Taiwan government speaks out on US protests against racial injustice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (June 4) responded to the ongoing U.S. protests against racial inequality and expressed trust in the American d...

MOFA responds to Taiwan's exclusion from permitted travel destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) responded Tuesday (June 2) to reports of Taiwan being excluded from several countries' border control relaxation, saying the Tai...

Charter flight to pick up Vietnamese nationals stranded in Taiwan

The Vietnamese government will dispatch a charter flight Friday (May 29) to pick up Vietnamese nationals stranded in Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed Thursday (May 28). &quo...

Taiwanese woman calls for further investigation into sister's death in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sister of a Taiwanese woman who died of unknown causes during a working holiday in Australia on Wednesday (May 20) urged the Taiwanese government to ask Australian pol...

Palau considers establishing safe travel bubble with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau is currently considering establishing a safe travel circle with Taiwan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐江安) said on Wednesday (May 13). ...

New ambassador to Paraguay assumes post amid questions

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has confirmed that José Han (韓志正) assumed his post as Taiwan's new ambassador to Paraguay on Monday (May 11), amid questions over the timing of his ap...

Taiwan says WHO should 'free itself from' China's control

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (May 5) said that only Taiwan has the legal authority to represent itself and that the World Health Organization (WHO) sh...

Taiwan to donate over 7 million masks in 3rd round of international aid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced the third round of medical mask donations on Tuesday (May 5), pledging to provide more than seven million of th...

China objects to Taiwan's WHA attendance based on ‘political principles’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the World Health Assembly's (WHA) 73rd plenary session just 14 days away, the Chinese representative office to Geneva on Saturday (May 2) strongly objected to Tai...

Staff member at Taiwan office in France tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A member of staff at Taiwan’s de facto embassy in France has tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursd...

Taiwan refutes Philippine claim that China has say in OFW's fate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (April 29) rejected a Philippine official's claims that China has any say over the fate of a Filipina care...

Foreign minister affirms stable Taiwan-Paraguay ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) stated on Thursday (April 23) that the nation's diplomatic relations with Paraguay remain stable, rejecting rumors that ties ...

Sending Taiwan Goodwill Fleet to Palau amid pandemic was military decision: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday (April 21) it only held an advisory function, with the Ministry of National Defense (MND) making the decision to send t...

Taiwan plans second round of surgical mask donations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning a second round of surgical mask donations to countries hit hard by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this time targeting Latin America and Southeast ...

Taiwanese government fires back at China over WHO exclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Beijing mocked French scholars and politicians for supporting Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO), the Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Af...