US State Department says ties with Taiwan strongest ever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) met with David Stilwell, assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP), on Monda...

US, Australian officials reaffirm Taiwan's role in Indo-Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an annual meeting between American and Australian foreign affairs and defense officials, the two sides re-affirmed Taiwan's key role in the Indo-Pacific region ...

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanks US congressman for political support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 28) expressed appreciation to U.S. Representative Tom Tiffany (R-WI) for drafting an amendment that would eliminate...

Nicaragua to appoint new ambassador to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nicaragua's official publication La Gaceta announced last Wednesday (July 22) that President Daniel Ortega issued a presidential decree to recall the Central American ...

'Visa run' not required for foreign students in Taiwan: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (July 26) announced that foreign students currently residing in Taiwan do not need to go on "visa runs"...

'Visa run' unnecessary for foreign students in Taiwan changing schools: MOFA

International students seeking to continue their tertiary education in Taiwan or transfer from one university to another are not required to leave the country for a "visa run," the Ministry ...

House to introduce Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Friday (July 17) announced that he will introduce a bill this week that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China invades...

Taiwan calls Chinese sanctions on US contractor over arms sale 'barbaric threat'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 14) condemned China's planned sanctions on Lockheed Martin for its participation in a recent U.S. arms...

Taiwan wants say over South China Sea as US rejects China’s claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 14) welcomed Washington’s rejection of Beijing’s maritime claims in the South China Sea, urging the inc...

Taiwan’s MOFA defends new Facebook profile picture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 14) defended its new Facebook profile picture by emphasizing it did not amount to the ministry’s logo after c...

Germany found to have raised white flag for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Germany was found to have unceremoniously replaced Taiwan's flag with a blank, white banner under its listing for the country on the foreign ministry website — p...

White House tweets support for Taiwan-Somaliland ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The White House National Security Council (NSC) on Friday (July 10) tweeted support for the recent establishment of relations between Taiwan and Somaliland. Ministry of...

China condemned for stopping US officials visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (July 8) blasted China for pressuring U.S. officials against visiting Taiwan and called on the international...

Taiwan still seeks WHO participation despite US withdrawal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (July 8) said Taiwan’s goal of participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) will not change despite U.S. ...

Employee of Taiwan office in Geneva tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative office in Geneva has announced the temporary suspension of its consular services for 14 days after one of its employees was confirmed to have a...