Taiwan to provide US$500,000 in humanitarian aid to Venezuela

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to the United States Stanley Kao (高碩泰) said the Taiwan government will provide humanitarian assistance worth US$500,000 to Venezuela during an interna...

Taoyuan's household registration offices to open services to passport applicants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting this Friday, the household registration offices across Taoyuan City’s 13 districts will allow citizens to apply for a passport at a nearby district office w...

Philippines deports Taiwan fraudsters to China, MOFA expresses concern

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) expressed grave concern on Tuesday over a decision by the Philippine government that will see seven Taiwanese telecom fra...

Taiwan criticizes Philippines in dispute over South China Sea feature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a FONOP by U.S. forces in the South China Sea near the Spratly Islands on Monday, Feb. 11, Taiwan is re-emphasizing its claims in the disputed territory, with th...

Taiwan flag covered up on EasyPass signboard at Frankfurt Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese travelers are still eligible for the automated immigration clearance treatment at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport via its EasyPass system for the time being, s...

President-elect El Salvador reconsiders switch from Taiwan to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The president-elect of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, was reconsidering his predecessor’s decision last year to abandon diplomatic ties with Taiwan and recognize China instead...

US senators sign letter calling for Taiwan president to speak at Congress

TAIPEI (CNA) — A group of U.S. senators on Thursday issued a joint letter to House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, calling on her to invite Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to ...

Taiwan thanks U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall Schriver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday expressed thanks to United States Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver for his...

Taiwan to host Indo-Pacific forum on religious freedom

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan is set to host an Indo-Pacific forum on religious freedom in March, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Sunday. Working in collaboration with the United States, Taiwa...

Taiwan thanks allies, like-minded countries for supporting its WHO bid

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday thanked those allies and like-minded countries that expressed support at the recent World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board M...

Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweets Chinese officials are ‘lunatics’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a response to derogative comments from China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) about President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday tweete...

Taiwan refuses visa to 20 Indonesian students due to language and financial issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday it had turned down visa applications from 20 Indonesian students so far due to insufficient language ability and inadequate ...

Co-founder of Heritage Foundation visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The co-founder of the Heritage Foundation, Edwin J. Feulner Jr., is visiting Taiwan from Tuesday to Thursday, and will attend an event that celebrates Taiwan as attaining ...

Foreign Ministry reverses decision on Taiwan envoy to South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two weeks after the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the appointment of a new deputy representative for Taiwan’s Economic and Cultural Offices in South Korea, t...

Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs warns against travel to Venezuela

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In light of increasing tensions and political instability in the South American nation of Venezuela, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday issued a...