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Taiwan-based Caribbean writer launches book about her homeland

Taiwan-based Caribbean writer Peggy Carr on Wednesday (Dec. 16) launched her new book titled "Shape of a Warrior," a socio-cultural historical narrative about what life was like for the indi...

ICC urges Sudan to give investigators access to Darfur

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor urged Sudan’s government on Thursday to match its commitment to justice in Darfur with action, starting with unimpeded access for th...

UN defeats Russia resolution promoting women at peace tables

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council defeated a Russian resolution Friday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of a U.N. measure demanding equal participation for women in activities promoti...

14 diplomatic allies voice support for Taiwan's participation in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — By the time the General Debate of the 75th United Nations General Assembly came a close, a total of 12 diplomatic allies had spoken out for Taiwan's participation. ...

The U.S. reckoning on race, seen through other nations' eyes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It's not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America's critics have taken note too,...

World leaders send condolences after passing of former Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Leaders in countries friendly to Taiwan have expressed their condolences on the passing of former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), who died on Thursday (July 30) at the age o...

Cuban docs fighting coronavirus around world, defying US

HAVANA (AP) — For two years the Trump administration has been trying to stamp out one of Cuba’s signature programs __ state-employed medical workers treating patients around the globe in a show of sof...

UN condemns increasing threat from terrorism in Africa

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned the increasing threat to peace and security in Africa from terrorism Wednesday and urged all countries “to consider mobilizing more p...

Health minister of Taiwan ally St. Vincent carries paralyzed youth up mountain

The Minister of Health of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Luke Browne, is well known in Taiwan because of his strong advocacy of the country at the World Health Assembly. He has now come to public att...

Concern Taiwan’s ally Saint Vincent could be next poached by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislators discuss the possibility of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines switching diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China On Friday (Oct. 18), Kuomintang (KMT) Legis...

‘Taiwan and St. Vincent are a family,’ says St. Vincent top diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Saint Vincent and the Grenadines' ambassador to Taiwan, Andrea Bowman, hailed the close ties between the two countries at an inauguration ceremony for the Caribbean na...

St. Vincent’s prime minister unveils plaque for embassy in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The plaque for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ new embassy was unveiled on Thursday (August 8) by the Caribbean nation’s prime minister, Ralph Gonsalves. ...

Taiwan president welcomes St. Vincent prime minister with military salute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Aug. 7), accorded a military salute to the prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, who is vi...

St. Vincent prime minister to open embassy in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves will inaugurate the country’s embassy in Taiwan during a week-long visit to the island nation. ...

Taiwan intelligence agent smuggles cigarettes under cover of presidential trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An employee of the National Security Bureau (NSB) tried to smuggle NT$6.45 million (US$207,000) worth of cigarettes into Taiwan using President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡...