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...

New name of Taiwan Council for US Affairs a milestone for Taiwan-US relationship: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Perceived as yet another leap forward for Taiwan-U.S. ties, the Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs (TCUSA), renamed from an agency established under Taiwan’s foreign mi...

Taiwan reconsiders US$100 million in funds to Nicaragua: local media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In February, the governments of Taiwan and its Central American ally, Nicaragua, agreed to a US$100 million loan from Taipei to the faltering government of Daniel Ortega, ...

Organization's new name signifies trust between US, Taiwan: Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Taiwan government organization has been renamed to include for the first time the terms "U.S." and "Taiwan," a development that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said ...

President Tsai invites pope to visit Taiwan

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) sent a congratulatory message to Pope Francis on the sixth anniversary of his pontificate Wednesday and expressed her hope that he will one day visit Taiwan, ...

Taiwan loans Nicaragua US$100 million despite deteriorating human rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has supplied the Nicaraguan government with a US$100 million dollar loan, a move that experts say could prop up President Daniel Ortega’s crumbling regime. ...

Taiwan representative office receives suspicious package in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s representative office in Melbourne, Australia, received a suspicious package on Jan. 9, alongside 37 other packages sent to consulates and embassies across ...

Taiwan monitoring visit by Solomon Islands officials to Beijing

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is closely monitoring what it said is a "private" visit by a group of Solomon Islands government officials and parliamentarians t...

Papua New Guinea kowtows to China days after Taiwan earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday lodged a protest with the government of Papua New Guinea after it submitted to pressure from Beijing to remove "R...

MOFA: Taiwan embassy in Israel will remain in Tel Aviv

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday Dec. 7 that there were no plans to move the Taiwan embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The statements were ...

Taiwan church group discusses united Christian front with Pope at Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pope received representatives from the National Council of Churches in Taiwan on Thursday at the Vatican, reported CNA. "Christians across Taiwan, and across d...