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French presidential candidate says Taiwan not a country, independence red line for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French presidential candidate on Tuesday (Oct. 19) stated that he does not believe Taiwan to be a country, that a declaration of independence would be a red line for Chi...

France acknowledges it sent Navy ship to Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French Defense Minister Florence Parly acknowledged Tuesday (Oct. 12) that the country sent a Navy signals intelligence ship to the Taiwan Strait. The minister provided...

French Senate delegation ends Taiwan trip with Legislative Yuan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The French Senate delegation, led by Alain Richard, Chairman of the Senate’s Taiwan Friendship Group, stopped by the Legislative Yuan on Friday (Oct. 8) to call on Yo...

Taiwan president bestows honor upon French senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday morning (Oct. 7) awarded the chairman of the French Senate’s Taiwan Friendship Group, Alain Richard, the Order of Propitious...

French senators meet with Taiwan's Tsai amid China tensions

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A group of French senators visiting Taiwan as part of a regular parliamentary exchange met with President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday morning during a trip that comes in a particula...

Taiwan lauds French Senate visit as symbol of commitment to democratic values

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has praised the arrival of the French Senate delegation as a symbol of France’s commitment to democratic values. On Wednesday (Oc...

French senators undaunted by China's wolf warriors arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of French senators arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 6) as part of a four-day visit during which they will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) among oth...

MOFA praises French senators' upcoming trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has praised the upcoming French Senate delegation to Taiwan for braving hostility from China and going forward with the trip, which ...

French envoy wants more bilateral exchanges with Taiwan despite COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French representative to Taiwan Jean-Francois Casabonne-Masonnave said on Friday (Sept. 17) he hopes Taiwan will consider adjusting its COVID-related border policies to al...

Taiwan and France’s Dassault sign service agreement for Mirage jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) and France’s Dassault have signed a technical support service agreement valued at NT$790.96 million (US$28.45 million) for wor...

Chinese envoy condemns 'gradual Taiwan independence' after controversial letter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Ambassador to France Lu Shaye (盧沙野) on Tuesday (March 16) addressed reports that he had sent a "harshly worded letter" to pressure members of the French ...

China pressuring French lawmaker to cancel trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese ambassador to France Lu Shaye (盧沙野) reportedly sent a "harshly worded" letter to French Senator Alain Richard in February to warn against going forward w...

French senator calls on government to allow Taiwan into Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice-Chairman of the French Senate’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Joel Guerriau on Thursday (Feb. 18) has called on the government to allow Taiwan into the ...

Envoy to France spreads LNY cheer to overseas Taiwanese, Chinese groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative to France Wu Chi-chung (吳志中) and deputy representative Liu Pang-chih (劉邦治) on Friday (Feb. 12) visited overseas Taiwanese and Chinese groups,...

Taiwan director Ang Lee conferred with France's highest distinction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan filmmaker Ang Lee (李安) was conferred with the Knights of the Legion of Honor, the highest order of merit bestowed by the French government, on Wednesday (Feb. 3). ...