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Lithuania delegation eyes sister city ties with Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania’s Transport and Communications Vice Minister Agne Vaiciukeviciute on Tuesday (Aug. 9) visited Kaohsiung in hopes of establishing sister city ties between t...

World must uphold international order to protect democracies like Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global community must uphold the current international order to protect democracies like Taiwan, Lithuania, and Ukraine, from authoritarian expansion, Lithuanian Forei...

Lithuanian transport and communications vice minister to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Lithuanian delegation headed by Transport and Communications Vice Minister Agne Vaiciukeviciute is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 7). The Ministry of Foreign...

Russia-Ukraine updates: Russian missiles hit outskirts of Kyiv

Russian forces bombarded the outskirts of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on Thursday in the first attack in weeks on the city as Moscow continues its monthslong invasion of its neighbor. Missiles targe...

Taiwan foreign ministry pleased Lithuanian trade office will open in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday (July 23) welcomed the news of the forthcoming Lithuanian trade office in Taipei. Deputy Economy and Innovation Minis...

Lithuanian trade office to open in Taipei in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania is expected to open its trade office in Taiwan in September, Deputy Economy and Innovation Minister Jovita Neliupsiene announced on Friday (July 22). "We...

Legislative speaker You Si-kun says Taiwan, Lithuania vigilant against authoritarian neighbors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Both Taiwan and Lithuania are vigilant against the aggressive intentions of neighboring authoritarian regimes, Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) said in a speech on Fri...

Taiwan legislative delegation arrives in Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan delegation, led by Legislative Speaker You Xi-kun (游錫堃) on Thursday (July 21) left the Czech Republic and headed to Lithuania, the next stop on the gr...

Taiwan and Poland are natural allies

In 2016, I had the opportunity to work in China and ended up in Chengdu. That’s where I learned about Chiang Kai-shek’s retreat to Taiwan, and the story sparked my interest in Formosa. ...

Lithuania to allow transit of some Russian goods to Kaliningrad — live updates

Lithuanian Foreign Ministry confirms it will allow transit of Russian goods towards Kaliningrad Ukraine says Black Sea security a 'priority' to safely export grain This article was last upd...

Warsaw calls desecration of graves in Belarus 'disgraceful'

The destruction of World War II-era Polish soldiers' graves in the Belarusian village of Mikulishki has sparked outrage in Warsaw. On July 4, the representative of the Union of Poles in Belarus (...

Taiwan delegation participates in Lithuanian Frontline Democracies meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese delegation attended a high-level Lithuanian Frontline Democracies meeting, which was held in its capital city of Vilnius from July 7-8. The group was led by...

US to send $400 million and more artillery systems to Ukraine — live updates

US to send $400 million in military aid to Ukraine This article was last updated at 0310 UTC/GMT US to send $400 million in military aid to Ukraine The United States will send another $400 million...

Kowtowing: How does it relate to Hong Kong and Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kowtow [叩頭] is a Chinese word referring to "the act of supplication made by an inferior to his superior by kneeling and knocking his head to the floor.” Origina...

Taiwan deputy foreign minister, envoy to US to attend Lithuanian freedom forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Deputy Foreign Minister Harry Tseng (曾厚仁) and Representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) will attend a forum held by the Lithuanian parliament, the Seimas, comm...