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French senators undaunted by China's wolf warriors arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of French senators arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 6) as part of a four-day visit during which they will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) among oth...

French senators to stop by Taiwan's Legislative Yuan on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French Senate delegation will make a pit stop at the Legislative Yuan on Friday (Oct. 8) as part of its Taiwan visit, Legislative Yuan President You Si-kun (游錫堃) said ...

MOFA praises French senators' upcoming trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has praised the upcoming French Senate delegation to Taiwan for braving hostility from China and going forward with the trip, which ...

French senators to visit Taiwan in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of French senators is expected to visit Taiwan in early October, French outlet La Lettre A reported on Monday (Sept. 20). The delegation will be led by Alain Ri...

French Senate backs Taiwan's entry in international organizations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — France's Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Thursday (May 6) that called for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) and three other m...

France summons Chinese envoy over insults to pro-Taiwan researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French foreign ministry has summoned Chinese ambassador Lu Shaye (盧沙野) for repeatedly insulting a researcher in a war of words over Beijing's pressure on French la...

French senator to visit Taiwan despite China’s warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French foreign ministry said Wednesday (March 17) that the country's lawmakers are free to meet with whomever they wish after Senator Alain Richard received a lett...

Chinese envoy condemns 'gradual Taiwan independence' after controversial letter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Ambassador to France Lu Shaye (盧沙野) on Tuesday (March 16) addressed reports that he had sent a "harshly worded letter" to pressure members of the French ...

China pressuring French lawmaker to cancel trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese ambassador to France Lu Shaye (盧沙野) reportedly sent a "harshly worded" letter to French Senator Alain Richard in February to warn against going forward w...

Europe to reconsider relations with China in wake of coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is driving Europe to recalibrate its relations with China, which has embarked on a “suicidal public relations campaign&rdqu...

Cutting out Huawei? Canada makes US$30 million deal with Nokia for 5G research

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the midst of a deepening political rift between Canada and China, ignited after the arrest of Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, in December, Ottawa is set to announce a US$30 m...

Canada says it won't be deterred by Chinese pressure

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's public safety minister says the country won't be deterred by Chinese pressure after China threatened reprisals if Huawei is banned from its 5G network. There ...

China warns of 'repercussions' if Canada snubs Huawei 5G network

BEIJING (AP) — The latest on the fight between China and Canada over the arrest of a Chinese technology executive (all times local): 5:15 a.m. China's ambassador to Canada says the arr...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 15 The Des Moines Register on Congressman Steve King: ...

Chinese envoy accuses Canada of 'white supremacy' in Huawei row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 9, the Chinese Ambassador to Canada, Lu Shaye (盧沙野), penned an op-ed article that was published in the Hill Times, in which Lu accused the Canadian government of &...