Taiwan plans to donate 100,000 masks to Australia for bushfire relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is reportedly planning to donate 100,000 masks to Australia, which has been struck by massive bush fires due to protracte...

Taiwan president tells China not to blame nonexistent forces for Hong Kong tension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Aug. 19), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) urged Beijing and the Hong Kong government to resolve the civil unrest in Hong Kong properly instead of laying blame on a...

Taiwan joins Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan joined the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) July 4, when it attended a meeting of the agreement's members as a "participating fishing entity" for the...

Australia deports 15 Taiwanese plotting telephone scams

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Australian Border Force (ABF) stopped 15 Taiwanese nationals linked to telephone fraud from entering Australia last weekend, all of whom were deported back to Taiwan b...

China is buying allies in the Pacific, says Australian scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian Professor of Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University Clive Hamilton recently told the Liberty Times that China is buying political allies in the Pacific regio...

Australia envoy shares favorite aspects of Taiwan after hiking Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Australian envoy to Taiwan, Gary Cowan, recently spoke with Taiwanese media about his experience in Taiwan and his fondness for the country. Cowan, who is a an avid...

Australia and Taiwan share common values: envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australia’s top envoy to Taiwan, Gary Cowan, said that Australia and Taiwan share common values and a deepening relationship during an event in Taipei on Jan. 23, re...

Treasures of Taiwan's National Palace Museum to go on show in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Treasures of the National Palace Museum will head to the southern hemisphere for the first time, with the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia to host the &...

Australia kowtows to China over trade deal with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political pressure from China has killed a free trade agreement between Taiwan and Australia before it even came to fruition, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. Taiwan ...

Australia, Western countries keenly monitoring China influence campaigns in Taiwan: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said that “Australia and other like-minded countries” are interested and learning from China’s use of “shar...

Taiwan’s e-Gate border check opens for Australian citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced on Oct. 3 that Australian citizens will now be able to use the automated customs clearance gates (e-Gate) when e...

Australia-Taiwan business success celebrated at joint business council conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 32nd Joint Conference of the ROC-Australia and Australia-Taiwan Business Councils was held in Taipei on Aug. 31, with success stories of Australia-Taiwan celebrated ex...

Taiwan’s CPC Corp reaps benefit of Australian investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's CPC Corporation (台灣中油) will soon see the benefits of its diversified investments, with Inpex Corp's gas production plant off northern Australia officially...

Trump urges US airlines to blow off Beijing's bullying over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Trump administration is urging United Airlines and other air carriers from the U.S. to ignore directives from Beijing to change their references to Taiwan on their corporat...

Malcolm Turnbull kowtows to Beijing over Taiwan references by Qantas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite his own defense minister condemning China's bullying of Qantas over its website references to Taiwan, Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is backing the...