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Biden to ease way for US diplomats to meet Taiwanese officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration is reportedly planning to codify many of the steps taken by its predecessor to ease restrictions on diplomatic exchanges between the U.S. and Taiw...

China's aggression will get it no love: Palauan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau's President Surangel Whipps Jr. likened China's approach to diplomacy to an abusive relationship on Monday (March 30), the third day of the Pacific island...

Palau president has breakfast with founder of Taiwan’s Foxconn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palauan President Surangel Whipps, Jr. and his delegation had breakfast with Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) Tuesday (March 30). The tycoon posted pict...

Visiting Palau president praises Taiwan partnership, rejects China's 'sticks'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palauan President Surangel Whipps Jr. on Monday (March 29) extolled his country's friendship with Taiwan at his first press conference since arriving to promote the ne...

US ambassador visits Taiwan for 1st time in 42 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Sunday (March 28) saw the arrival of the first sitting U.S. ambassador since diplomatic ties between the countries were severed 42 years ago. On Sunday, Palau...

Taiwan ally tells China 'Don't tell me who my friends can be'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palauan President Surangel Whipps Jr. on Monday (March 22) revealed that he had rejected an offer by China to switch diplomatic relations from Taipei to Beijing last year....

Taiwan, Pacific ally Palau to open travel bubble next month

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan and the Pacific nation of Palau will launch a travel bubble next month, allowing people to travel between the islands without a COVID-19 quarantine. Palau is one ...

Taiwan in 'travel bubble' talks with 5 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is currently discussing "travel bubbles" with five countries, Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Wednesday (March 10). During a question-...

Palau’s new president preparing to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palauan President Surangel Whipps, Jr. is preparing for his first official visit to diplomatic ally Taiwan since taking office in January, reports said Wednesday (March 10...

Taiwan-Palau travel bubble on horizon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau’s President Surangel Whipps Jr. is reportedly visiting Taiwan on March 15 to promote the much-awaited “travel bubble” between the two countries. ...

Taiwan sends tourism delegation to Palau to explore travel bubble opportunities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) departed for Taiwan’s Pacific ally Palau on Wednesday (Jan. 20) with a group of tourism agency personnel and the aim of exploring bu...

New Palau president vows support for Taiwan amid Chinese bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau’s President-elect Surangel Whipps Jr. has pledged to align his nation with Taiwan and the United States and resist Chinese bullying as he prepares to assume of...

Taiwan foreign minister to attend presidential inauguration in Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) will travel to diplomatic ally Palau from Jan. 20 to 22 to attend the inauguration of President Surangel Whipps, Jr., the Ministry of Fore...

Taiwan congratulates Surangel Whipps Jr. on winning Palau presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's embassy in Palau on Tuesday (Nov. 17) congratulated local businessman Surangel Whipps Jr. and Senator Uduch Senior on being elected president and vice preside...

Businessman wins Palau's election, expected to maintain ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Businessman Surangel Whipps Jr. defeated Vice President Raynold Oilouch in Tuesday’s (Nov. 3) presidential election in Palau, but the Pacific Island nation is expect...