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Think tank director urges Taiwan to focus on deterring conflict rather than predicting war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan NextGen Foundation CEO Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷) has called for Taiwanese officials to advance cooperation with like-minded countries and enhance regional security coope...

Legislature passes Taiwan-Belize mutual legal assistance pact

Taiwan's Legislature on Monday (April 19) passed a bill that would serve as the basis for a bilateral treaty with Belize to allow mutual legal assistance on criminal matters. When the treaty ta...

Retired diplomat donates 40 years' worth of diplomatic files to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retired Taiwanese diplomat Fredrick Chien (錢復) on Wednesday (April 7) donated his collection of over 200 boxes of diplomatic documents to Academia Sinica, including offici...

Taiwan represented at US presidential inauguration for 1st time since 1979

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was represented in an official capacity at the U.S. presidential inauguration on Wednesday (Jan. 20) for the first time since the U.S. severed diplomatic ties over ...

China's embassy in Netherlands condemns precedent-setting meeting between US, Taiwan representatives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese embassy in the Netherlands on Wednesday (Jan. 13) strongly condemned the meeting between Pete Hoekstra, the U.S. ambassador to the European country and Taiwane...

Will Trump spring ‘October surprise’ and recognize Taiwan?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The scenes that have unfolded over the past few weeks at the White House and the Walter Reed National Medical Center have been pure Hollywood — and pure Donald Tr...

Taiwan considers 'safe bubble economy' with Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) revealed Thursday (Sept. 24) that Taiwan is considering setting up a "safe bubble economy" with Palau, which would entail ...

Swedish lawmaker motions to formalize office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hampus Hagman, a member of the Swedish Parliament, last week motioned for the government to change the name of its representative office in Taiwan to enhance relations wit...

Taiwan has once-in-a-lifetime chance to forge new alliances

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Not too many English-speaking Taiwan observers will be keen readers of the French newspaper Le Monde. But, if they were, they would have spotted an article earlier this...

Somaliland's legislature supports Taiwan Relations Act: envoy

Somaliland's legislature has endorsed the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), an American law that governs the United States' unofficial ties with Taiwan, according to the Somaliland representative to...

More foreign officials expect to visit Taiwan next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of international political figures have reportedly expressed interest in visiting Taiwan, including former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Swedish...

India and Taiwan should deepen diplomatic ties: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The escalating border tensions between India and China have made it "imperative" that the Indian government establish deeper diplomatic ties with Taiwan, accordi...

Pakistan pursues trade ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pakistan, one of China's closest strategic allies, is reportedly pursuing secret trade ties with Taiwan, according to Times of India. On Wednesday (Sept. 2), Sidrah...

Paraguay reiterates ‘permanent support’ for Taiwan in global organizations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Paraguay on Sunday (July 12) commemorated the 63rd anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Taiwan and reemphasized its support for ...

Palau president thanks Taiwan for helping keep coronavirus at bay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. said Wednesday (March 4) that the Taiwanese government has contributed greatly to epidemic prevention in the West Pacific nation, whic...