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MOFA silent on possible future Taiwan visit by Nancy Pelosi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The foreign ministry will not comment on whether U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to visit Taiwan in the future, ministry spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐...

Update: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly coming to Taiwan Sunday

Update: 04/08 9:45 a.m. On Thursday (April 7), Pelosi's deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill announced on Twitter that the House Speaker had tested positive for COVID and therefore that her plann...

Visit by British parliamentarians to Taiwan delayed due to COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British parliamentary delegation’s planned visit to Taiwan has been delayed due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19. The trip was originally scheduled to take pla...

UK to send parliamentary delegation to Taiwan in February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has plans to visit Taiwan next month. Taiwan’s representative office in the U.K. said Taiwan’s door...

Vice president invites Belizean PM to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) welcomed Belizean Prime Minister John Briceno to visit Taiwan during a meeting in Honduras on Wednesday (Jan. 26). Lai met with Bricen...

Foreign diplomats in Taiwan visit brass instruments factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 27 foreign ambassadors and representatives visited a factory of brass musical instruments in Chiayi County, reports said Tuesday (Dec. 14). Deputy Foreign Mi...

Big US foreign affairs delegation expected in Taiwan next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In another show of sustained support for Taiwan, U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairperson Greg Meeks said he plans to bring a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers to...

Lithuanian parliamentarian says she and Taiwan's president both punished by China for embracing freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dovile Sakaliene, a member of the Lithuanian parliament, on Tuesday (Nov. 30) said that she and President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) are both being punished by Beijing for their s...

Busy US congress delegation visits government ministries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. congressional delegation touched down at around 10:10 p.m. at Taipei’s Songshan Airport on Thursday (Nov. 25). Led by Mark Takano, chairperson of the U.S. ...

Taiwan says it will respect Honduras vote outcome, warns again on China

Taiwan will respect the outcome of the Honduras election but the country should be aware of getting sucked in by China's "false" promises, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday ahead of a...

Chinese media labels Honduran president's Taiwan visit 'dollar diplomacy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (Nov. 14) called out Chinese state-run mouthpiece the Global Times for violating international news regulations after it c...

Australian defense minister pledges to follow US lead in defending Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton on Saturday (Nov. 13) said that Australia would join a U.S.-led defense of Taiwan. In an interview with The Australian, Dutton ...

Time to move past Beijing's unrighteous indignation over Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Just about every time Taiwan engages with the outside world, there is a phrase that pops up in Western media coverage: “In a move likely to anger Beijing...&rdquo...

Japan’s former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo planning Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is planning to visit Taiwan next year in a move likely to check new Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and Foreign Minister-designate H...

Taiwan visit 'not a provocation,' says EU delegation

A member of the European Parliament called on the international community to engage more with Taiwan during a visit to the island. French MEP Raphael Glucksmann also rejected the accusation from Beij...