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Taiwan draws up 62 promises in response to Biden’s Summit for Democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has drawn up a list of 62 promises in response to United States President Joe Biden’s Summit for Democracy last month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) ...

Trump endorses Hungary's Orban ahead of tight election

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday endorsed Hungary's right-wing populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban, offering his “complete support” for the controversial leader w...

China's dictatorship lectures Taiwan on democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) was incredulous on Thursday (Dec.15) after the communist regime in Beijing lectured Taiwan on democracy and refere...

Taiwan's 'alliance of shared values' and Nicaragua

In President Tsai’s first inaugural speech in 2016 she stated: “Taiwan has been a model citizen in global civil society. Since our democratization, we have persisted in upholding the un...

Rubio demands answers from Biden over cut video with Taiwan map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday (Dec. 14) sent a letter to President Joe Biden demanding answers after the video feed of a presentation by a Taiwanese official was cut af...

US condemns suspension of Romanian judge over TikTok posts

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A well-known judge in Romania has been suspended from his position over videos he posted on the social media platform TikTok, a move that has drawn widespread criticism and c...

Indian anchor reacts to censoring of Audrey Tang’s Taiwan map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indian news anchor Palki Sharma Upadhyay has given her take on the cutting of Taiwanese Digital Minister Audrey Tang’s (唐鳳) video feed at the U.S.' Summit for De...

Taiwan-US-Japan cooperation more crucial than ever to Indo-Pacific security: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political leaders, academics, and members of think tanks from the U.S., Japan, and Taiwan came together Tuesday (Dec. 14) to voice concern over the spread of China's a...

"Coronation", NFT listed on OpenSea sold at 2.5 ETH

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 14 December 2021 - "Coronation", a digital illustration minted by A_Moore for mocking Summit for Democracy, was sold at 2.5 ETH(10,017 dollars on Dec. 12th)on Open...

White House cuts Audrey Tang's video after Taiwan map appears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The video feed of Taiwan’s digital minister, Audrey Tang, was cut while she was giving a presentation at the Summit for Democracy last week. Tang was sharing a co...

India: PM Modi's Twitter hacked with link to Bitcoin scam

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal Twitter handle was hacked in the early hours of Sunday, his office said. "The matter was escalated to Twitter and the account has been immediat...

Audrey Tang shares Taiwan's digital democracy successes at US summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) encouraged other nations to consider Taiwan's example of open digital development and privacy safeguards on the second day ...

US imposes new sanctions on China, Myanmar, North Korea

The United States on Friday imposed extensive sanctions and visa bans on dozens of people and entities tied to China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh. This action was carried out to mark Human Ri...

Biden to focus on elections, media as democracy summit wraps

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is looking to close his two-day virtual Summit for Democracy on Friday by shining a spotlight on the importance of election integrity, countering authoritarian re...

Taiwan loses diplomatic ally Nicaragua to China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan lost Nicaragua as a diplomatic ally after the Central American country said it would officially recognize only China, which claims self-ruled Taiwan as part of its territo...