Highest-level US official to visit Taiwan in 41 years lands in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar landed in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 9), marking the highest-level visit by a member of the Cabine...

Azar leads highest-level US delegation to Taiwan in decades

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday in the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the break in formal diplomatic rel...

Beijing protests US health secretary's upcoming visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to news of the American secretary of health’s upcoming visit to Taiwan, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (Aug. 5) expressed Beijing&#...

Taiwan beefs up ties with Paraguay via meat imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has resorted to “beef diplomacy” to cement relations with Paraguay, its only diplomatic ally in South America, amid China’s failed poaching effort...

US health chief to visit Taiwan, highest level trip since 1979

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will be leading a delegation to visit Taiwan, marking the highest-level visit by a U.S. official since 1979, according t...

Swedish representative to Taiwan awarded prestigious medal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Monday (July 27) that Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has awarded Swedish Representative Sven Hakan Oskar Jevrell with th...

Taiwan says China sending planes near island almost daily

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is sending military planes near Taiwan with increasing frequency in what appears to be a stepping up of its threat to use force to take control of the island, Taiwan&...

Taiwan says China sending planes near island almost daily

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is sending military planes near Taiwan with increasing frequency in what appears to be a stepping up of its threat to use force to take control of the island, Taiwan's fore...

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...

Taiwan rejects China's criticism over Somaliland ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has hit back at China, which criticized Taiwan for enhancing its ties with the self-governing African territory of Somali...

Bucking China pressure, Taiwan, Somaliland establish ties

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has scored a rare diplomatic victory in establishing relations with the independent region of Somaliland. Intense pressure from China has reduced self-go...

Somaliland appoints first envoy to Taiwan

The self-declared African state of Somaliland has appointed senior diplomat Mohamed Omar Hagi Mohamoud as its first representative to Taiwan, according to a post on social media by Taiwan's Minist...

Taiwan’s link-up with Somaliland is a big risk

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — So, Taiwan has a new diplomatic ally. Well, sort of. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced this week that it was establishing mutual representative offices with ...

KMT doubtful about Taiwan's relations with Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮 ) announced on Wednesday (July 1) that Taiwan and Somaliland will mutually set up representative offices, the Kuomintang (...

Taiwan, Somaliland to mutually establish representative offices to boost ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the self-governing African territory of Somaliland are in the process of mutually establishing representative offices, thus furthering bilateral ties that have ...