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Taiwan helps Pacific allies keep China’s Huawei out

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to help its Pacific allies build up their telecom infrastructure in order to prevent China’s Huawei Technologies gaining a foothold in the region,...

US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. revealed on Tuesday (Nov. 23) that Taiwan is on its list of invitees to a democracy summit slated for December. The U.S. State Department released a list of 11...

Diplomatic corps cleans up beach to show care for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) joined ambassadors, officials, and students from 14 of Taiwan’s allies to clean a beach in Taoyuan on Saturday (Nov...

Out of time: Climate talks go past deadline over coal, cash

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Going into overtime Friday night, negotiators at U.N. climate talks in Glasgow were still trying to find common ground on phasing out coal, when nations need to update t...

Prove us wrong, activist tells leaders at UN climate talks

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A Ugandan activist channeled the fears of many young people and vulnerable countries at Thursday's U.N. climate talks in Glasgow that world leaders won't take the action need...

COP26 has 'mountain to climb' to curb warming as talks intensify

The president of the U.N. climate talks said on Tuesday there was still a mountain to climb towards a goal of capping the global temperature rise at 1.5 Celsius, as a research group said existing pled...

Taiwan willing to help get SDGs back on track: VP Lai Ching-te

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is willing to join various global initiatives to help mitigate impacts of the pandemic on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said Vice Pr...

'Thin' Pacific island teams at COP26 spark fears of inequity

NEW DELHI (AP) — Only four Pacific islands will be represented by their leaders at upcoming U.N. climate talks in Glasgow because of COVID-19 travel restrictions, with most island nations forced to se...

13 out of 15 allies stand up for Taiwan at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Out of Taiwan's 15 allies, 13 have drummed up support for its inclusion in the United Nations system during the 76th session of the UN General Assembly's General D...

Small islands caught between tourism economy, climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Come visit the Maldives, its president entreated the world at this year's United Nations General Assembly, moments before switching to an impassioned plea for help combating climate c...

5 allies of Taiwan speak up for it at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the fifth day of the 76th United Nations General Assembly General Debate, the heads of five of Taiwan's diplomatic allies gave pre-recorded speeches in which they m...

They said it: Leaders at the hybrid UN, in their own words

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Many leaders saying many things about many topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world: That's what the U.N. General Assembly invariably produces each year. ...

Diplomatic allies pen letter urging Taiwan's inclusion in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) says that Taiwan’s diplomatic allies have penned a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urging him to address the E...

US takes down Iran-linked news sites, alleges disinformation

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American authorities seized a range of Iran’s state-linked news website domains they accused of spreading disinformation, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday, a...

World Health Assembly set to rule on Taiwan's participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said the issue of Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) has been added to the health meeting's agenda ...