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...

Lithuania should mull diplomatic switch to Taiwan: MP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the results from Taiwan's elections poured in, showing that President Tsai (蔡英文) has received a fresh mandate to govern, Lithuanian parliamentarian Mantas Adomenas ...

Taiwan vice president concludes trip to Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) arrived at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport Monday evening (Dec. 30) after concluding his three-day trip to the Pacific i...

US envoy nominee to Palau bashes China for isolating Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The White House's nominee for ambassador to the Pacific nation of Palau, John Hennessey-Niland, said Tuesday (Dec. 17) that global leaders should call out China for im...

Tuvalu spurns China bid to build artificial islands, sticks with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Pacific island ally Tuvalu on Thursday (Nov. 21) announced that it has rejected an offer by Communist China to build artificial islands, which presumably woul...

Taiwan warns of attack if China's economy keeps crumbling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Wednesday (Nov. 6) said that Taiwan will need to brace itself for a "military conflict" if China's economy c...

German calling for Taiwan's recognition meets diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michael Kreuzberg, the German behind a petition calling on his country to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan, met with Taiwan's representative to Germany Shieh...

Petition demanding Germany open diplomatic relations with Taiwan exceeds threshold

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition calling on Germany to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan has received 53,000 signatures, exceeding the threshold to require the German government to for...

Pence snubs Solomon Islands PM after country cuts ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has scuttled a meeting slated for this month with Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare after the latter's country severed ties wi...

U.S. Vice President to discuss Taiwan ties with Solomon Islands leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the government of the Solomon Islands was meeting Friday (September 13) to discuss whether or not to switch ties from Taiwan to China, the subject was likely to come up...

China to offer development fund to Solomon Islands if it breaks with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In its latest move to try and lure away the Solomon Islands, China was offering a development fund to the Pacific nation if it cut off ties with Taiwan, the Reuters news a...

New envoy hopes to diversify Taiwan people's knowledge about Italy

Italy's new top representative to Taiwan said Wednesday that his main task during his tenure is to present a diversified image of his country so that Taiwanese can learn that Italy has more to off...

12 allies call for Taiwan UN membership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 12 of Taiwan’s 17 diplomatic allies have so far expressed support for Taiwan’s participation at the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly in New York, U.S. si...

Nicaragua, Paraguay reaffirm Taiwan friendship and diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ambassadors to the U.S. of both Nicaragua and Paraguay recommitted to formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan and expressed hope for future strengthening of relations ...

Taiwan vows closer climate, trade cooperation with Saint Kitts and Nevis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged broader cooperation with The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, the country's staunch ally in the Caribbean Sea, as she me...