Taiwan's new France office set to open by early December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Monday (Oct. 19) that the new representative office in France’s Aix-en-Provence is scheduled to open in early Decemb...

Senior envoy from Taiwan addresses French Senate for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese envoy to Paris, Wu Chih-chung (吳志中), on Wednesday (Sept. 9) became Taiwan's first senior representative to speak at a French Senate hearing. Wu was in...

Taiwan to open representative office in Aix-en-Provence in Southern France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is opening a representative office in the Southern French city of Aix-en-Provence, a decision that is seen as a diplomatic breakthrough for the country. “A...

French legislators pay respect to Taiwan's former president Lee Teng-hui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several French political leaders have expressed condolences for Taiwan's former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) after he passed away last Thursday (July 30) at the age of...

Paik Sun-yup, major South Korean war hero, dies at 99

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former South Korean army Gen. Paik Sun-yup, who was celebrated as a major war hero for leading troops in several battle victories against North Korean soldiers during the 195...

French TV stations highlight Taiwan's Wuhan coronavirus experience

Taiwan's approach to fighting the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been featured in stories done by two French television channels the past two days. On Saturday, TF1, the leading television ch...

Taiwanese government fires back at China over WHO exclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Beijing mocked French scholars and politicians for supporting Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO), the Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Af...

Taiwanese politicians grieve over deceased pro-Taiwan French lawmaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has, among other Taiwanese politicians, offered condolences to the family of Jean-François Cesarini, after the French lawmaker and stau...

Taiwan presents first edition of culture awards to French academics

Six French academics from the Institut de France were honored by Taiwan with the first-ever cultural medal awards in Paris Monday for their contributions to promoting long-term cultural exchanges with...

France congratulates Taiwan election winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has issued a statement congratulating all candidates who won in Saturday's (Jan. 11) Taiwan elections, including Pres...

Le Phénix director shares thoughts on performing artists from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director of Le Phénix National Performing Arts Center, Romaric Daurier, shared his views on the upcoming Taiwanese performances in France as part of the Kaidong...

Sustainability the theme for Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The annual Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show gets underway on Monday (Oct. 7) and features the nation’s foremost domestic textile manufacturers. The focus of t...

Taoyuan mayor grants honorary citizenship to outgoing Dir. of French Office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday (July 24), Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) awarded the outgoing director of the French Office in Taipei with a certificate of honorary citizenship. Mayo...

Taiwan, France ink fintech agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and France are forging closer ties, especially in the field of financial technology, after the two sides inked an agreement last week. The accord was signed by t...

AP Explains: Juneteenth celebrates end of slavery in the US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A holiday that is spreading across the U.S. and beyond, Juneteenth is considered the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. ...