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9 in 10 Japanese worry China will invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine in 10 Japanese surveyed in a poll over the weekend expressed fear that China could invade Taiwan amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. On Saturday (March 19), the ...

77% of Japanese worry China will invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the latest poll by Nikkei has found that 77% of Japanese fear China could take military action against Taiwan. On Monday (Feb. 28...

Taiwan-US-Japan cooperation more crucial than ever to Indo-Pacific security: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political leaders, academics, and members of think tanks from the U.S., Japan, and Taiwan came together Tuesday (Dec. 14) to voice concern over the spread of China's a...

Foreign ministry says China 'ignorant' of Taiwan's sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Minister of Foreign Ministry (MOFA) on Thursday (Dec. 2) said that China is ignorant of the international reality of Taiwan’s sovereignty after Beijing condemned...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's National Day speech (Full Text)

TAIPEI (Central News Agency) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address on Sunday (Oct. 10), pledging to defend Taiwan's sovereignty and democracy amid "un...

Taiwan congratulates Japan’s presumptive prime minister on victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) congratulated former Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio after he won the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) leadership...

Taiwan-Japan ties headed for breakthrough

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷), CEO of the Taiwan think tank NextGen Foundation, says momentum is building for a breakthrough in Taiwan-Japan relations as the two countries’ f...

Japan, Taiwan ruling parties to hold 1st-ever security talks over China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Officials from the ruling parties of Japan and Taiwan are planning to hold bilateral talks for the first time to address the military and "gray-zone" coercion ta...

Taiwan’s newest train for east coast service arrives from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first EMU3000 train from Japan was unloaded at Hualien on Friday (July 30), with service along the east coast set to begin by the end of the year. Reside...

Japanese artist Nara Yoshitomo's first-ever solo show in Taiwan ends early

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese contemporary artist Nara Yoshitomo’s first-ever solo show in Taiwan has ended its run early due to the pandemic. As Taiwan’s Level 3 alert has bee...

Japan's representative office raises national flag in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's representative office in Taiwan, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) raised the Japanese flag at its Taipei office on Saturday (April 17) despite past...

China may challenge Taiwan mango exports to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China’s ban on pineapples from Taiwan, it will start exporting mangoes to Japan in a fresh challenge to Taiwanese exports, reports said Thursday (April 1)....

South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021 goes retro Japanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021, which will feature antique Japanese magazines, albums, and board games, is slated to kick off on Friday (April 2) and run through Satur...

Japan mulling order to deploy military if China attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is exploring ways its military can help U.S. forces defend Taiwan in the event of an attack by China. During talks with Japanese Defense Minister Kishi Nobuo on M...

Taiwan to Publish Japanese Artist’s Sketches of Hakka Impressions

Amigos Koike's Works to Add to Taiwan-Japan Ties TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 15 March 2021 - To further bolster the friendship between Taiwan and Japan, the Hakka Affairs Council (HAC) invited...