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Taiwan ex-ambassador donates rare piano to Czech concert hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Ambassador-at-large Maysing Yang (楊黃美幸) donated a rare piano to a concert hall in the Czech Republic to thank the people of the Central European country for standin...

Taiwan donates 5,000 COVID-19 rapid test kits to Czech Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese manufacturer Excelsior Bio-System, Inc. (EBS) on Tuesday (Dec. 8) donated 5,000 coronavirus antibody rapid test kits to the Czech Republic under the witness of C...

Pro-Taiwan Prague mayor ranks among ‘most powerful people in Europe’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-friendly Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib was listed on Monday (Dec. 7) as one of the most powerful people in Europe in 2021 by Politico Europe, the European branch of the ...

Taiwan condemns Chinese allegations it paid Czech Senate president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Nov. 12) denied allegations from Chinese sources that it had paid Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil US$4 million (N...

Tsai says Taiwan-Czech relations 'will only grow stronger' due to shared values

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a speech delivered on Monday (Oct. 12), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that given the shared values of Taiwan and the Czech Republic, relations between the two c...

Czech Senator to sign cooperation deal with Taiwan virtually

Prominent Czech Senator Jiri Drahos told CNA in a recent interview that he will sign a cooperation agreement with Taiwan's chemical engineering sector later this month, via videoconferencing. D...

Taiwan, Czech Republic businesses plan mutual visits in spring 2021

Companies from both the Czech Republic and Taiwan are planning to conduct more mutual visits next spring to explore business opportunities in each other's country, following satisfying results fro...

Former Czech presidential candidate postpones visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Czech presidential candidate Senator Jiri Drahos will postpone his visit to Taiwan until next spring due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Ministry ...

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...