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‘Ukraine is an example for the whole world’: Zelensky on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky gave what was called “the most assertive defense of Taiwan and its right to exist” when asked how the country should defen...

EU faces uphill task beefing up defense ties with Asia

The EU's foreign and security policy chief, Josep Borrell, will not attend Asia's premier defense summit this weekend after testing positive for COVID-19, leaving the bloc at a possible disadv...

90% of Japanese believe Japan should prepare for Chinese invasion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine in 10 Japanese surveyed in a poll over the weekend believe that Japan should prepare for a Chinese attack on Taiwan, with 41% in support of changing the country's...

The US will defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion, for now

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — For a while now, it has been clear to me the United States' policy of “strategic ambiguity” on what it would do if China were to attack Taiwan has taken ...

Biden says US will use force to defend Taiwan if China invades

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Biden on Monday (May 23) said the U.S. would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion. In response to a question on how Jap...

Japanese delegation takes look at PM Kishida's family home in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Before leaving Taiwan Saturday (May 7), a Japanese delegation had a brief look at a building in Keelung once owned by ancestors of their country’s current prime mini...

MOFA applauds Japan PM for remarks on peace across Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) thanked Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio for his remarks about Japan’s resolve to preserve peace in East Asia and reaffir...

World's response to Russia can deter Chinese action against Taiwan: Japan PM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio said Thursday (May 5) that Japan will not condone any attempts to change the status quo in the Indo-Pacific, especially East Asia. ...

Japan Liberal Democratic Party Youth Division delegation to meet Taiwan president on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) on Tuesday (May 3) welcomed the delegation from the Youth Division of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and ...

Biden going to SKorea, Japan in May to discuss China, NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will travel next month to South Korea and Japan, his first trip to Asia since taking office last year, to consult with allies on growing threats from China and No...

Beijing opposes China-related topics discussed in US-Japan conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Embassy in Japan on Saturday (Jan. 22) objected to the issues discussed in a U.S.-Japan virtual meeting the previous day. U.S. President Joe Biden and Japan...

US, Japan reiterate importance of Taiwan Strait peace in virtual meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and Japan stressed the importance of peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and have agreed to hold ministerial economic 2+2 talks in the future during a virtua...

Biden, new Japanese prime minister to meet virtually Friday

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden will meet virtually with Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan on Friday, as the omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to surge around the world. ...

EU Council chief likely going to Japan to meet prime minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meeting between European Council President Charles Michel and Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio is scheduled to take place in Japan on Nov. 29. The two leaders wi...

Japan’s former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo planning Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is planning to visit Taiwan next year in a move likely to check new Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and Foreign Minister-designate H...