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US ambassador to UN and Taiwan's president meet virtually

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Her trip canceled in the final days of the Trump administration, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft instead met virtually Wednesday night with Taiwan's President T...

President Tsai holds videoconference with US envoy to UN after canceled Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday morning (Jan. 14) held a videoconference with the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, whose trip to Taiwan was can...

US ambassador to UN cancels Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, has canceled her trip to Taiwan, as the U.S. Department of State halted all diplomatic travel on Tuesday (Jan. 12, ...

KMT legislator introduces transitional justice amendment to ill-gotten gains law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安), a direct descendent of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石), has recently proposed amendments to a law advocating that the government return property ille...

US ambassador to UN to meet with Taiwan's president during historic visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During her historic visit to Taiwan, the American ambassador to the UN will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). On Jan. 6, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made ...

Taiwan welcomes US move to lift restrictions on bilateral relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) told reporters on Monday (Jan. 11) that the U.S. State Department’s lifting of restrictions on Taiwan-U.S. relations was a...

Taiwan tours popular among Japanese high school students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than a third of Japanese high school students choose Taiwan as the preferred destination for their overseas educational trips. Out of 170,000 Japanese high school ...

Taiwan needs to double down on diplomacy

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Think-tanks are 10-a-penny these days. If you can back up one side of an argument with a think-tank policy paper, it won't take too long to find another that takes ...

US ambassador to UN will visit Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft will visit Taiwan from Jan. 13 to 15 for meetings with senior Taiwanese officials, the U.S. Mission to the UN (USUN) said Thursday (J...

Taiwan president congratulates Biden after US Congress ratifies victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday evening (Jan. 7) congratulated Democratic President-elect Joe Biden on becoming the next U.S. head of state after Congress certifi...

Family of missing Taiwanese captain asks president for help

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The family of a captain who went missing last week along with his crew in the middle of the Pacific has asked President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to seek additional help from the...

Taiwan president condemns arrest of 53 Hong Kong activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Jan. 6) condemned the arrest of over 50 pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and called on the world's democracies to...

Map for eateries using Taiwanese pork goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An online map indicating certified restaurants serving pork produced in Taiwan has been made available as the country grapples with undiminished public concern about the s...

Taiwan's military strategy will not change: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ministry of National Defense Spokesman Shi Shun-wen (史順文) on Tuesday (Jan. 5) denied rumors that the nation’s overall defense strategy will change. After Presiden...

Taiwan launches 'Pork Dashboard' to track pork imports from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan officially began allowing imports of American pork on Jan. 1, the Council of Agriculture (COA) on Monday (Jan. 4) released its "Pork Dashboard" to info...