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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...

US deputy secretary of state talks to Lithuania, pledges support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman spoke with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis on Friday (Aug. 13) to reiterate Washington’s support for ...

European Parliament to vote on freezing China investment deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament is likely to pass a motion on Thursday (May 20) to officially freeze an investment deal with China. The move comes in response to what parliamen...

EU-China investment deal dead in water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The landmark EU-China investment deal is on hold, with momentum to ratify the agreement unlikely to resume while relations between the bloc and its second-largest trade pa...

EU-China deal grinds into reverse after tit-for-tat sanctions

Fewer than three months after it was agreed, progress to pass an EU-China deal giving European companies better access to Chinese markets has sharply reversed after tit-for-tat sanctions. China bla...

Taiwan welcomes sanctioned European MEP with 'open arms'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's foreign minister on Tuesday (March 23) welcomed a German member of the European Parliament with "open arms" after he was banned from China amid tit-...

German MEP sanctioned by China points out he can still visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a travel ban imposed by China as part of tit-for-tat sanctions, a member of European Parliament pointed out that there is nothing stopping him from visiting...

Western allies exchange sanction salvos with China over Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acting in concert, the U.S., U.K., Canada, and EU on Monday (March 22) announced sanctions on Chinese officials with connections to the ongoing human rights abuses in Xinj...

Beijing's assurances on forced labor 'hot air': Chair of EU Parliament's China Delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EU leaders and China hammered out the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) in the closing days of 2020 at a time when the Chinese Communist Party is increasingly on...

EU and China agree on investment deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Union and China agreed to an investment deal on Wednesday (Dec. 30) that looks to give European firms greater access to Chinese markets. The deal was negot...

EU has security concerns over Chinese 5G tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EU Commissioner Julian King has raised concerns over the potential use of Huawei mobile networks in Europe, citing a Chinese law requiring companies to “support” th...

【Exclusive】MEP criticizes China’s human rights record, calls Taiwan beacon of hope

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Bastiaan “Bas” Belder told Taiwan News on Thursday (May 29) that Taiwan is a democratic beacon to China. “It i...

EU cautions on mergers and acquisitions by Chinese firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - European Union members should be cautious about the threats to national security posed by Chinese state-run firms, European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager repor...