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UK's David Cameron to visit Falkland Islands

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron is set to visit the Falkland Islands this week as part of a tour of South America, the British government said on Sunday. The trip comes after Argentina's ...

Taiwan helps Paraguay restore native fish species population

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has helped Paraguay’s pacu, a type of fish closely related to the piranha, make a comeback through the introduction of aquaculture techniques. Chou Chun-hs...

Paraguay reiterates support for Taiwan's inclusion in the WHO

During the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board session in Geneva, Switzerland, the Paraguayan representative, Dr. Adriana Amarilla, highlighted the importance of Taiwan's inclusion in ...

Letter to Editor: Paraguay expresses solidarity with Taiwan as Nauru switches ties to China

Paraguay expressed its solidarity with Taiwan through its embassy in Taipei when Nauru on Monday (Jan. 15) announced it was severing diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China. The embassy also ...

Letter to Editor: Paraguayan president congratulates Lai Ching-te, reaffirms ties with Taiwan

The President of Paraguay Santiago Peña congratulated President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on his victory in the presidential elections on Saturday (Jan. 13) and reaffirmed Paraguay's support...

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"...

Taiwan People’s Party candidate calls diplomatic allies a myth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Diplomatic allies are a myth, and even if Taiwan lost all of them, it would not be as important as the substance of relationships with other countries, Taiwan People&rsquo...

Letter to Editor: 2023 marks year of stronger Paraguay-Taiwan ties

There is no doubt that the official ties between Paraguay and Taiwan, which began on July 12, 1957, have gone through different, important stages. However, the arrival of Paraguayan President Santiago...

Argentina: Ukraine's Zelenskyy attending Milei inauguration

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is scheduled to attend on Sunday the inauguration of Argentina's newly-elected president, Javier Milei. The Ukrainian presidency said Zelenskyy was "o...

Is it all over for the EU-Mercosur free trade deal?

Officially, the free trade agreement between the EU and the four states of the Mercosur economic bloc — Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay — has not yet been shelved for good. But at ...

Letter to Editor: Paraguay speaks up again for Taiwan at climate summit, Interpol

Paraguay President Santiago Pena reaffirmed his support for the inclusion of Taiwan in international organizations by proposing its incorporation into climate summits and presented the Guarani nation ...

Palau, Paraguay vouch for Taiwan's inclusion at COP 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The presidents of Paraguay and Palau, two of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies, urged its inclusion in the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP) on Friday (Dec. 1)...

Taiwan appoints ex-vice foreign minister as envoy to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice Foreign Minister Alexander Yui (俞大㵢) will succeed Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) as Taiwan’s top envoy in the United States after she registered as a vice-president...

Uruguay wants to speed up trade talks with China, Mercosur, puts pressure on Paraguay

BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou said he wanted to "accelerate" negotiations over a free trade agreement between Uruguay, China and the Mercosur trade bloc wh...