Taiwan, Indo-Pacific allies cooperate on development of indigenous peoples tourism

TAIPEI -- Taiwan and its six Indo-Pacific allies are sharing policymaking experience and know-how in advancing the indigenous peoples tourism industry and sustainable development throughout the region...

Policy differences at stake in Australian federal election

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The policy differences between the two major political parties vying for power at Australian elections on Saturday have been described as the widest divide at a federal cont...

A mystery to many, Australian PM is a tough sell at election

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Scott Morrison has carried an unusual burden for an Australian prime minister campaigning for election on Saturday. As well as explaining why Australians should vote for him...

Taiwan gives visa waiver to visitors from only African ally eSwatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Visitors from Taiwan’s only African ally, the Kingdom of eSwatini, will be allowed to stay on the island for a maximum of 90 days beginning June 1, the Ministry of Foreign...

Australian election May 18 to be fought on refugees, economy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Thursday called a May 18 election that will be fought on issues including climate change, asylum seekers and economic management. ...

No mention of Taiwan President Tsai addressing Congress during call with Pelosi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a phone conversation Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen had with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week, Pelosi did not mention the possibility of Tsai addressing Congress...

Video shows Nauru Parliament recognize Taiwan as independent nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday (March 30) posted a video on Twitter of the moment the Parliament of Nauru passed a resolution which rejected Beijing's &...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Nauru parliament rejects 'one China' principle; China admits Taiwan F-16s are an effective deterrent for PLAAF H-6K bombers; Triathlete ...

Taiwan President pays respects at Martyrs’ Shrine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited the Martyrs’ Shrine in Taipei City Friday to pay her respects to past martyrs and heroes. She read a message mentioning the “...

Why did Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen ask for US arms during Hawaii visit?

During a visit to the US Pacific island state of Hawaii on Wednesday, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen made a request to buy new US military equipment, including M-1 Abrams tanks and F-16 fighter jets...

Taiwan, Marshall Islands set up fund for women to start businesses

The presidents of Taiwan and the Marshall Islands witnessed Tuesday the establishment of a fund that will offer loans to women in the Marshall Islands to start their own businesses. The two countri...

Tsai: Taiwan to play even stronger role in gender equality in Pacific islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan will play an even stronger part in the promotion of gender equality in the Pacific islands, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told an international women’s conference in...

Nauru parliament rejects 'one China' principle, recognizes Taiwan as independent nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a visit by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the Parliament of Nauru on Monday (March 25) passed a resolution which rejected Beijing's "one China principle&q...

Taiwan, Palau sign sea patrol cooperation pact

Koror, Palau, March 22 (CNA) Taiwan and its Pacific ally, Palau, signed an agreement on Friday to cooperate in sea patrols and under this new pact, they will launch a joint rescue drill on the seas c...

Taiwan’s China Airlines to add flights to Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was visiting Taiwan’s diplomatic ally Palau Friday, she announced China Airlines (CAL) would raise its number of flights to the Pacific cou...