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Taiwan sends tourism delegation to Palau to explore travel bubble opportunities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) departed for Taiwan’s Pacific ally Palau on Wednesday (Jan. 20) with a group of tourism agency personnel and the aim of exploring bu...

Taiwan foreign minister to attend presidential inauguration in Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) will travel to diplomatic ally Palau from Jan. 20 to 22 to attend the inauguration of President Surangel Whipps, Jr., the Ministry of Fore...

Taiwan congratulates Surangel Whipps Jr. on winning Palau presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's embassy in Palau on Tuesday (Nov. 17) congratulated local businessman Surangel Whipps Jr. and Senator Uduch Senior on being elected president and vice preside...

Businessman wins Palau's election, expected to maintain ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Businessman Surangel Whipps Jr. defeated Vice President Raynold Oilouch in Tuesday’s (Nov. 3) presidential election in Palau, but the Pacific Island nation is expect...

Taiwan awaits results of 2020 Palau presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As voters in Palau head to the polls Tuesday (Nov. 3) to elect their new leader, the Taiwanese government is expecting to maintain a strong relationship with its Pacific a...

US, Japan, Australia help Taiwan ally Palau with telecom cable

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States, Japan, and Australia will invest US$30 million (NT$858 million) in an underwater cable in the Pacific to help the island nation of Palau, reports said W...

'Are people to be left to die?' Vaccine pleas fill UN summit

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — If the United Nations was created from the ashes of World War II, what will be born from the global crisis of COVID-19? Many world leaders at this week’s virtual...

World leaders criticize haphazard response to pandemic

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders gathering remotely Wednesday criticized a haphazard global response to a microscopic virus that has unleashed economic havoc and taken nearly 1 million lives in its...

Taiwan ally Palau invites US to build military bases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Pacific ally of Palau has invited the United States to build military bases as a counterweight against growing Chinese influence in the region, reports said...

Palau president thanks Taiwan for helping keep coronavirus at bay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. said Wednesday (March 4) that the Taiwanese government has contributed greatly to epidemic prevention in the West Pacific nation, whic...

Taiwan vice president to visit Palau in celebration of 20-year ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) is visiting Palau from Dec. 28-30 in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Taiwan’s diplomatic relations with the Pacific ally. ...

Allies speak in favor of Taiwan's inclusion at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales joined forces with other allies of Taiwan to voice support for the country’s participation in United Nations events on Wednesday (...

Taiwan's President Tsai meets US ambassador in Palau

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Two scholars believe that the presence of Amy J. Hyatt, the United States ambassador to Palau, at a banquet hosted by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday reflected growing ...

Taiwan’s China Airlines to add flights to Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was visiting Taiwan’s diplomatic ally Palau Friday, she announced China Airlines (CAL) would raise its number of flights to the Pacific cou...

China can’t make friends through force: Palau President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of Palau Tommy Remengesau Jr. responded to a question about Chinese influence in the Pacific by saying international friendship is developed through mutual respe...