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US president supports closer Taiwan-Lithuania relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has said that U.S. President Biden pledged to support the mutual establishment of representative offices in Taiwan and Lithuania. A...

Taiwan lambasts China's imposition of 'one China' principle at UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in New York said Beijing’s attempts to impose the “one China” principle on international organizations has...

US may rename Taiwan's mission, says congressman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Steve Chabot confirmed in a CNA interview on Sunday (Oct. 3) that it was possible "Taiwan" could be part of the official name of its representat...

Former PLA colonel says China will retaliate if name of Taiwan office changes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former People’s Liberation Army Colonel Yue Gang (岳剛) says Beijing would definitely retaliate if Taiwan’s representative office in the U.S. successfully change...

Lithuania seeks to decrease economic dependence on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facing an economic backlash from Beijing after agreeing to a Taiwan Representative Office in its capital of Vilnius, Lithuania is seeking to decrease reliance on China and...

Chinese mouthpiece warns of 'severe military measures' if US changes name of Taiwan office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state-run media on Sunday (Sept. 12) threatened that China would respond with "severe military measures" if the Biden administration allows Taiwanese off...

Influential academic Jerome Cohen endorses name change for Taiwan’s de facto embassy in DC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Jerome Cohen, a renowned scholar of Chinese law, has voiced his support for a proposed name change to Taiwan’s de facto embassy in the U.S., saying such a move is wa...

Biden 'seriously considering' Taiwan office name change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration is reportedly considering allowing Taiwan officials to include "Taiwan" in the name of its de facto embassy in the U.S. capital. The ...

Taiwan representative office introduces power grid sector to South Korean businesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of South Korea's biggest annual technology exhibitions last week introduced many of Taiwan's top power-grid companies and featured the Taiwan representative of...

Taiwan responds to Polish foreign minister's comments on China, cross-strait relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday (Sept. 7) issued a statement in response to Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau’s recent comments condemning Beijing&rsqu...

Taiwan envoy to Thailand returns home after 1 year term

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Ying-yuan (李應元), Taiwan’s representative in Thailand, left his post after one year and returned home on Thursday (Aug. 26). Lee said that in the past year, he...

Taiwan condemns Beijing's decision to cancel rail freight to Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Thursday (Aug. 19) that it vehemently opposes China’s use of “normal economic and trade exchanges” followi...

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Afghanistan given current political situation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐江安) on Tuesday (Aug. 17) urged Taiwanese not to travel to Afghanistan given the current political situation. ...

Taiwan grateful for US support for its relations with Lithuania amid Chinese opposition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday (Aug. 14) thanked Washington for exercising its role as the global leader of democracies by organizing a phone call betw...

Taiwan to fly 80 citizens home from Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An estimated 80 Taiwanese will board a chartered flight in Myanmar Sunday (Aug. 15) to fly home after a severe outbreak of COVID-19 in the Southeast Asian country, the Min...