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Taiwanese COVID vaccine developer to conduct clinical trials in Paraguay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corporation (MVC) will conduct clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in Taiwan’s diplomatic ally Paraguay, reports said Tuesday (June 15...

World Health Assembly set to rule on Taiwan's participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said the issue of Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) has been added to the health meeting's agenda ...

Taiwan ally Paraguay rejects 'blackmail' following Chinese attempt at vaccine diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Mario Benitez of COVID-wracked Paraguay has publicly rebuffed China's effort to bribe his country into abandoning Taiwan in exchange for Chinese vaccines. ...

Taiwan Foreign Ministry refutes reports of vaccine transfer to Paraguay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (March 16) denied reports that Taiwan is transferring its own vaccines to diplomatic ally Paraguay, labeling the rumor as...

Blinken calls on Paraguay to stand with Taiwan amid Chinese pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday (March 14) urged Paraguay to continue to work with Taiwan on dealing with the pandemic amid a shortage of vaccines and pre...

Taiwan dismisses fears over Paraguay ties following 73rd WHA session

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Paraguay did not speak out on behalf of Taiwan at this week’s World Health Assembly (WHA) session but it did send a letter of support, the Ministry of Foreign Affair...

Taiwan, Paraguay sign agreement to promote technical cooperation

Taiwan and Paraguay on Thursday (Sept. 24) signed a letter of intent (LOI) aimed at promoting technical cooperation between the two countries, during a meeting held remotely via video conferencing. ...

President of Paraguay rebuffs China to stand by Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Mario Abdo Benítez of Paraguay has rejected Chinese pressure to switch diplomatic recognition from Taiwan, the Latin American country’s ambassador i...

Paraguay could loosen ties with Taiwan in favor of China: Americas Quarterly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Paraguay's Senate defeated a motion to switch recognition from Taiwan to China just last month, but pressure for a change is mounting from farmers and businesses in th...

Foreign minister affirms stable Taiwan-Paraguay ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) stated on Thursday (April 23) that the nation's diplomatic relations with Paraguay remain stable, rejecting rumors that ties ...

Taiwan honors Paraguay's minister of defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Defense Minister of Paraguay Bernardino Soto Estigarribia, who arrived in Taiwan on Monday (Nov. 25), has been given a military award by Taiwan’s Minister of Nat...

Paraguay a nation loyal to its ally: President Abdo visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President of Paraguay Mario Abdo Benítez arrived in Taipei Sunday for his first state visit after being sworn into office in mid-August. He said during a welcoming ...

Nicaragua, Paraguay reaffirm Taiwan friendship and diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ambassadors to the U.S. of both Nicaragua and Paraguay recommitted to formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan and expressed hope for future strengthening of relations ...

Taiwan President live-streams Paraguay’s presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) joined South American state leaders to take part in Paraguay's presidential inauguration on August 15 (all times local). The president...

Paraguay’s new president to visit Taiwan in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Paraguay’s President-elect Mario Abdo Benitez are reported to have reached a consensus on strengthening the bilateral relatio...