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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...

In French Guiana, virus exposes inequality, colonial legacy

PARIS (AP) — When white doctors walked into Camopi, a majority Indigenous town in French Guiana near the border with Brazil, townspeople felt worry instead of relief. With French Gui...

French politician urges WHO not to exclude Taiwan from coronavirus discussion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The deputy chairman of the France-Taiwan Parliamentary Friendship Group is calling on the World Health Organization (WHO) not to exclude Taiwan from the coronavirus discus...

European political leaders form Formosa Club to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political leaders from around Europe gathered in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday (Oct. 16) for the official launch of the Formosa Club, which will allow pro-Taiwan Europea...

Legislative diplomacy: Taiwan's alternative way to strengthen foreign relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of Taiwan’s efforts to expand ties with other countries, its legislature has welcomed hundreds of foreign lawmakers over the last three years. Since 2016,...

Taiwan welcomes parliamentarians from France and UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French parliamentarian delegation and Lord Bethell, a member of the U.K. House of Lords, arrived in Taiwan to promote bilateral economic relationship, said the Ministry ...

France recognizes Taiwan is key in solving South China Sea disputes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the French National Assembly recently published a 77 page report on the territory disputes and rising tensions in the South China Sea. ...

German lawmakers agree to mini-parliament with France

Following their French colleagues, Germany's Bundestag parliament voted on Wednesday to create a 100-seat assembly of French and German lawmakers. The 50 German and 50 French deputies are to meet...

Paris okays proposed French-German parliamentary assembly

French National Assembly president Richard Ferrand (pictured above) said Monday the chamber had approved the combined Franco-German parliamentary body conceived in January in Aachen — despite ob...

The Latest: French minister 'disgusted' by protester attacks

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French yellow vest protests in Paris (all times local): 6 p.m. French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner has gone on Twitter to ex...

New France-Germany treaty aims to revive EU

As they mark the 56th anniversary of the Elysee Treaty in the German city of Aachen on Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel will sign a new friendship treaty that is ...

Taiwan President meets French parliamentary delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A visit by Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) to France’s National Assembly last July was a historic moment, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told a visiting French...

Taiwan's legislative speaker seeks foreign support through visits

Paris, July 28 (CNA) Taiwan's Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) headed back to Taiwan from Paris Saturday, after finishing a 10-day visit to Europe aimed at garnering support for Taiwan in t...

Germany, France mark anniversary of friendship treaty

BERLIN (AP) — German and French lawmakers are stressing the need for closer cooperation between the two nations as they mark the 55th anniversary of the signing of the Elysee friendship treaty. ...

Le Pen companion charged in probe of EU parliament fake jobs

PARIS (AP) — The companion of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation of allegedly fake jobs at the European Parliament. Louis A...