Taiwan and Solomon Islands seal deal on stadium construction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has inked an agreement with the Solomon Islands to construct a sports stadium for the Pacific ally, signaling a stabilizing relationship between the two countries. ...

Tsai embarks on Caribbean trip to seek cooperation and space for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking ahead of her departure for New York, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged to seek cooperation with other countries in safeguarding Taiwan’s democracy while ...

Taiwan president to stop over in New York on Caribbean trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will visit Caribbean allies in mid-July, making transit stops in New York and Denver, a report said on Friday. The president’s...

US senators revive bill backing Taiwan's worldwide recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three U.S. senators on Thursday (May 24) reintroduced a draft bill designed to counter China's bullying of Taiwan in the international arena and the poaching of its diploma...

'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 ...

Allies' proposal to grant Taiwan observer status dropped from WHA agenda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although 14 of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies had made a proposal supporting the island nation’s participation in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) annua...

Beijing ramps up attempts to poach Taiwan's allies: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Monday that Beijing has ramped up its campaign to poach Taiwan’s allies so as to further isolate the island country from the in...

Taiwan's Pacific allies propose Taipei and Beijing receive equal diplomatic recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A change may be in order regarding diplomatic relations between Micronesian nations and China, as five Micronesian nations have issued a joint communique, which calls for ...

US Secretary of State emphasizes importance of supporting Taiwan among Pacific allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Feb. 19 at the Micronesia Presidents’ Summit, U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, addressed leaders of five Pacific Island nations, and allies of Taiwan. Spe...

Kiribati President reaffirms diplomatic ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As China’s campaign of increasing international pressure on Taiwan’s allies continues, many have speculated that small states in the South Pacific may be easy ...

8 allies write letters to Interpol in support of Taiwan: MOFA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Eight of Taiwan's allies have voiced support for Taiwan's participation in the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) sai...

President Tsai thanks US for support of Taiwan in pursuit of democratic values

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen on Oct. 24 expressed her gratitude to the Trump administration for its support of Taiwan. She further reiterated the country’s commitment to p...

US Vice President Pence lauds Taiwan's embrace of democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a speech to the Hudson Institute on October 4, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence condemned China for luring away three Latin American allies of Taiwan, lauded Taiwan's democ...

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 at the decision,...