Taiwan, Palau sign sea patrol cooperation pact

Koror, Palau, March 22 (CNA) Taiwan and its Pacific ally, Palau, signed an agreement on Friday to cooperate in sea patrols and under this new pact, they will launch a joint rescue drill on the seas c...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit in Hawaii after visit to Pacific allies

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will embark on a visit to three Pacific allies Thursday, a trip that will include a stopover in Hawaii on her way home, according to the itinerary released by the Ministry...

Taiwan, US plan new talks this year in rebuke to Beijing

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan and the U.S. will hold talks later this year as part of efforts to counter growing pressure from Beijing to force the island into political unification with mainland China...

The new Taiwan-U.S. initiative not an act to provoke Beijing: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan-U.S. initiative aimed at promoting democratic governance in the region was announced Tuesday in Taipei at a joint press conference hosted by Foreign Minister Jose...

Taiwan Foreign Minister rejects ‘One Country, Two Systems’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China might think the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ formula is a sign of goodwill toward Taiwan, but opinion on the island would disagree, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳...

Foreign Minister proposes joint Taiwan-Japan emergency response mechanism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foreign Minister Joseph Wu on Thursday, March 14 gave an interview with foreign media correspondents, and emphasized the administration’s desire to seek bilateral di...

Taiwan cites US concerns over El Salvador-China relations

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's foreign minister says Washington should be concerned for strategic reasons that Taiwan is losing its diplomatic allies in Latin America to rival China. ...

Taiwan President to visit Palau and Nauru later this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is embarking on the second south Pacific tour of her presidency, traveling to Palau, Nauru, and the Marshall Islands from March 21 to 28. T...

U.S. Ambassador for Religious Freedom to meet Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will meet United States Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback at an international forum in Taiwan Monday, according ...

Taiwan's foreign minister to speak in Los Angeles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) is scheduled to deliver a speech later this month in Los Angeles, U.S. on Taiwan’s role in the Indo-Pacific region. Wu is invited...

Beijing ramps up attempts to poach Taiwan's allies: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Monday that Beijing has ramped up its campaign to poach Taiwan’s allies so as to further isolate the island country from the in...

Taipei mayor criticized for sitting on floor of Israel airport to charge phone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is being criticized by other politicians for photo showing him sitting on the floor of an Israeli airport as he charges his mobile phone, while the...

Taiwan welcomes pope's special envoy to Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan on Thursday welcomed the visit of Pope Francis' special envoy to the country to attend a National Eucharistic Congress to be held Friday, saying that the decision again show...

Showing support for Taiwan, EU group presents letter signed by 155 MEPs to President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the morning of Feb. 20, the chair of European Parliament-Taiwan Friendship Group, Werner Langen, presented an official letter and declaration affirming the support of E...

3 MEPs granted medal of diplomacy to recognize promotion of Taiwan-EU ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) conferred the Friendship Medal of Diplomacy to three members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Monday. Bas Belder, Eduard Kukan, and...