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EU, China relaunch human rights talks amid tensions

The European Union and China on Friday resumed talks focusing on human rights at a meeting in Brussels, two years after they stalled following rounds of tit-for-tat sanctions. Relations between bo...

Taiwan Legislator Freddy Lim invited to IPAC Tokyo Symposium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) has been invited to attend the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) Tokyo Symposium this Friday (Feb. 17). Lim sa...

German chancellor's China visit sparks debate at home

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The timing of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's imminent trip to China and what signals he will give to Beijing have raised questions at home, a German member of the European Parli...

Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China visit symbolizes solidarity with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) is here to express solidarity with Taiwan, Belgian lawmaker and IPAC co-chair Els Van Hoof said at a foreign ministry pres...

Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China co-chair conferred Taiwan's Grand Medal of Diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German lawmaker and co-chair of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) Reinhard Butikofer was awarded the Ministry of Foreign Affair’s (MOFA) Grand Medal o...

Taiwan foreign ministry grateful for Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) thanked the visiting Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) delegation for defending peace, opposing unilateral changes in the Taiwa...

European lawmakers visiting Taiwan on Nov. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 12-member delegation from the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan on Tuesday (Nov. 1). The visit will focus on trade, investment, a...

'Merkelites' force EU to scuttle trade upgrade with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Union (EU) has decided to postpone a plan to upgrade trade relations with Taiwan, with some blaming "Merkelites" within the governing body for sabot...

Parliamentary group calls for end to China's bullying of Taiwan and Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) on Sunday (Sept. 12) called on the world’s democracies to stand in solidarity with Lithuania and Taiwan, which face ...

China's ‘wolf warrior’ diplomacy helps Taiwan attract global support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's aggressive diplomatic approach may have backfired and helped Taiwan gain international support, according to Western politicians who attended a seminar hosted ...

West sanctions China over Xinjiang abuses, Beijing hits back at EU

The United States, the European Union, Britain, and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday (March 22) for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, the first such coordinated Western action ag...

German MEP sanctioned by China points out he can still visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a travel ban imposed by China as part of tit-for-tat sanctions, a member of European Parliament pointed out that there is nothing stopping him from visiting...

Western allies exchange sanction salvos with China over Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acting in concert, the U.S., U.K., Canada, and EU on Monday (March 22) announced sanctions on Chinese officials with connections to the ongoing human rights abuses in Xinj...

Beijing's assurances on forced labor 'hot air': Chair of EU Parliament's China Delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EU leaders and China hammered out the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) in the closing days of 2020 at a time when the Chinese Communist Party is increasingly on...

EU-China investment deal lacks teeth on forced labor but could still be derailed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — European Union leadership is hailing the investment deal it reached with China at the end of 2020 as a breakthrough, but critics say the accord — pushed through just...