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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...

Taiwan police officer awarded prestigious medal in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Manila on Saturday (Dec. 26) announced that Jerry Wang (王智勇), the Criminal Investigation Bureau liaison officer in the Ph...

US envoy to UN reiterates support for Taiwan's global participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Ambassador to the U.N Kelly Craft on Friday (Dec. 11) once again voiced her support for Taiwan and advocated for the Asian country's full participation in the glo...

Taiwan and Thailand cartoonists take part in comics exchange

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cartoonists from Taiwan and Thailand participated in the countries' first bilateral comics exchange in Bangkok on Thursday (Nov. 26). The inaugural Taiwan-Thailand ...

Taiwan diplomat expresses optimism about potential trade agreement with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Los Angeles, Louis Huang (黃敏境), on Monday (Nov. 16) made a visit to Monterey Park, formerly known as &ldq...

Taiwan's universities see spike in applications from Hong Kong students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong students seeking to study in Taiwanese universities this year has reached 5,300, up by 44 percent compared to the same period last year. Accordi...

Taiwan shares experience of managing COVID-19 with Georgia Tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Atlanta shared Taiwan's approach to battling the coronavirus pandemic in a video conference earlier this week with fa...

Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group to join world in virtual concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group (朱宗慶打擊樂團) will share highlights from its performances over the last 35 years at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASI...

Taiwan’s Tainan donates PPE to sister city in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) announced on Thursday (Nov. 5) that the city will donate 1,000 pairs of goggles and 500 protective face shields to Cavite City, Tainan'...

Online Taiwan higher education fair attracts 6,000 Vietnamese viewers

This year's Taiwan higher education fair in Vietnam, held Saturday as a virtual event due to the limitations of the COVID-19 pandemic, attracted over 6,000 viewers in Vietnam, the event organizer,...

Bipartisan U.S. support 'top objective' for Taiwan: Presidential Office

The Presidential Office said Saturday that maintaining U.S. support is its top objective in Taiwan-U.S. relations, days before Americans head to the polls Tuesday to select a new president. Speakin...

Political, opinion leaders from Latin America show support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 80 political and opinion leaders and scholars from eight Latin American nations have signed a letter supporting Taiwan in the face of ongoing Chinese pressure. ...

Taiwan to open new Guam office on Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is preparing to launch its new representative office in Guam on Oct. 10, the Double Ten National Day, following three years of being absent from the United States t...

US envoy calls for Taiwan's 'full participation' in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft on Tuesday (Sept. 29) posted a tweet calling for Taiwan's "full participation at the UN," following a meeting with Taiw...

Toronto TECO director calls for Taiwan support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Director-General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Toronto, Catherine Hsu (徐詠梅) on Friday (Sept. 25) submitted a short article to the Toronto Sun in...