Guatemalan President-elect arrives in Taiwan for five-day visit

Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei arrived in Taiwan Sunday for a five-day visit, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). Giammattei, who takes office in January, ...

After Dior's kowtow to CCP, Taiwan's Foreign Minister calls on world to 'stand up to China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news of luxury fashion brand Dior apologizing to China for a powerpoint (PPT) presentation that accurately depicted Chinese territory administered by Beijing...

Concern Taiwan’s ally Saint Vincent could be next poached by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislators discuss the possibility of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines switching diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China On Friday (Oct. 18), Kuomintang (KMT) Legis...

Czechia and Slovakia offices host joint event celebrating Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Oct. 17), the Czech and Slovakian representative offices in Taiwan jointly hosted a National Day celebration in Taipei to honor the country, inviting Minister...

Does it matter if Taiwan loses formal recognition?

In September 2019 both Solomon Islands and Kiribati ended diplomatic relations with Taiwan (formally the Republic of China), leaving the country with formal recognition from only 15 countries. This...

Bubble milk tea pizza served up at Taiwan’s National Day Reception

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Day Reception celebrating the country's 108th anniversary was held at Taipei Guest House on Thursday (Oct. 10), with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英...

Taiwan's foreign minister, US senator call for stronger Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) and U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) have co-authored an op-ed published by The Hill calling on the U.S. government to stre...

US senator attends Taiwan's National Day ceremony for first time in 35 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), the first sitting U.S. senator to attend Taiwan's National Day ceremony in 35 years, joined Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) at ...

President Tsai meets former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A delegation of foreign representatives visited the Office of the President on Tuesday (Oct. 8) morning to meet Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), including the former Prime Minister of ...

Taiwan foreign minister urges action from Pacific partners to prevent China's expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) lashed out at China on Monday (Oct. 7) for poaching the island’s Pacific allies, warning countries in the region of B...

Foreign Minister praises US-Taiwan relations, Taipei Mayor offers pessimistic response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Monday (Oct. 7) stated that relations between the U.S. and Taiwan are the best they have been in 40 years ahead of the o...

German office celebrates National Day, cooperation with Taiwan

The German Institute Taipei highlighted cooperation between Taiwan and Germany, especially in the field of renewable energy, as part of German National Day celebrations in Taipei on Thursday. The G...

Nauru stands with Taiwan, Haiti might be next to turn to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan’s Pacific ally Nauru has joined the Marshall Islands in expressing its solidarity with Taiwan, the island’s relations with the Caribbean nation of...

Taiwan's envoy invited to US President's speech at UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Regarded as a gesture of support for the island country, Taiwan’s representative in New York, Lily Hsu (徐儷文), was invited to an event hosted by U.S. President Donald...

Taiwan FM asked to stay on after offering to resign over diplomatic setback

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has asked Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) to remain in his post after he tendered his resignation to shoulder political responsibility for the termination of d...