Taiwan and UK discuss removing trade barriers in key talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greg Hands, the minister of state for Trade Policy in the UK's Department for International Trade, wrapped up his two-day virtual tour to Taiwan Thursday evening (Oct....

Taiwan-Palau travel bubble still under review, timetable uncertain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Foreign Minister Harry Tseng (曾厚仁) said Friday (Oct. 23) it is uncertain whether the Taiwan-Palau travel bubble will open next month, as the archipelago nation'...

Canadian man handed 5 months for revenge porn video of Taiwanese girlfriend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian man was handed a five-month prison term on Oct. 15 for posting a pornographic video of his former Taiwanese girlfriend online after their breakup without her pe...

China threatens retaliation over latest US arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Thursday (Oct. 22) threatened to retaliate after the latest round of U.S. arms sales to Taiwan was announced. The Trump administration has increased support fo...

China vows retaliation if US proceeds with Taiwan arms sale

BEIJING (AP) — China has vowed to retaliate if the U.S. proceeds with the sale of advanced weaponry to Taiwan worth more than a billion dollars. The statement from China’s defense m...

Taiwan’s safety consistent with US interests in Indo-Pacific: CSIS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should continue to support Taiwan since the country's safety aligns with American interests in the Indo-Pacific, according to Washington think tank the Center...

If US stations troops in Taiwan, China may sever diplomatic ties: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to ratchet up military aggression in the Taiwan Strait, an American scholar on Thursday (Oct. 22) worried that stationing American troops in Taiwan coul...

Global Forecast-Asia

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Green Party Taiwan, NGOs hold press conference in solidarity with Thailand's pro-democracy protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen NGOs, political advocacy groups, and student organizations came together in Taipei Thursday (Oct. 22) to raise awareness of the pro-democracy movement in Thai...

Art Taipei launches on Thursday without hitch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Art Taipei 2020, an art event that features 77 galleries worldwide and 11 forums, kicked off Thursday (Oct. 22) and runs through Sunday at hall one of the World Trade Cente...

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Biden talks tough on China, pledges deeper ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the U.S. presidential election less than two weeks away, Joe Biden is sending the message that he will be tough on China and seek to deepen ties with Taiwan. In an...

Taiwan, UK sign MOU on education cooperation

Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Taiwan and the United Kingdom on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to advance cooperation in English learning and education. The agreement was signed remotely and...

Vatican extends pact concerning bishop appointment with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s only European ally, the Holy See, on Thursday (Oct. 22) is set to renew the provisional agreement with China it first inked in 2018. "Everything wil...