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Flemish Parliament throws support behind Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The legislature of the Belgian region of Flanders has overwhelmingly passed legislation declaring support for Taiwan and calling for deeper ties with the country as China ...

US envoy to Japan officially hosts Taiwanese counterpart for 1st time since 1979

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese representative to Japan officially met with his American counterpart in the archipelago country for the first time since the U.S. ended official diplomatic t...

Germany to send 1st warship through South China Sea in nearly 2 decades

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A German frigate will sail through the South China Sea this summer for the first time since 2002, German officials confirmed Tuesday (March 1). Officials in the country...

China should honor pledge to share Mekong River data with neighbors: US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid concerns over falling water levels along the Mekong River, which China has heavily dammed, the U.S. on Tuesday (Feb. 23) called on China to live up to its commitment ...

Canadian House of Commons says China guilty of genocide against Muslim minorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada's House of Commons has passed a motion declaring China is committing genocide against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities within its borders, joining the curren...

Chinese foreign minister says US ending support for Taiwan a prerequisite for restored ties

[Last updated: Feb. 24 10:00] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Sino-American relations still fraught as the U.S. transitions into the Biden era, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (王毅) on Monday (Fe...

Taiwan condemns Myanmar junta's use of force after 2 protesters killed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has responded to last weekend's killing of two anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar. In Myanmar's second-largest city of Ma...

US bill would withhold funding from WHO until Taiwan granted membership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the WHO released a report detailing the results of its team's trip to Wuhan to investigate the origins of COVID-19, two U.S. lawmakers introduced an act that would ...

Hong Kong activists-in-exile launch magazine to carry torch of resistance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first magazine published by (overseas) Hongkongers for Hongkongers is now being distributed around the world. The name of the publication — 如水 Flow HK —...

China tops countries persecuting citizens beyond borders: Freedom House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is persecuting more people outside its territory than any other country, according to Freedom House. Best known for its annual "Freedom in the World" re...

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hong Kong pro-democracy movement has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. The co-chairs of the bipartis...

US secretary of state supports 'haven' for political refugees fleeing Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The top American diplomat said Monday (Feb. 1, EST) that he supports accepting political refugees from Hong Kong as Beijing continues to tighten its grip in that city, say...

Taiwan calls for dialogue as Myanmar coup unfolds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has expressed concern over the Myanmar military's takeover and detention of the Southeast Asian country's civilian ...

Taipei Game Show returns after COVID hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of many exhibitions to fall prey to the pandemic last year, Taiwan's successful handling of COVID-19 has given the Taipei Game Show (TGS) a "continue" wi...

Taiwan congratulates Secretary of State Blinken on confirmation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs congratulated Antony Blinken on becoming the 71st secretary of state of the United States Wednesday morning (Jan. 27, Taiwan time). Afte...