Taiwan donates masks to New York City borough

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Monday (Aug. 10) donated 50,000 medical masks to New York City’s Manhattan, with Li Kuang-chang (李光章), director of the New York Taipei Economic and Cultura...

Canada should increase engagement with Taiwan: Vancouver TECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Canada looks to expand into Asia-Pacific markets, Ottawa should consider expanding engagement with Taiwan, according to an op-ed by Andy Kang-I Chen (陳剛毅), director gen...

Taiwan’s membership in CPTPP will benefit Malaysia: Taiwan diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Allowing Taiwan to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will benefit Malaysia by eliminating tariffs and attracting more ...

Chinese students in Australia being 'kidnapped' virtually

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian authorities are warning Chinese living Down Under to beware of "virtual kidnapping" after eight students were tricked out of over US$2 million by scam...

Top posts at Taiwan's HK office forced out for refusing to sign 'one-China' declaration

The acting director-general of Taiwan's representative office in Hong Kong has left the Chinese special administration region after its government refused to extend his work visa. Kao Ming-tsun...

Taiwan donates 400,000 medical masks to LA amid 'COVID fatigue' in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Los Angeles (TACCLA) on Tuesday (July 14) donated 400,000 surgical masks to the western U.S. county for use in the on...

Taiwan's Mackay Hospital gives 150,000 masks to Canadian missionary's birthplace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mackay Memorial Hospital and New Taipei City's Tamsui District Office on Tuesday (July 7) donated 160,000 medical masks to the hometown of a famous Canadi...

Taiwan donates masks to three Native American tribes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An organization that connects indigenous communities around the world coordinated with the Taiwan government to donate 3,000 masks to two Native American tribes and a coun...

Employee of Taiwan office in Geneva tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative office in Geneva has announced the temporary suspension of its consular services for 14 days after one of its employees was confirmed to have a...

University of British Columbia to fix listing for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a protest by Taiwan's government, Canada's University of British Columbia (UBC) has said it will use the correct designation for Taiwan in the futur...

Hong Kong security law targets Taiwan political organizations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new detail of China's draconian security law for Hong Kong announced Monday (July 6) will require Taiwanese political organizations and agents to provide Hong Kong p...

University of British Columbia lists Taiwan as province of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has lodged a protest with the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada over its labeling of Taiwan as a part of China. In i...

Somaliland appoints first envoy to Taiwan

The self-declared African state of Somaliland has appointed senior diplomat Mohamed Omar Hagi Mohamoud as its first representative to Taiwan, according to a post on social media by Taiwan's Minist...

Taiwanese warned not to travel to Hong Kong, Macau, China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (July 2) urged Taiwanese to avoid travel to Hong Kong, Macau, and China now that the draconian security law has bee...

Taiwan office in Philippines shuts down due to coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative office in the Philippines was forced to suspend its operations effective Thursday (July 2) after an employee of the building in which it is hou...