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Eyeing China, senior US lawmaker vows to back funding for Pacific islands

The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Friday he supported funding for U.S.-allied Pacific Island nations as a way to counter the influence of C...

China offering to 'fill every hotel room' in Palau to abandon Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The president of Palau has reportedly sent a letter to a U.S. senator alleging that China is offering to fill the country's hotel rooms with Chinese tourists and pay U...

Taiwan helps Fiji make strides in agriculture development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s promotion of "fruit diplomacy" in Fiji has provided advanced technology to support the Pacific Island nation’s agriculture. Taiwan Repres...

Foreign minister shares details of Nauru's diplomatic break with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) revealed new details regarding the termination of diplomatic relations between Taiwan and Nauru in a recent interview with the Wash...

Taiwan foreign ministry rejects claim staff burned Nauru flag during withdrawal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) denounced a video purportedly showing diplomatic staff destroying the Nauru flag while withdrawing from the Pacific Islan...

Taiwan condemns Nauru for accepting 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan criticized Nauru for accepting China’s “one China” principle on Wednesday (Jan. 24). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said it expressed &...

Taiwan affirms close relations with Tuvalu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan maintains deep ties with Tuvalu, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said, amid reports the Pacific Island nation may switch recognition to Beijing. Tuvalu Am...

Taiwan, Palau commit to advancing bilateral cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) held a virtual meeting with Palau President Surangel S. Whipps Jr., during which the two pledged to continue bilateral cooperation. L...

Taiwan special envoy to attend Marshall Islands presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send Deputy Foreign Minister Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) as the special envoy to attend the Marshall Island’s presidential inauguration on Jan. 22, the Minist...

China poaches Nauru 2 days after Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just two days after Taiwan elected president-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德), Nauru announced that it is officially severing diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favor of China. ...

Nauru cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China

The South Pacific nation of Nauru announced Monday it was switching diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China, saying it would no longer consider the self-governing island "as a separate country"...

Events to watch in 2024: US Election, Gaza, COP29, Ukraine, Paris Olympics, and more

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heading into 2024, the year is set to be filled with important events in areas of politics, the environment, and culture that will shape the next several years. U.S. E...

2024 to be biggest election year in history: Taiwan, US, Russia, India, Mexico, UK, and more

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The year 2024 will be the biggest election year in history, as 64 countries, including Taiwan, the United States, Russia, India, and Mexico, will hold national elections. ...

'Typhoon' tops Taiwan's most-searched terms on Google in 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Typhoon” was the most searched subject on Google in Taiwan for 2023, the search engine announced on Monday (Dec. 11). Typhoons have been a significant conc...

Taiwan pledges US$2 million to fisheries fund

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday (Dec. 5) that it will donate US$2 million (NT$63.06 million) to a Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCP...