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Taiwan special envoy to attend Marshall Islands presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send Deputy Foreign Minister Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) as the special envoy to attend the Marshall Island’s presidential inauguration on Jan. 22, the Minist...

China offered Nauru US$100 million to sever Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China reportedly offered Nauru US$100 million (NT3.14 billion) to drop diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of Beijing, while a Tuvalu ambassador warned that China is much...

Taiwan caught off guard by Nauru's sudden diplomatic dump after election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (Jan. 15) announced that Nauru had suddenly severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China, just two days after Tai...

Nauru cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China

The South Pacific nation of Nauru announced Monday it was switching diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China, saying it would no longer consider the self-governing island "as a separate country"...

Norwegian lawmaker says Taiwan's democracy must be protected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The free world must assist Taiwan in maintaining its democracy and freedom, Norway’s Liberal Party Chair Guri Melby said during a meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen...

Taiwan deputy foreign minister visits Cook Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Foreign Minister Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) has arrived in the Cook Islands to hold talks with Pacific island nations, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monda...

Taiwan reveals 4 requests for UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Deputy Foreign Minister Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) on Tuesday (Aug. 29) announced four requests for the U.N. this year. Firstly, the U.N. should correct its misinter...

Taiwan, Australia business conference focuses on trade and security on Day 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Day two of the 36th Joint Conference of the ROC-Australia Council (ROCABC) and the Australia-Taiwan Business Council (ATBC) on Tuesday (Aug. 15) was packed with trade and ...

Taiwan Coast Guard donation a boost to Tuvalu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (July 28) donated two multipurpose Coast Guard patrol vessels to Tuvalu, its diplomatic ally in the South Pacific. The agreement inking ceremony was at...

Taiwan sponsors inaugural Palau Belau Omal Marathon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said a major milestone was achieved through the joint sponsorship of a marathon held in Palau, Taiwan's diplomatic al...

Tuvalu foreign minister plans Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe will arrive in Taipei Wednesday (May 31) for a six-day visit during which he will sign several agreements, according to the Ministry of ...

Taiwan, Marshall Islands celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) on (April 30) hosted a commemorative reception marking the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations betwee...

Taiwan deputy foreign minister heads to Marshall Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) on Thursday (April 27) departed for the Marshall Islands, where he will celebrate the country’s 44th...

John Bolton purportedly coming to Taiwan at end of April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton is reportedly making plans to visit Taiwan at the end of April. Bolton is slated to speak at two pro-Taiwanese indepen...

Virginia governor looks to deepen economic ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin has arrived in Taiwan in the hopes of deepening bilateral economic ties. From April 24-25, Youngkin and his delegation will meet with P...