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Foreign minister thanks US House minority leader for supporting Taiwan's defense capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (April 19) expressed gratitude to U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for calling on the U.S. to take immediate ste...

Taiwan emphasizes mutual benefit of joining US Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States has still not decided which countries will join the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday (April 12...

MOFA silent on possible future Taiwan visit by Nancy Pelosi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The foreign ministry will not comment on whether U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to visit Taiwan in the future, ministry spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐...

Taiwan's EPA minister to attend Our Ocean Conference in Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration Minister Chang Tzi-chin (張子敬) will be attending the Our Ocean Conference (OOC) in Palau, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MO...

Taiwan says China-Solomon Islands security agreement threatens regional security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (April 7) expressed concern over the signing of a security agreement between China and the Solomon Islands, saying it th...

Unknown if Taiwan will be affected by Russia's upcoming visa restrictions: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐江安) said Tuesday (March 29) that no Taiwanese applications for Russian entry visas have been restricted so far ...

Control Yuan members push for investigation of former Taiwanese ambassador to Nicaragua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Control Yuan members Wang Meiyu (王美玉), Lin Yu-jong (林郁容), and Lin Wen-cheng (林文程) on Thursday (March 17) filed an application to investigate former Ambassador to Nicaragua...

China’s reluctance to condemn Russia reflects scheme to invade Taiwan: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is reluctant to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine because it intends to encroach upon Taiwan’s sovereignty, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) sai...

Russia listing Taiwan as 'unfriendly nation' creates little impact: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russia’s inclusion of Taiwan as an “unfriendly nation” creates little impact on Taiwan’s economy and trade, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on...

Foreign ministry discourages Taiwanese from joining Ukrainian foreign legion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (March 3) discouraged Taiwanese from traveling to Ukraine to join its recently established International Legion of Terri...

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Taiwan. He arrived on Wednesday night (March 2) at 7:38 p.m. and will depart on Saturday. "I've been ...

Live updates: UN: shelling knocks out water lines in Ukraine

___ GENEVA — The U.N.‘s refugees chief is warning that many more vulnerable people will begin fleeing their homes in Ukraine if Russia’s military offensive continues and further urba...

MOFA prepares evacuation of last 17 Taiwanese in Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday (March 1) it is working on a route to evacuate the last 17 Taiwanese in Ukraine. A total of 36 Taiwanese students, b...

Taiwanese citizens evacuating Ukraine over land

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is attempting to help Taiwanese citizens still in Ukraine evacuate by land and to cross the border into Poland. As Russia began i...

Taiwan will take 'appropriate actions' in response to Russian invasion of Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine, accused it of "changing the status quo," and pledged to take "appropriate actions" in coordination w...