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Taiwan’s old allies become new ‘strategic chokepoints’ between US-China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Both the Solomon Islands and Panama, two of Taiwan’s former allies, are fast becoming geopolitical hotspots as competition for influence between the U.S. and China h...

From fake rifles to naval bases: thick fog hangs over China’s plans in Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police in the Solomon Islands have released photos showing off new ‘replica rifles’ after China reportedly sent the country a secret cache of weapons on a logg...

Experts share analyses of Trump administration's Taiwan and China policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of scholars analyzed the significance and impact of U.S. policies on the South China Sea (SCS) and Taiwan during an online seminar organized by Academia Sinica on ...

Taiwan's VP Lai to make stopover in US on way to Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will make a stopover in the U.S. on route to Honduras next week, said Presidential Office spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) ...

Taiwan government offers condolences to ally Haiti after explosion kills dozens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese authorities have offered condolences to ally Haiti following a fuel truck explosion that killed at least 60 Monday night (Dec. 13) Haiti time in the northern...

Honduras reportedly considering switch in Taiwan recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are mixed messages emanating from Honduras’ incoming administration as to the future of the country’s ties with Taiwan. Two members of the interim gov...

Honduran president-elect's team pledges to continue Taiwan ties: Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The foreign minister has reassured legislators that Taiwan-Honduras ties remain stable following the Nov. 28 election victory of Libre party candidate Xiomara Castro, who ...

Taiwan ties hang in balance as Honduran election gets underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduras kicked off its elections on Sunday (Nov. 28), with not only the future of the Central American nation but also its status as one of Taiwan's 15 remaining dipl...

13 out of 15 allies stand up for Taiwan at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Out of Taiwan's 15 allies, 13 have drummed up support for its inclusion in the United Nations system during the 76th session of the UN General Assembly's General D...

5 allies of Taiwan speak up for it at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the fifth day of the 76th United Nations General Assembly General Debate, the heads of five of Taiwan's diplomatic allies gave pre-recorded speeches in which they m...

‘Taiwan will likely have no Caribbean allies within 10 years’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rasheed Griffith, a senior fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, says Taiwan’s last remaining allies will swap allegiance to Bei...

Republican Lance Gooden calls for US to establish official ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Republican Congressman Lance Gooden has tweeted calling for the normalization of relations between the U.S. and Taiwan. Gooden said his country must renew its ...

Taiwan 'stands ready to assist' ally Haiti after magnitude 7.2 quake kills hundreds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government has offered condolences to Haiti following Saturday's (Aug. 14) devastating earthquake, which killed at least 300, promising to stay in contac...

Paraguay's purchase of Sinopharm cancelled under Chinese pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Paraguay’s Ministry of Health announced on Saturday (July 31) that drug manufacturers in the United Arab Emirates cancelled a deal to supply the country with China&r...

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...