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France moves closer to banning veils in sports competitions

The French Senate has voted in favor of banning the wearing of headscarves in sports competitions, arguing that neutrality is a requirement on the field of play. The French upper leg...

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 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...

France's Republicans pick a woman as presidential candidate

PARIS (AP) — Valérie Pécresse, the head of the Paris region and a former conservative minister, has been chosen to run in France's presidential race next year as The Republicans party candidate, a dec...

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...

European Parliament delegation to visit Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A European Parliament delegation will head to Taiwan next week to meet with high-level Taiwanese government officials. Raphael Glucksmann, known for his critical stance...

French delegation leaves Taiwan after five-day visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of French senators left Taiwan on Sunday night (Oct. 10) after wrapping up a five-day visit to the country. The group departed on Sunday night at 11:10 p.m...

French Senate delegation ends Taiwan trip with Legislative Yuan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The French Senate delegation, led by Alain Richard, Chairman of the Senate’s Taiwan Friendship Group, stopped by the Legislative Yuan on Friday (Oct. 8) to call on Yo...

Call Taiwan a country, French senator says, angering China

TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan should be called a country, a senior French senator said on Friday during a visit to Taipei, doubling down on earlier comments that have angered Beijing, which views the islan...

Beijing condemns French senator for calling Taiwan a 'country'

French Senator Alain Richard met with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday, during which he said that the Taiwanese representative office in Paris was doing "a very good job in represe...

Taiwan president bestows honor upon French senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday morning (Oct. 7) awarded the chairman of the French Senate’s Taiwan Friendship Group, Alain Richard, the Order of Propitious...

French senators meet with Taiwan's Tsai amid China tensions

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A group of French senators visiting Taiwan as part of a regular parliamentary exchange met with President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday morning during a trip that comes in a particula...