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Taiwan foreign minister sees US delegation as symbol of strong ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Friday (Nov. 26) said the latest U.S. congress delegation — the second one this month — symbolizes the close relationship b...

US lawmakers visit Taiwan; China conducts military patrols

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm America's “rock-solid” support for the self-governing isl...

U.S. lawmakers visit Taiwan, plan to meet senior leaders

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers are in Taiwan on Friday in a surprise one-day visit, said the American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto embassy. The lawmakers from the U.S...

Taiwan helps Pacific allies keep China’s Huawei out

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to help its Pacific allies build up their telecom infrastructure in order to prevent China’s Huawei Technologies gaining a foothold in the region,...

Taiwanese foreign minister says Honduran ties 'should be fine' following presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Monday (Nov. 22) said that relations with Honduras should not change regardless of the outcome of the Honduran presidential e...

Taiwan foreign ministry calls China's downgrade of Lithuania relations 'arrogant and petty'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (Nov. 21) praised Lithuania for defending its sovereignty and the values of freedom and democracy, adding that the two cou...

Taiwan to increase Central American development in trust fund deal with CABEI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) on Thursday (Nov. 18) jointly signed the Taiwan-CABEI Partnership Fun...

Taiwan's foreign ministry reveals details of recent US congressional delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (Nov. 15) revealed more details about the U.S. congressional delegation that visited Taiwan from Nov. 9-11. In a press ...

Time to move past Beijing's unrighteous indignation over Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Just about every time Taiwan engages with the outside world, there is a phrase that pops up in Western media coverage: “In a move likely to anger Beijing...&rdquo...

Taiwan foreign minister 'honored' to be on China's blacklist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The foreign minister on Saturday (Nov. 6) sarcastically tweeted that it was a "rare honor" to be placed on the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) blacklist. ...

China says it will hold supporters of Taiwan's independence criminally responsible for life

China will make people who support Taiwan independence criminally liable for life, a spokeswoman for China's Taiwan Affairs Office said on Friday. This is the first time that China has spelt ou...

China creates blacklist of 'stubborn Taiwan secessionists' banned from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Friday (Nov. 5) announced that it has created a blacklist of "stubborn Taiwan secessionists" who it will ban from Hong Kong and Macau, including at leas...

MOFA launches Taiwan Expo in Somaliland, East Africa business matchmaking program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Organized jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), and the Importers and Exporters Association of Taipei (IEA...

Slovakian European Parliament member says focus of Europe-Taiwan relations on building partnerships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Slovakian politician Ivan Stefanec said the focus of Taiwan-Europe relations is currently on building substantial partnerships in various fields as the European Parliament...

'You are not alone': EU Parliament delegation tells Taiwan on first official visit

TAIPEI, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The European Parliament's first official delegation to Taiwan said on Thursday the diplomatically isolated island is not alone and called for bolder actions to strengthen...