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French man attacks Vietnamese ex girlfriend with hammer, flees Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French citizen allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend with a hammer in Tainan on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) before fleeing Taiwan. Tainan police said the victim is a Vietn...

France launches women in science event in Taiwan's Hsinchu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French Office in Taipei will hold a “Science Bubble Tea” event at the Hsinchu Railway Art Village on Dec. 6. at 6:30 p.m. to enhance Taiwan-France cooperat...

French envoy to Taiwan aims for fresh framework to engage with Indo-Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly appointed French representative to Taiwan, Franck Paris, has expressed his intention to foster a collaborative partnership with Taiwan, aligning with the geopoli...

French seek cooperation with Taiwan in science and innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French Office in Taipei has proposed a new strategy aimed at building bilateral ties encompassing scientific research, shared values, and other areas, office director ...

French warship confirmed to be anchored off west coast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) on Thursday (Aug. 12) confirmed reports that a French warship had anchored just off the coast of western Taiwan. At 6:28 p.m. on We...

Taiwan to open representative office in Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 20) announced that the country will be opening a representative office in Lithuania. At a press briefing on Tues...

Taiwan gifts 200,000 masks to disadvantaged in south of France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has donated 200,000 face masks to France, which will be distributed to disadvantaged groups in the southern part of the European nation, as it continues to struggle...

Taiwan director Ang Lee conferred with France's highest distinction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan filmmaker Ang Lee (李安) was conferred with the Knights of the Legion of Honor, the highest order of merit bestowed by the French government, on Wednesday (Feb. 3). ...

Taiwan, France announce internship program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) held a press conference with the French Office in Taipei on Thursday (Nov. 26) to announce a Taiwan-France initiative that allows Ta...

Senior envoy from Taiwan addresses French Senate for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese envoy to Paris, Wu Chih-chung (吳志中), on Wednesday (Sept. 9) became Taiwan's first senior representative to speak at a French Senate hearing. Wu was in...

France congratulates Taiwan election winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has issued a statement congratulating all candidates who won in Saturday's (Jan. 11) Taiwan elections, including Pres...

European Education Fair kicks off in Taipei Oct. 26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 European Education Fair Taiwan (EEFT) will take place at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) Hall 3 this weekend (Oct. 26-27) to promote high-quality European ed...

Hong Kong mask ban protest appears at Nuit Blanche Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Nuit Blanche Taipei gathered more than artwork and performances on Saturday (Oct. 5) evening when a group of people protesting against the mask ban law in Hong Kong showed ...

Nuit Blanche Taipei set to shine brightly this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nuit Blanche Taipei 2019 (白晝之夜) will feature art installations and take place in Dazhi and Neihu districts, with a series of launch events from Oct. 5-6. The fourth edi...

Taoyuan mayor grants honorary citizenship to outgoing Dir. of French Office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday (July 24), Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) awarded the outgoing director of the French Office in Taipei with a certificate of honorary citizenship. Mayo...