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Hawaii to start quarantine exemption for Taiwanese on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travelers from Taiwan who present proof of negative coronavirus tests from select hospitals will be exempt from Hawaii's mandatory 10-day quarantine starting on Saturd...

Gold and jade masterworks from Taiwan on exhibit in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 44 delicate artworks from Taiwan are now on display at the Bowers Museum in California until Sept. 5, celebrating the mastery of the art of carving using the me...

Taiwanese firms fly Taiwan flags to avoid confusion with Chinese plants in Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid attacks on Chinese-owned factories in Myanmar, Taiwan's representative office in the country has told Taiwanese companies to fly the Taiwan flag to distinguish th...

UN agencies incorrectly designate Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A map released by U.N. Women and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on women in politics incorrectly designates Taiwan as a part of China. The Women in Politics map is...

Guam establishes marketing committee for Taiwan separate from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to improve its Taiwan market, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has established a new marketing committee for the East Asian nation. On Thursday (March 4), me...

Taiwanese rescued in Philippines from Chinese abductors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man abducted in the Philippines by kidnappers allegedly involved in a Chinese crime ring was rescued by local police on Tuesday (March 2). The Philippine Na...

82 passengers return to Taiwan from Myanmar following coup

A total of 82 passengers took the first of three China Airlines (CAL) flights to Taiwan from Myanmar on Sunday amid an escalation of the political turmoil there. Flight CI7916, which departed from ...

Taiwanese diplomat tests positive for COVID in Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese diplomat posted in Malaysia has been confirmed to have the coronavirus, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Friday (Jan. 22). The Taipei Economic an...

US ambassador reiterates support for Taiwan before leaving office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On her last day as the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Kelly Craft once again called on members of the international community to stand up against China's attempts to iso...

Taiwan, US diplomats meet after official contact ban lifted

Taiwan's representative to Switzerland met with his U.S counterpart on Thursday, the latest Taiwanese diplomat to meet a U.S. official after the U.S. ended its restrictions on official contacts wi...

Mayors of Newark, Taiwan's Taoyuan talk pandemic recovery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦) on Tuesday (Jan. 12) held a virtual meeting with Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to discuss strategies for slowing the spread of coronavir...

Taiwan tours popular among Japanese high school students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than a third of Japanese high school students choose Taiwan as the preferred destination for their overseas educational trips. Out of 170,000 Japanese high school ...

US promises to continue search for crew on missing Taiwan fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday (Jan. 7) the U.S. has promised to continue the search for the Taiwanese captain and his nine Indonesian crewmen who we...

Taiwan to organize humanitarian flight from Guam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines (CAL) will send a charter aircraft to Guam on Jan. 11 to pick up local residents unable to receive medical care elsewhere as well as Taiwanese citizens who ...

Kidnapped Taiwanese man rescued in Philippines on New Year's Eve

A Taiwanese man who was kidnapped in the Philippines, allegedly over a debt-related dispute, was rescued by local police on New Year's Eve, according to the Philippine National Police-Anti Kidnapp...