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Taiwan fishing vessel found to be involved in forced labor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed on Friday (Jan. 28) that a Taiwanese-owned fishing vessel named Da Wang was involved in forced labor and therefore its h...

US, UK call for Taiwan's participation at WHO meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representatives of the U.K. and U.S. called for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) during the group’s meeting on Friday (Jan. 28), a...

Taiwan VP talks with US House speaker in virtual meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) met with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a virtual meeting before he was scheduled to leave San Francisco, Taiwan&r...

Tsai visits Taiwan’s military, coast patrol bases ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) thanked coast guards for their service to the nation ahead of the Lunar New Year while visiting a base in Chiayi County on Satu...

German politician urges naval passage through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German Navy should conduct a Taiwan Strait passage, said German Parliament Defense Committee Chairperson Marie-Agnes Strack-Zimmermann during an academic seminar on Tu...

Taiwan reports 15 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Jan. 29) announced 15 local COVID cases and 33 imported cases. The CECC did not report any new deaths. The ne...

Australian MP says opposition leader has no 'ticker' to resist China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Leaders in Australia’s ruling government have jointly attacked opposition leader Anthony Albanese for his alleged weakness in standing up to China. Liberal parlia...

Taiwan VP stops in San Francisco before heading home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) arrived in San Francisco on Friday (Jan. 28) after attending Honduran President Xiomara Castro’s inauguration on Thursday. Upon ...

Where Lunar break bumper to bumper traffic will hit worst in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Transport authorities predict heavy traffic jams on Taiwan’s national highways on the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday, Saturday (Jan. 29). The sections of...

Senior U.S. official to visit Lithuania in show of support over Chinese coercion

A senior U.S. official will visit Lithuania next week to discuss enhancing economic cooperation with the small Baltic nation, which has faced pressure from China for boosting ties with Taiwan. Unde...

UK to send parliamentary delegation to Taiwan in February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. parliament’s foreign affairs committee has plans to visit Taiwan next month. Taiwan’s representative office in the U.K. said Taiwan’s door ha...

Bach from the brink: Meet Taiwanese musician Ethan Lin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Is it a violin? A viola? “No,” says Ethan Lin (林逸軒), “it’s a violoncello da Spalla!” Fiddling this five-stringed mongrel from the ancestra...

Taiwan's Winter Olympic team will not attend ceremonies in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Olympic team will not be joining in the opening or closing ceremonies of Beijing’s Winter Olympics, per a statement released by the government on Frid...

Czech think tank opens Taipei office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Values Center (EVC) for Security Policy, a Czech think tank, formally opened its Taipei Office on Friday (Jan. 28), strengthening European presence in Taiwan....

Letter to Editor: Give Taiwan a voice at Model UN Conferences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Though China has the political clout to block Taiwan from regaining membership in the UN, it holds no power over the half a million high school and college students around...