 2020 at 17:00] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s state-run China Network Television (CCTV) ran a program Monday evening (Oct. 12) in which the authorities claime...

Czech Senator to sign cooperation deal with Taiwan virtually

Prominent Czech Senator Jiri Drahos told CNA in a recent interview that he will sign a cooperation agreement with Taiwan's chemical engineering sector later this month, via videoconferencing. D...