Taiwan lawmakers meet with European Parliament officials in Brussels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four Taiwanese lawmakers from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) visited Brussels, Belgium, this week, meeting with Michael Gahler, the new chair of the Europea...

More countries call for Taiwan to join the World Health Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three more countries have joined the call for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (May 17)...

European Parliament stands in solidarity with Taiwan as China ramps up pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The delegation from the European Parliament was wrapping up its six-day visit to Taiwan Friday with a message that it will stand in solidarity with Taiwanese people as Chi...

Showing support for Taiwan, EU group presents letter signed by 155 MEPs to President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the morning of Feb. 20, the chair of European Parliament-Taiwan Friendship Group, Werner Langen, presented an official letter and declaration affirming the support of E...

3 MEPs granted medal of diplomacy to recognize promotion of Taiwan-EU ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) conferred the Friendship Medal of Diplomacy to three members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Monday. Bas Belder, Eduard Kukan, and...

European Parliament Taiwan Friendship Group visits Taiwan

Werner Langen, chairman of the European Parliament Taiwan Friendship Group (TFG), and his delegation arrived in Taiwan for a six-day visit. They will be received by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Le...

World Health Organization Executive Board convenes in Geneva, Switzerland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 144th Session of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board is being held in Geneva Switzerland over the next seven days, from Jan. 24 to Feb. 1. There i...

EU parliamentary group supports Taiwan, rejects "1 country 2 systems"

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Members of the European Parliament-Taiwan Friendship Group sent a joint letter to the European Union (EU) foreign policy chief today, saying that the people of Taiwan reje...

Taiwan EU representative recounts ceaseless Chinese antagonism at National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representative to the EU and Belgium, Harry Tseng (曾厚仁), says hope for global democracy and the rule of law relies on Taiwan triumphing over Chinese oppression. Hosting...

Philippines, France congratulate Tsai on election victory

Manila, Jan. 17 (CNA) The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in the Philippines on Sunday congratulated President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her victory in Taiwan's presidential election a da...

Taiwan contributes to fund to aid piracy survivors

Brussels, Oct. 21 (CNA) Taiwan signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday with the United Kingdom-based International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Networks' Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Re...

European Parliament to pass resolution on president's peace initiative

Brussels, Sept. 29 (CNA) The European Parliament is expected to pass a resolution next month in support of the South China Sea peace initiative advocated by President Ma Ying-jeou, Werner Langen, c...

President Ma hopes to strengthen EU-Taiwan partnership

Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (???) held a video conference with members of the European Parliament on Tuesday for the first time, saying that he is looking forward to a stronger pa...

President to hold teleconference with members of European Parliament

Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (???) will talk about his efforts to improve cross-Taiwan Strait relations and his dedication to maintaining peace in the Asia-Pacific during a telecon...