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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...

Japanese official reiterates support for Taiwan through 'available means'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Japanese government has yet to make any official comment on U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar's visit to Taiwan, a Japanese foreign ministry official said M...

Taiwan envoy provides insights on Japan's travel bubble

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese representative in Japan, Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), on Monday (June 1) shared his take on Japan's planned reopening to selected countries and offered possible ex...

Japanese envoy promises continual support for Taiwan's WHA participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the World Health Organization's (WHO) disappointing decision to bar Taiwan from participating in the World Health Assembly (WHA) for the fourth year in a row...

Taiwanese pineapples land in Japanese supermarket chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A batch of Taiwanese pineapples from Pingtung County on Tuesday (April 14) left for Japan, where the fruits will be sold at more than 300 branches of a major supermarket c...

Japan's Abe congratulates Taiwan's president on re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (Jan. 17), Japanese Diet member Keiji Furuya delivered Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s message as of congratulat...

Former Japanese diplomat predicts narrow victory for Tsai in 2020 Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A newly retired Japanese diplomat made a prediction about Taiwan's 2020 elections on Sunday (Dec. 22), saying that incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) might defeat ...

China could assassinate Taiwan presidential candidate: Japanese scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) may assassinate a Taiwan opposition party candidate for the presidency, so the election loses legitimacy and sends the country into chaos...

Japan fully supports Taiwan’s accession to CPTPP: Japanese MP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Diet member Keiji Furuya voiced Japan's full support for Taiwan’s accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Japanese legislators pass resolution supporting Taiwan's participation in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese legislators from a Taiwan caucus in Japan’s National Diet passed a resolution on Wednesday (May 15) in support of Taiwan’s participation in the upcomi...

Japanese envoy to Taiwan disappointed by food import ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s top representative to Taiwan, Mikio Numata, said the referendum result calling for a ban on some Japanese food imports is disappointing, during an event in T...

‘Kaosiung Declaration’ proclaiming greater Japan-Taiwan ties issued at summit in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Fourth Summit on Taiwan-Japan Exchange took place in Kaohsiung (高雄市) on July 7 in which the "Kaohsiung Declaration" was proclaimed, calling for deepening rel...

Japan-Taiwan relations should be deepened through Okinawa: former President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) said that Japan-Taiwan relations should be deepened through Okinawa at a press conference at Naha International Airport before r...