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DPP lawmaker, NGOs slam university over alleged labor violations involving Filipino students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Fan Yun (范雲) was joined by the Taiwan Association of Human Rights and Taiwan Labor Front Friday morning (May 6) to accuse Kao Yuan ...

Exclusive: Philippine students at Taiwan university working grueling, full-time factory 'internships'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipino students at Kaohsiung's Kao Yuan University allege the school misled them about an internship program during recruitment and say they and their classmates hav...

Taiwan foreign minister awards Tuvalu ambassador with prestigious medal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Wednesday (April 27) awarded outgoing Tuvalu Ambassador to Taiwan Limasene Teatu the Order of Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon for her ...

Russia's re-engagement with Africa pays off

On March 2, the United Nations General Assembly in New York was asked to vote on a resolution, calling for Russian troops to withdraw from Ukraine "immediately, completely and unconditionally.&qu...

Taiwan, Somaliland ties growing despite diplomatic isolation

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan and Somaliland are expanding economic and political ties despite being two of the world’s most diplomatically isolated governments. Somaliland Foreign M...

Somaliland, Taiwan hail 'special relationship' amid isolation

Somaliland’s Foreign Minister Essa Kayd landed in Taiwan on Wednesday for his government's first cabinet-level visit. Taiwan and Somaliland find themselves in a similar position with both b...

'Meaningful participation' = unequal participation

In October, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a press statement that said, "We encourage all UN Member States to join us in supporting Taiwan’s robust, meaningful participation ...

COVID: EU lifts flight suspension to southern Africa

Member states of the European Union on Monday decided to lift the suspension of flights to and from southern Africa after air travel was put on hold due to the omicron variant. The news was announced...

Business Highlights: Google fined, holiday trading quiet

___ Russian court slaps Google, Meta with massive fines MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court has fined Google nearly $100 million and Facebook’s parent company Meta $27 mil...

US to lift omicron-linked travel ban on southern Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will lift travel restrictions on eight southern African countries that it imposed to try to blunt the spread of the COVID omicron variant, the White House announced Friday. ...

Taiwan reports 23 imported breakthrough Omicron cases in 1 week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Dec. 24) announced a total of 23 imported breakthrough Omicron cases within one week. During a press conf...

Taiwan records 5th Omicron case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Saturday (Dec. 18) confirmed its fifth case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, an American citizen in his 20s who arrived in the country on Dec. 13. He had rece...

Taiwan, US, Japan, Australia discuss GCTF plans for 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) co-hosted the seventh Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) Joint Committee meeting with Taiwan’s Ministry of...

Taiwan's 'alliance of shared values' and Nicaragua

In President Tsai’s first inaugural speech in 2016 she stated: “Taiwan has been a model citizen in global civil society. Since our democratization, we have persisted in upholding the un...

Lithuania: Taking a stand against China

The building at the heart of the row is a rather inconspicuous office block in the Lithuanian capital. Behind its shiny glass facade you can find law firms, consultancies and other companies. But, at ...