NKorean diplomat: Little progress in relations with US

MOSCOW (AP) — A high-ranking North Korean diplomat says relations with the United States are not progressing notably and is warning that Washington needs to make the next move toward improvement. ...

International computer vision event in Seoul bows to China over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The organizers of a prestigious computer vision event held in South Korea have kowtowed to pressure from China over how Taiwan is addressed. Beijing allegedly forced th...

Pope Francis addresses Christian Maritime Association in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –— The 11th World Conference of the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) opened in Kaohsiung on Monday (Oct. 21) with a keynote address from Vice Presid...

Taiwan indigenous scholar uses native tongue during Presidential Office meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Oct. 17), the Presidential Office received its first presentation given entirely in the language of Taiwan’s Paiwan people, marking an important milesto...

Africans fail to get UN support for AU-UN envoy for Libya

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — African members of the U.N. Security Council have tried unsuccessfully to appoint a joint African Union-United Nations envoy for conflict-torn Libya in an apparent attempt to rep...

Brussels conference discusses terrorism challenges in South Asia, Europe

A Bangladeshi diaspora group, European Bangladesh Forum (EBF), last week organized an international conference in Brussels to discuss the security challenges and threats faced by South Asian nations o...

SKAL International Taipei hosts sustainable tourism forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – SKAL International Taipei (台北順風社) President Hiro Liao (廖國宏) said during an interview on Thursday (Sept. 26) that he intends to upgrade Taiwan’s tourism through incre...

Singer, pro-democracy activist Denise Ho discusses Hong Kong protests in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking about Hong Kong’s civil unrest in the Taiwanese capital on Friday (Sept. 13), Hong Kong singer and pro-democracy activist Denise Ho (何韻詩) said the people of...

Taiwan to reduce airport landing fees following China travel ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following China’s decision at the end of July to restrict individual tourism to Taiwan, the government’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) h...

Taiwan museums to exhibit at ICOM Kyoto

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Chinese Association of Museums (CAM) will lead the National Taiwan Museum and National Palace Museum to the 25th edition of the general conference of the International ...

China accused of forced sterilization, abortions in Xinjiang concentration camps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Female survivors of China’s forced "re-education" programs for the Muslim Uyghur population of Xinjiang, or East Turkestan, have come forward with shocking...

Taiwanese math prodigy champion of 2019 Japan Intl. Mental Arithmetic competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –- At the 2019 Japan International Mental Arithmetic and Mathematical Competition held on Sunday (July 28), a third-grade Taiwanese student defeated 23 other math whizzes fr...

Taiwan to host world conference on women's shelters

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwan will host the fourth World Conference of Women's Shelters in November, with 1,500 female representatives from 120 countries participating, the Taiwanese co-organizer Garden o...

Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture hosts international food loss conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) is holding an international conference on reducing food loss and waste, in Taipei from Aug. 25-26, COA said on Thursday (Aug. 2...

2019 BIO Asia-Taiwan convention to open in Taipei next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 BIO Asia-Taiwan International Conference and Exhibition will take place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center between July 24 and 28. Jointly organized by the Bi...