Taiwan's new France office set to open by early December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Monday (Oct. 19) that the new representative office in France’s Aix-en-Provence is scheduled to open in early Decemb...

Taiwan president meets with Somaliland representative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Somaliland’s representative to Taiwan, Mohamed Omar Hagi Mohamoud, on Monday (Oct. 12) at the Presidential Office, where she ex...

Taiwan National Day celebrations around the world

Celebrations of the National Day of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on Oct. 10 were held in countries around the world this week, including a first-of-its-kind event in Somaliland and a charity meal fo...

Somaliland's legislature supports Taiwan Relations Act: envoy

Somaliland's legislature has endorsed the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), an American law that governs the United States' unofficial ties with Taiwan, according to the Somaliland representative to...

Somaliland opens Taipei office in diplomatic coup for Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The breakaway territory of Somaliland opened a representative office in Taipei on Wednesday in a rare diplomatic coup for Taiwan that has already drawn Beijing’s ire. ...

Somaliland Representative Office opens in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Somaliland Representative Office in Taiwan began its operations Wednesday (Sept. 9) despite opposition from Somalia, which claims sovereignty over the self-governing E...

Somaliland to open office in Taiwan Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The self-declared East African nation of Somaliland will open its representative office in Taipei on Wednesday (Sept. 9), starting a new chapter in relations between Taiwa...

Somaliland to open office in Taiwan in early September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first-ever representative of Somaliland in Taiwan said his country will open its office in Taipei early next month, CNA reported Wednesday (Aug. 26). Hargeisa, the ...

Taiwan to open representative office in Aix-en-Provence in Southern France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is opening a representative office in the Southern French city of Aix-en-Provence, a decision that is seen as a diplomatic breakthrough for the country. “A...

Taiwan's Swedish envoy interviewed by Nordic country's top public radio station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Representative to Sweden Vincent Yao (姚金祥) accepted an exclusive interview with Radio Sweden to discuss the establishment of representative offices between ...

Taiwan, not ROC, representative office opens in Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a friendly gesture toward Taiwan, Somaliland has allowed Taiwan's newly opened de facto embassy to use the name "Taiwan" rather than "Republic of Chi...

President Tsai optimistic about Taiwan-Somaliland relations with establishment of representative office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Aug. 17) lauded the establishment of the Taiwanese representative office in Somaliland as an important moment in Taiwan's bilat...

Taiwan officially opens its new representative office in Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan officially opened its new representative office in Hargeisa, the capital city of Somaliland, a self-declared state in East Africa, on Monday morning (Aug. 17) local...

Azar leads highest-level US delegation to Taiwan in decades

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday in the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the break in formal diplomatic rel...

Somaliland president rejects China's deal to drop Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Somaliland's president has reportedly rejected a conditional offer by a delegation of Chinese "wolf warrior" diplomats to cut ties with Taiwan, and added tha...