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Taiwan VP talks with US House speaker in virtual meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) met with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a virtual meeting before he was scheduled to leave San Francisco, Taiwan&r...

German politician urges naval passage through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German Navy should conduct a Taiwan Strait passage, said German Parliament Defense Committee Chairperson Marie-Agnes Strack-Zimmermann during an academic seminar on Tu...

Taiwan reports 15 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Jan. 29) announced 15 local COVID cases and 33 imported cases. The CECC did not report any new deaths. The ne...

Taiwan VP stops in San Francisco before heading home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) arrived in San Francisco on Friday (Jan. 28) after attending Honduran President Xiomara Castro’s inauguration on Thursday. Upon ...

Czech think tank opens Taipei office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Values Center (EVC) for Security Policy, a Czech think tank, formally opened its Taipei Office on Friday (Jan. 28), strengthening European presence in Taiwan....

Diplomatic missions in Taiwan extend Lunar New Year wishes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To ring in the the Lunar New Year, several diplomatic offices in Taiwan have used creative ways to extend well wishes to the public. The Japan-Taiwan Exchange Associati...

Saint Kitts and Nevis advocates Taiwan's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saint Kitts and Nevis, a diplomatic ally of Taiwan, voiced support for the East Asian democracy to participate in the World Health Organization (WHO) during a WHO executiv...

India Taipei Association commemorates Republic Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The India-Taipei Association (ITA) celebrated India’s Republic Day with a commemorative event held at Taipei’s Grand Hyatt hotel on Thursday (Jan. 27). The ...

Vice president invites Belizean PM to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) welcomed Belizean Prime Minister John Briceno to visit Taiwan during a meeting in Honduras on Wednesday (Jan. 26). Lai met with Bricen...

Taiwan Army conducts combat readiness exercise ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Army’s Guandu Area Command held a reconnaissance and patrol exercise to maintain combat readiness ahead of the Lunar New Year on Wednesday (Jan. 26). T...

Taiwan, France think tanks sign academic research cooperation MOU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR) signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation with French think tank Institut Thomas More ...

Taiwan receives support at WHO executive board meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple countries have spoken up recently about participation for Taiwan in the World Health Organization (WHO) during that body's 150th executive board meeting, whic...

Lithuania foreign minister says no plans to change Taiwan de-facto embassy name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis refuted a Reuters report claiming that the Baltic nation was considering changing the Chinese name of Taiwan’s rep...

Foreign ministry warns Taiwanese of job scams in Cambodia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) warned Taiwanese intending to work in Cambodia to be wary of fraudulent groups disingenuously advertising attractive jobs. MOFA S...

Legislators establish Taiwan-EU Interparliamentary Amity Association

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese legislators have established the Taiwan-European Interparliamentary Amity Association in a move meant to bolster bilateral ties. The association, chaired by D...