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Taiwan has right to interact with other countries, MOFA reminds China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Feb. 23) stated that Taiwan is a sovereign and independent country and that China has no right to dictate its exchanges ...

Taiwan tennis player detained at Serbia airport for 24 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese tennis player Tseng Chun-hsin (曾俊欣) said Tuesday (Feb. 23) that he and his father had been forcefully detained at an airport in Serbia this week due to a mix-up ...

Taiwan willing to assist US in helping diplomatic allies develop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday (Feb. 22) that it is willing to work with Washington to help diplomatic allies develop, in response to U.S. State Secret...

Taiwan reaffirms sovereignty over Diaoyutai Islands amid increased tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Feb. 18) reiterated that the country claims sovereignty over the Diaoyutai Islands, urging Japan and China t...

MOFA mourns passing of pro-Taiwan US lawmaker Ron Wright

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Feb. 9) expressed grief over the passing of U.S. Congressman Ron Wright, who had been a long-time supporter of Taiwan. ...

Taiwan to open representative office in Guyana

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will establish a representative office in Guyana in a bid to counter China’s growing influence in South America. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) mad...

Arms sales to Taiwan not affected by American review: Officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan said on Thursday (Jan. 28) that its arms sale deals previously approved by the Trump administration are proceeding as scheduled. President Joe Biden has paused s...

WHO forces 2 Taiwanese medical groups to go by 'Chinese Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the global death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus nears 2 million, two Taiwanese radiological groups have been forced to change their names to "Chinese Taipei"...

Taiwan, US successfully conclude political-military dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Jan. 7) stated that the single-day political-military dialogue held that morning between Taiwanese and American officia...

Conflicts at US Capitol Hill 'regrettable:' Taiwan Foreign Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Thursday that the conflicts in the U.S. Capitol which has resulted in at least one dead and several others injured, were "regrettable." MOFA...

China says it will respond to planned Taiwan, US defense talks

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China said on Wednesday it would make a “necessary response” to a planned military dialogue between the United States and Chinese-claimed Taiwan, saying it firml...

Taiwan thanks US Congress for approving defense bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Jan. 5) thanked the United States Congress for approving a defense bill containing measures favoring Taiwan, overturning...

Taiwan not expected to send delegation to US for Biden's inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is not likely to send a delegation to attend the inaugural events of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden scheduled for Jan. 20. Given the quarantine requirements and ...

Japan official, calling Taiwan 'red line,' urges Biden to 'be strong'

A top Japanese defence official on Friday urged U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to “be strong” in supporting Taiwan in the face of an aggressive China, calling the island’s safety a &...

MOFA to purchase San Francisco property to house Taiwan office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday (Dec. 24) that the government had approved the purchase of property for its representative office in San Francisco, Ca...