Former UN ambassador says Taiwan will fall after Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As violence continues to escalate in Hong Kong, former American representative to the United Nations (U.N.), Nikki Haley on Tuesday (Nov. 12) urged U.S. citizens to stand ...

Taiwan to establish digital center in Tuvalu to bolster ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan plans to build a digital center in Tuvalu following a trip last week to the Oceanic nation by the Taiwanese Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉). Hsu visi...

Taiwan's foreign minister meets with new Japanese ambassador over bubble tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) met with the new Japanese representative to Taiwan, Hiroyasu Izumi (泉裕泰), over a cup of bubble tea on Wednesday (Nov. 6). ...

5th Trending Taiwan film competition winners revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A film depicting the ordinary lives of mothers in Taiwan has won the grand prize of the 2019 Trending Taiwan Short Film Competition (全民潮臺灣短片徵件競賽) organized by the Ministry...

Taiwan not alone in dealing with cyberattacks: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen affirmed U.S. collaboration with Taiwan on cybersecurity, as a five-day series of cyberwarfare exercis...

Taiwan to offer NT$9 billion loan to Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday confirmed a potential loan of US$300 million to Honduras, for the Latin American nation’s health and e...

CCTV anchor calls for 'Wan Wan to come home' after '26 measures' for Taiwan released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After announcing China's "26 measures" to entice Taiwanese talent to work in the country, an anchor from China's state-run TV station CCTV called on &quo...

Taiwan warns against applying for Chinese travel documents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a response to China’s latest offer of “26 measures” in favor of Taiwanese citizens, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Tuesday (November 5) warned...

Taiwan's MOFA mocks China's '26 measures' in simplified Chinese tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's announcement on Monday (Nov. 4) of 26 more "measures" to lure Taiwanese talent into working in the communist country, Taiwan's Min...

European political alliance condemns China's interference in Taiwan's elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The EU’s third-largest transnational alliance recently expressed its concern over China’s interference in Taiwan’s internal affairs and presidential elec...

International computer vision event in Seoul bows to China over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The organizers of a prestigious computer vision event held in South Korea have kowtowed to pressure from China over how Taiwan is addressed. Beijing allegedly forced th...

Turkey relaxes visa restrictions for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors from Taiwan can now enjoy multiple entries to Turkey, as the country has relaxed visa restrictions for the island to boost tourism. Starting Oct. 26, Taiwanese...

Taiwan deputy foreign minister to visit Tuvalu after government change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) will travel to Tuvalu next week and meet with its new prime minister, Kausea Natano, after fears the Pacific island ally might ...

Taiwan's science and technology ministry celebrates 60th anniversary with two-day forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark its 60th anniversary, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) organized its biggest forum in recent years in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 30). Although resou...

Taiwan's foreign minister visits Paraguay with agricultural delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) is leading an agricultural delegation to Taiwan’s South American ally Paraguay from Oct. 29 to 31. Wu said via Twitter on Tuesday...