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Taiwan and Haiti celebrate 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) recorded a special video to mark the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Taiwan and Haiti on Sunday (Apr...

Staff member at Taiwan embassy in Guatemala contracts COVID-19

A staffer in Taiwan's Guatemala embassy tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday as a result of which the embassy will be closed for two weeks from Saturday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Aff...

Taiwan confirms 1 COVID case at embassy in Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Monday (Jan. 4) that a staff member at Taiwan's embassy in Eswatini was diagnosed with coronavirus on Sunday and is curr...

Taiwan congratulates Surangel Whipps Jr. on winning Palau presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's embassy in Palau on Tuesday (Nov. 17) congratulated local businessman Surangel Whipps Jr. and Senator Uduch Senior on being elected president and vice preside...

'Visa run' unnecessary for foreign students in Taiwan changing schools: MOFA

International students seeking to continue their tertiary education in Taiwan or transfer from one university to another are not required to leave the country for a "visa run," the Ministry ...

Employee of Taiwan office in Geneva tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative office in Geneva has announced the temporary suspension of its consular services for 14 days after one of its employees was confirmed to have a...

Taiwan, Vatican team up to provide facial masks to Africa

In a spirit of collaboration, the Holy See will donate 100,000 surgical face masks provided by Taiwan to certain African countries to help them combat the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan's a...

Taiwan embassy staff in Palau tests negative for coronavirus after navy outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After at least 27 Navy officers and cadets were confirmed as coronavirus cases following a “Goodwill Fleet” visit to Palau, all 24 staff members at the Taiwane...

Taiwanese accused of flouting coronavirus rules, money laundering in Paraguay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 30 Taiwanese have been confined to their residences in Paraguay for breaking the country’s health regulations aimed at containing the coronavirus (COVID-19...

'Worrying about epidemic' not valid reason to extend visa: Taiwan MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Taiwan's ban on all foreign visitors, the government clarified that foreigners with visitor or landing visas that are about to expire must leave the country ...

Taiwan, Germany ink driver’s license agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Germany have signed a letter of intent that will allow residents of each country to obtain driver's licenses without taking a test on the other's soil. ...

100 Solomon Islanders attend flag lowering at Taiwan embassy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the Solomon Islands officially broke off diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favor of communist China, about 100 Solomon Islanders attended the final flag-lowering ceremo...

US concerned about Taiwan's ties with its diplomatic allies: representative

The United States and other like-minded countries have always been keeping a close watch on Taiwan's relations with all of its diplomatic allies, because such ties are in the interests of maintain...

Taiwan reaffirms ties with Solomon Islands amid doubts

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reaffirmed diplomatic ties between Taiwan and the Solomon Islands on Tuesday amid media reports from the Pacific ally that claimed Beijing ...

Cardinal gives blessing to art exhibition held at Taiwan embassy in Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Centering around the motif of light, an exhibition that discusses faith, care, and cultural inheritance on the island of Taiwan kicked off at the country’s embassy i...