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Prague mayor eagerly prepares for arrival of Taipei Zoo pangolins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Zoo is currently preparing a pair of pangolins for a trip to Prague in March, Mayor Zdenek Hrib shared on his Facebook page on Saturday (Nov. 13). Hrib wrote...

Czech think tanker calls for 'one Taiwan policy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Czech think tanker on Thursday (Nov. 4) took to Twitter to call for his country to adopt a "one Taiwan policy" and uploaded a map making it clear that Taiwan i...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan foreign minister having beer with Czech Senate president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo showing Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil drinking from a mug filled to the brim with beer with Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has gone viral. ...

Czech Senate president pledges support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil has pledged to back Taiwan despite pressure from China. In an interview with Japan's NHK on Monday (Oct. 25), Vystrcil said, &...

Senate committee invites Taiwan foreign minister to visit Czech Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Senate committee in the Czech Republic has invited Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) to visit the Central European country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirm...

Sister cities an underused tool in Taiwan’s diplomacy: Panel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a webinar on Thursday (Aug. 26), panelists discussed how to optimize sister city arrangements and how this alternative form of diplomacy can help Taiwan overcome diplom...

Taiwan joins Czech Republic in hosting first gender equality forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Experts from Taiwan and the Czech Republic on Wednesday (Aug. 3) held an online forum focusing on women’s and LGBTQ rights as part of the week-long Prague Pride Fest...

Taiwan thanks Czech Republic for timely COVID vaccine donation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has thanked the Czech Republic for its pledge to donate vaccine doses, calling the move a sign of sincere friendship. Czech Minister of Health Adam Vojtech annou...

Czech Republic weighing vaccine donation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Czech Republic is considering a vaccine donation to Taiwan as the East Asian country continues its struggle to vaccinate its population amid a dose shortage, with a de...

Taipei mayor thanks Prague for support amid COVID-19 spike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Thursday (June 17) expressed gratitude towards Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib for a letter affirming the Czech capital’s full support for T...

Video shows Prague mayor pledging to fight for vaccine doses for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague's Taiwan-friendly mayor on Tuesday uploaded a video stating that he is "appalled" at the obstruction of vaccine shipments to Taiwan over politics and ...

29-year-old boosting Taiwan's soft power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At only 29 years old, Chiayo Kuo (郭家佑) is a force to be reckoned with. Through ambition, networking savvy, and tenacity, she is slowly revitalizing interest in soft pow...

Prague mayor praises Taiwan's donations, pledges to deepen bilateral ties on science, education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib, a staunch Taiwan supporter, on Wednesday (Jan. 27) announced that his city will deepen collaborations with the East Asian country on science and ...

Pro-Taiwan Prague mayor ranks among ‘most powerful people in Europe’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-friendly Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib was listed on Monday (Dec. 7) as one of the most powerful people in Europe in 2021 by Politico Europe, the European branch of the ...

Short of medics as virus surges, central Europe sounds alarm

KYJOV, Czech Republic (AP) — Soldiers in Poland are giving coronavirus tests. American National Guard troops with medical training are headed to the Czech Republic to work alongside doctors there. A C...