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...

Beijing's threats against Czech senate president 'completely unacceptable': Prague mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visiting Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib has said Beijing's threats against the Senate President of the Czech Republic, Milos Vystrcil, are “completely unacceptable.&rd...

Czech Senate speaker declares mission accomplished in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, who is leading an 89-member delegation of Czech political, business, and cultural leaders to Taiwan, on Thursday (Sept. 3) said the ...

Czech delegation visits Taiwan's National Palace Museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Czech delegation, led by Senate President Vystrcil, on Wednesday night (Sept. 2) paid a visit to Taiwan’s National Palace Museum (NPM) to see Taiwan's vast c...

Prague mayor secures direct flight to Taipei amid visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During his visit as part of the Czech delegation to Taipei, Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib confirmed on Monday (Aug. 31) that discussions about opening a direct flight between t...

Taipei Zoo to send two pangolins to Prague Zoo

The Taipei Zoo will send two pangolins as gifts to the Prague Zoo as part of an animal exchange agreement between the two cities, which forged sisterhood ties earlier this year, a spokesman for the zo...

Czech senate speaker will pay 'heavy price' for Taiwan visit, China says

TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Czech Senate speaker Milos Vystrcil will “pay a heavy price” for making an official trip to Taiwan, the Chinese government’s top diplomat said on Monday, p...

Czech Senate leader talks democratic values at Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The president of the Czech Senate on Monday (Aug. 31) gave a speech at one of Taiwan’s top universities in which he highlighted what he views as important values sha...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese classmates welcome Prague mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Czech Senate Speaker Milos Vystrcil leads a delegation of 89 participants to Taiwan, a photo by Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib posing with a welcome card given him by former ...

Czech Senate president to deliver speech at Taiwan's National Chengchi University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil will visit National Chengchi University Monday (Aug. 31) afternoon at 2 p.m. to deliver a speech. According to the itinerary, whic...

Czech Republic sends delegation to Taiwan, draws ire of China

The president of the Czech Senate Milos Vystrcil led a 90-member delegation trip to Taiwan on Sunday, despite strong opposition from China. "The visit will be certainly fruitful and further deepe...