Taiwan calls on Australia to help stop China's expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has called on Canberra to stand up against Chinese expansionism after Beijing increased economic pressure on Australia. Ac...

Taiwan ambassador buys wine in solidarity with Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ambassador to the Holy See Li Shih-ming (李世明) on Tuesday (Dec. 1) responded to China’s recent bullying of Australia by partaking in a global campaign ...

Taiwanese in Norway to seek appeal in legal battle over 'China' labeling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Taiwanese in Norway will appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) after their nationality rectification case was turned down by the Norwegian Supreme...

Taiwan's new passport to launch in January with drawing for first 100

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new edition of the Taiwanese passport — with a design emphasizing the word “Taiwan” on the cover — will launch on Jan. 11, according to the Min...

UN organization thanks Taiwan for 50,000-mask donation to Kuwait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United Nations organization has expressed its gratitude to Taiwan for the donation of 50,000 medical masks to Kuwait in June to aid in that country's fight against t...

Taiwan's foreign minister presses Norway to stop mislabeling nationality as 'China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has urged the Norwegian government to correct its mislabeling of Taiwanese living in the Scandinavian country as soon as possibl...

U.S.-Taiwan dialogue prioritizes cooperation in semiconductor sector

The first U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership (EPP) Dialogue has identified the semiconductor industry as the two countries' top priority in economic cooperation, according to Minister wit...

Taiwan, US hold new economic dialogue, leave out BTA and American pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and Taiwan inaugurated a new economic dialogue on Friday evening (Nov. 20). The first U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPP) began with the...

US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the outgoing Trump administration to increase official exchanges with t...

Taiwan faces heated calls for reversal of ractopamine policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A non-profit organization fighting for consumers’ rights in Taiwan is urging the government to backtrack on the decision to allow the import of ractopamine-laden Ame...

Taiwan hopes to increase cooperation with Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Wednesday (Nov. 18) that he hopes Taiwan and Myanmar can continue bilateral cooperation and strengthen their partnership following th...

Taiwan foreign minister highlights need to protect religious freedom from authoritarianism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Monday (Nov. 16) called for solidarity among countries sharing similar values to protect religious freedom at the 2020 M...

Taiwan president thanks outgoing chair of US House Foreign Affairs Committee for support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday morning (Nov. 16) had a phone conversation with U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel and thanked him for his support ...

Taiwan eyes enhanced India ties at Diwali celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Friday (Nov. 13) expressed the hope that Taiwan's relations with India will continue to improve during a Diwali festival in Taipei....

Taiwan expects US trade talks to result in signing of MOU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nov. 20 trade talks between Taiwan and the United States are likely to result in the signing of a memorandum of understanding, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Th...