Taiwan President urges unity among like-minded countries to fight anti-democratic forces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking at an event celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) urged like-minded countries such as Austra...

Taiwan office in Vietnam moves to new address

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s representative office in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi has moved into a new and larger home, reports said Saturday. Improving relations between the two co...

2018 Taipei-Shanghai City Forum postponed

Taipei, June 22 (CNA) The annual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum has been postponed, probably until after Taiwan's year-end local government elections, according to a Taipei City councilor. Lin Ruey...

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui arrives in Japan’s Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) flew to the Japanese island of Okinawa Friday to attend Sunday’s unveiling of a monument to Taiwanese soldiers who died in the 19...

Taiwan President thankful for completion of military pension reform

President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday apologized for the impact of the newly-adopted pension system on military veterans and thanked them for understanding the urgent need for reform. Tsai held a...

Taiwan President calls NSC meeting over U.S.-China trade dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) and of top government officials Wednesday morning to discuss the potential impact of a...

U.S.-China trade war could affect supply chain in Asia-Pacific

If a trade war between the United States and China breaks out, the industrial supply chain in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to feel the pinch of the impact resulting from the simmering friction ...

Japanese prime minister thanks Taiwan President Tsai in Twitter post in wake of Osaka quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his gratitude to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in a Twitter post on June 20 for her concerns about the people of Japan followi...

President Tsai pledges to strengthen Taiwan-Belize economic, trade cooperation

President Tsai Ing-wen said June 19 that Taiwan is committed to expanding economic and trade cooperation with Belize as part of overall efforts to deepen bilateral relations with the Central American ...

Pressure from China will not stop Taiwan from reaching out to world: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking in front of 30 young people from the U.S. and Canada Wednesday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) assured them that Taiwan, despite facing China’s constant ...

Taiwan President Tsai eyes enhanced malaria-fighting efforts

President Tsai Ing-wen said June 15 that Taiwan is willing and able to share its considerable expertise and know-how in combating malaria with other countries and raise global health standards.  ...

120 Taiwanese trade and industry reps to participate in US investment summit 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Led by Minister without Portfolio John Deng (鄧振中), 120 Taiwanese trade and industry representatives will participate in the SelectUSA Investment Summit held between June 2...

Power reserve margin to stay above 6% before July: Taipower

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) promised Monday to keep the country's operating electricity reserve margin above 6 percent before July and said it will lower power ...

Taiwan monitoring visit by Solomon Islands officials to Beijing

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is closely monitoring what it said is a "private" visit by a group of Solomon Islands government officials and parliamentarians t...

China squeezes Taiwan's international space: U.S. Congress report

WASHINGTON (CNA) -- A report released Thursday by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) showed that China's increasing engagement with Pacific Island nations is squeez...