Panama President asks US to respect its decision to cut ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a statement made on Sunday Sept. 9, the President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela asked the United States to respect the decision of his country’s government to reco...

US Senators introduce bill to support 'Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the news that Taiwan's former Central American ally El Salvador had established diplomatic ties with Beijing, some U.S. lawmakers expressed alarm a...

El Salvador, Taiwan break ties, further isolating Asian isle

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it is breaking off diplomatic ties with El Salvador because the Central American country plans to defect to rival Beijing. The move is the latest blow to the self-rul...

Honduras denies rumors of talks with Beijing on cutting ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Honduras yesterday (May 27) denied rumors that its foreign minister was in Beijing negotiating a deal with China on cutting ties with Taiwan, reported CNA. Hot on the heels ...

Taiwan allies Haiti, Honduras could be next to fall to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Haiti and Honduras are the next to diplomatic allies of Taiwan likely to switch their diplomatic recognition to China in exchange for cash incentives, according to Kuomintang (...

Panama defection no big loss to Taiwan

Losing a diplomatic ally is never something to be welcomed and, on the face of it at least, Panama was one of Taiwan’s biggest and most geopolitically influential. But looking beneath the sur...

Taiwan down to 20 allies as Beijing steps up the pressure

BEIJING (AP) — Panama's switching of diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China on Tuesday deprives Taipei of one of its most important and influential allies. Taiwan now is left with...

China will continue to try and steal Taiwan's allies: Experts

Washington -- In the wake of Sao Tome and Principe severing ties with Taiwan, China likely will continue to attempt to lure away countries that maintain diplomatic ties with Taiwan, acc...

Honduran president to visit Taiwan

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez will make a state visit to Taiwan from Oct. 1 to 4, during which he will hold talks and exchange honorary decorations with President Tsai Ing-wen, the Mini...

Nauru expresses support for Taiwan bid to join international community

Nauru President Baron Divavesi Waqa on Wednesday spoke in support for Taiwan's participation in the international community, during the General Debate of the 71st Session of the United Nations General...

President to bring back U.S. experts to help treat burn victims

Los Angeles, July 16 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou announced Thursday that five burn experts from Johns Hopkins University in the United States will accompany him to Taiwan on his return flight to s...

Ma hoping to help resolve Haiti-Dominican immigration dispute

Santo Domingo, July 12 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday that his government is willing to help the Dominican Republic and Haiti resolve their dispute over immigrants, within the scope of Ta...

President leaves for 8-day visit to Caribbean, Central America

Taipei, July 11 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou embarked on his 11th overseas visit since coming to office in 2008, a trip that will take him to the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Nicaragua. ...

President leaves for visit to Caribbean, Central America

Taipei, July 11 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou embarked on his 11th overseas visit since coming to office in 2008, a trip that will take him to the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Nicaragua for talks with...

Taiwan fetes foreign envoys at annual spring banquet

Taipei, March 12 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted its annual spring banquet for foreign ambassadors and representatives posted in Taiwan on Thursday, thanking them for their efforts to h...