Hong Kong activist thanks Czech mayor for calling CCP 'rude clowns'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Hong Kong activist posted a letter on Saturday (Sept. 5) thanking the mayor of a Prague district for his scathing letter calling the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) "...

Czech businesses slam China for 'childish' economic retaliation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Entrepreneurs and business leaders from the Czech delegation to Taiwan on Thursday (Sept. 10) reacted to Beijing's decision to ban their companies from the Chinese mar...

Taiwan says China's bullying of Czech politicians, firms creates antipathy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Beijing’s bullying will only increase antipathy, referring to threats and retaliatory actions China recently m...

Czech billionaire buys NT$7 million of pianos rejected by China due to Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Karel Komarek, a billionaire in the Czech Republic, has bought NT$7 million (US$239,000) worth of Petrof pianos that were rejected by a Chinese customer due to Czech Senat...

Czech senator greeted with 'We are Taiwanese' signs in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil returned from a six-day tour of Taiwan on Saturday (Sept. 5), he was greeted in Prague with supporters carrying signs that read ...

Czech Senate president: Results needed following Taiwan visit

Steps to materialize plans discussed by Taiwan and a visiting Czech delegation will determine the trajectory of Taiwan-Czech relations, Czech Senate President Miloš Vystrčil said Friday in an e...

Art should not be tool for politicians: Prague Philharmonic director

A former Czech deputy culture minister who currently leads the renowned Prague Philharmonic (PKF) said on Friday during a visit to Taiwan that performing arts should not be used as a tool in political...

Of pangolins and PPE: Taipei and Prague mayors claim sister-city successes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and Prague appeared together Friday (Sept. 4) to announce the sister cities have reached an accord on projects large and small during the Czech delega...

Beijing's threats against Czech senate president 'completely unacceptable': Prague mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visiting Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib has said Beijing's threats against the Senate President of the Czech Republic, Milos Vystrcil, are “completely unacceptable.&rd...

Czech website now selling 'I am Taiwanese' T-shirts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just days after Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil harkened to John F. Kennedy's famous "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech and proclaimed "I am a Taiwanes...

Czech delegation visits Taiwan's National Palace Museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Czech delegation, led by Senate President Vystrcil, on Wednesday night (Sept. 2) paid a visit to Taiwan’s National Palace Museum (NPM) to see Taiwan's vast c...

Czech delegation to meet with Taiwan premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Vystrcil and his delegation will meet with Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) and the Minister of Science and Technology Wu Tsung-tsong (吳政忠) on We...

Slovak president shows support for Czech delegation's Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Slovak President Zuzana Caputova has voiced support for the Czech Republic's ongoing visit to Taiwan, calling Beijing's threats to Czech Senate speaker Milos Vystr...

Nearly 180 negotiations conducted during Taiwan-Czech business matchmaking event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of nearly 180 business negotiations were held between Taiwanese and Czech companies at a business matchmaking conference on Monday afternoon (Aug. 31). The Taiw...

Czech senator defiantly declares 'I am a Taiwanese'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an homage to President John F. Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech and amid threats from China, Czech Senate President Czech Senate speaker Milos Vyst...