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EU Council chief likely going to Japan to meet prime minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meeting between European Council President Charles Michel and Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio is scheduled to take place in Japan on Nov. 29. The two leaders wi...

Japan’s new PM creates Cabinet-level role to manage economic threat from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s newly elected prime minister, Kishida Fumio, has created a new post for a minister of economic security, with the focus understood to be on the emerging thre...

Kishida Fumio win offers Japan-Taiwan stability … for now

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — This time last year, Taiwan was every bit as focused on the latest developments in the U.S. presidential race as its own elections. No one is in any doubt of the imp...

Taiwan’s President Tsai congratulates Japan's Kishida Fumio on winning LDP party vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) offered congratulations to Japan's former Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio on Wednesday (Sept. 29) after he won the vote for ...

13 out of 15 allies stand up for Taiwan at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Out of Taiwan's 15 allies, 13 have drummed up support for its inclusion in the United Nations system during the 76th session of the UN General Assembly's General D...

Taiwan president talks business, security with Japanese prime minister hopeful

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) spoke with one of the four Japanese ruling party candidates for prime minister on Tuesday (Sept. 20). Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Repres...

Four contenders vie for Japan leadership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Friday (Sept. 17) opened the race for its leadership, which is likely to culminate in the winner being anointed as t...

Japan's prime minister thanks Taiwan for medical equipment aid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s prime minister, Suga Yoshihide, on Thursday (Sept. 16) expressed his gratitude to Taiwan for its medical supply donations and stressed the strong bond betwee...

Quad countries to hold summit in Washington in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Plans are being finalized for a Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) summit between the leaders of the U.S, Japan, Australia, and India in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 24....

State of emergency begins in host city Tokyo as Games near

Olympic host city Tokyo entered a new state of emergency on Monday, less than two weeks before the Games begin amid worries about whether the measures can stem a rise in COVID-19 cases. Organisers ...

Japan warns of crisis over Taiwan, growing risks from U.S.-China rivalry

Growing military tensions around Taiwan, as well as economic and technological rivalry between China and the United States, threaten peace and stability in East Asia as the regional power balance shif...

Taiwan ruling party thanks Japan for supporting its inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Spokesperson (DPP) Hsieh Pei-fen (謝佩芬) on Saturday (June 12) thanked Japan for supporting Taiwan’s participation in international organi...

Japan assures Beijing its Taiwan policy remains unchanged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu on Friday (June 11) said that Tokyo has not changed its stance on relations with Taipei after Prime Minister Suga Yoshih...

Japan House of Councilors passes motion supporting Taiwan’s WHA bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an unprecedented move, Japan’s upper house of parliament on Friday (June 11) unanimously approved a motion calling for Taiwan’s attendance at the World Heal...

China 'strongly dissatisfied' after Japan's PM calls Taiwan country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is "strongly dissatisfied" and has lodged "solemn representations" after Japan's prime minister on Wednesday (June 9) referred to Taiwan as a...