Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-20 08:10 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 24 1 2 China 74,546 2,115 3 Hong Kong 65 ...

German Institute Taipei praises Taiwan's coronavirus response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German Institute Taipei has praised the island nation for its battle against the Wuhan coronavirus, calling it a "role model" in its Facebook post Thursday (...

Taiwan, Germany ink driver’s license agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Germany have signed a letter of intent that will allow residents of each country to obtain driver's licenses without taking a test on the other's soil. ...

Allies voice support for Taiwan's inclusion in Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) General Assembly, which Taiwan has not been a party to since China joined the body, came to a close on Fri...

Taiwan's exclusion from Interpol is political: US, Germany

The representative offices of the United States and Germany in Taiwan on Thursday lamented the country's exclusion from the ongoing general assembly of the International Criminal Police Organizati...

3 Lithuanian MPs call for representative office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Lithuanian parliamentarians last week called for an end to celebrations of Communist China's 70th anniversary and opening a Lithuanian representative office in T...

German office celebrates National Day, cooperation with Taiwan

The German Institute Taipei highlighted cooperation between Taiwan and Germany, especially in the field of renewable energy, as part of German National Day celebrations in Taipei on Thursday. The G...

Taiwan hosts international corporate sustainability dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE), British Office Taipei, Center for Corporate Sustainability, and Taishin Financial Holdings jointly hosted the 5th Roun...

Body of Taiwan teen found in German river

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of a Taiwanese teenage boy who went missing in Germany last week has been found, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday (June 12). The 18-year-old exch...

Xi's latest threat nothing new: German envoy

Taipei, Jan. 21 (CNA) Chinese President Xi Jinping's (習近平) latest assertion that Beijing does not discount the use of force to reunify with Taiwan was a reiteration of China's long-held positi...

Germany supports Taiwan participation in Interpol, WHA: envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Germany's top representative to Taiwan, Thomas Prinz, said that Germany supports Taiwan's participation in Interpol and the World Health Assembly within the framew...

Taiwan hair salon covers up 'Nazi swastikas' after people defecate in front of shop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The owner of a hair salon in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu City has finally decided to cover up signs which had featured a logo strikingly similar to the Nazi swastika, after a...

German Institute in Taipei calls for hair salon owner to take down 'Nazi swastikas'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news reports that a hair salon in Hsinchu is using a logo that resembles a Nazi swastika and after repeated private requests to take the symbols down, the German...

Taiwan team runs Berlin Marathon in fancy costumes promoting brands of excellence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The 2018 Berlin Marathon saw a new record set by Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge, while a group of Taiwanese runners dazzled on the track with eye-catching elements that promote Ta...

German Institute’s new director takes up post in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Germany's new top representative to Taiwan, Dr. Thomas Prinz officially assumed post as Director General of the German Institute Taipei on July 30. "I look for...