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Barbra Streisand lauds Taiwan's 'wonderful female president'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned American singer and actress Barbra Streisand on Oct. 24 praised Taiwan's "wonderful female president" for her "real leadership" in quellin...

Taiwan computer donation helps Jordan bridge digital divide

Taiwan donated 140 computers to Jordan for use in the academic and public sectors as part of efforts to assist the country bridge the digital divide during a ceremony Oct. 16 at the Ministry of Foreig...

Taiwan, Paraguay sign agreement to promote technical cooperation

Taiwan and Paraguay on Thursday (Sept. 24) signed a letter of intent (LOI) aimed at promoting technical cooperation between the two countries, during a meeting held remotely via video conferencing. ...

Three diplomatic allies voice support for Taiwan at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the General Debate of the UN’s 75th General Assembly entered its second day on Wednesday (Sept. 23), three of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies expressed support f...

Huge 'Taiwan can help' ads appear in New York's Times Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Advertisements promoting Taiwan as an ally of the U.S. in the fight against COVID-19 have appeared in New York City's Times Square after the 75th session of the United...

Saint Lucian embassy in Taiwan holds donation ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Saint Lucian embassy on Wednesday (Sept. 16) held a donation ceremony to honor two Taiwanese companies for their contributions to the Caribbean nation. New Taipei-b...

Foreign minister reiterates Taiwan's readiness to help virus-stricken nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has written that it will take a concerted effort among members of the international community to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and...

Taiwan seeks to build alliance to counter China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Sept. 8) appeared to call for an alliance to counter China while also proposing an economic pact to shift critical suppl...

Time right for transforming India-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has always been cautious in engaging Taiwan since New Delhi established the India-Taipei Association relations in 1995 to promote bilateral relations; indeed, the gr...

Taiwan pledges aid for Beirut explosion victims

Taiwan is to provide US$150,000 in humanitarian aid to the victims of the devastating Aug. 4 explosion at the port in Beirut, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Friday (Aug. 28). I...

Taiwan's US envoy, assistant secretary of state discuss collaboration in Latin America

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) on Wednesday (Aug. 19) met virtually with Michael Kozak, the U.S. State Department’s acting assistant s...

Taiwan's Tainan donates medical supplies to sister cities in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The southern city of Tainan has donated a large number of epidemic prevention supplies to its U.S. partners in the Sister Cities Program, advocating the slogan "Taiwa...

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...

Taiwan's Hualien donates supplies to sister cities in US, S. Korea, Germany

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medical supplies from Hualien County have arrived in its sister cities in the U.S., Germany, and South Korea in another example of how Taiwan can help contribute to global...

Health workers enraged over Taiwan’s move to open up for medical travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The move for Taiwan to open up to foreign visitors seeking medical treatment starting Aug. 1 has drawn backlash from the country’s medical professionals. The Cent...