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New German government voices support for Taiwan’s participation in global bodies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Germany's new coalition government struck a deal on Wednesday (Nov. 24) in which it expressed support for Taiwan’s bid to participate in international organizati...

Lithuania declares right to expand relations with Taiwan after China's diplomatic downgrade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's decision to downgrade diplomatic relations with Lithuania, the Baltic country asserted its right to deepen ties with Taiwan. On Nov. 18, the ...

Taiwan biggest winner of Biden-Xi Summit: Sankei Shimbun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was the biggest winner of the recently concluded virtual summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平), according to Akio Yaita, Taipe...

The Biden-Xi Summit: There is Really No Point Talking to the PRC

Winston Churchill famously said, "To Jaw-Jaw is better than to War-War." While this is certainly true, he never promised that talking would necessarily be productive. This was clearly the ca...

Biden underscores he wants no change in Taiwan policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he made clear to China’s Xi Jinping that his administration stands firmly behind the United States' longstanding “One China” policy but he al...

Xi-Biden talks raise hope for better ties but strains remain

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday welcomed a virtual meeting between President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden as raising hopes for better relations, while the U.S. was more muted on the talks a...

A complicated relationship: Biden and Xi prepare for meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping have slurped noodles together in Beijing. They've shared deep thoughts about the meaning of America during an exchange on the Tibetan plateau. They'v...

Taiwan envoy to Ireland urges closer bilateral relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese envoy to Ireland Tzu-Pao Yang (楊子葆) has urged Dublin to improve relations with Taipei amid closer EU-Taiwan ties. In an interview with Irish online publicatio...

Czech think tanker calls for 'one Taiwan policy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Czech think tanker on Thursday (Nov. 4) took to Twitter to call for his country to adopt a "one Taiwan policy" and uploaded a map making it clear that Taiwan i...

Blinken raised concerns about Taiwan with China

ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi as part of the Group of 20 summit on Sunday — an outreach designed to ensure that the intensely competitive...

With heightened rhetoric, is US moving away from ‘strategic ambiguity’ on Taiwan?

Military tensions between China and Taiwan, the democratic, self-governing island Beijing considers its own, are at their worst in more than 40 years, according to Taiwan’s defence minister. The...

2 EU leaders back deeper ties with Taiwan, reject China's bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Formosa Club of pro-Taiwan legislators in Europe on Thursday (Oct. 28) released a letter from two European Union (EU) leaders backing Lithuania's deepened ties wit...

UN should let Taiwan in the club: American Enterprise Institute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two fellows of the influential American Enterprise Institute think tank have called for the U.N. to welcome Taiwan as a member, lambasting a number of U.N. secretary gener...

US, China sparring over Taiwan heats up anew

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are stepping up their war of words over Taiwan in a long-simmering dispute that has significant implications for the power dynamic in the Indo-Pacific and...

European Parliament delegation to visit Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A European Parliament delegation will head to Taiwan next week to meet with high-level Taiwanese government officials. Raphael Glucksmann, known for his critical stance...