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Taiwan reaffirms relations with Guatemala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Guatemala’s support for Taiwan has never wavered, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Tuesday (Feb. 6), after Guatemala Foreign Minister Carlos...

Taiwan ally Guatemala mulls commercial ties with China, foreign minister says

Guatemala is considering reaching out to develop formal trade ties with China, the Central American country's foreign minister told Reuters on Monday, although it plans to maintain its existing re...

Saint Vincent reaffirms relations with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves reiterated his support for Taiwan in a video call on Tuesday (Jan. 16). The Ministry of Foreign Affai...

China poaches Nauru 2 days after Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just two days after Taiwan elected president-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德), Nauru announced that it is officially severing diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favor of China. ...

Taiwan foreign minister in Guatemala for presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) arrived in Guatemala early Saturday (Jan. 13) morning to attend the inauguration ceremony of the new Guatemalan President Bernardo Arevalo...

Nauru cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China

The South Pacific nation of Nauru announced Monday it was switching diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China, saying it would no longer consider the self-governing island "as a separate country"...

Events to watch in 2024: US Election, Gaza, COP29, Ukraine, Paris Olympics, and more

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heading into 2024, the year is set to be filled with important events in areas of politics, the environment, and culture that will shape the next several years. U.S. E...

Former-Taiwan ally Nicaragua upgrades ties with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China and Nicaragua upgraded bilateral ties on Wednesday (Dec. 20) to a “strategic partnership,” as the Central American country faces Western sanctions. A ...

Taiwan 'reassured' on formal ties with Guatemala under incoming president

TAIPEI, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Taiwan's foreign minister on Friday said Guatemala's incoming government had "reassured" that it intends to maintain formal ties with the island, as China g...

Taiwan International Coffee Show opening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan International Coffee Show opens on Friday (Nov. 17) at Taipei’s Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 2. Central American Trade Office Director Violeta S. H. ...

Why some volcanoes just keep spewing lava

News of volcanic eruptions only reaches the headlines when the big ones erupt — Etna, Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Merapi, Eyjafjallajökull or Fagradalsfjall — but at any time during a given year, ...

Taiwan emphasizes global potential on International Organizations Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United Nations should seek an appropriate method to respond to growing support for Taiwan to benefit the global community, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Saturd...

Taiwan evacuates 9 nationals from Israel to Rome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A special flight evacuated 14 people, including nine Taiwanese nationals, from Israel to Rome on Friday (Oct. 20), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said. As on Fr...

Guatemala foreign minister lauds Taiwan partnership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Guatemala cherishes its partnership with Taiwan, Guatemalan Foreign Minister Mario Bucaro said on Saturday (Oct. 7) at a National Day celebration held by Taiwan’s em...

Taiwan holds National Day celebration in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in New York held a National Day reception at the Mandarin Oriental, with approximately 500 guests from political, academic, ...