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Foreign ministry thanks German parliament for supporting Taiwan's WHA inclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) thanked the German parliament (Bundestag) after it passed a resolution supporting Taiwan’s participation in the World Health O...

Taiwan foreign minister delivers message at woman empowerment forum in Guatemala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) delivered a pre-recorded speech during a semi-virtual forum, held in Guatemala, on women’s economic empowerment in Central America o...

Taiwan eager to join Biden's Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will cooperate with the U.S. and other like-minded countries to maintain regional economic and trade order and promote freedom, prosperity, openness, and stability,...

Taiwan expresses dissatisfaction with absence of WHA invitation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (May 19) expressed regret and dissatisfaction with the fact that Taiwan has not been invited to attend the May 22-28 Wor...

Foreign ministry says nearly 30 international media outlets have come to Taiwan since 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since 2020, a total of 29 foreign media outlets and 63 reporters have moved to Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Tuesday (May 17). The foreign mini...

Does the US focus on aid for Ukraine make Taiwan more vulnerable to Chinese invasion?

In the famous Thirty-Six Stratagems (三十六計), a classic of Chinese war strategy, the fourth stratagem states "wait at ease for the fatigued enemy (以逸待勞)." What does this mean? The smart advers...

Foreign ministry says Taiwan under global spotlight following Russia-Ukraine war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The international community is paying more attention to Taiwan’s values and the threat of a Chinese invasion, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Sunday (...

Taiwan thanks US president for signing legislation backing WHA observer status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Presidential Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and premier thanked U.S. President Joe Biden for supporting Taiwan by signing into law legislation back...

Libya's west-based government denounces rights report

CAIRO (AP) — One of Libya’s rival governments has said that a report by an international human rights group accusing it of abuses contains false accusations. Earlier this month, the London-based watch...

Taiwan’s MOFA congratulates the Philippines’ president-elect, hoping to deepen ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (May 12) congratulated President-elect Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. on his election as the Philippines' next pre...

Taiwan signs social welfare agreement with Israel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Israel have signed a joint declaration on social welfare cooperation between the social services of the two countries, reports said Thursday (May 12). The do...

Taiwan sends top government trade negotiator to APEC meeting in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top trade negotiator, Minister without Portfolio John Deng (鄧振中), will represent the country at the May 21-22 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) trade...

MOFA reaffirms it's 'making every effort' to get Taiwan observer status at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday (May 7) it is cooperating with the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the W...

Taiwan sends deputy health minister to WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Health and Welfare Minister Lee Li-feng (李麗芬) will travel to Switzerland for the World Health Assembly (WHA) even though Taiwan has not received an invitation to at...

MOFA applauds Japan PM for remarks on peace across Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) thanked Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio for his remarks about Japan’s resolve to preserve peace in East Asia and reaffir...