Taiwan responds to Xi’s tough messages at 19th Congress with worries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The stern message in Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing on Wednesday has caused headaches for the Taiwanese g...

Taiwan keeps an eye on relations with Dominican Republic: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Foreign Minister David Lee said on Wednesday that the ministry had been keeping an eye on the country’s diplomatic relations with the Dominican R...

Xi says China has prevented Taiwan’s independence for past five years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said he has been firmly opposing and preventing Taiwan’s Independence over the past five years in the opening speech of the 19th Na...

Tsai to visit 3 ROC diplomatic allies in South Pacific

President Tsai Ing-wen will depart Oct. 28 on her first official visit to Republic of China (Taiwan) diplomatic allies Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu in the South Pacific.   The e...

ODA is a loan, not aid: Taiwan Executive Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said recently that the government is to establish a US$3.5 billion fund to help countries under the New Southbound Policy to revive with thei...

Taiwan President speaks at Asia-Pacific think tank summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen gave a speech at a summit on Saturday, during which she urged leaders of the participating think tanks to build a platform of mutual exchanges ...

Taiwan President awards Ten Outstanding Young Persons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) commended 11 Taiwanese people on October 13 at the Presidential Office for their achievements in professional fields which ma...

Former Japanese defense minister proposes to stay calm on Taiwan Independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s former defense minister, Tokuichiro Tamazawa, told the two-day Yushan Forum in Taipei that as Taiwan already enjoys de facto independence, its best...

Taiwan President to visit Marshall Islands, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will start on a journey to three allies in the Pacific – the Marshall Islands, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands – later this month, ...

Taiwan again sends PFP Chairman James Soong to APEC summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) will represent Taiwan at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang next month, Pr...

India-Taiwan relations to be strengthened

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- "Taiwan has affirmed its commitment to strengthen its ties with India under the New Southbound Policy," said Ambassador Chung-Kwang Tien, Representa...

Paraguay to export more beef to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen announced the improvement of economic ties with Paraguay by confirming that Taiwan will increase beef imports from the Latin American country. Pa...

Asian political leaders attend Taiwan’s first regional dialogue platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is holding its first regional dialogue platform set up to foster cooperation among Southeast Asian countries and to spark innovation. The Yushan Forum, the largest of its...

Tsai Ing-wen praises Taiwan's bubble tea while attending National Day reception

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) savored Taiwan’s bubble tea and praised its good taste while attending the National Day reception to celebrate the count...

Philippines President Duterte’s sister attends Double Ten event in Manila, to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Jocellyn Duterte Villarica, the sister of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, attended a Taiwanese Double Ten National Day event in Manila and was planning to visit Tai...