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Philippines: Is Marcos Jr. the EU's new best friend?

Since taking office in mid-2022, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has moved the Philippines closer to the US, even risking ire from Beijing by signing a new defense agreement with Washington. Marcos Jr...

US Representative Gallagher arrives in Taiwan with delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading congressional critic of China U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher arrived with a seven-member delegation in Taiwan on Thursday (Feb. 22). At 8 a.m., the U.S. H...

US urges 'restraint' amid Taiwan-China disputes over Kinmen waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid rising tensions between Taiwan and China over maritime disputes, the U.S. State Department on Tuesday (Feb. 20) urged "restraint." Cross-strait disputes ...

US deploying 5 aircraft carriers in western Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is deploying five aircraft carriers in the western Pacific in a move analysts say is meant to send a message of deterrence to escalating military activities in th...

South Korean ambassador underscores peace in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean Ambassador to China Chung Jae-ho reiterated the importance of peace in the Taiwan Strait during a press conference on Friday (Feb. 2). “We hope that ...

EU grilled on Gaza at Indo-Pacific talks

The European Union says it wants to deepen ties with the Indo-Pacific, the region stretching from the west coast of Africa to the South Pacific, often seen as a geopolitical battleground between the w...

US lawmaker confirms plan to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher revealed plans to visit Taiwan on Tuesday (Jan. 30). Following a hearing on the Chinese Communist Party and its support for Russia, I...

US disabled Chinese hacking network targeting critical infrastructure, sources say

Jan 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. government in recent months launched an operation to fight a pervasive Chinese hacking operation that successfully compromised thousands of internet-connected devices, acco...

US politicians send letter congratulating Taiwan's Lai on election victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of seven U.S. Congress members sent a letter of congratulations to president-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Thursday (Jan. 25). The lawmakers welcomed a new chapte...

Taiwan condemns Nauru for accepting 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan criticized Nauru for accepting China’s “one China” principle on Wednesday (Jan. 24). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said it expressed &...

Marshall Islands insists it will stick with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Marshall Islands President Hilda C. Heine confirmed her nation would maintain ties with Taiwan in a videoconference with President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德). Heine pledg...

President-elect affirms commitment to regional peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) vowed to uphold regional peace and stability during a meeting with the visiting U.S.-Taiwan Business Council (UTBC) delegation on Tuesda...

India envoy hails growing Taiwan-India relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India-Taipei Association (ITA) Director-General Manharsinh Laxmanbhai Yadav praised deepening India-Taiwan relations during a celebration of India’s Republic Day on ...

Germany strikes balancing act in Southeast Asia

When German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock met her Malaysian counterpart, Mohamad Hasan, in Kuala Lumpur on January 12, she was on day six of a trip that had taken her from the Middle East to Sout...

Czech president congratulates Taiwan election winner Lai Ching-te

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech President Petr Pavel congratulated Taiwan president-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on his victory in an exclusive interview with Czech News Agency (CTK) on Saturday (Jan. ...