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Visiting Palau president praises Taiwan partnership, rejects China's 'sticks'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palauan President Surangel Whipps Jr. on Monday (March 29) extolled his country's friendship with Taiwan at his first press conference since arriving to promote the ne...

Palau president arrives in Taiwan to initiative 'travel bubble'

Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr.arrived in Taiwan Sunday to initiate a Palau-Taiwan "travel bubble" that will allow people to travel between the two countries with fewer entry restriction...

Taiwan ally tells China 'Don't tell me who my friends can be'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palauan President Surangel Whipps Jr. on Monday (March 22) revealed that he had rejected an offer by China to switch diplomatic relations from Taipei to Beijing last year....

First Taiwan-Palau travel bubble flight takes off on April 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (March 17) announced that the first flight of the new Taiwan-Palau travel bubble will take off on April 1....

Taiwan-Palau travel bubble opens with 5 principles of epidemic prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Wednesday (March 17) that the country's travel bubble with Palau has officially been formed, with five pr...

New Palau president vows support for Taiwan amid Chinese bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau’s President-elect Surangel Whipps Jr. has pledged to align his nation with Taiwan and the United States and resist Chinese bullying as he prepares to assume of...

Taiwan congratulates Surangel Whipps Jr. on winning Palau presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's embassy in Palau on Tuesday (Nov. 17) congratulated local businessman Surangel Whipps Jr. and Senator Uduch Senior on being elected president and vice preside...

Businessman wins Palau's election, expected to maintain ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Businessman Surangel Whipps Jr. defeated Vice President Raynold Oilouch in Tuesday’s (Nov. 3) presidential election in Palau, but the Pacific Island nation is expect...

Taiwan awaits results of 2020 Palau presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As voters in Palau head to the polls Tuesday (Nov. 3) to elect their new leader, the Taiwanese government is expecting to maintain a strong relationship with its Pacific a...

Three diplomatic allies voice support for Taiwan at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the General Debate of the UN’s 75th General Assembly entered its second day on Wednesday (Sept. 23), three of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies expressed support f...

At UN, island nation of Palau speaks to interconnected world

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As one of the smallest countries on earth, the Pacific island nation of Palau doesn't always get to command the world's attention. But every nation gets to take...

Palau president thanks Taiwan for helping keep coronavirus at bay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. said Wednesday (March 4) that the Taiwanese government has contributed greatly to epidemic prevention in the West Pacific nation, whic...

Taiwan vice president visits Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) and his spouse left for the Pacific island state of Palau on Saturday (Dec. 28), where they will attend celebrations marking the 20th a...

Taiwan to join Palau's Independence Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Minister Icyang Parod (劉文雄) will attend Palau’s 25th Independence Day celebration on Oct. 1 as an envoy to the country. Appointed by President Tsai Ing-...

Allies speak in favor of Taiwan's inclusion at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales joined forces with other allies of Taiwan to voice support for the country’s participation in United Nations events on Wednesday (...