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Taiwan thanks Danish Parliament for supporting WHA participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (April 1) thanked the Danish Parliament for passing a resolution supporting Lithuania and calling for Taiwan's partici...

EU-China summit focuses on war in Ukraine amid tense relations

Top diplomats from the EU met via videoconference Friday with China's leaders to discuss urgent matters including the war in Ukraine, the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. Chinese President X...

Will the EU-China summit lure Beijing toward the West?

Russia's war in Ukraine and China's obfuscation over the Kremlin's actions have signaled the possibility of further contention between the European Union and Beijing when the two sides mee...

Thai navy left high and dry after China sells it engine-less submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than three decades after tanks rolled into Tiananmen Square, the consequences of China’s violent suppression of student demonstrations continue to hamper its na...

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...

'Taiwan the new West Berlin': Leader of Europe's largest party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The leader of the European People’s Party (EPP), Manfred Weber, has compared Taiwan to West Germany during the Cold War period and called on the EU to stand together ...

Lithuania’s Landsbergis reasserts country's support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania’s foreign minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has again signaled his country’s resolve to allow Taiwan to open a representative office under its own name...

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...

China celebrates 20 years in WTO but breaks its rules in Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saturday (Dec. 11) marks the 20th anniversary of China’s ascent to the World Trade Organization (WTO), but it comes at a time when Beijing is taking its unlawful eco...

Exclusive: Lithuania braces for China-led corporate boycott

FRANKFURT/VILNIUS, Dec 9 (Reuters) - China has told multinationals to sever ties with Lithuania or face being shut out of the Chinese market, a senior government official and an industry body told Reu...

China suspends consular services in Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing announced on Thursday (Nov. 26) it has ceased granting visas at its consulate in Lithuania as it continues to downgrade its bilateral relations as the Baltic count...

2 EU leaders back deeper ties with Taiwan, reject China's bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Formosa Club of pro-Taiwan legislators in Europe on Thursday (Oct. 28) released a letter from two European Union (EU) leaders backing Lithuania's deepened ties wit...

EU calls Taiwan 'important economic partner' but rules out diplomatic recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell said on Tuesday (Sep. 28) that the EU considers Taiwan an “important economic partner,” though there ar...

Will China's move against coal power improve its image in EU?

The Chinese government made the surprise announcement last week that it will stop building coal-fired power stations abroad, a decision that could put it in the good books of the increasingly eco-cons...

Lithuania’s support for Taiwan could sway more EU countries: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent actions by the European Union and Lithuania regarding Taiwan may spell trouble for EU-China relations, according to a report by the BBC. The first reason for the...