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Video shows Canadian MP call out Trudeau on Taiwan's participation in WHA, ICAO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conservative MP and Shadow Foreign Minister Michael Chong (莊文浩) on Thursday (May 19) posted a video showing him pressing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to make a c...

US, UK call for Taiwan's participation at WHO meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representatives of the U.K. and U.S. called for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) during the group’s meeting on Friday (Jan. 28), a...

Taiwan's presence at Democracy Summit will test US-China ties: Wall Street Journal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inviting Taiwan to participate in the Summit for Democracy will test U.S.-China relations in the wake of the recent Biden-Xi virtual summit, according to a Wall Street Jou...

Taiwan's pleas to be part of COP26 fall on deaf ears

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The COP26 Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, has focused the thoughts of the world once more on the issue of climate change. These U.N. climate change conferences ofte...

With heightened rhetoric, is US moving away from ‘strategic ambiguity’ on Taiwan?

Military tensions between China and Taiwan, the democratic, self-governing island Beijing considers its own, are at their worst in more than 40 years, according to Taiwan’s defence minister. The...

Washington committed to helping Taiwan defend itself - US official

TAIPEI, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The top U.S. representative in Taiwan, Sandra Oudkirk, said on Friday that the United States is committed to helping Taiwan defend itself amid heightened tensions between Ta...

American senators push for greater Taiwan participation in development bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday (Oct. 27) put forward a bill to grant Taiwan a membership upgrade in the Inter-American Development Bank. The group of ...

Taiwan's participation left off WHA agenda

A proposal to invite Taiwan to participate in the World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer was left off the agenda of this year's session after a debate during the plenary meeting. The result...

US envoy calls for Taiwan's 'full participation' in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft on Tuesday (Sept. 29) posted a tweet calling for Taiwan's "full participation at the UN," following a meeting with Taiw...

Pompeo says Taiwan's WHO exclusion shows it puts politics ahead of health

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explained Thursday (July 9) the reasons behind the country's withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO), stressing the hea...

Canada's Trudeau supports Taiwan involvement in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After dodging the question on Tuesday (Jan. 28), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finally agreed on Wednesday (Jan. 29) that Taiwan should be allowed to participate ...

UN's aviation agency blocks Twitter accounts mentioning 'Taiwan'

[Last updated: Jan. 28 at 18:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is blocking Twitter accounts that are vocal in their criticism of the agency&rsquo...

'Taiwan was never defined to be a part of PRC': St. Vincent and Grenadines minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At the opening session of the World Health Assembly on Monday (May 20), St. Vincent and the Grenadines Minister of Health Luke Browne delivered a powerful speech outlining the ...

In talks with Japanese politicians, William Lai seeks support for Taiwan's participation in CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) met with a number of high-profile Japanese politicians on Thursday (May 9) in talks of supporting Taiwan’ participation in the trans...

Three allies rally for Taiwan participation in WHO alongside US, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S., Japan and three diplomatic allies have expressed support for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) at a World Health Organization (WHO)...