UK trade policy minister in Taiwan for talks

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A leading British trade official arrived in Taiwan on Sunday hoping to reduce bilateral barriers in this year's trade talks between the United Kingdom and Taiwan on Sept. 25, accor...

President marks Central American Independence Day

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen  attended a banquet to mark Central American Independence Day in Taipei Monday, urging like-minded allies in that region to team up with Taiwan&...

Taiwan foreign minister writes to international media urging UN to accept Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Articles by Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) were recently published on Austria's oldest newspaper Wiener Zeitung and Tokyo-...

Taiwan FM blames himself for suicide of Osaka envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said he feels guilty and in-part blames himself for the suicide of Director of Taiwan representative office in Osaka Su ...

‘UN continues to ignore what Taiwan can offer:’ Taiwan Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said that despite Taiwan being unable to participate in the United Nations (UN), Taiwan has complied with its duties as ...

Taiwan wants to sign free trade deal with US: foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) urged the United States to consider putting a possible Free Trade Agreement with Taiwan back on the agenda, during recorded video rem...

Taiwan says China 'coercion' poses threat to global values

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taiwan's foreign minister says that Chinese "coercion" of the self-governing island poses a threat to regional security and global values of freedom and democracy. ...

Taiwan launches campaign to highlight its value as global SDG partner

An international campaign was launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs highlighting Taiwan’s desire to participate in the U.N. system and merits as a valuable partner in achieving the Sustain...

'Insolent' Chinese delegation clashes with Nauru host at Pacific Islands Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the Pacific Island’s Forum (PIF) being held in Nauru this week (Sept. 2-8), the local immigration officers of the small island nation initially refused entry to t...

Taiwan to allocate US$2 million to aid healthcare in Pacific: foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) announced that the government will allocate US$2 million in special funds in aid of medical and health services in the...

Taiwan’s foreign minister visits Nauru for Pacific Islands Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) is visiting Pacific ally, Nauru, from Sept. 2 to Sept. 8, and will take part in the affiliated events of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), ...

MOFA slams UN for 'violating fundamental human rights' of 23 mil. Taiwanese people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a global press release statement, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has railed at the United Nations, and heavily criticized the international organization for...

Suggestion eSwatini to switch diplomatic allegiances is fake news: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA, 外交部) rubbished foreign media reports suggesting diplomatic ally eSwatini will switch allegiances to China, by saying that t...

Taiwan part of the solution to challenges in Indo-Pacific region: former NATO commander  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Commander of the NATO’s Allied Command Operations James G. Stavridis said Thursday that regarding the challenges facing a peaceful and sta...

Taiwan Foreign Minister shares country’s strategy for Indo-Pacific 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Thursday unveiled the country’s vision of an Indo-Pacific region, which will be centered on economic, defensive, a...