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Taiwan's passport ranked 32nd strongest in world, China 64th

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest passport index by British consulting firm Henley & Partners ranked Taiwan as having the 32nd most powerful passport in the world in terms of the number of c...

Frenchman Remy Gils receives Taiwan citizenship after 15 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French television host, who has lived in Taiwan for 15 years, received his Taiwan ID card on Friday (Oct. 15). The host of Taiwan Public Television’s Taiwanese-...

5 allies of Taiwan speak up for it at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the fifth day of the 76th United Nations General Assembly General Debate, the heads of five of Taiwan's diplomatic allies gave pre-recorded speeches in which they m...

Taiwanese passport holder denied entry into Taiwan due to 'loophole'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-American man with a Taiwanese passport found himself stranded at the airport after being refused entry into the country because he did not know he needed a spe...

Taiwan's passport ranked 31st strongest in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest passport index by British consulting firm Henley & Partners ranked Taiwan as having the 31st most powerful passport in the world in terms of the number of c...

Taiwan streamlines passport application process

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (June 29) announced that the passport application process will become easier starting from July 1. MOFA said that begi...

Taiwan's passport ranked 30th strongest in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese passport is the 30th most powerful in the world, according to the Henley Passport Index for the first quarter of 2021. The index, published quarterly by L...

KMT opposition to new national emblem symbolic of party rooted in past

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – To the shock and horror of absolutely no-one, the Kuomintang (KMT) announced this week that it is opposed to making any legal changes to the country’s national sy...

New Taiwan passport available today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese citizens on Monday (Jan. 11) could begin applying for the newly designed passport, which features "Taiwan" prominently on the cover, and those who come...

New Taiwan passport available Jan. 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese nationals can now apply for a passport with the new design, which prominently features the word “Taiwan,” starting Monday (Jan. 11), according to the...

Taiwan passport entry and exit stamps to feature country outline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beginning on Jan. 1, entry and exit stamps for passports will show the outline of Taiwan instead of a plum blossom, the Ministry of the Interior said Saturday (Dec. 26). ...

Launch of new Taiwan passport set for January 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new passport that gives a prominent place to the name “Taiwan” and reduces the size of the term “Republic of China” will become available to th...

New passport design offers practical and diplomatic benefits

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – A few years ago, I flew into Maastricht in the Netherlands with my Taiwanese wife and brother-in-law. After an uneventful flight, we passed through the small and quiet ...

Passport cover competition spotlights Taiwan’s cultural diversity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan unveiled a new passport design on Wednesday (Sept. 2) that highlights the word “Taiwan,” a competition for Taiwanese passport cover designs has shed ...

Taiwan small parties suggest new KMT emblem to avoid passport confusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of Taiwan's minor parties on Wednesday (Sept. 2) expressed concerns over the resemblance between the Kuomintang (KMT) party flag and the country's national...