Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

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...

Prague mayor shares study abroad experience in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a YouTube interview, Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib was asked to recall his experience as an exchange student in Taiwan in 2005 and share some of his favorite memories of...

Czech senator greeted with 'We are Taiwanese' signs in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil returned from a six-day tour of Taiwan on Saturday (Sept. 5), he was greeted in Prague with supporters carrying signs that read ...

Art should not be tool for politicians: Prague Philharmonic director

A former Czech deputy culture minister who currently leads the renowned Prague Philharmonic (PKF) said on Friday during a visit to Taiwan that performing arts should not be used as a tool in political...

Prague, Taipei deepen ties as controversial Czech visit ends

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The mayors of Prague and Taipei announced new areas of cooperation for the two sister cities, including orchestra tours, on Friday as a Czech delegation concluded a weeklong visi...

Of pangolins and PPE: Taipei and Prague mayors claim sister-city successes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and Prague appeared together Friday (Sept. 4) to announce the sister cities have reached an accord on projects large and small during the Czech delega...