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No current plans for military to help Coast Guard with Taiwan maritime affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military refrains from intervening in Coast Guard affairs, Colonel Lee Chang-fu (李昌富), deputy director of Taiwan’s joint military operations planning, said at a ...

Taiwan digital minister stresses global cybersecurity collaboration importance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Global cooperation is vital for Taiwan to strengthen its cybersecurity capabilities, Minister of Digital Affairs Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said at the 2024 Swiss Cyber Security Day...

Tsai celebrates growing Taiwan-Malaysia economic relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) praised the close economic ties between Taiwan and Malaysia at a “Malaysia Night” event on Tuesday (Feb. 20). Malaysia is a key...

Taiwan to conduct live-fire drills, UAV flight trials next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) will conduct a live-fire drill and a UAV test flight next month, the Maritime Port Bureau (MPB) announced ...

Taiwan establishes France, Poland parliamentary friendship groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan established the France Inter-Parliamentary Amity Association and the Taiwan-Poland Inter-Parliamentary Amity Association on Monday (Feb. 19) to enhanc...

Ex-Japan navy official clarifies Tokyo's defense obligations in Taiwan Strait conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the event of a Taiwan contingency, Japan would only be obligated to defend its territory, former Japanese navy Rear Admiral Yamamoto Katsuya said on Monday (Feb. 19). ...

Taiwan completes anti-drone gun deployment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military has finished distributing anti-drone guns to its troops to improve defense against unmanned aerial vehicles. The systems are used concurrently with light w...

Taipei International Book Exhibition opens this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The six-day 2024 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) is set to open on Tuesday (Feb. 20) at the Taipei World Trade Center. This year’s event, which is hos...

US representatives champion close relations with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following news of the upcoming Taiwan visit by U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher, fellow lawmakers recently expressed their support for the East Asian nation. Represen...

Taiwan legislative speaker holds meeting with AIT director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan Director Sandra Oudkirk met with Legislative Speaker Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Friday (Feb. 16). Accompanied by Legislative Deputy Speaker Johnny...

Honduras' debt to Taiwan stems from bank loans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The debt Honduras still owes to Taiwan is from loans provided by Taiwanese banks under commercial loan agreements, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Jeff Liu (劉永健) said on Fri...

Foreign ministry hails inking of Taiwan-India labor deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) welcomed an MOU on “The Facilitation of Employment of Indian Workers” between the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in...

Taiwan, India ink labor cooperation deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India and the India Taipei Association signed a memorandum of understanding on labor cooperation on Friday (Feb. 16) via video c...

Honduras owes Taiwan more than NT$13.8 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduras owes Taiwan more than US$400 million (NT$13.8 billion) despite cutting diplomatic relations last March. The Central American country has a debt of US$449 milli...

China's intimidation of Taiwan is a global issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The international community should stand with Taiwan as it continues to face Beijing’s political and military intimidation, Taiwan Representative to Canada Harry Tse...