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Kishida Fumio win offers Japan-Taiwan stability … for now

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — This time last year, Taiwan was every bit as focused on the latest developments in the U.S. presidential race as its own elections. No one is in any doubt of the imp...

Taiwan’s President Tsai congratulates Japan's Kishida Fumio on winning LDP party vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) offered congratulations to Japan's former Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio on Wednesday (Sept. 29) after he won the vote for ...

Japan's defense minister reiterates importance of Taiwan Strait in CNN interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s Minister of Defense Kishi Nobuo has reiterated the importance of the Taiwan Strait to his country in an exclusive interview with CNN and said that Japan will...

Taiwan-Japan ties headed for breakthrough

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷), CEO of the Taiwan think tank NextGen Foundation, says momentum is building for a breakthrough in Taiwan-Japan relations as the two countries’ f...

Experts, legislators call for Taiwan to deepen defense ties with Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Panelists at a conference on Wednesday (Sept. 8) called for Taiwan and Japan to deepen defense engagement and upgrade bilateral defense ties to be more like the kind Taiwa...

‘Taiwan and Japan are not friends, we are family members’: Deputy defense minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s deputy minister for defense, Yasuhide Nakayama, made a surprise drop in via remote call to a conference on Japan-Taiwan relations held at the Chang Yung-fa F...

Japan, Taiwan ruling parties to hold 1st-ever security talks over China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Officials from the ruling parties of Japan and Taiwan are planning to hold bilateral talks for the first time to address the military and "gray-zone" coercion ta...

PLA buff channel calls for breaking Japan into 4 countries if it tries to defend Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video by a Chinese military buff channel last week called for an all-out war with Japan were it to try to defend Taiwan from an invasion from China, outlining plans for ...

CCP channel reposts video threatening to nuke Japan if it defends Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video reposted by a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) committee in northeastern China on Sunday (July 11) threatens to "continuously use nuclear bombs" against Jap...

Japanese minister says it's time to 'wake up' to deter Chinese aggression around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's State Minister of Defence Nakayama Yasuhide on Monday (June 28) warned that the U.S. and Japan need to "wake up" to the threat China poses to Taiwan....

China 'strongly dissatisfied' after Japan's PM calls Taiwan country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is "strongly dissatisfied" and has lodged "solemn representations" after Japan's prime minister on Wednesday (June 9) referred to Taiwan as a...

Taiwanese pineapples getting extensive media coverage in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pineapples have made headlines in major Japanese newspapers over the last two weeks as China's import ban on the fruit remains a hot topic in the archipelago...

Japanese prefecture urges Tokyo to back Taiwan’s WHA bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lawmakers in the Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido have passed resolutions that call on Tokyo to enhance its support for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Assem...

Taiwan and CPTPP trade pact a perfect fit

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Izumi Hiroyasu (泉裕泰) has been a good friend to Taiwan. In his time running the Chinese affairs department of Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he was an influ...

Fuji TV lists Taiwan representative as 'ambassador to Japan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit by Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), Taiwan's representative to Japan on Thursday (Sept. 24), Fuji TV welcomed him as the "ambassador to Japan," likely raisi...