Japan reaffirms friendship with Taiwan despite China warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In spite of warnings from the Chinese government against congratulating Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her re-election, the Japanese government reaffirmed Tuesday ...

Prague signs sister city agreement with Taipei after dumping Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague formally signed a sister city agreement with Taipei in the Czech capital on Monday (Jan. 13), three months after scrapping a similar deal with Beijing over its &quo...

British campaign group urges UK to improve Taiwan relations

Kaohsiung (Taiwan News) — Campaign group Spotlight:China has written to British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and urged him to use Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) landslide election victory as a pla...

AP Analysis: Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The landslide reelection of Taiwan’s leader underscores the population’s embrace of an identity distinct from China — a shift that the communist leaders o...

AP Analysis: Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The landslide reelection of Taiwan’s leader underscores the population’s embrace of an identity distinct from China — a shift that the communist leaders of China refuse to accept...

Lithuania should mull diplomatic switch to Taiwan: MP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the results from Taiwan's elections poured in, showing that President Tsai (蔡英文) has received a fresh mandate to govern, Lithuanian parliamentarian Mantas Adomenas ...

US urged to send cabinet officials to Taiwan as China poaches allies

A former senior advisor to the Trump administration on Friday urged the White House to send a cabinet official to Taiwan whenever Beijing succeeds in poaching a diplomatic ally from Taipei. Christi...

Germany to hold public hearings for Taiwan recognition petition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German Bundestag said Tuesday (Nov. 19) that public hearings for the petition calling on the German government to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan will be he...

Cambodia continues to deny Taiwan's request to establish representative office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday (Nov. 18) that Cambodia has yet to approve the Taiwanese government's request to establish a representative office i...

Taipei-Prague sister city agreement wording unchanged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sister-city agreement between Taipei and the Czech capital of Prague has been returned to Taipei City Council (TCC) for review with the “City of Taipei, Taiwan&r...

Taiwan academics throw weight behind President Tsai as election nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With less than 70 days before the presidential election is held in Taiwan, a number of research fellows at Academia Sinica launched a petition on Monday (Nov. 4) to suppor...

English teacher in Taiwan resigns over TutorABC's intrusive 'one China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An email from the English teaching website TutorABC surfaced on Saturday (Nov. 2), sent in response to the resignation of an instructor who refused to conform to new, drac...

Taiwan passes special budget allowing purchase of F-16V fighters from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’ s legislature on Tuesday (Oct. 29) approved the multi-billion-dollar special budget to be allocated for the next seven years to purchase 66 F-16V fighter jet...

Czechia and Slovakia offices host joint event celebrating Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Oct. 17), the Czech and Slovakian representative offices in Taiwan jointly hosted a National Day celebration in Taipei to honor the country, inviting Minister...

Prague mayor meets with Taiwan deputy minister, severs sister city ties with Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) met with Prague's pro-Taiwan Mayor Zdenek Hrib on Monday (Oct. 14) as the Czech capital moves to severe its sister city tie...