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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...

President Tsai optimistic about post-Brexit Taiwan-UK relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the United Kingdom prepares for the next few months of Brexit negotiations, and begins forming new trade relationships with nations outside of the European Bloc, Presid...

UK company to form venture project in Taiwan to develop offshore wind farms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A company promoting offshore wind power in the UK, CWind, has announced they will be partnering with a Taiwanese ocean survey company, International Ocean Vessel Technical...

Taiwan and the UK agree to bolster trade relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Official trade talks between the UK and Taiwan were held Dec. 1 in London, resulting in agreements to boost cooperation in agriculture, energy and the pharmaceutical indus...

Taiwan in London – 5 things that link Taiwan to London

London is 6,000 miles away from Taiwan and on the face of it another world entirely. The capital city of the UK ostensibly has few ties to Taiwan, especially since Britain switched its diplomatic reco...

More political drama in Britain, but this might work in Taiwan’s favor too

If you think politics in Taiwan has been eventful in recent times, spare a thought for the people of the UK. Since 2010, they have endured the first coalition government in living memory, a referen...