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Visit by British parliamentarians to Taiwan delayed due to COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British parliamentary delegation’s planned visit to Taiwan has been delayed due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19. The trip was originally scheduled to take pla...

Australia, UK talk up Taiwan Strait security in conference call

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his British counterpart Boris Johnson have affirmed their countries’ commitment to safeguarding “peace and stabili...

UK to send parliamentary delegation to Taiwan in February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has plans to visit Taiwan next month. Taiwan’s representative office in the U.K. said Taiwan’s door...

Ties with Taiwan easier than most countries think

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Watching a parliamentary committee meeting from a foreign country is not everyone’s cup of tea, especially when it runs to nearly two-and-a-half hours. However...

UK-Taiwan trade meeting focuses on cooperation in energy and technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 24th annual U.K.-Taiwan Trade Talks were held on Monday (Oct. 18) with the aim of further deepening bilateral trade partnerships in fields such as energy, agriculture,...

If UK serious about its Indo-Pacific tilt, it needs to support Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — While the U.S. government is routinely questioned about Taiwan and cross-strait relations, the topic is high on the agenda far less frequently in the U.K. So, it was...

UK envoy to Taiwan lists climate change, trade as key areas of bilateral cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Office Taipei (BOT) on Thursday (April 22) emphasized during a luncheon meeting with local media that Taiwan-U.K. cooperation will focus on climate change and ...

Departing British envoy hopes for stronger UK-Taiwan collaboration

The outgoing British representative to Taiwan Catherine Nettleton said on Wednesday (Dec. 9) that she hopes to see stronger collaboration between the United Kingdom and Taiwan amid emerging challenges...

British party says UK should make consequences of Taiwan invasion clear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report published by the UK Conservative Party on Monday (Nov. 2) suggests that the British government would impose severe consequences on Beijing if it invades Taiwan. ...

Taiwan, UK sign MOU on education cooperation

Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Taiwan and the United Kingdom on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to advance cooperation in English learning and education. The agreement was signed remotely and...

Taiwan has once-in-a-lifetime chance to forge new alliances

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Not too many English-speaking Taiwan observers will be keen readers of the French newspaper Le Monde. But, if they were, they would have spotted an article earlier this...

Taiwan vice president shares coronavirus response on BBC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Wednesday (April 8) was interviewed by BBC World News to share the tactics Taiwan has employed to contain the Wuhan coronavirus (COV...

New British prime minister could be great news for Taiwan

A fascinating letter from a Taiwanese-American reader was published in The Atlantic recently. The author explained that she was caught in a quandary on her views of US President Donald Trump. On th...

UK foreign secretary tweets congratulations to Taiwan for introducing same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three hours after Taiwan's Legislative Yuan passed the third reading of a bill that legalizes same-sex marriage today (May 17), UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt tweeted con...

UK trade policy minister in Taiwan for talks

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A leading British trade official arrived in Taiwan on Sunday hoping to reduce bilateral barriers in this year's trade talks between the United Kingdom and Taiwan on Sept. 25, accor...