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French newspaper Le Figaro describes Taiwan as a state for everybody but China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan may be viewed as a province by China, but it is a state for everybody else, the French newspaper Le Figaro wrote Tuesday (Aug. 10) in a report about Beijing’s...

Lithuanian MP backs Taiwan de facto embassy, calls China 'bloody authoritarian regime'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Lithuanian MP who has been blacklisted by the Chinese government on Tuesday (July 20) posted a tweet indicating that her country would not be intimidated by China amid p...

Taiwan to open representative office in Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 20) announced that the country will be opening a representative office in Lithuania. At a press briefing on Tues...

Taiwan's top diplomat in Munich meets with Japanese counterpart for 1st time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan representative office in Munich revealed on Friday (July 16) that its director, Hsu Tsung-ming (許聰明), was invited to Japan's Munich Consulate General to mee...

EAGLE Act calls for 'Taiwan' to be included in name of de facto embassy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new comprehensive bill that passed in a U.S. House of Representatives committee on Thursday (July 15) includes an act that calls for the word "Taiwan" to be in...

President commends diplomats for upholding Taiwan's dignity in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) praised Taiwanese diplomats returning from Hong Kong for not giving in to China’s “one China” principle. Diplomatic staff...

Taiwanese staff to leave Hong Kong office in ‘one China’ row

TAIPEI, June 20 (Reuters) - Taiwanese staff working at the island’s representative office in Hong Kong will begin leaving the Chinese-run city from Sunday, a senior official said, after the gove...

MP introduces Canada-Taiwan Relations Framework Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canadian MP Michael Cooper on Thursday (June 17) introduced the Canada-Taiwan Relations Framework Act in the House of Commons. Cooper said there has been no formal rela...

Taiwan representative office in Japan sees 1st confirmed COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An employee at Taiwan’s representative office in Naha, Japan, was diagnosed with COVID-19 Wednesday (June 2), becoming the first confirmed case the office has seen s...

US issues tax-exempt cards for Taiwan diplomats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed on Monday (May 31) that personal tax exemption for Taiwan diplomats in the U.S is now done by the U.S Departmen...

Taiwan gifts 200,000 masks to disadvantaged in south of France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has donated 200,000 face masks to France, which will be distributed to disadvantaged groups in the southern part of the European nation, as it continues to struggle...

US proposes bill to further 'elevate' Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill Friday (May 28) to further improve Taiwan ties and rename the nation's representative office in Washington as the Taiwan Represent...

US top diplomat in Japan calls on Taiwan representative office for first time in 42 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The charge d'affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Japan, Joseph Young, met with Taiwan’s Japan representative Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) at the East Asian nation’s Japan...

JAL flies 41 Taiwanese, 3 Indians from India to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 41 Taiwan nationals and three Indian citizens holding Taiwan residency certificates arrived in the country Saturday (May 8) after the Ministry of Foreign Affair...

Taiwan considers airlifting COVID patient, other citizens out of India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday (May 5) it is in talks with travel agencies about airlifting Taiwanese citizens out of India as well as considering f...