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Taiwan Foreign Ministry blasts China's 'storm over Taiwan Strait' threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a routine press conference on Thursday (July 14), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) condemned China for its Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s (王毅) threat that a...

US announces Pacific push amid growing Chinese influence

The United States has pledged to triple its funding to the Pacific region and open two new embassies as part of a push that follows China's political and economic inroads in the region. In a virt...

Taiwan's Hsinchu donates masks to Palauan state

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu Mayor Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) announced on Wednesday (Feb. 9) that the city government has donated 70,000 medical masks to Palau’s Airai State, with which it ha...

Taiwan's China Airlines pledges six flights to Palau in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines, Taiwan’s national carrier, pledged to open six flights to Palau on Monday (Nov. 22) after the travel bubble between the two allies seemingly burst wi...

Taiwan-Palau travel bubble bursts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The travel bubble between Taiwan and its ally Palau seems to have burst, as the number of Taiwanese travelers to the Pacific nation has significantly decreased since the b...

UN chief: 'Leadership gap' undermines global climate efforts

BERLIN (AP) — The head of the United Nations says a “leadership gap” is undermining the world's efforts to curb global warming, days before presidents and prime ministers from around the globe gather ...

Palau approves Taiwan-made COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau's health ministry said it is adding Taiwan's domestically produced Medigen COVID vaccine to its list of approved shots on Thursday (Oct. 7). Palau Preside...

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...

Palau president speaks up for Taiwan during UN address

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palauan President Surangel Whipps Jr. lauded Taiwan for its leadership in fighting COVID-19 and called for its inclusion in the United Nations system as he delivered a spe...

Palau president invites Taiwan's VP to visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) on Monday (Sept. 7) said that Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr. has invited Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) to visi...

Taiwan in talks with Palau to resume travel bubble

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Friday (July 23) that conditions in Taiwan and Palau have improved enough to resume the travel bubble. MOFA said via a pr...

Palauan students, diplomats in Taiwan to fly home for COVID jabs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A charter plane has been scheduled for Tuesday (June 15) to bring Palauans in Taiwan back home, Palau's President Surangel Whipps Jr. said. The flight will transpor...

Palauan students in Taiwan to fly home for COVID shots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dozens of Palauans studying in Taiwan will take a chartered plane back to their home country to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to the East Asian nation, r...

Palau President Whipps welcomes eased 'travel bubble' rules with Taiwan

Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr. said Wednesday (April 14) that he welcomed Taiwan's decision to ease the COVID-19 prevention regulations for Taiwanese returning home after visits to his countr...

Taiwan’s China Airlines cancels ‘travel bubble’ flight to Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Barely two weeks after Taiwan and Palau inaugurated their “travel bubble,” China Airlines (CAL) announced it was canceling its April 17 flight due to lack of i...