Solomon Islands to send officials to China, doubt cast on Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Solomon Islands government has established a task force to review the country’s diplomatic relations with Taiwan and is planning to send officials to China, repo...

Taiwan invites Solomon Islands leadership to visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Thursday (June 6) the government has invited the leadership of the Solomon Islands to visit Taiwan after the Paci...

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia's prime minister said on Monday his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but noted the increased aid commitment was not linked...

Taiwan remains 'important partner' says Solomon Islands prime minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, Manasseh Sogavare, says that the relationship with Taiwan has “matured” and that Taiwan remains an “important ...

Solomon Islands Premier boards Taiwan Navy ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite recent fears of a diplomatic break, new Solomon Islands Premier Manasseh Sogavare boarded a Taiwanese Navy ship to attend a reception Wednesday (May 8). The Nav...

Foreign minister ‘confident’ about Taiwan’s ties with Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) expressed his confidence in Taiwan’s diplomatic relations with its Pacific ally, the Solomon Islands, on Monday (May 6). Wu said ...

Taiwan seeks to solidify ties with Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Ambassador to the Solomon Islands Roger Luo (羅添宏) met with the Pacific nation's newly-elected Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Friday, in an effort to solidify bila...

Taiwan to launch digital talent program with Pacific allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Upon meeting with Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, at the Presidential Office on Friday (April 3), President Tsai Ing-wen announced that the Taiwan governme...

New premier of Solomon Islands considers switch from Taiwan to China: The Australian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Newly elected Solomon Islands Premier Manasseh Sogavare is considering switching ties away from Taiwan to recognize China, its biggest trading partner, The Australian repo...

Taiwan ship owner offers to evacuate compatriots from restive Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese shipowner on Saturday (April 27) offered to help evacuate compatriots from the Solomon Islands should they request so following protests against the choice of ...

Taiwan happy to see Sogavare victory in Solomon Islands PM election

Taiwan is glad to see veteran Solomon Islands politician Manasseh Sogavare winning Wednesday's prime minister election, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday, saying that having &qu...

Solomon Islands Prime Minister voted out shortly after Taiwan president's visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shortly after receiving Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and her delegation between November 1 and 3, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands Manasseh Sogavare was ousted...

Taiwan President addresses Solomon Parliament, urges more cultural exchanges

HONIARA (Taiwan News) — Even though the parliament of the Solomon Islands had been suspended by the country’s Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in midst of political turbulence, a session w...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's Pacific tour to begin on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will kick start her next overseas tour to three allies in the Pacific on Saturday. The trip is the Taiwan government's way of demonstrating ...

Taiwan president to meet 3 heads of state and address 2 parliaments on Pacific tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will meet the heads of state of all three diplomatic allies she will visit on her upcoming trip and address the parliaments of two countries, ...