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Japanese lawmakers call for Taiwan’s entry to CPTPP with ‘Kobe Declaration’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 7th Summit on Taiwan-Japan Exchanges on Friday (Nov. 12) was attended by an unprecedented number of Japanese politicians, who expressed their support for Taiwan's ...

Kishida Fumio win offers Japan-Taiwan stability … for now

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — This time last year, Taiwan was every bit as focused on the latest developments in the U.S. presidential race as its own elections. No one is in any doubt of the imp...

Taiwan receives fifth shipment of donated AZ vaccines from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s fifth donation of AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine doses to Taiwan arrived Saturday (Sept. 25) afternoon at Taoyuan International Airport. The jabs, totaling 500,...

Japan's prime minister thanks Taiwan for medical equipment aid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s prime minister, Suga Yoshihide, on Thursday (Sept. 16) expressed his gratitude to Taiwan for its medical supply donations and stressed the strong bond betwee...

Taiwan, US diplomats meet in Japan to discuss regional cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Raymond Greene, charge d’affaires ad interim at the U.S. embassy in Japan, on Thursday (Aug. 12) met with Taiwan envoy to Japan Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) to discuss how to d...

1st batch of US vaccines doses to benefit Taiwan's 'most vulnerable': AIT

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)— The American Institute in Taiwan ( AIT) announced Friday (June 4) that the U.S.' forthcoming vaccine aid will go to the most at-risk groups in Taiwan. The White House...

China says Taiwan's 'scheme to gain independence through vaccines won't succeed'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to efforts by Japan's government to donate its COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan, China's foreign ministry on Sunday (May 30) claimed that Taiwan's plan t...

Japan in talks with AstraZeneca to send Taiwan COVID vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is holding talks with British drug maker AstraZeneca to send surplus COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan, reports said Saturday (May 29). There is a no-transfer clause in...

US top diplomat in Japan calls on Taiwan representative office for first time in 42 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The charge d'affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Japan, Joseph Young, met with Taiwan’s Japan representative Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) at the East Asian nation’s Japan...

‘Nuclear’ food from Japan not allowed in: Taiwan health minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese food products from areas affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster will not be allowed to enter Taiwan, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) sa...

Taiwanese pineapples getting extensive media coverage in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pineapples have made headlines in major Japanese newspapers over the last two weeks as China's import ban on the fruit remains a hot topic in the archipelago...

Taiwanese pineapples in spotlight at Foodex Japan 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's pineapples have become a star at Japan's International Food and Beverage Exhibition (Foodex Japan 2021) as Japanese consumers show support for the fruit f...

US envoy to Japan officially hosts Taiwanese counterpart for 1st time since 1979

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese representative to Japan officially met with his American counterpart in the archipelago country for the first time since the U.S. ended official diplomatic t...

Taiwan envoy to Japan responds to former president's Chinese vaccine comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Representative to Japan Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) on Monday (Feb. 15) stated that if China really cared about the health of Taiwanese, it would allow Taiwan to join the ...

Fuji TV lists Taiwan representative as 'ambassador to Japan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit by Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), Taiwan's representative to Japan on Thursday (Sept. 24), Fuji TV welcomed him as the "ambassador to Japan," likely raisi...