Czech businesses slam China for 'childish' economic retaliation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Entrepreneurs and business leaders from the Czech delegation to Taiwan on Thursday (Sept. 10) reacted to Beijing's decision to ban their companies from the Chinese mar...

China spokeswoman berates reporter for calling Tsai 'president'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying (華春瑩) on Thursday (Sept. 3) berated a Japanese reporter for referring to Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as "president" when...

Tsai awards posthumous medal to late Czech Senate president

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday conferred a posthumous honor on the late Czech Senate President Jaroslav Kubera in recognition of his long-term support for Taiwan. The Order of Propitious ...

Czech Senate president meets Taiwan leader; Beijing protests

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Czech Senate president met with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday morning during a rare trip by a foreign dignitary to the self-ruled democratic island that rival Chi...

Prague lodges stern protest over China's threat towards Czech senate president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek on Monday (Aug. 31) summoned Zhang Jianmin (張建敏), the Chinese ambassador to the central European country, in response to Chinese Fore...

Czech delegation visits Taiwan despite Chinese criticism

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The president of the Czech Republic's senate on Monday told an economic forum in Taiwan that freedom and democracy are the basis of prosperity, while the two sides signed agreeme...

Czech Senate leader's delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil and his delegation landed at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport at 11 a.m. on Sunday (Aug. 30), kicking off the highest-level and ...

MOFA welcomes Czech Senate president ahead of delegation's arrival on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The highest-profile Czech delegation to visit Taiwan since the Central European nation gained its independence is set to arrive Aug. 30 for a five-day visit. Taiwan&rsq...

70 world leaders sign letter backing Czech senator's visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 70 leaders from the European Parliament, U.S., Canada, and Australia on Tuesday (Aug. 25) issued a statement backing an upcoming visit to Taiwan by a Czech dele...

Czech senate president faces 3 coronavirus tests on Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Czech Senate President Miloš Vystrčil and his 90-member delegation will disembark in Taiwan on Aug. 30 they will face three rounds of testing for the Wuhan cor...

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan speaker invites Czech delegation to visit legislature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Yuan President You Shyi-kun (游錫堃) on Saturday (Aug. 15) revealed in an interview that he has invited Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil to the Legislative Y...

Widow of Czech official threatened by China plans Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The widow of former Czech Senate President Jaroslav Kubera will fulfill her husband's wish and join the current Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil and his delegatio...

Czech Senate president defends Taiwan trip as based on 'values'

Milos Vystrcil, president of the Czech senate, said his plan to lead a delegation to Taiwan later this month reflects a belief in the importance of values, not only in foreign policy but as a necessar...

Czech senate president to fly to Taiwan on Aug. 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil announced on Thursday (Aug. 6) that he and a more than 90-person delegation will embark on a trip to Taiwan Aug. 29. In an intervi...

Taiwan is 'de facto independent free country': Czech senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, who is planning to visit Taiwan in August, was quoted in an online interview as saying that Taiwan is a "de facto independent a...