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Coronavirus outbreak on Taiwan’s Goodwill Fleet began before arrival in Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on board a ship in the Navy's Goodwill Fleet began two days before it reached Taiwan’s Pacific ally of Palau, an ...

Taiwan records 6 consecutive days without new coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With a three-day public holiday starting Friday (May 1), Taiwan recorded its sixth consecutive day without new Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. The total number of c...

Taiwan President apologizes for coronavirus cluster on Goodwill Fleet ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has issued an apology for the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) on a Goodwill Fleet ship, which docked at Zuoying (左營) harbor in Southern Taiwa...

Taiwan opposition party demands Navy take responsibility in virus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party on Monday (April 20) demanded Taiwan's Navy address public speculation about its mishandling of the coronavirus o...

Taiwanese diplomats in Palau to test for virus after visit by infected Navy sailors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Monday (April 20) that its diplomats in Palau who interacted with infected crew members of Taiwan's Goodwill ...

Taiwan's military academies halt classes amid coronavirus threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed that 21 more crew members on board navy vessels have contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday (April 19),...

Taiwan helps Pacific ally Palau with coronavirus test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan recently analyzed the coronavirus tests on a volunteer from the United States working in Pacific ally Palau, proving Taiwan helps out other countries, the Central E...

Foreign minister ends 5-day visit to Central American allies: MOFA

Taipei, Jan. 18 (CNA) Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Friday concluded a five-day visit to Guatemala and Honduras, reaffirming Taiwan's ties with two of its Central American diplomatic allies,...

Taiwan vice president to visit Palau in celebration of 20-year ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) is visiting Palau from Dec. 28-30 in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Taiwan’s diplomatic relations with the Pacific ally. ...

Tsai welcomes Nauru president to Taiwan, discusses closer ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Welcoming Nauruan President Lionel Aingimea with military honors on Friday (Dec. 13), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged to further deepen Taiwan’s relationship wi...

Taiwan to establish digital center in Tuvalu to bolster ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan plans to build a digital center in Tuvalu following a trip last week to the Oceanic nation by the Taiwanese Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉). Hsu visi...

Taiwan deputy foreign minister to visit Tuvalu after government change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) will travel to Tuvalu next week and meet with its new prime minister, Kausea Natano, after fears the Pacific island ally might ...

US envoy nominee promises support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Roxanne Cabral, the nominee for U.S. ambassador to the Marshall Islands and current representative to Panama, promised on Tuesday (Oct. 29) to protect Taiwan and its Pacif...

Taiwan and Marshall Islands to sign economic cooperation agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President of the Marshall Islands Hilda Heine arrived in Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 24) on a four-day trip to meet with Taiwanese leaders. It is the third visit to Taiwan...

Nauru president to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nauru President Lionel Rouwen Aingimea will pay a special visit to Taiwan as a gesture of support for the island, which just lost two Pacific allies last week. Aingimea...