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French National Assembly delegation departs Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French National Assembly delegation, headed by Francois de Rugy, chair of the Taiwan-France Friendship Group, departed Taiwan on Sunday (Dec. 20) after meeting with a ...

French delegation drives home need to support Taiwan on world stage

[Updated 12:00 p.m. Dec. 20] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French lawmakers of various political stripes delivered a message of goodwill and support for Taiwan's right to self-determination and ...

Premier emphasizes close Taiwan-France ties to French National Assembly delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) met with the French National Assembly delegation on Thursday (Dec. 16), highlighting the close friendship between the two countries. Su rec...

Taiwan's Tsai urges unity against rising authoritarianism

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Addressing a group of visiting French lawmakers, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen called Wednesday for greater unity among democratic nations in the face of rising authoritariani...

Taiwan president receives French National Assembly delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) received the visiting French National Assembly delegation, led by Francois de Rugy, chair of the France-Taiwan Friendship Group, in the Presid...

French National Assembly delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French National Assembly delegation arrived in Taiwan Wednesday morning (Dec. 15) and will meet with top government officials before departing Sunday (Dec. 19). The g...

Foreign ministry thanks French National Assembly for passing pro-Taiwan resolution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French National Assembly on Monday (Nov. 29) passed a resolution affirming the French government’s continued backing of Taiwan’s participation in internati...

French National Assembly to vote on resolution backing Taiwan's international space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French National Assembly is set to vote on a resolution supporting Taiwan’s international participation on Nov. 29, following its approval by the French Senate i...

Taiwan legislature forms new caucus to promote ties with France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 55 lawmakers from different parties formed a legislative caucus on Tuesday (Oct. 27) to promote ties with France. Tsai Shih-ying (蔡適應) from the ruling Democr...

French legislators pay respect to Taiwan's former president Lee Teng-hui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several French political leaders have expressed condolences for Taiwan's former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) after he passed away last Thursday (July 30) at the age of...

French government reports clear ex-minister of over-spending

PARIS (AP) — Two reports have cleared the former No. 2 in the French government of excessive spending a week after Francois de Rugy resigned as environment minister. The reports by t...

Top French minister resigns over alleged lavish lifestyle

PARIS (AP) — The No. 2 in the French government has resigned over reports that he has been living a lavish lifestyle at the expense of France's taxpayers. Ecology Minister Francois d...

French ecology minister Francois de Rugy resigns over reports of publicly funded lavish lifestyle

PARIS (AP) — French ecology minister Francois de Rugy resigns over reports of publicly funded lavish lifestyle.

1,100 dead dolphins washed up on French shores since January

PARIS (AP) — The dolphins' bodies were horribly mutilated, the fins cut off. But what shocked French marine researchers wasn't just the brutality of the deaths of these highly intell...

French government faces legal challenge for climate action

PARIS (AP) — Four activist groups have launched legal action to try to take the French state to court for not doing enough to fight climate change. Greenpeace, Oxfam and two French e...