Taiwan's EVA Air accuses union of blocking 100 flight attendants from returning to work

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the EVA Air flight attendants strike enters its sixth day, the airline Tuesday (June 25) accused the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union of withholding the ID's of up t...

American Institute in Taiwan responds to TIME report: arms sales policy unchanged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Tuesday (June 25) that the policy of selling arms to Taiwan was long-term and consistent, rejecting claims by TIME Magazine tha...

MOFA denies Taiwan president planning to visit Caribbean allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) declined to fully comment on whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is planning to visit three Latin American ...

Vietnam protests Chinese vessels abuse, robbery of Vietnamese fishermen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese fishing vessels in the South China Sea have been robbing and harassing Vietnamese fishermen, according to reports from Vietnamese media. The Vietnamese Ministry...

Solomon Islands will make decision to cut Taiwan ties or switch to China in 3 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Solomon Islands taskforce is considering whether it should maintain diplomatic relations with Taiwan or switch to China and will deliver its recommendation to the govern...

Taiwan youth ambassadors to visit allies on diplomatic mission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 75 Taiwanese students have been conferred the title of “Youth Ambassador” and in August will be embarking on a ten-day international exchange progra...

Taiwan and Poland sign judicial agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and Poland signed a judicial agreement on criminal matters in Taipei on Monday (June 17), according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). MOFA announced on Wedne...

Taiwan's 'Cirque du Soleil' to tour Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- The Taiwanese entertainment troupe "Formosa Circus Art" will begin tour in Southeast Asia from June 25 to July 7. According to CNA, a Taiwanese entertainment troupe...

Taiwan military must remain vigilant in face of constant China threat: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Speaking at a seminar sponsored by the Brookings Institute and National Chengchi University on Monday (June 17), Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) emphasized that Taiwan’s...

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...

Hong Kong extradition bill an example of China's 'boiling frog' tactics, Taiwan must beware

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – From Hong Kong’s handover from the British to China in 1997 to the end of Tung Chee-hwa’s (董建華) term as chief executive in 2005, Hong Kong maintained a semblan...

Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs urges Hong Kongers to fight for freedom and protect their city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has declared its support for the people of Hong Kong as they fight to stop the subversion of their free and open civil so...

Body of Taiwan teen found in German river

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of a Taiwanese teenage boy who went missing in Germany last week has been found, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday (June 12). The 18-year-old exch...

Taiwan set to extend visa-free program for Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is poised to extend the visa-free program for passport holders from the Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, and Russia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (J...

UN weather conference throws Taiwanese expert out

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese weather expert Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明) said Saturday (June 8) that pressure from China was responsible for the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO)...